Director School of Accountancy, Open Rank (Associate/Full Professor)

Rio Grande Valley, Texas
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Jun 12, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The School of Accountancy in the Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley ( invites applications for the position of the Director for the School of Accountancy. The position is at the rank of associate or full professor (preferred), and will remain open until filled. 01/14/2019 start date or negotiable. Our School research expectations reflect the university goal of becoming an emerging research university. Salary and benefits for this position are competitive.

•The school of Accountancy currently has a vibrant Master of Accounting Program offering two concentrations: Auditing and Taxation.
•The Robert C. Vackar College of Business & Entrepreneurship five-year strategic plan envisions the creation of a Ph.D. Program in Accounting, and a separate AACSB accreditation for the School of Accountancy. Currently, the College offers Ph.D. Programs in Finance, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing. 
•Our School has the following databases subscriptions: Auditanalytics, Bank Regulatory, Blockholders Boardex, Computstat, CRSP, Dow Jones, Fama French & Liquidity Factors, Federal Research Bank, KLD, Penn World Tables, PHLX, Research Quotient, Sec Order Execution, Trace, Cusip, and WRDS. In addition to the databases provided, the UTRGV library also subscribes to Mergent Online and Lexis Nexis Academic Universe. Going forward, the PhD faculty and Associate Dean for Administration, Graduate Programs and Research will work with faculty to identify high priority databases that need to be added. 
•As a distributed campus, UTRGV is spread across the Valley.

Minimum Qualifications 

•Possess a doctorate degree (with concentration in accounting) from an AACSB accredited university/college.
•Be able to achieve tenure immediately following our College of Business and Entrepreneurship Tenure and Promotion criteria.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

•Strong, visionary and transformational leadership potential.
•Reputable record of scholarly work in high impact accounting and related discipline journals with demonstrable potential for future research and publications in those journals.
•Verifiable record of professional service to the accounting profession.
•Ability to communicate and work effectively in a participatory, collegial, culturally diverse environment.
•Willingness to maintain fruitful relationships with professionals in the community as well as productive community engagement/service.