Associate/Full Professor Accounting - Director of Accounting Programs

The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites outstanding scholars to apply for the Associate/Full Professor of Accounting and Director of Accounting Programs position, to begin in the Fall of 2019. 

We seek an outstanding research scholar and educator with a distinguished career of academic experience for this position.  The ideal candidate will hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Business or a related field, with specialization in Accounting as well as CPA certification.  The candidate must qualify for the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure and have administrative experience.  Preference will be given to candidates who present a portfolio that includes a superior record of publications in top peer-reviewed academic journals and a record of teaching excellence.  Administrative experience in an academic accounting department is highly preferred along with and relevant non-academic work background in the accounting field.  Experience with fundraising to support academic activity and interfacing effectively with external business partners in the community will be viewed positively.

As Director of Accounting Programs, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute strong leadership within the Accounting area as it relates to the accounting curricula and program innovation, student achievement, research productivity, and mentoring of junior faculty in both teaching and research.  The director is also responsible for managing all activities related to the School’s AACSB Accreditation in Accounting.  Additionally, activities will include interfacing with the regional business community to cultivate and maintain effective linkages with the School that enhance the value and relevance of the accounting curricula.

The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business is known for superior scholarly research and academic programs.  It has been accredited by the AACSB International since 1970, and earned supplemental accounting accreditation in 2016.  It offers a full array of academic programs; specific to accounting, this includes the BBA major in Accounting, MS Professional Accounting (5th year for accounting undergraduate majors) and the MS Accounting (for non-accounting undergraduate majors).  With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, more than 70 full-time faculty bring an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School. Further information is available at our website:

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence.  While the Milwaukee region is the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the UWM campus is located in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan.  UW-Milwaukee is one of the two “doctoral cluster” campuses in the University of Wisconsin System with a student enrollment close to 25,000. 

Candidates seeking consideration must apply at  and submit application materials electronically to include: cover letter; curriculum vitae with information on courses taught and teaching evaluations. Also provide a list of three references with contact information. Review of applications will begin December 17, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  However, applications received after December 16, 2018 may not receive consideration. 

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer committed to increasing diversity in recruitment and retention and advancing our University as an inclusive campus.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity /expression, disability, or protected veteran status.  Under Wisconsin’s open records law, request for confidentiality will be honored, except that the names and titles of all finalists must be disclosed upon request.  All finalists for this position will require a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.  For information relating to the UWM Campus Security Report, see or contact the Office of Student Life at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

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