Faculty, Assistant Professor - Accounting

Dec 22, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Faculty, Assistant Professor - Accounting

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)

Utah Valley University is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Accounting using effective pedagogies. Instruction may include in-class, online, and hybrid methods of delivery. Willingly accepts assignments and serves on department, school, and university committees. Supports the department goals and works collaboratively with colleagues in the department, school, and university. Creates and maintains a successful research pipeline with impactful peer-reviewed publications in academic, pedagogical, and/or practitioner research outlets.
We are a Carnegie Institution Engaged-learning university. We value and support research and service, but teaching is the heart of our mission and is where we see the best expression of our personal scholarship and is the ultimate object of our service.
As with most teaching universities that are hiring, a Statement of Teaching Philosophy is required of all candidates with their completed application. To be a successful candidate, however, you will need to be prepared to communicate face-to-face to the hiring committee, to those of us who meet you in one-on-one's, and to those who watch you teach in a class.

Required Qualifications:
Graduation from an AACSB accredited institution with a doctoral-level degree in accounting or closely-related area.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content, instructional strategies, and techniques.
  • Extensive knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
  • Extensive knowledge of classroom evaluations, curriculum development, and program development and evaluation.
  • Effective human relations skills and communication techniques.
  • Skills in public speaking and report writing.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to use online learning tools and mechanisms.
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, manage and foster teamwork among diverse education and training programs.
  • Ability to interact personally with students and other faculty members in a congenial and productive manner.
  • Ability to evaluate student’s performance effectively.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Current accounting-related certifications
  • Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in managerial accounting and/or taxation.

Physical Requirements:
  • Physically be able to stand and/or sit for extended periods of time while teaching.

Benefits Summary:
UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC16617 WSB Accounting Faculty
Open Date: 12/21/2017
Review Start Date: 01/21/2018
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant: The teaching schedule for research-active faculty consists of three courses (9 credit hours) per semester and will include daytime, evening, and weekend courses. Priority consideration will be given to those applicants who apply on or before the “Review Start Date." This job advertisement may close at any time after the review date. Please list a minimum of three references. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process for a letter of recommendation.

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/4655

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