The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington,
Tacoma invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Teaching
Professor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in
accounting. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position, with a
9-month service period that is eligible for a multi-year
appointment. The teaching course load is 8 classes with September
16, 2022 as the start date.
The successful applicant will be expected to teach a variety of
courses including AIS, accounting analytics, auditing, financial
accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, and other advanced
accounting courses. This position will explore teaching
interests that strengthen and complement the Milgard School’s core
values of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in pedagogy,
teaching, and practice. The successful candidate will be expected
to teach in an urban-serving campus environment with a diverse
student body, many of whom are first generation college
University and School Background
One of three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma
is an urban-serving university that shares the University of
Washington’s commitment to high quality teaching and research and
is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and
economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in
renovated historical buildings in Tacoma’s downtown warehouse
district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial/ethnic and
cultural populations. UW Tacoma’s commitment to equity and
inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students,
staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for
intellectual, personal, and professional growth.
UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research
and teaching. It offers a range of academic programs focused on
sustainability including environmental sciences and sustainable
urban development. It is also home to the Centers for Urban Waters
and Leadership & Social Responsibility. Situated on the
high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma offers views of
the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, providing an
incomparable gateway to the Pacific Northwest recreation. For more
information about UW Tacoma, please visit http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/.
The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a
multi-million dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong
relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community.
The School’s Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility and
Center for Business Analytics offer opportunities for teaching,
research and community outreach related to its mission. The
AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 777
students in its undergraduate, MBA, Master of Science in Accounting
(MSAcc), Masters in Business Analytics (MSBA), and Masters in
Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs. Additional information
about the Milgard School of Business can be found at http://www.tacoma.uw.edu/business.
At a minimum, candidates must have a master’s degree (or foreign
equivalent) in Accounting or a related field and at least one
year of experience in teaching accounting. A PhD (or foreign
equivalent) in Accounting or a related field is also
The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate a
record of involvement, participation, and/or leadership within
their pedagogical or practitioner communities that maintains
qualification required for accreditation (AACSB) purposes.
In addition, minimum qualifications include expertise in
curriculum development and teaching in multiple modalities,
including online, hybrid and in-person.
All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio
at http://apply.interfolio.com/97003 as
pdf documents. The application deadline is November 30, 2021 and
the position will remain open until filled. Required materials
- A cover letter describing academic qualifications relating to
your experience and teaching effectiveness for this
position. Applicants are also encouraged to highlight ways in
which they might contribute to the urban-serving mission of the
- A curriculum vitae.
- A diversity statement that should detail their approach to
integrating the practice of diversity, equity, and inclusion in
their curriculum and how their teaching, service and/or scholarship
has supported the success of students from racial, ethnic, and
gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic
field; applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such
experiences should note how their work will further UW Tacoma’s
commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (max 500 words).
- Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., copies of student
- At least three letters of reference
Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee,
Dr. Daniel Bryan, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status,
pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age,
disability, or protected veteran status.
Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity
among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and
articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).
Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty
efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity
and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty
member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation
21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully
vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a
UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will
be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For
more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.