Assistant Professor

Job Description & Qualification

The J. M. Tull School of Accounting in the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with teaching and research interests in financial accounting. Position will begin fall 2022 with an anticipated start date of August 1, 2022.

Candidates must have a PhD in accounting (degree completed by August 1, 2022) or a PhD in a related field with a concentration or emphasis in accounting. In addition, candidates should have an active research agenda that demonstrates potential for research publishable in top-tier research journals and should show promise for excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. For information regarding the requirements for each faculty rank, please see the University of Georgia Guidelines for Appointment, Promotion & Tenure at Additional information about Promotion & Tenure guidelines for the Terry College of Business can be found at

Application Procedure

Required application materials include a cover letter, a full vita, examples of teaching and scholarly work, and contact information for three references (including email addresses). The request for letters of recommendation will be conducted at the appropriate time in the search process deemed by the search chair and/or hiring official of this position. All application documents must be submitted electronically via Applications submitted in other ways will not be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position can be directed to the search committee chair, Frank Heflin (

Application deadline: January 17, 2022

About the Organization

The University of Georgia ( is the land/sea grant institution for the state of Georgia and is the first state-chartered (1785) university in the U.S. The J. M. Tull School ranks 9th among public institutions (U.S. News & WR), 6th in archival financial research (BYU 6-yr ranking), and 1st in CPA exam first-time pass-rate among large programs two out of the last five years.

UGA is located in Athens, GA, which is 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, and has been rated the number one place to live in the world by Simple Economist, the 6th best place to live by Outside Magazine, and Rolling Stone named Athens the #1 “college music scene in America”. Athens has 15 neighborhoods on the National Register of Historic Places, is an hour from the southern end of the Appalachian Trail, 58 square-mile Lake Lanier, and 30 square-mile Lake Oconee.

Additional Information

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central UGA HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.

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Job ID

ID: J10118