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Accounting Faculty
University Of West Florida

 

Position description
Applications are invited for one full-time tenure track assistant or associate professor of accounting, position number 123730. The position is available with an August, 2019 start date, dependent upon university funding. Primary teaching duties will be undergraduate and graduate courses in any one or more of the following:  financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting and auditing.

The University of West Florida, located in Pensacola, FL, primarily emphasizes quality teaching. In addition, faculty members are expected to publish in quality refereed journals, maintain AACSB academic qualifications, perform career and academic counseling, and serve on departmental, college, and university committees. A normal teaching load is three courses (two preparations) per semester. This position may require teaching at the nearby Fort Walton Beach campus of the university (approximately 50 miles east of the Pensacola campus). Opportunities for summer teaching are normally available. Salary is AACSB competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications
Ph.D., Doctorate, or Doctoral degree in Accounting or closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution, as well as, a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.

Preferred Qualifications
Ph.D., Doctorate, or Doctoral degree in Accounting or closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution, as well as, a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. ABD candidates may be considered, but must provide strong evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed prior to August 2019. Preferred candidates will also have relevant teaching experience which includes proven effectiveness in online course development and teaching, professional experience and professional certification. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to pursue a balanced commitment to excellent teaching, productive research and active service.  A significant record of scholarly publication and teaching excellence is required for appointment at the rank of associate professor.

University of West Florida
The University’s 1,600 acres serves over 13,000 students (including over 2,700 graduate students) from 48 states in the U.S. and almost 90 different countries. UWF is known for its small class sizes, even in introductory courses. The College of Business offers AACSB accredited undergraduate, master of accountancy, and MBA degrees. We provide a collegial and professional environment that values a balanced commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The campus is just 30 minutes from Pensacola’s beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.

Application
To apply for the position, go to https://jobs.uwf.edu and submit the following materials in digital format: 1) a letter of application clearly indicating your qualifications and interests, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) teaching evaluations, 4) the names and email addresses of three references, and 5) a statement of your teaching philosophy (not more than 800 words). To receive full consideration, applicants should submit application materials no later than August 3, 2018.  However, the position will be held open until filled.

To schedule a meeting with us at the AAA 2018 Annual Meeting, apply for the position as described above. Then, contact Dr. Joseph Donelan via e-mail at jdonelan@uwf.edu. For additional information, contact Dr. Donelan by e-mail or phone (850-217-5336).

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer.  Any individual requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY).  A criminal background check is required for successful candidates.  E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.