Assistant Professor

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 24, 2022

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Position Summary

The J. M. Tull School of Accounting in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with teaching and research interests in the financial, managerial, or tax areas. Position will begin fall 2023 with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2023.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will continue until the position has been filled. Required application materials include a cover letter, a full vita, examples of teaching and scholarly work, and contact information for three references (including email addresses). Applicants should also email their dissertation and/or working papers to the search chair (see contact information below).

The request for letters of recommendation will be conducted at the appropriate time in the search process deemed by the search chair and/or hiring official of this position.

Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Santhosh Ramalingegowda ( ).

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Assistant Professor


Terry-Tull Sch of Accounting

About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The J. M. Tull School of Accounting ranks 9th among public institutions (U.S. News & WR), 6th in archival financial research ( BYU 6-yr ranking), and 1st in CPA exam first-time pass-rate among large programs two out of the last five years.

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Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible


Advertised Salary

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Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

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Job Closing Date

Open until filled


Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Assistant Professor


Faculty Rank

Assistant Professor

Contract Type

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status

Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a PhD in accounting (degree completed by August 1, 2023) or a PhD in a closely related field with a concentration or emphasis in accounting.

Additional Requirements

For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at . Additional information about Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at .

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Candidates should have an active research agenda that demonstrates potential for research publishable in top-tier research journals and should show promise for excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?


Does this position require a P-Card?


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?


Is driving a responsibility of this position?


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)


Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  4. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents

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