Two Assistant Professor-Accounting

Job Announcement

The Department of Accounting and Information Systems in the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications from qualified candidates for two tenure-track faculty positions in Accounting. All areas of expertise will be accepted although preference will be given to those with teaching experience/interest in managerial, cost, tax, auditing, and financial accounting. Salary and benefits are AACSB-competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Responsibilities include publishing scholarly research in top academic journals, teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and service. The expected starting date is September 1, 2021.  Salary and benefits are AACSB-competitive and appropriate for experience and qualifications.  Hiring decisions are subject to final budget approval.

Required Qualifications

Completion of a Ph.D. degree in accounting from an AACSB-accredited institution by the starting date is necessary along with strong evidence of potential publication success in top journals and quality instruction. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are important. 

UTEP and El Paso

The University of Texas at El Paso is a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to excellent higher education. UTEP enrolls more than 25,000 students in 167 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in 10 colleges and schools. It is one of the largest and most successful Hispanic-serving institutions in the country, with a student body that is over 80% Hispanic. UTEP advances discovery of public value and positively impacts the health, culture, education and economy of the community it serves. With more than $100 million in total annual research expenditures, the University is ranked among the top 5% of colleges and universities in research and fifth in Texas for federal research expenditures at public universities, after UT Austin, Texas A&M, the University of Houston and The University of Texas at Dallas. It is also nationally recognized as a community-engaged university.

Application Procedure

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Applicants must submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, complete contact information for three references. Graduate transcripts will be requested in the later stages of the search process. Applicants are encouraged to apply by October 15, 2020.  To apply, please visit

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all.  

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