Assistant or Associate Professor (Accounting)

Job Description & Qualification

The School of Accountancy, Shidler College of Business, the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa invites applications to fill one tenure-track faculty position in accounting.

Successful candidates for tenure-track positions should demonstrate an ability to teach and publish in leading scholarly journals on topics related to audit, accounting analytics, managerial accounting, or tax;
The candidates are expected to advise students and participate in university, college, departmental, and other service activities.
Requirements: Ph.D. or DBA in accounting or related field.
Assistant Professor Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. or DBA in accounting or related discipline from a college or university of recognized standing. Candidates near completion of the doctorate, including a doctoral degree expected by August 2023, will be considered.
Potential to develop a high-quality and impactful research program coupled with demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the university level.
Associate Professor Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D. or DBA in accounting or related discipline from a college or university of recognized standing.
Evidence of scholarly achievement comparable to peers at major research universities.
Minimum of four years of full-time university teaching at the rank of Assistant Professor or equivalent.

Application Procedure

To Apply: Open: , then on the new page, click on the "Apply" button on the top right corner of the screen to complete an application and attach all of the required documents listed below:
A letter of application indicating which rank (Assistant or Associate) you are applying for and clearly stating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications (e.g., international orientation, relevant professional certifications, such as CPA, CMA, or CFA);
A list of at least three professional references with names and contact information (including telephone numbers and email addresses), and
A curriculum vitae.

Continuous - Initial screening of application will begin October 30, 2022.

About the Organization

About the School of Accountancy (SOA): The SOA ranks as one of the productive accounting departments in the world for scholarly research, particularly in Accounting Information System (#8) and Audit (#79) ( To influence accounting research worldwide, the SOA has successfully invited researchers from around the world to Hawai’i Accounting Research Conference (HARC) offered by the Shidler College annually every early January. Conference attendance has continually increased each year and surpassed the 300-conference capacity. The SOA has also started its direct involvement in accounting research by creating the first three-week-long Ph.D. consortium (Hawai’i Accounting Research Doctoral Institute, or HARDI). The HARDI admits up to 25 Ph.D. students from each top-tier national and international accounting program to the University of Hawai’i at Manoa for a three-week interactive research seminar. The students develop accounting research proposals based on a professional accounting board’s feedback and the direction of selected prestigious accounting researchers.

About the Shidler College of Business and the University of Hawaii at Manoa: Established in 1949, the college was renamed the Shidler College of Business in 2006 after alumnus Jay H. Shidler, founder and managing partner of The Shidler Group. In 2017, Mr. Shidler increased his gift to $228 million, making it the largest donation to the University of Hawai‘i from a private donor. The Shidler College of Business is accredited by AACSB International, and U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the college among the nation’s top 25 undergraduate programs for international business. The college is located in Honolulu’s beautiful Manoa Valley, just minutes away from Waikiki, downtown Honolulu, shopping centers, and major cultural centers. Our state’s mild climate provides many opportunities to explore Hawai’i’s natural beauty, and we continue to witness increases in the number of students from locations outside the Hawaiian Islands.

Additional Information

Inquiries: Please contact Dr. Hamid Pourjalali at Alternatively, write to the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Shidler College of Business, School of Accountancy, 2404 Maile Way, Honolulu, HI 96822.
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Job ID

ID: J11794