Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Accountancy

Location
USA, Colorado, Denver
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Sep 19, 2017
Ref
000161
Contact
University of
Faculty Jobs
Education
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

The University of Denver follows the quarter system, where classes meet for 10 weeks during the fall, winter and spring quarters. For the first two years, Assistant Professors are required to teach only four classes and are guaranteed summer support. The candidate will be expected to teach primarily undergraduate and graduate (including MBA) courses in the areas of managerial and financial accounting.


Faculty members are expected to participate in school and college faculty meetings and in assurance of learning. The Associate Professor is expected to engage in more significant service activities. Working effectively and collegially with diverse groups of students, faculty, staff, and/or community members is an integral part of the job responsibility. Tenure will be considered at time of hire. All candidates must demonstrate ability or show promise for research publishable in leading scholarly journals.

Essential Functions

Teaching

  • The Assistant or Associate Professor will teach two or three undergraduate and graduate courses. The normal teaching load for tenured/tenure track faculty members is six (four credit hour) classes. For the first two years, Assistant Professors are required to teach only four classes and are guaranteed summer support. The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate (including MBA) courses in the areas of managerial and financial accounting.
  • Course releases and stipends/summer support for research activity beyond the first two years are subject to a competitive peer review process open to all faculty members. Summer teaching is optional, subject to negotiation with the Director of the School, and compensated separately.

Research

  • The individual who fills this position will demonstrate potential for conducting high-quality research in the areas of managerial and financial accounting. Candidates must demonstrate ability to maintain an active research agenda and AACSB academic qualifications (Scholarly Academic).
  • The Assistant Professor will conduct primarily discipline-based research and focus on publishing in high-quality target academic journals. The College and each academic unit maintain lists of target journals.
  • The Associate Professor may focus on scholarship that is discipline-based, related to contributions to practice, as well as related to learning and pedagogy. The expectation of an Associate Professor is to have a continued record of high-quality publications in top target accounting journals and the ability to mentor junior research faculty members.

Service

  • The individual who fills this position will be expected to participate in the academic life of the School of Accountancy by participating in the Department and College faculty meetings and assurance of learning. Consistent with the mission of the School of Accountancy, significant involvement with students is expected of all faculty members. Beyond the academic life of the College, the Assistant Professor will typically engage in very limited service activities unless they tie specifically to ones research agenda.
  • The Associate Professor is expected to provide substantial service support and service to the academic, business and/or professional communities.

Required Qualifications

Tenure Track Assistant

  • Doctorate in Accounting or closely-related field. ABD will be considered, but must be completed no later than March 31 of the first year with Daniels. Candidate will hold the title of Instructor until completion of the doctoral degree.
  • Demonstrated potential for conducting high-quality research in the areas of managerial or financial accounting.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellent teaching.

Tenure Track Associate

  • Ph.D. or DBA in Accounting or closely-related field.
  • The candidate must demonstrate experience commensurate with an Associate Professor in accounting or closely-related field.
  • Demonstrated record of excellent teaching at undergraduate or graduate level.
  • A proven high-quality publication record in journals relevant to managerial or financial accounting.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or DBA in Accounting or closely related field from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institute.
  • CA, CPA, CMA or other professional certification in accounting or a related area of expertise.
  • Previous experience or demonstrated ability to tech at the MBA level.

Applicants must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered.

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