Clinical Faculty (Accountancy)

Job Description & Qualification

The University of Mississippi, Patterson School of Accountancy seeks to fill one (and possibly two) non-tenure-track Clinical Assistant, Clinical Associate or Clinical Full Professor positions beginning the fall semester 2022. Subject to availability, there may be opportunities for summer teaching or research funding. Clinical faculty members play a vital role in the Patterson School of Accountancy, and are expected to actively participate as faculty members on the Oxford campus.
Position Details

Appointment: 9 Month
Assignment Type: Non-Tenure Track

Minimum Qualifications:
An earned doctorate from an AACSB-accredited university (or an LL.M.), a CPA, and teaching experience are required for this position. ABD candidates in advanced stages of their dissertation with expected degree completion of no later than one year from their employment date will be considered. The successful applicant will be dedicated to excellent teaching, professional service, and research engagement. All accounting specialties will be considered. However, tax is a primary teaching need.

Application Procedure

Applications must be submitted at (paper applications cannot be accepted). Applications must include (a) a cover letter which details candidate qualifications and stating the goals the candidate would seek to achieve as a member of the Patterson School of Accountancy faculty, (b) a current vitae, and (c) names and contact information of three references. Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further information contact Dr. Morris H. Stocks, Professor and Don Jones Chair of Accountancy, Patterson School of Accountancy, The University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677-1848, email:, or phone: 662-915-5716.

About the Organization

About the Patterson School of Accountancy:
The Patterson School offers the Bachelor of Accountancy, Master of Accountancy, Master of Taxation, Master of Accountancy and Data Analytics, Master of Taxation and Data Analytics, and Ph.D. in Accountancy. All degree programs are accredited by the AACSB. Our programs have been consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally for many years. The School is administered by the Dean of the School of Accountancy, who reports directly to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor. The University of Mississippi houses the National Library of the Accounting Profession (former AICPA Library). We provide an excellent environment for faculty, with competitive salary and benefits, and an attractive teaching load. For more information on the Patterson School please visit

About the University of MS & Oxford, MS
Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi, affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. The University of Mississippi, consistently named by The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For,” is located in Oxford, MS, which is ranked one of the “Top 10 Best College Towns.” The University of Mississippi, which has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, has consistently been named one of Mississippi’s Healthiest Workplaces. The University of Mississippi and the Patterson School of Accountancy are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome.

Background Check Statement:
The University of Mississippi is committed to providing a safe campus community. UM conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement:
The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, citizenship, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.

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Job ID

ID: J10218