Assistant Professor (Accountancy)

Job Description & Qualification

The University of Mississippi, Patterson School of Accountancy seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank beginning Fall 2023.

Experience and Qualifications:
An earned doctorate from an AACSB-accredited university is required. 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. A CPA will be required prior to tenure. The successful applicant will be dedicated to quality teaching, excellent research, and professional service. All teaching and research specialties will be considered.

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 CV, (c) a current working paper, and (d) three letters of recommendation, if possible. Recommendation letters may be submitted by the candidate in the application portal above, or may be sent directly to Dr. Stocks at the address below. 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 University of Mississippi and 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 has aggressively implemented many health and wellness initiatives for its more than 2,900 employees, and 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.

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

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: J12094