Assistant Professor of Accounting

Job Description & Qualification

This full-time faculty position is on-campus and in-person.

The Department of Accounting at Texas Christian University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Accounting in the Neeley School of Business for Fall 2025. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate courses, preferably in auditing or financial accounting. This is an in-person, on campus position. The Neeley School supports and expects high quality research. Successful candidates will demonstrate the potential to publish in leading accounting journals. Apply by September 15, 2024 for full consideration; the position will remain open until filled.

Application Procedure

All applications must be submitted electronically through the TCU HR system at From this page, you can search for this position by the title “Assistant Professor of Accounting.” Alternatively, under "Jobs by Category” select "Neeley School of Business" to find this position among a listing of all business school positions.

Applicants should submit the following to the online application: (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) evidence of high quality scholarly activity and potential, including one working paper, and (4) three references with addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers. Candidates may submit evidence of teaching excellence or potential.

About the Organization

The Department of Accounting includes 23 faculty and 2 administrative staff who work together in a highly collegial manner. The department offers AACSB-accredited BBA and MAc degrees, in addition to supporting the Neeley School's other BBA, MBA, and MS degree programs. Faculty provide an outstanding education and classroom experience for TCU students and actively engage in research that is published in top journals.

The nationally ranked TCU Neeley School of Business has approximately 3,000 students enrolled across undergraduate and graduate programs, with approximately one third of TCU students in its programs as majors, minors or advanced degree seekers. Departments include Accounting, Business Information Systems, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Finance, Management and Leadership, Marketing and Supply and Value Chain Management, as well as seven graduate programs including full-time, part-time and online MBA and MS degrees. The Neeley School was ranked #9 in the nation and #1 in Texas for highest starting salaries for undergraduates in 2022 (Poets&Quants). The school’s BBA is ranked #21 Best Undergraduate program in 2023, and was named one of the top 10 Undergraduate Business Schools to Watch in 2022 (Poets&Quants). The Neeley School has the #4 ranked full-time MBA in Texas in 2022 (Bloomberg Businessweek) and the #32 MBA in the World in 2022 (Wall Street Journal/Time Higher Education).

The Neeley School is committed to fostering an inclusive, scholarly community composed of individuals who, through their diverse and sometimes competing perspectives, contribute to a free and intellectually challenging culture where students, faculty, staff and alumni have equitable opportunities and can forge paths toward personal and professional growth. We build upon the momentum generated by living the Neeley Promise: The Neeley School of Business unleashes human potential with leadership at the core and innovation in our spirit. 

Founded in 1873, Texas Christian University sits on 302 acres nestled in a primarily residential part of Fort Worth, just minutes away from downtown. The University includes seven schools and colleges, in addition to the John V. Roach Honors College and the Burnett School of Medicine.

Currently, TCU enrolls more than 10,200 undergraduates and 1,700 graduate students. Twenty-eight percent of students self-identify as a member of a minority group, five percent are international students, and forty-five percent are from out-of-state. Our students are supported by more than 2,200 faculty and staff. The University has more than 700 full-time faculty members and is a top 100 National University as classified by US News and World Report and has a Carnegie Classification of R2: Doctoral Universities – High Research Activity.

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Job ID

ID: J15277