Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting - 000105

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Accounting: Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting - 000105

The Department of Accounting at the Robins School of Business, University of Richmond, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning in fall 2019. A Ph.D. in accounting is required. Preference will be given to candidates with interest in teaching in the areas of taxation and financial reporting. Applicants at the Assistant Professor level may be ABD, but must have completed their Ph.D. by the start date and must provide confirmation of teaching experience.

Salary, benefits, and support are competitive with other AACSB accredited schools. Tenure-track faculty members typically teach five courses per year with an average class size of 20-25 students. Evidence of teaching excellence is very important. In addition to excellence in the classroom, the faculty member is expected to be committed to excellence in scholarly research, as evidenced by publications in high-quality academic journals.

The University of Richmond is a nationally-ranked private liberal arts university offering a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, leadership studies, law and continuing studies. Based on the Poets and Quants 2016 ranking, the Robins School of Business undergraduate program placed 27th in the U.S., and the part-time MBA program ranked 21st based on the 2015 Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine. The University's 350-acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood six miles from downtown Richmond and 90 miles from Washington, D.C. The University has approximately 3,000 students with a beautiful campus, excellent facilities, and a strong resource base, including an endowment exceeding $2 billion.

The University of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition. It is the intent of the University's employment and personnel practices to conform to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination.

To apply, please visit our Career Site ( and submit: (a) cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae or resume, (c) evidence of teaching excellence, and (d) the names and e-mail addresses of three references (who will receive an email asking them to submit letters of recommendation electronically). The cover letter should indicate whether the applicant will be available to interview at the 2018 American Accounting Association meeting in Washington, D.C. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.




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Job No: req1515
Posted: 4/9/2018
Application Due: 5/30/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Negotiable