Assistant Professor of Accounting

Houston, TX
May 29, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Security Sensitive Position?YesHours of WorkTBAPosition Details

Posting NumberTSU201861Official TSU TitleAssistant Professor of AccountingGrant TitleN/AJob Description Summary / TWC Summary

Successful candidate is expected to participate in the following areas:
1.Scholarly activities, teaching and service at a level necessary to support the School’s mission and help maintain AACSB accreditation.
2.Governance of the School and the University, and serving on appropriate committees responsible for academic policymaking and/or other decisions.
3.Non-class activities benefitting students such as directing an extracurricular activity, and providing academic and career advising.

Essential Duties Summary

Teaches undergraduate and graduate accounting courses with emphasis in auditing or AIS. Uses appropriate teaching methods to enhance student learning and carries out assessments of the student learning goals. Carries out research and produces refereed publications, or other outputs in line with personal objectives and School’s research requirements. Contributes to the development, planning and implementation of a high quality curriculum. Carries out student-related activities such as directing an extracurricular activity, and providing academic and career advising. Contributes to departmental, faculty, or JHJ-wide working groups or committees as requested. Carries out any other duties commensurate with the purpose of the department of accounting and the School of Business.



Hiring RangeCommensurate with experience.Education

Must possess a Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution and qualify for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the School of Business. ABDs in advanced dissertation stage may be considered.

Required Licensing/Certification

Professional certification and experience are desirable.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must have excellent interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to work with a diverse student population. Must have the ability to use personal computers and Microsoft Office software.

Work Experience

Beginning Assistant Professor candidates should have outstanding research potential and more advanced candidates should have excellent publication records in relevant leading journals. Should also possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires a working knowledge of various computer software i.e., Word Processing, Excel and PowerPoint.

Leadership/Supervisory Responsibilities

No supervisory responsibility.

Work Complexity/Budget Authority

Work consists of fairly standard teaching and research capabilities and tasks. There is no responsibility for budget, revenues, and/or expenditures.

Independent Judgment/Decision Making/Problem Solving Skills

Develops objectives and general policies and procedures for a specific program of functional area of responsibility within general scope of established operational goals and plans. Day-to-day work decisions do not require direction or review by immediate supervisor. End results are reviewed by supervisor.

Personal/Organizational Contacts

Some contact with others, including students, general public, visitors and University personnel. Purpose of contacts is to provide explanation or interpretation of information. May handled confidential information and some complex matters.

Customer Service Relationships

Requires advanced interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain internal and external customer relationships.

Working/Environmental Conditions

Work is normally performed in a typical interior work environment which does not subject the employee to any hazardous or unpleasant elements. Position requires light physical activity (i.e. most office jobs).

Desired start datePosition End Date (if temporary)UA EEO Statement

It is the policy of Texas Southern University to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, individuals with disability, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its programs, activities, admissions or employment policies. This policy of equal opportunity is strictly observed in all University employment-related activities such as advertising, recruiting, interviewing, testing, employment training, compensation, promotion, termination, and employment benefits. This policy expressly prohibits harassment and discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, genetic history, national origin, individuals with disability, age, citizenship status, or protected veteran status. This policy shall be adhered to in accordance with the provisions of all applicable federal, state and local laws, including, but not limited to, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.

Manual of Administrative Policies and Procedures

Close DateOpen Until Filled (overrides close field) YesSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsOpen to all applicants.Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution and qualify for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the School of Business?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Can you provide evidence of research potential and publication records in relevant leading journals?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you proficient in the use of Microsoft office software (Word, Excel, Access)?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Official Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document
  3. Reference Letter 1
  4. Reference Letter 2
  5. Reference Letter 3

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