2024 Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Accounting
Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) is one of only three Sino-American universities with all English instruction approved by the Ministry of Education in China. The College of Business and Public Management is an AACSB-accredited business school. We invite applicants for full-time positions of tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor or non-tenure-track Lecturer in Accounting to begin in Spring or Fall 2024. Research-oriented applicants with demonstrated high quality teaching are encouraged to apply.
Applicants should possess an earned doctorate in accounting from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited program or anticipate completion by July 2024. For tenure-track positions, applicants with Ph.D. degrees from Carnegie R1 institutions are preferred. The candidates for tenure-track positions must demonstrate a high-quality research record or a clear potential to publish in top tier, peer reviewed journals in accounting and relevant fields. Applicants for Associate Professor are expected to demonstrate a strong track record in research, outstanding teaching accomplishments, and leadership in the accounting field. For the non-tenure-track Lecturer position, professional and academic experience is preferred, and professional certification or an established research record is required. Both tenure-track and non-tenure-track applicants are expected to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, and be capable of teaching accounting courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
High research potential candidates with UTD24 publications may be considered for a special research track with 2-0 teaching load, generous research funding, up to 1.2 million RMB (about $180K USD) in annual salary, and additional allowance besides standard benefit package, e.g. extra RMB 1.0 million in housing subsidy.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Business faculty positions at WKU offer:
Extremely competitive salaries that are multi-year contracts, the income of which may be exempt from Chinese income tax per applicable tax treaty. Generous home leave, housing, schooling, and relocation allowances, as well as 8% front-load retirement benefits with immediate vesting. Substantial research funding, including a startup grant up to RMB 80,000. The opportunity to teach high quality students with more than half of them admitted to graduate schools at the Top 50 Universities in the world.
A branch of Kean University (USA), WKU sits on over 500 beautiful acres with new state-of-the-art facilities (http://www.wku.edu.cn/en/cbpm/). A city of nine million people, Wenzhou is only one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai and Hong Kong.
To receive full consideration by the search committee, candidates need to submit the following documents by email to: Search Committee Chairperson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Cover letter
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness
- Unofficial transcripts
- Contact information for three references
- Research statement
Official transcripts for terminal degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment.
Wenzhou-Kean University is an Equal Opportunity Employer