Assistant Professor - Accounting



The Department of Accounting at Eastern Washington University's College of Business & Public Administration is currently inviting applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to start Fall 2018.

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive institution where excellent teaching must be supplemented with an appropriate research program. The primary teaching area for this position will be accounting in the undergraduate and graduate programs. An ongoing research program and service to the university, college and department are also required. Faculty offices may be located on either Eastern's Riverpoint campus, adjacent to downtown Spokane in the University District, or on the Cheney campus, but all faculty are expected to teach at both locations.

Additionally, the candidate selected for this position will be expected to offer interest and/or experience in online learning and pursuit of grants, to expand the university's endeavors in those areas.

The College is located on Eastern's Riverpoint Campus in Spokane, and maintains an administrative presence in Cheney, a residential suburb and the location of EWU's residential campus. The business program is accredited by AACSB.Cheney and Spokane are 17 miles apart. Spokane and vicinity offers a wide range of cultural, recreational, dining, shopping, and entertainment alternatives as well as extensive affordable housing options.

Spokane is home to three universities and to health related, medical and other selective programs from the two state doctoral universities. Spokane offers a high quality network of public and private K-12 schools, an extensive community college system, and two major healthcare/hospital systems. Living costs are below the national average and Washington State does not levy an income tax. Spokane is located on a desert high plateau and enjoys over 220 days of sunshine per year, with average summer time temperatures in the upper 70's and 80's, fewer than 4 feet of snow per year and low humidity. Abundant outdoor recreational opportunities are available year round: skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, swimming, fishing, kayaking and more. The area offers a wholesome life-style for young families as well as for energetic empty nesters.

EWU offers programs at various locations throughout the state. EWU has an enrollment of over 12,000 students, offers over 100 degree programs, and the College has an enrollment of approximately 1,500 students. EWU is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students and academic program offerings to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

This position is open until further notice; screening will begin 03/08/2018. To be assured full consideration, your application must be complete and submitted through the online portal by the screening date. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified and agreed.



About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.



Conditions of Employment

Multiple work locations (Main Office located at EWU Riverpoint Campus, Spokane, and a shared office is at the EWU Cheney Campus)

The required start date for this position is 09/14/2018. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 09/14/2018.


Required Qualifications:

  • PhD or DBA in Accounting or closely related field from an AACSB Accredited University; ABD candidates close to degree completion will be considered for lecturer positions only
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching
  • Willingness to teach in an online format
  • Promise of being able to publish a sustained stream of peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Promise or demonstrated ability of being an excellent teacher
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

Strongly Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in professional accounting
  • Possesses an American Certified Public Accounting (C.P.A.) license.





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