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Assistant Professor of Accounting

West Texas A&M University
Canyon, Texas
Posted Date
Jun 5, 2023

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Tenure Track Accounting Opening for the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business


The Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business at West Texas A&M University is seeking applications for tenure track positions in accounting as of fall 2023. West Texas A&M University is located on a 170-acre campus in Canyon, Texas, with two additional support center facilities in neighboring Amarillo, Texas.  The Amarillo, Texas area is an affordable and growing metropolitan area of approximately 350,000, serving as a primary service area for Northwest Texas, Southwest Oklahoma, Southwest Kansas, Eastern New Mexico, and Southeast Colorado.   University enrollment is approximately 10,000 students. The Paul & Virginia Engler College of Business is a school accredited by the AACSB with 1,250 undergraduate and 1,150 graduate students. The college seeks individuals who can work with diverse students and have experience in undergraduate and graduate accounting courses at an AACSB-Accredited College of Business. 


Competitive candidates must have a Ph.D. in accounting or closely related field or be close to completing a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.  Current teaching needs include coursework in financial accounting, healthcare accounting, accounting information systems, and procurement.        



Applicants with specializations in all areas of accounting will be considered.  The typical teaching load is three courses per semester.  The compensation package is competitive for AACSB-accredited institutions.  Additional compensation for summer teaching and service is available.  In addition, the university provides excellent faculty teaching and research support, including access to CRSP and COMPUSTAT via the WRDS interface.


Successful applicants must demonstrate their commitment to quality teaching in the traditional and online formats, professional service, and scholarly activities consistent with AACSB accreditation.  In addition, candidates must possess strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills, initiative, and the ability to excel in a student-focused environment.  


The positions are on the tenure track at the assistant professor rank with a preference for candidates with research experience consistent with AACSB business schools. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.  A complete application must include a curriculum vita listing three references and proof of teaching effectiveness.  Transcripts of all academic work are required for finalists and requested of applicants.  Send materials via e-mail to:


West Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Male/Female/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


Texas law requires that males age 18 through 25 be appropriately registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for employment.


All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including completing the criminal history check.

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