Assistant / Associate / Full Professor Department of Accounting College of Business Administration

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The University of Northern Iowa's College of Business Administration seeks applications for tenure-track positions in the Department of Accounting beginning in August 2019. Rank and salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience. Applicants with research and teaching interests in all areas of accounting will be considered. Those with experience or interest in Auditing, Tax, or Cost Accounting are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants seeking a balance of teaching/research responsibilities will find a collegial work environment at UNI. The successful candidate with a superior record of performance in scholarship, teaching, and service will also be considered for appointment as the Deloitte Professor of Accounting. The Deloitte Professor of Accounting is a visible symbol of the mutual respect between the University of Northern Iowa and the firm, and the holder of the Professorship will become a goodwill ambassador for the firm.  

Requirements include doctorate degree with an emphasis in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution (ABDs near degree completion will be considered); or JD from an ABA accredited institution with experience in taxation required. Strong teaching and research record or evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and research; and evidence of strong communication and interpersonal skills also required. Preference will be given to candidates with professional certification; work experience in accounting; evidence of ability to create an engaged and applied classroom environment; and evidence of ability to advance the academic, professional and personal success of students.  

The University of Northern Iowa has a bold vision that we will be a diverse and inclusive campus community that provides an engaged education empowering students to lead locally and globally. We seek faculty across disciplines, departments, and colleges to work together to build our national prominence in any of four distinct but interrelated areas of our vision and strategic plan: engaged learning, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and community engagement. Successful candidates with background and interest in these areas will form clusters to advance our work, joining current faculty conducting teaching, scholarship, and service in these areas.  

Applications received by February 11, 2019, will receive full consideration. To apply, visit Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Eric Lee, search chair, at [email protected] or 319-273-2402. Pre-employment background checks required.


The University of Northern Iowa provides a high quality and diverse educational experience, purposefully guiding students to find and develop their strengths and prepare them for success after college. Building on its historic excellence in teacher education, the university has developed outstanding programs in business, natural sciences, humanities and fine arts, and social and behavioral sciences with advanced degrees available in many programs.

The University’s attractive size, approximately 12,000 students, allows UNI to offer faculty, facilities, and academic choices characteristic of a much larger university while retaining a friendly, small-college atmosphere on a park-like campus. UNI has been recognized for the past 18 years as one of the "Best Midwest Universities" by U.S. News & World Report. Located in Cedar Falls/Waterloo, the park-like campus is situated on 940 acres.

The College of Business Administration ( is AACSB-accredited and offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in five departments (accounting, economics, finance, management and marketing) along with MBA and MAcc degrees. The College has 66 full-time faculty members and enrolls approximately 2,100 undergraduate majors and 90 graduate students. The College is recognized as a "Best Business School" by The Princeton Review, listed among U.S. News & World Report's top part-time MBA programs and was selected for the Military Times Best for Vets: Business Schools. The College has a strong international presence, delivering MBA programs in Hong Kong and China. The College also maintains strategic alliances with several international business schools. In recent years the College has successfully maintained its tradition of teaching excellence while raising its scholarly profile, actively contributed to Iowa’s economic vitality, secured alternative sources of funding and established a distinct strategic identity.

The Department of Accounting ( consists of 13 faculty members, approximately 500 majors.  The department also serves an important role in the College’s MBA program.  The department has a long history of teaching excellence evidenced by the active engagement of our students.  Our faculty are committed to high quality scholarship and support the College’s commitment to the scholar/teacher model.

The University of Northern Iowa is located in the Cedar Falls/Waterloo metropolitan area (, an attractive community in northeast Iowa with a combined population of 110,000.

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.

The University is a tobacco-free campus.




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Posted: 1/18/2019
Application Due: 3/7/2019
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