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Assistant and Associate/Full Professor in Accounting

University of Colorado Boulder

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Assistant and Associate/Full Professor in Accounting

Requisition Number: 42420
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Employment Type: Faculty
Schedule: Full Time
Posting Close Date:
Date Posted: 08-Nov-2022

Job Summary

The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for two faculty appointments in Accounting: 1) an Assistant Professor; and 2) an open rank appointment (i.e., Assistant, Associate or Full Professor with a preference for an Assistant or Associate Professor) to start in Fall 2023.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The University of Colorado at Boulder, and the city of Boulder, offers a rich intellectual, cultural, recreational, and family-friendly environment. Boulder is widely recognized as an entrepreneurial hub, with active venture capital, technology, natural foods, and renewable energy sectors; it is consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in the United States.
The economy of the Front Range of Colorado is strong, and private support for the University and the Leeds School is increasing steadily, as evidenced by our new programs and solid MBA program. The University of Colorado and the Leeds School of Business are nationally recognized for the excellence of our faculty, programs, and students. By joining the Accounting Division, you will be part of a collegial and productive group of scholars with the highest standards of research and teaching excellence.
The Leeds School of Business is committed to developing a diverse and inclusive educational environment and the University of Colorado is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in academia including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Job Duties for both positions include research, teaching, and service to the university and profession.
  • The research interests of our faculty are mainly in archival empirical research in accounting.
  • Compensation and support for research activities are competitive.

What You Should Know

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to align with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.
As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check pilot program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check pilot program is intended to allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a candidate's conduct at their previous institutions, specifically conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or discrimination – before making hiring decisions. All final candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to complete an Authorization to Release Information.

What We Can Offer

Based on credentials and experience, the salary range for an Assistant Professor is $235,000 - $245,000, an Associate Professor is $245,000 -$265,000, and a Full Professor is $301,000 - $320,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Assistant Professor candidates must hold a PhD or be close to completion of a PhD.
    • Successful candidates will demonstrate strong potential in conducting scholarly research, in teaching ability, and in effective interaction with faculty colleagues, students, staff, and external constituents. Seasoned Assistant Professors are also encouraged to apply.
    • Note: Candidates who have not yet conferred their degree will be appointed as an Instructor until the semester following the PhD conferral.
  • Candidates who would like to be considered for an Associate or Full Professor position must hold a PhD or equivalent in accounting or closely related field.
    • A successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of scholarly research with potential for continued success, high quality teaching, and effective interaction with faculty colleagues, students, staff, and external constituents.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Current Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (1 page max)
  3. Three research papers and/or publications
    • Note: please combine as a single PDF.
  4. Diversity and Inclusivity Statement:
    • One-page statement of your vision, experience, and future plans to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive academic culture. We recognize that faculty play many roles, including promoting excellence in teaching, research, mentoring, and service to the university and the profession. Your statement may touch upon all or a subset of these roles.
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three academic references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendations later in the recruitment process.
Review of applications is ongoing; applications received by November 15, 2022 will be given full consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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