Assistant Professor - WCOB
Posting Number F328P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/21342
Working Title Assistant Professor - WCOB
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
Department Home Page http://walton.uark.edu/
Job Type Faculty
Appointment Percent 100
Salary Commensurate to education and experience
Campus, Office Location Fayetteville Campus - Walton College of Business
Summary of Job Duties
The Department of Accounting in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas seeks applications from interested candidates for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position, pending Provost approval. The expected start date for the positions is August 2018.
The Assistant Professor of Accounting is expected to conduct research, publish in peer reviewed journals, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and fulfill other related service activities on behalf of the department, college, and/or university.
Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
- Candidates must have a doctorate (or expect to complete their Ph.D. by August 15, 2018) in accounting from a nationally or internationally accredited university that must be conferred by the start of employment
- Preference will be given to candidates who possess strong research records or the potential to publish in top-tier journals, have the ability to provide an excellent learning environment in the classroom, and value collegiality
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
- Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
- Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenters or technicians. The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, etc).
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? No
If yes, please specify
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date 07/06/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Anticipated Start Date 08/13/2018
Recruitment Contact Information
Candidates interested in the position should contact Dr. T.J. Atwood at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the search or with questions about the requested materials.
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
Applicants should submit a curriculum vita, letter of application, contact information for three references, and samples of research to receive full consideration. Completion of the doctoral degree is expected prior to employment for the position offered.
Complete applications received by September 15, 2017, will be assured full consideration. Applications received after this date will be reviewed as necessary to fill the position.
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR
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Documents Needed to Apply
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- List of three Professional References (name, title, email address and contact number)
- Writing Sample(s)
- Proof of Veterans Status