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Job Details

Assistant Professor of Accounting Fall 2021 Start

Company name
The University of Central Arkansas

Location
Conway, AR, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Accounting, Education

Posted on
Nov 19, 2020

Valid Through
Mar 04, 2021

Profile

Posting Number

F0252020

Working Title

Assistant Professor of Accounting (Fall 2021 Start)

Department Org

312000 - Accounting

Position Summary

The Department of Accounting at the University of Central Arkansas invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning as early as August 2021. The nine-month appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor.

UCA

and the College of Business are dedicated to attracting and supporting diverse faculty. We value the opportunity to work, learn, and develop in a community that embraces the diversity of individuals and ideas.

Applications will be considered for individuals interested in teaching in any area of accounting except tax. Preference will be given to those applicants with an interest or experience in teaching data analytics and/or governmental/not-for-profit accounting. Please indicate your preference and/or willingness to teach using the teaching interest form (https://uca.edu/accounting/teaching-interest-form/).

The Department of Accounting has 12 full-time faculty and over 250 majors seeking an undergraduate accounting major, Master of Accountancy (MAcc), or technical certificate in accounting. Local, regional and international firms recruit our graduates.

The College of Business, which is

AACSB

Accredited, houses four academic departments (Accounting; Economics, Finance, Insurance, and Risk Management; Marketing and Management; and Management Information Systems), 14 undergraduate degrees, 2 graduate degrees (MAcc,

MBA

), and multiple certificates and minors. College enrollment typically exceeds 1,500 students each semester.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

An Assistant Professor at the University of Central Arkansas is expected to teach classes at the undergraduate and graduate level. The faculty member will be expected to teach a variety of accounting courses, as well as develop and maintain an active program of research leading to peer-reviewed publications. In addition, providing service to the students, department, college, university, and/or professional community is expected. Candidates should be willing to teach in both face to face and distance education formats.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Applicants should possess a command of the discipline, the ability to deliver effective instruction and assessment of student performance, and the capability of engaging in successful individual and collaborative research and scholarship.

Required Education and/or Experience

Minimum educational requirements include either (a) an earned doctorate in Accounting with significant hours of accounting coursework prior to doctorate or (b) an earned doctorate in business accompanied by significant accounting experience and prior degrees in accounting. (Candidates nearing completion of an earned doctorate will also be considered for an Assistant Professor position.)

Preferred Education and/or Experience

Significant professional experience and teaching experience, in either traditional or non-traditional settings, is desirable.

License(s)/Certifications (Required or Preferred)

A

CPA

certification is preferred. Other accounting certifications or a license to practice law will also be considered.

University, Campus, and Community Description

Thank you for your interest in employment at the University of Central Arkansas.

Founded in 1907,

UCA

has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the

ACT

exam.

UCA

is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities.

UCA

seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.

Desired start date

08/16/2021

Background Check Statement

This position may be subject to a pre-employment criminal, sex-offender registry, financial history background check and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication and/or adverse financial history alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks and drug screening information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

UCA EEO Statement

The University of Central Arkansas is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution dedicated to attracting and supporting a diverse student, faculty and staff population through enhanced multicultural learning environments and opportunities. In keeping with its nondiscrimination policy in employment, admissions and other functions and programs, the university considers employees and students on the basis of individual merit and will not discriminate against a person on the basis of gender, race or color, ethnicity, religion, spiritual beliefs, national origin, age, familial status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, disability, political beliefs, intellectual perspective, genetic information, military status, or other factors irrelevant to participation in its programs.

Open Date

11/19/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

All applicants should include the following documents: (1) a detailed curriculum vitae, (2) a letter of application, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a teaching interest form available at https://uca.edu/accounting/teaching-interest-form/, and (5) if available, evidence of teaching effectiveness. Additionally, please provide contact information for three references.

Company info

The University of Central Arkansas
Phone : 1.501.450.3181
Fax : 1.501.450.5088
Website : http://www.uca.edu

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