Accounting Faculty

Saint Paul, Ramsey County
Aug 01, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

The Department of Accounting of the Opus College of Business of the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Accounting to begin in September 2015. Primary duties of the position include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in Accounting.


Consistent with the teacher/scholar model practiced at St. Thomas, an approach combining excellence in teaching and research, as well as active engagement with the business community, candidates should demonstrate a capacity to teach at a high level of competency, conduct high quality scholarly research and interact effectively with businesses.  Individuals with an interest in teaching managerial/cost are our highest need but candidates in all areas are invited to apply.


The University of St. Thomas, Opus College of Business ranks in the top quartile of all AACSB-accredited graduate business programs listed in the most recent "Best Graduate Schools" rankings published by U.S. News & World Report. The College employs a mission-driven approach to management education and delivers a diverse portfolio of offerings including undergraduate, full-time and evening MBA, and specialized graduate business programs. The Accounting Department consists of 16 full-time faculty members with a range of teaching and research.

Candidates should have a doctorate in Accounting or another closely-related field. Teaching and research qualifications should be commensurate with rank sought. 


Applications should be submitted online at and include (1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae detailing your accounting­ related experience 3) evidence of teaching effectiveness and (4) an unofficial copy of your graduate transcripts.


Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position is filled.


We will be attending the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in Atlanta in early August.  Interested candidates should contact Larry Davis, Accounting Department Search Committee Chair, at to schedule a conference interview.


Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota's largest private university. Its 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs. The Minneapolis-St. Paul area is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. and home to several Fortune 500 companies.


Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good, and seeks to develop individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


The University of St. Thomas has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action. In that spirit, the University welcomes nominations and applications from a broad and diverse applicant pool.