Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Accounting

Job Description & Qualification

We seek colleagues who will actively pursue scholarly research, enthusiastically approach teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage with colleagues and the accounting profession to further UMSL’s mission. Faculty are expected to: (1) conduct independent research in accounting and publish articles in peer-reviewed journals, (2) teach graduate and undergraduate courses, and (3) provide service to the department, the College, the University, the accounting profession and/or the wider community.

>Required Qualifications: Candidates must have (or expect to complete) a Ph.D. in Accounting (or Ph.D. in Business with Accounting emphasis) from an AACSB-accredited university before the start date.

>Preferred Qualifications: Candidates who hold or are qualified to hold a professional credential relevant to the Accounting profession are preferred. Our foremost teaching needs currently are in Taxation and Managerial accounting. We welcome candidates with research interests in any area of accounting. We seek faculty who have experience or potential skill for supporting success through teaching and mentoring of students from a wide range of diverse backgrounds.

Application Procedure

All applications must be submitted on the UMSL HR Careers portal. Please combine all application materials into a single PDF and upload to the portal. Applications must include the following:
• A cover letter addressing your interest in the position and how your experience addresses the qualifications listed above,
• a curriculum vita,
• evidence of your teaching effectiveness,
• a sample publications (published or in process),
• 3-5 references should be provided (name, institution, job title, contact information).

For full consideration, please submit application by March 24,2024. The position will remain open until filled. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed via video conference. Finalists will be invited for a campus visit.

About the Organization

The UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST. LOUIS Department of Accounting invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor of Accounting level beginning August 2024. With nearly 15,000 students, the University is the largest public research university in eastern Missouri. It serves a diverse student body whose influence on the region upon graduation is immense.

The AACSB-accredited College of Business Administration offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees in a variety of business disciplines. Within the College, the separately AACSB-accredited Accounting program offers a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Accounting and supports DBA students emphasizing Accounting in their research. The department values its long history of successfully preparing students for professional certification. The Accounting Department is a collegial workplace comprised of faculty members with a variety of research and scholarship interests.

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Job ID

ID: J14946