Accounting and Finance: Assistant Professor in Accounting

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Job Title: Accounting and Finance: Assistant Professor in Accounting
Location: UW Eau Claire;Eau Claire, WI
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 14555

POSITION: Two (possibly three) tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Accounting are available in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the College of Business. The department seeks dynamic candidates with expertise in at least one of the following areas: auditing, accounting information systems, or big data management. This appointment carries an initial two-year appointment beginning with the 2019/2020 academic year, August 26, 2019.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: PhD in Accounting or DBA with an Accounting major must be completed by March 1, 2020. Professional certification, evidence of scholarly activity, ability to bring diverse perspectives, and relevant work experience are all considered assets. Applicants should demonstrate capacity for high quality teaching (as evidenced by teaching evaluations if available). Applicants must be able to legally work in the U.S. as of the first day of the contract.

DUTIES: Applicants will be expected to teach courses as assigned in the Department of Accounting and Finance, participate in research and scholarly activities consistent with AACSB expectations, provide advising to students as assigned, engage in service to the university and community, and participate in department, college, and university committee work. Teaching in the MBA program is part of these positions as is teaching online (either undergraduate or MBA).

DEPARTMENT: The Department of Accounting and Finance offers comprehensive undergraduate majors in both accounting and finance. The present faculty consists of 11 full-time positions serving 410 accounting majors and 470 finance majors. The Department also provides instruction for the MBA and entrepreneurship programs of the College.

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the Accounting and Finance: Assistant Professor in Accounting position (Job ID # 14555) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

    Letter of applicationCurriculum vitaUnofficial graduate school transcriptSummary of student evaluations (if available)Names and contact information for three references.
Please direct requests for additional information to:

Ms. Cyndi Bergman; [email protected]

Screening will begin immediately and will continue until positions are filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report ( penings/upload/AnnualSecurityandFireReport-2.pdf) . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.




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Posted: 1/2/2019
Application Due: 1/29/2019
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