G. Brint Ryan Endowed Chair
in Behavioral Accounting
The Department of Accounting at the University of North Texas G.
Brint Ryan College of Business invites applications for the G.
Brint Ryan Endowed Chair in Behavioral Accounting.
The appointee is expected to have an internationally recognized
record of research and scholarship in the area of behavioral and
experimental accounting, as evidenced by publications in top-tier
accounting journals, citations, established research networks, and
presentations at national and international conferences.
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• Conduct and collaborate on high quality research leading to
publications in top-tier journals.
• Develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate
(master’s and doctoral) levels that match the appointee’s areas of
expertise with the department’s areas of need.
• Serve as a faculty role model who encourages, mentors, and
collaborates with colleagues and students.
• Participate in conferences and workshops to maintain currency
in research and the classroom.
• Engage in service activities within the university and the
profession. • Provide thought leadership and share insights through
engagement with diverse groups including faculty, students, alumni,
industry professionals, and other external stakeholders.
• A doctorate in accounting or closely related field from an
AACSB accredited institution.
• Status as academically qualified, under both SACS and AACSB
standards, to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate
• Distinguished record of research, teaching and service in
• Willingness and ability to mentor doctoral students in
• Record of leadership in accounting teaching and research.
• Evidence of collaborative research and publications with
leading accounting scholars.
• Record of editorial positions in leading accounting
• Demonstrated ability to chair dissertations and place doctoral
• Demonstrated leadership in mentoring and working
collaboratively with colleagues.
• Involvement with major professional organizations in the
• Ability to work collaboratively with external organizations
and stake holders
UNT and the G. Brint Ryan College of
The University of North Texas is a Carnegie R1 national research
institution located in the vibrant and rapidly expanding
Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is situated near the DFW
International Airport. UNT is the only university system based
exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region, where we are
committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunities
through education. UNT enrollment is over 44,000 students with more
than 6,500 graduate students. The G. Brint Ryan College of Business
is accredited by AACSB International. Please visit our website
(https://cob.unt.edu) to learn more about the G. Brint
Ryan College of Business and the University.
UNT’s Department of Accounting
The mission of the Department of Accounting is to advance the
knowledge and ethical practice of accounting, and promote
technical, professional, and personal skills to a diverse student
body to excel in a technology-dependent global economy. We offer a
full range of academic degree programs including Bachelor of
Accounting (BBA), professional 150-hour program (BS/MS) in
Accounting or Taxation, and a Ph.D. in Accounting. Our faculty
exhibit expertise in a host of accounting disciplines, and the
department is separately accredited by the AACSB, and endorsed by
the Institute of Internal Auditors and the Institute of Management
The Department of Accounting is recognized nationally for its
research, climbing to 24th overall in the most recent rankings for
accounting research in experimental accounting and 1st and 17th
within the fields of AIS and financial experimental accounting
Please visit our website for more information: https://cob.unt.edu/acct.
Inquiries and Application Applications must include a: (1) cover
letter that addresses how you meet the qualifications; (2) CV; (3)
evidence of excellence in teaching/teaching evaluations; and (4) a
list of three references with contact information.
Qualified applicants are encouraged to go to (https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/58165) to get more
information and/or apply. All applications must be submitted
electronically, through the UNT online system. Questions may be
directed to our Search Committee Chair, Govind Iyer
The University of North Texas System and its component
institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all
applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and
affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its
component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression,
religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or
veteran status in its application and admission processes,
educational programs and activities, and employment practices