Assistant Professor of Accounting - Tenure Track - Fall 2020

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Position Title:Assistant Professor of Accounting - Tenure Track - Fall 2020 Position Number:10043006 Benefits Eligible:Yes Campus Location:Dahlonega General Summary:

The Department of Accounting and Law in the Mike Cottrell College of Business (MCCB) at the University of North Georgia is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Accounting. This is a full-time, tenure-track position, and an opportunity to join a group of colleagues committed to excellence in accounting education. Our students are highly regarded by employers. We have an award winning chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, and faculty and students engage in outreach to the community through our VITA program.

The MCCB is an AACSB accredited business school and includes the Center for Cyber Operations Education, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the BB&T Center for Ethical Leadership. In addition to the B.B.A., the college offers undergraduate degrees in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Technology Management, and Paralegal Studies, and three associate degrees. Graduate programs include the Cottrell M.B.A., Master of Accountancy, and three graduate certificates. The international group of teacher-scholars provides an exceptional learning community to prepare students for their professional roles and to engage with business and industry in the region to foster economic development.

Located in the beautiful North Georgia mountains and the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of nearly 20,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. UNG is focused on a mission of educational excellence, leadership development and community engagement opportunities that develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to accounting education and will teach undergraduate and graduate accounting courses.
Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Ph.D. (or ABD) in Accounting from an institution accredited by the AACSB is required at time of hire (or the equivalent).
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to innovative learning and embrace an enthusiastic commitment to accounting education.
  • Qualified candidate must also demonstrate the ability and interest to conduct high-quality scholarly research.
  • Candidates should demonstrate excellent communication skills as well as the interpersonal abilities to successfully work with students and faculty.
  • Experience teaching Intermediate Accounting, Auditing, and/or Taxation is preferred.
Anticipated Hire Date:08/01/2020 Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts Special Instructions to Applicants:If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at

Please submit contact information for three professional references.
In addition to a background check, this position will also require a DMV check Employer Information:All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.




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Posted: 10/10/2019
Application Due: 12/9/2019
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