Director School of Accountancy, Open Rank (Associate/Full Professor)

Location
Rio Grande Valley
Posted
Aug 20, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Faculty TitleAssociate ProfessorJob Class Code10021FLSAExemptPosting NumberFRGV1045Working TitleDirector School of Accountancy, Open Rank (Associate/Full Professor)Number of Vacancies1LocationRio Grande ValleyDivision/OrganizationProvost - Academic AffairsAppointment Period for Non-Tenure PositionTenure StatusTenuredFTE1.0Scope of Job

The School of Accountancy in the Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (http://www.utrgv.edu/cobe) invites applications for the position of the Director of the School of Accountancy. The position is at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (preferred) of Accountancy and will remain open until filled. The start date of July 1, 2021 is negotiable. Our School research expectations reflect the University goal of becoming an emerging research university. Salary and benefits for this position are competitive.

The School of Accountancy currently has a vibrant Master of Accounting program offering concentrations in Auditing and Taxation. The School also serves the MBA program and is in the process of developing a DBA program in Accounting. The College offers Ph.D. programs in Finance, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing.
Our School has the following major database subscriptions, many of them available via WRDS: Bank Regulatory, Blockholders, Compustat, CRSP, Calcbench, DealScan, Institutional Shareholder Services, KLD, SDC Mergers & Acquisitions, etc. Going forward, the Ph.D. faculty and Associate Dean for Administration, Graduate Programs and Research will work with faculty to identify high priority databases that need to be added.

As a distributed campus, UGRTV is spread across the Rio Grande Valley.

Minimum Qualifications

-Possess an earned doctorate degree with concentration in accounting from an AACSB-accredited university or college
-Be able to achieve tenure immediately following our College of Business and Entrepreneurship Tenure and Promotion criteria
-Strong visionary and transformational leadership potential
-Distinguished record of scholarly work in high impact accounting and related discipline journals with demonstrable potential for future research and publication in these journals
-CPA, CMA or similar professional certification in accounting

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

-Verifiable record of professional service to the accounting profession
-Ability to communicate and work effectively in a participatory, collegial, culturally diverse environment
-Willingness to maintain fruitful relationships with the community as well as productive community engagement/service.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent teaching evaluations from teaching face-to-face, online and hybrid classes
Preference will be given to applicants with prior administrative experience at the department and college levels as well as fund-raising and advancement experience.

License or Certification Required?YesSalaryCommensurate with Qualifications and Experience. Including Budgetary Approval.Desired Start Date07/01/2021EEO Statement

EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date08/17/2020Close DateAdditional Information

UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview. Search subject to budget availability.

Please Note

Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Unofficial Transcripts
    3. List of 3 References
    4. Letter of Interest
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    3. Teaching Philosophy
    4. Writing / Publication Sample
    5. Reference Letter 1
    6. Reference Letter 2
    7. Reference Letter 3
    8. Multi Media
    9. Certifications and Licenses
    10. Training Certificates
    11. Other Document

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