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Assistant Professor - Accounting

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Business

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, School of Business seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Accounting. This is a full-time, 9-month basis appointment. The position starts August, 2019. Qualified individuals considering a change from business careers will be fully considered for the position.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to meet traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work, and service to the university and community.  The position entails a teaching load of four classes per semester that may include classes in the areas of accounting, income tax, auditing and accounting information systems. The teaching load may be a combination of on-campus courses and online courses. Ability to teach Finance and Economics courses is a plus.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in accounting, business, or related field with a minimum of 15 graduate-level credits in accounting
  • CPA certification
  • 2 years of public accounting or related industry experience
  • Ability to deliver effective instruction, including the use of high-value learning practices such as active, applied, and experiential learning
  • A willingness to teach in both traditional classroom and online environments
  • Demonstrated potential to conduct scholarly research
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization

Preferred qualifications include: 

  • Doctorate in accounting, business, or related field (ABD is acceptable for hire)
  • Experience teaching students at a distance using online, streaming, or other methods
  • Experience in forensic accounting and fraud investigation
  • Ability to teach economics, general business, or finance courses

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Department Information: The School of Business consists of 22 faculty members and offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Business Administration to approximately 700 on campus students. In addition, undergraduate and graduate Master’s degrees are offered to approximately 1,000 distance students.  More information is available at http://www.uwplatt.edu/business. The School of Business department currently has 4 full time accounting members, in addition to several adjunct accounting instructors.

 

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Application Deadline:

To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by March 17, 2019.  Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

How to Apply:

Applications are required to be submitted electronically via the UW-Platteville careers portal. The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of Application addressing all qualifications
  • Curriculum Vitae

The following documents will be required of final candidates:

  • Names and contact information (email address and phone number) for three (3) professional references
  • Unofficial copy of transcript for highest degree earned

 

For questions regarding this position, please contact: 

      Roger Kerkenbush, Chairperson Search Committee, (608) 342-6157

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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