Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Accounting

Job Description & Qualification

The John T. Steed School of Accounting in the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for an open rank tenured or tenure-track position starting in the 2022-2023 academic year. Applicants will be considered for appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank based on achievements and experience. Endowed professorships/chairs are available for qualified candidates at the Associate or Full rank. The School’s primary teaching needs are in graduate auditing.

Candidates must possess a doctoral degree in accounting or closely related field from an AACSB-accredited program or anticipate completion of such a degree by August 2022. Successful candidates must have an active research program with the demonstrated ability or clear potential to publish in highly rated peer-reviewed journals. Candidates should possess a commitment to quality teaching and ability to teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, in person and online.

Candidates will be evaluated based on their past academic record, current work in process, and evidence of quality teaching. Candidates are encouraged to submit evidence of teaching effectiveness through submission of student or peer evaluations of their teaching.

Application Procedure

Qualified individuals may apply at Application materials should include a current vita, working paper to be presented to faculty and doctoral students, evidence of effective teaching, and names and contact information for three references.

Questions regarding the search may be submitted to Karen Hennes (, Director of the Steed School of Accounting. Screening of applications will begin February 4, 2022, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

About the Organization

The Price College of Business at OU continues to flourish in a period of growth and expansion. The Price College of Business is AACSB-accredited with approximately 4,500 undergraduate, 700 master’s, and 35 doctoral students, and the Steed School of Accounting is separately accredited by the AACSB with approximately 600 accounting undergraduates, 250 MAcc students (residential and online), and 12 doctoral students. The School’s undergraduate and master’s programs have been ranked among the top programs of their size in the nation, and graduate students’ most recent success rate on the CPA exam was among the highest in the nation. The Steed School faculty currently consists of 22 full-time faculty members: 13 tenured / tenure-track professors and 9 full-time instructional faculty.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and healthcare needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. In Fall 2020, approximately 22% of OU’s freshmen were first-generation students and 35% of all students belonged to a minority race/ethnicity. The primary campus is in Norman, which is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside of Oklahoma City and less than three hours from Dallas/Ft. Worth. With outstanding schools, extensive community activities, nearby urban amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender in “Best Places to Live” rankings. For more information about OU or life in Norman, see:

The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving a diverse, equitable, and inclusive university community by embracing each person’s unique contributions, background and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma recognizes that fostering an inclusive environment for all, with particular attention to the needs of historically marginalized populations, is vital to the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission. This enhances the OU experience for all students, faculty and staff and for the communities we engage.

The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides.

The University of Oklahoma is an Equal Opportunity Institution Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Job ID

ID: J10277