Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Accounting

Texas Tech University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 24, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The School of Accounting in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in fall 2022. This faculty member will teach data analytics at the graduate level and may teach taxation at the graduate and/or undergraduate level. Candidates must have a record demonstrating excellence in teaching accounting information systems/data analytics. Candidates must hold a doctorate (or must have earned a doctorate before the start date) and must have completed at least 18 graduate hours of accounting coursework. Professional experience and CPA certification are strongly preferred.

The School will consider applicants from all research areas, with a preference for behavioral research. Qualified candidates should have a demonstrated record of publishing in top-tier and sectional-level academic accounting journals and a desire to participate in doctoral education.

The teaching load for this position is three courses per year. Salary and benefits are highly competitive, and funding is available to support research, including data and conference travel. Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, university, and community is expected. A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to serving diverse student populations and experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

Interested applicants should apply online at http://www.texastech.edu/caree... using the position number 28790BR and submit (1) a letter of interest, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement outlining contributions to diversity and inclusion (http://diversity.ba.ttu.edu), and (4) a summary of teaching evaluations (in particular, the key “instructor effectiveness” metric) for the last three years. For additional information, please contact Dr. Yi-Jing Wu, the chair of the faculty search committee, by emailing yi-jing.wu@ttu.edu. The School of Accounting will consider applications received by June 30.

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples. In addition, Rawls College is dedicated to fostering a community in which all students, staff and faculty feel accepted and appreciated. We exist in an interconnected world and strive to educate our students to become globally conscious business leaders. To that end, we encourage our students, staff, and faculty to recognize and value diverse perspectives throughout their careers.

Established in 1923, Texas Tech University (TTU) is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas. TTU’s enrollment exceeds 40,000, including students from all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries. In addition, TTU is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The Rawls College of Business currently enrolls approximately 5,000 undergraduates, 800 master’s students, 60 doctoral students, and boasts the first separately accredited School of Accounting in Texas. Currently, the School of Accounting enrolls nine doctoral students. The Carnegie Foundation classifies TTU as having Very High Research Activity (R1). The TTU Red Raiders are charter members of the Big 12 Conference and compete in Division I athletics. The Lubbock metropolitan area is home to more than 300,000 residents and is nicknamed the “Hub City” due to it being the economic, educational, cultural, and health care hub for West Texas. Lubbock International Airport is served by American, Southwest, and United airlines and currently offers direct flights to and from Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Las Vegas, and Phoenix.

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