Assistant Professor

Accounting Department

Position: The University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, Accounting Department invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the areas of Tax, Managerial, and Financial Accounting. 

Starting Date: Fall 2014

Qualifications: Applicants must be able to complete an earned doctoral degree in Accounting or a closely related field from an accredited institution by the end of the first year contract.  The College of Business and Economics is AACSB accredited so applicants must be academically qualified under those standards.

Preferred Qualification: Preference will be given to applicants with a doctoral degree and/or a degree in Accounting.  Preference will be given to applicants with CPA certification and accounting practical experience.  Experience with a variety of teaching methods in addition to lecturing is desirable.

Responsibilities: The UWW Accounting Department strives to be among the best regional public comprehensive university accounting departments by focusing on quality teaching, a solid research portfolio in peer-reviewed journals including pedagogical research, and service to the department, university, community and/or accounting profession.  Teaching responsibilities include courses in our undergraduate and masters’ programs.  All accounting classes are taught only by faculty/staff and many opportunities exist for interaction between faculty and students in and outside of the classroom.  For more about information about our department see our website at http://www.uww.edu/cobe/accounting/

University: Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is a premier regional public comprehensive university and is part of the University of Wisconsin System.  Currently, over 12,000 undergraduate students are enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors including about 425 upper-division accounting majors.   Across the university, about 1,400 students are enrolled in 13 graduate programs including about 180 students pursing the Masters of Professional Accountancy degree.  As a university community, we are proud of being recognized as one of the Top 100 Workplaces in southeastern Wisconsin.   For more information about UW-Whitewater see our website at http://www.uww.edu/

Community: The UW-Whitewater campus is in Whitewater, Wisconsin - a city with over 14,000 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest.   The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities.  Whitewater is located 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison, and 110 miles from Chicago.

Application: A complete application package consists of a letter of application, resume, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Original transcripts will be required of finalists.  Application materials should be emailed to  Joanna Stradusky at stradinj@uww.edu or mailed to Dr. Alka Arora, Search and Screen Committee Chair, Attn:  Joanna Stradusky, Accounting Department, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, 800 W. Main Street, Whitewater, WI 53190-1790.  Only complete applications will be considered.  Applications received by April 19, 2014 are ensured consideration.  Position will remain open until filled.

Review: UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.  A criminal background check is required for employment.