Assistant / Associate Professor in Accounting

Manhattan, KS KS
Aug 18, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Description of Position: The Department of Accounting at Kansas State University invites applications for an assistant or associate professor position to commence in Fall 2018.  A Ph.D. in accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution or similarly accredited international institution is required.  ABD near completion will be considered. While candidates with any methodological approach are encouraged to apply, those with a strong interest in behavioral and/or public interest research are preferred. The person filling the position must be prepared to teach classes at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Screening of candidates will begin August 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Kansas State University is an EOE of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Background check required. Kansas State University actively seeks diversity among its employees.  Information about the College/Unit:  THE UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINSTRATION:

Kansas State University is a state-supported institution of more than 24,300 students. The University is recognized for the quality of its academic programs and for consistently producing winners of the top national scholarships. 

The 668-acre main campus is located in Manhattan, Kansas (population approximately 52,000) a community nestled in the beautiful Flint Hills of Northeast Kansas.

The College of Business Administration is one of 10 Colleges on the main campus.  The College, with 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students and 67 full-time faculty, consists of four academic departments: Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing.  The College is accredited by AACSB at the bachelor and master level in both business administration and accounting.



The Accounting Department has 18 full-time faculty and grants about 150 degrees each year.  The Accounting program at Kansas State University is nationally recognized for innovation in accounting education.  Its leading edge curriculum focuses on critical thinking, communication skills and conceptual development throughout all levels of learning.  Additional information can be found at:

Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks candidates whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's commitment to the Principles of Community. The Successful Candidate will:   Teach in the accounting program, as directed, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Maintain Scholarly Academic (SA) status as required for AACSB accreditation.  Engage in research and publications in quality academic and professional accounting journals.  Participate in activities of the department, CBA and University, consistent with tenure-track status. Required Minimum Qualifications:  Applicants must have:
  • A doctoral degree in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution
  • Demonstrated research ability and the potential for publishing in quality refereed academic and professional journals
  • A commitment to teaching excellence and demonstrated teaching ability
  • Commitment to collegiality and the ability to work with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to interact effectively with alumni, faculty, staff and students
  • A record of published accounting research
  • Professional accounting certification
  • An interest in public interest research.
  • Candidates with behavioral research approaches and a teaching interest in systems, financial, and/or managerial accounting are particularly encouraged to apply.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Interested candidates should submit an application letter detailing alignment with the required and preferred qualifications, vita, and a list of three references. Screening of Applications Begins: Screening of candidates will begin August 31, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Salary Range / Pay Rate: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.  Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.