Associate Professor of Accounting and S. Paul Garner—David H. Hitt Endowed Chair of Accountancy

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Requisition Number:0812123Number of Open Positions:1Position Title:Associate ProfessorOther Title Information:Associate Professor of Accounting and S. Paul Garner—David H. Hitt Endowed Chair of AccountancyOrganization:206401 - SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTANCYPosition Summary:

Teach undergraduate, graduate, and PhD level courses in accounting and work with doctoral students. Conduct research and publish in top tier accounting journals. Be active in service activities for the School, College and University at a level commensurate with the level of faculty appointment.

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The Culverhouse School of Accountancy in the Culverhouse College of Business at the University of Alabama is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Associate Professor position holding the S. Paul Garner—David H. Hitt Endowed Chair of Accountancy. Primary duties include teaching accounting at the undergraduate, graduate, and PhD levels, engaging in a research program that results in articles in outstanding scholarly publications, working with doctoral students, and performing service as assigned and as appropriate for the level of appointment. The position will start August 16, 2020.

Required Qualifications: Experienced candidates who have completed their PhD with proven research and teaching excellence. Research should include a focus on behavioral financial accounting research and a strong, established record of success publishing in top-tier journals and with a significant pipeline indicating continued success in the future. Candidate’s record should be commensurate with appointment as an associate professor and endowed chair of accounting at a state flagship university.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates who have expertise in analytics and/or with a record of externally-funded research are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates with experience teaching financial accounting and a desire to teach in the Phd program are strongly encouraged to apply.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank and experience.

To Apply: Candidates must apply online at and attach 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vita that includes a list of three references, and 3) at least one current unpublished paper. Review of applicants will begin immediately. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please direct questions and inquires to Dr. Rich Houston, Director of the Culverhouse School of Accountancy, at [email protected]

All application materials must be attached at time of application in order for the application to be accepted. The candidate selected for this position will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background investigation. Note that applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional Position Information:

The Culverhouse College of Business is committed to and promotes a strong research culture. The Culverhouse School of Accountancy offers a strong mix of collegiality and scholarship along with a friendly and welcoming environment and a strong balance of behavioral and archival researchers. We seek applicants who are dedicated to publishing their research in top-level journals and working with doctoral students, and necessary support will be provided. Salary and other research support are commensurate with experience and achievements, and competitive with other flagship universities.

The state flagship university is located in Tuscaloosa, Al, which is a vibrant and exciting college town of about 100,000, and metropolitan Birmingham, with over 1 million people, is only a short drive away. West Alabama is beautiful with ample recreational opportunities in lakes and forests. Tuscaloosa is also home to multiple performing arts venues, theater groups, and symphony. The university’s athletic program offers top-level competition, highlighted recent national champions in football, softball, and golf.

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Search Initiation Date:09/05/2019Expected Starting Date:08/16/2020Special Instructions to Applicants:

All required documents must be attached at time of application in order for the application to be accepted. Please attach the following required documents to the appropriate document link.

1) Cover Letter
2) Resume / Curriculum Vitae including list of 3 references with contact information
3) An unpublished paper to the: Other Document 1 link
Optional Document:
1) Second unpublished paper to the: Other Document 2 link

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Posted: 9/17/2019
Application Due: 11/16/2019
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