Assistant Professor of Accounting

About the position: The College of Business at The University of Alabama in Huntsville invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting position. We seek applicants who welcome the challenges and rewards of serving on an intellectually curious faculty of a growing college located in a dynamic and supportive high technology community. This tenure-track appointment starts in the fall term of 2020.

Responsibilities: Conduct and publish high quality scholarly research in a collegial environment in which both intra- and inter-disciplinary collaborations are valued. Teach courses in graduate and undergraduate programs as needed by the college. Participate actively in the profession, university service and outreach to the region’s businesses, governments, and military operations.

Qualifications: A PhD in Accounting or related field from an AACSB accredited school is required, and specialization in financial accounting is preferred.  The successful candidate will have a strong academic background, be able to conduct research that is publishable in high quality journals, and have a commitment to excellence in graduate and undergraduate education. ABD candidates will be considered, but the doctorate must be completed by the start of the 2020 academic year. We enjoy AACSB-competitive salaries.

ABOUT THE COLLEGE: The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International and has approximately 32 tenured and tenure-track faculty, 35 research and part-time faculty, 1,000 undergraduates and over 400 graduate students. It offers a BSBA degree with majors in management, marketing, information systems, accounting, and finance; a BS in Economics and Computational Analysis degree; and seven graduate degrees: an MBA, and specialized masters' degrees in Accounting, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management. UAH has been ranked by the NSF in recent years among the top 10 in the nation for federal funding of research management and economics. For detailed information about the college and its programs, please visit


ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, classified as a High Research Active institution, offers academic and research programs in the colleges of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education; Engineering; Nursing; Professional and Continuing Studies; and Science. The Huntsville area is a culturally diverse community and maintains one of the highest per capita incomes and standards of living in the Southeast. Known as the "Rocket City" and home to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville has a major presence of technology, space, defense, and automotive industries, which allows the city to offer a variety of high quality educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. For more information about Huntsville and its convenient location to Nashville, Birmingham, and Atlanta, please visit     


APPLICATION PROCEDURE AND DEADLINE: Interested and interesting candidates must contact Allen Wilhite, Chair, Department of Accounting, Economics, and Finance, The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL 35899; Please include a vita and at least three references with your letter of application. Review of candidates begins July 1, 2019 but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Alabama in Huntsville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer of minorities/ females/ veterans/ disabled.