Accounting, Full-time, Tenure-Track, Assistant Professor (19832)

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Position Overview:

Teaches, advises and mentors students, evaluates student performance, and maintains department and student records in accordance with university policies. Adheres to the educational philosophy of the university. Works in a collaborative manner with colleagues and professional peers. Participates in university meetings that relate specifically to faculty. Serves on department, college, and university committees as requested. Prepares departmental reports as requested. Engages in teaching, service, and scholarly and/or creative activities as defined by the tenure and promotion policy in the UCO Employee and Faculty Handbook.

College/Department Overview:

The College of Business has 76 full-time faculty and 40 part-time faculty in 6 academic departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems & Operations Management, Management, and Marketing. The College currently offers 13 undergraduate majors serving more than 2,500 students, and 2 graduate programs serving more than 100 students combined. The faculty and staff of the College are committed to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation in support of our efforts to prepare students to become productive, ethical, and engaged citizens and business leaders, while promoting commerce and advancing the quality of life in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. The College is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). For further information see our website at

Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

The College of Business at the University of Central Oklahoma invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Accounting. Position will begin in August, 2021. Candidates will be expected to teach courses within the field of Accounting using a transformative approach at the undergraduate level in Taxation, Auditing, Financial Accounting Information Systems, Principles, and/or Advanced Accounting Topics such as Governmental/Not-for-Profit, Advanced, and/or Consolidations, online at the MBA level, and participate in department and school-related service activities. Candidates are expected to have a balanced commitment towards teaching, research, and service. Candidates may be expected to teach in a variety of instructional formats (face-to-face, hybrid, and online).


Experience Required:

Teaching, research, departmental/school and university service is expected. An earned doctorate degree awarded by a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution in the field specified in the position announcement (exceptions require Academic Affairs approval). **NOTE** If the doctorate is not obtained and submitted by the time of employment, the position rank will change to TT-Instructor.

Experience Preferred:

Doctorate in Accounting or ABD from AACSB college or school of business will be given priority. Scholarly Academics (SA) per AACSB standards are preferred. LLM in Taxation with significant Taxation publications may be considered.
Candidate should have sufficient education/training to accomplish refereed research in one of the commonly accepted accounting fields. Professional Accounting certification required, CPA preferred. Professional experience in teaching field highly encouraged.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Previous teaching experience in higher education environment at the level of teaching assistant or higher is required. Candidate must provide evidence of teaching effectiveness/excellence. Case utilization methods and user perspective principles experience preferred. Candidate must be appropriately SA qualified under AACSB guidelines.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.




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Posted: 11/12/2020
Application Due: 4/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time