<< Back to Search

Assistant Professor of Accounting (Two Positions-Audit and Tax)

Job description


The AACSB-accredited College of Business Administration at Winthrop University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting positions to begin in August 2021, subject to budgetary approval. The areas of specialization are Audit and Tax.

Winthrop University prides itself on being an institution of choice for groups traditionally underrepresented on many college campuses. The College of Business Administration welcomes applications from faculty who will bring diverse perspectives and backgrounds to advance its goals of celebrating diversity and fostering inclusion.   


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting, to a diverse student body 
  • Engage in high-quality research
  • Advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • Serve on university, college, and departmental committees


Full-time tenure-track 9-month positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The standard teaching load is three courses (9 credit hours) per semester. Salary will be dependent upon qualifications. These positions are subject to budgetary approval.





  • Ph.D. in Accounting or a closely related field, or a J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from an accredited institution. An ABD, with a firm expectation of completion by August 2021, will also be considered. The positions are in the areas of Audit and Tax.
  • Professional certification (CPA or similar) is a plus.
  • Scholarly Academic (SA) classification under the AACSB standards and commitment to maintain SA classification is required.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels is preferred.
  • Evidence of research potential and willingness to provide service.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with a diverse student body and be committed to their success.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with department members to strengthen the accounting program.

Application Instructions

All materials must be submitted electronically via Interfolio. For questions about the positions, contact Dr. Charles Randle at [email protected].


Applications for these positions should consist of:

  1. A letter of application that describes the candidate’s teaching interests and qualifications for the position, teaching philosophy, and research agenda
  2. A current curriculum vitae
  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness and scholarship
  4. The names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of at least three references
  5. A terminal degree transcript (an unofficial transcript is acceptable for interview consideration)

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until suitable candidates are identified.   

About Winthrop University

Founded in 1886 and located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Winthrop University offers its 6,000-plus undergraduate and graduate students an educational experience that blends liberal arts, professional programs, global awareness, and civic engagement. In its degree-granting Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business Administration, Education, and Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop embraces only those programs and activities that can be delivered at an exemplary level. Winthrop is well known for its inclusive and supportive campus environment, with University College supporting programs in both academic and student affairs. Winthrop University is achieving national stature as a competitive and distinctive co-educational, public, residential, comprehensive, values-oriented institution. The values of service, excellence, diversity, community, and leadership provide the foundation for the University’s continuing development and shape Winthrop’s continuing success. Numerous national accolades reflect the sustained high quality and value of the Winthrop Experience, including the most recent U.S. News & World Report’s ranking of Winthrop as one of the top-10 public comprehensive universities in the South. Winthrop is an active member of the Rock Hill community and is recognized as a key component of the region’s economic resurgence. Approximately 20 minutes from Charlotte, North Carolina, Winthrop has direct access to and is engaged in a broad and expansive regional arts and business community. Winthrop’s beautiful campus encompasses a rich architectural blend of neo-Georgian buildings and is included in the National Register of Historic Places. The attractive recreational and research complex area that surrounds Winthrop Lake is home to Winthrop’s 17 Division I men’s and women’s sports.

Winthrop University is committed to providing a safe campus community. Winthrop conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.


Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Apply Now

Powered by

InterfolioOpens in new window Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Winthrop University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.




Diversity Profile: University


Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 8/11/2020
Application Due: 10/10/2020
Work Type: