Department of Accounting
Henry W. Bloch School of Management
University of Missouri-Kansas City
The Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of
Missouri-Kansas City is seeking applications for a tenure-track or
tenurable position in accounting. Consideration will be given to
candidates for assistant, associate, or full professor positions.
Senior candidates with strong credentials may be eligible for an
endowed chair or professorship.
The Bloch School offers a competitive compensation and benefits
package and strong research support. Across the school, we
anticipate significant faculty hiring and opportunities to enhance
our environment for research, teaching and community engagement.
Significant support from the Bloch Family Foundation, established
by our School’s namesake, Henry W. Bloch, encourages excellence in
research, teaching, and engagement. The School is centrally
positioned within the growing Kansas City metropolitan area, an
area that boasts recent recognition for its unique combination of a
low cost of living, a high quality of life, and robust racial,
ethnic, and cultural diversity. The region offers many
opportunities to enjoy the arts, music, food, the outdoors, and a
vibrant sports culture. It offers short commutes and excellent
options for elementary and secondary education. Kansas City is home
to a number of major corporations, significant foundations, as well
as a vibrant community of start-ups and non-profit
The Bloch School enrolls over 1700 undergraduate and graduate
students and also offers extensive non-credit programming through
executive and continuing education. The Bloch School has over 50
full-time faculty and also partners with a talented group of
adjunct faculty, many of whom who are in leadership roles at
organizations in the region. The school is committed to providing
outstanding educational experiences for a broad range of students.
We serve professionals and executives who are focusing on further
developing their capabilities while fully engaged in a demanding
career. We serve undergraduate students who are focused on
developing skills for their first professional assignment. We serve
first generation students and those from historically marginalized
or underserved populations. We serve experienced professionals
seeking to make a career change. And we serve students pursing
specialized graduate degrees and certificates.
The Bloch School has developed strong partnerships with
corporations, start-ups, non-profits, and governmental
organizations throughout the Kansas City region. Our partners are
engaged with the Bloch School by serving on Advisory Boards,
supporting career programs, engaging in the classroom, and
providing opportunities for internships and experimental learning.
We strive to support our partners by offering programs designed to
meet their talent development needs.
The Bloch School, with both AACSB and NASPAA accreditation, is
committed to offering innovative programs and to ensuring students
have access to outstanding career and student support services,
vibrant student organizations, and opportunities to engage in
global business experiences.
- PhD or DBA with a focus on accounting from a school accredited
by AACSB at the time of joining the UMKC faculty. ABDs will be
- Evidence of or potential for effective instruction in both
face-to-face and online modalities.
- Demonstrated ability to address the needs of both undergraduate
students and experienced professionals, including those from
- Evidence demonstrating the capability to publish in high-impact
journals. For more senior candidates, the candidate must have an
established and active research program.
Candidates need to a pply online: To assure full consideration,
electronic applications should include a cover letter describing
the candidate’s ability to meet stated qualifications for the
position, curriculum vitae, copies of publications (if any), and
the names and contact information of at least three references.
Application materials must be submitted by clicking the “Apply Now”
tab below. Applicants must combine all application materials into
one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume
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please call (855) 524-0002.
References will not be contacted without permission of the
candidate. Review of applications will begin immediately and will
continue until the position is filled.
An official copy of transcript(s), showing when degree(s), were
conferred will be required before an official offer is made to
final candidate. Appointment is contingent upon verification of
Reasonable accommodations may be requested during the application
and recruitment process. If you need an accommodation, please
contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.
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disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If
you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or
functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative
Action at (816) 235-1323.
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