ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ACCOUNTING AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

Job posting number: #7069845

Posted: September 16, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Accounting and Information Systems Department in the Wisconsin School of Business seeks an Assistant Professor in the field of Accounting. The position would be responsible for teaching graduate and undergraduate students in Accounting and Information Systems or related field at the Wisconsin School of Business, conducting scholarly research and performing university service.

The Accounting Department is rated among the top programs in the country for undergraduate programs. The Chronicles of Higher Education recently ranked Wisconsin Accounting at the #1 position in its study of scholarly productivity in the discipline on a per-faculty member basis. Public Accounting Reports ranked our programs very highly. The department continues to lead the nation on the number of interns we place at the Financial Accounting Standards Board, and we continue to be in the top set of schools on CPA exam first time pass rates. We are also proud to be part of a great university with excellent resources available to both faculty and students. The Wisconsin School of Business offers degrees in Accounting at the undergraduate, master's (IMAcc & GMAcc), and PhD level. The School currently enrolls approximately 1800 undergraduates (sophomore/junior/senior level), 400 masters, and 60 PhD students.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:
Job Duties:

-Create and maintain a strong program of research.
-Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in the Wisconsin School of Business.
-Provide classroom and individual instruction for undergraduate and graduate degree-seeking students.
-Contribute to the intellectual and academic life of the department. University and community service will be expected as appropriate.

INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
Ph.D. in Accounting or related field required by start date. Preferred research and/or teaching interest in financial or managerial accounting.

MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
Candidate with new or anticipated Ph.D. degrees will have research under way that is likely to result in one or more publications in top tier journals, and will have presentation skills that suggest future excellence in teaching. Well-qualified seasoned applicants will have demonstrated high quality research with publications in top tier journals, and will have demonstrated excellence in teaching.



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