Assistant/Associate Professor of Accountancy

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Posting Details

Position TitleAssistant/Associate Professor of AccountancyExternal Link to Posting - 31241Vacancy Number16F-236Position Number510Location of WorkplaceMain UNCW CampusBrief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of Accountancy and Business Law at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for one or two tenure track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning January 2020 or Fall 2020. The primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate and Master’s level courses in accounting, conducting scholarly research that results in quality peer-reviewed publications, student advising, and service to advance the mission of the department, school, university and the accounting profession. Instructional duties include teaching three classes per semester. Applicants with interests in all functional areas of accounting will be considered.

Minimum Requirements

A Ph.D. in Accounting is required. Candidates with earned degrees will be given preference, but ABDs with completion of degree by August 2020 will be considered. Candidates must have potential to be excellent teachers, active researchers, and participating members of the university and professional communities.

Preferred Qualifications

Successful applicants should be committed to excellence in teaching as well as success in scholarly research, which includes ongoing research suitable for publication in quality peer-reviewed outlets. The ideal candidate will have an interest in teaching courses at both the undergraduate and Master’s level. Experience and interest in teaching online will be valued in the selection process.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Accountancy and Business Law serves over 300 undergraduate majors seeking the bachelor of science degree with a concentration in accounting and offers a Master of Science Degree in Accountancy that graduates approximately 60 students annually. The Department also provides core courses for the Cameron School of Business and supports both Professional and Online MBA programs.

College/School Information

The Cameron School of Business is AACSB accredited and serves more than 2200 business majors, including graduate students in the PMBA, EMBA, M.S. in Accounting, International MBA, M.S in Business Analytics, M.S. in Finance and Investments, and M.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems programs. The Wilmington metropolitan area comprises approximately 225,000 people and features a thriving port, business community, and tourism industry. Bordered by both the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, Wilmington offers the best in coastal living.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

Applicant Instructions

To apply, please access UNCW’s online application at A letter of application should be addressed to Accounting Faculty Search Committee, along with a complete vita, recently authored journal article(s) or proceedings publication(s), evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three references along with contact information. For questions regarding the online application application process, contact Jennifer Sahl at 910-962-3509. Under North Carolina law, applications and related materials are confidential personnel documents and not subject to public release. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by July 1, 2019, however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Position TypePermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited PositionsJob Posting Date06/03/2019Priority Consideration Date07/01/2019Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents toDr. Tom DownenApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Do you hold a Ph.D. in Accounting?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * How did you learn of this opportunity with UNC Wilmington?
      • UNCW LinkedIn Page
      • UNCW Facebook Page
      • UNCW Twitter Account
      • UNCW Website
      • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
      • Direct Contact from UNCW HR Representative / Recruiter
      • UNCW Employee Referral
      • Craigslist
      • Other Social Media Tools
      • Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Other
    3. Are you a doctoral candidate in Accounting and will have a conferred degree by August 2020?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Posted: 6/4/2019
    Application Due: 10/5/2019
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