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Faculty Tenure Track - Accounting
Utah Valley University

Date Posted Feb. 1, 2021
Title Faculty Tenure Track - Accounting
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Application Deadline 3/15/2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Assistant Professor
  • Accounting and/or Taxes

Faculty Tenure Track - Accounting

Position Category: Faculty - Tenure Track (FT)


The Woodbury School of Business is seeking a tenure track faculty member in the Accounting department. This position includes teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in either taxation or Accounting Information Systems (AIS) as assigned using effective pedagogies. Instruction may include in-class, online, or hybrid methods of delivery. This position requires an active research and scholarship agenda with a demonstrable impact in accounting, research, practice, and/or pedagogy. This position also requires acceptance of service assignments to help on department, school, and university committees. Faculty members also support the department's goals and work collaboratively with colleagues in the department, school, and university.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

An earned PH.D in accounting or related field from an AACSB accredited institution or JD or MTax with accounting industry experience in taxation. ABDs nearing completion of their degree will be considered, but must have evidence of degree in hand by start of classes. Evidence of research potential is required of all applicants.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The successful candidate must have knowledge and understanding of current accounting principles including either accounting information systems, or taxation.
Currency may be demonstrated through recent formal education, professional certification, appropriate level of recent professional practice, continuing professional education, and verification of successful teaching.
The successful candidate must have excellent teaching skills.
These skills include instructing students effectively, grading students fairly based on their demonstrated competence and maintaining order in the classroom.
Candidates must be able to develop courses in the area of their expertise.
Abilities necessary for this position include effective oral and written communication, class management at the college level, teaching using traditional, in-class methods, teaching online, and use of current teaching techniques.
Candidates are expected to be able to perform all the normal functions of teaching in a current college environment.
The ability to teach courses online and to use online teaching materials and teaching aids is necessary.
  • Skills in controlling the classroom environment, engaging students in an organized way that invites learning the details and processes of business topics, especially accounting.
  • Skills in relating to students in a way that engages them with the material being taught.
  • Skills in projecting a love of learning and enthusiasm for the accounting profession.
  • Skills in public speaking.
  • Skills in advising and mentoring students.
  • Ability to organize and structure sequences of learning events and concepts so that students perceive, build, and accomplish class objectives.
  • Ability to lead class discussions, explain principles, and review pedagogical and student performance issues.
  • Ability to coordinate, train, and supervise adjunct instructors in introductory accounting courses.
  • Ability to motivate students towards an accounting degree.
  • Ability to work effectively with people.

Preferred Qualifications:

Teaching experience and professional certification(s) appropriate to the candidates areas of teaching and research are preferred.
Professional experience with accounting firms and businesses is preferred.
Recent teaching experience in either taxation or AIS is preferred.
Current accounting-related certifications and licenses (CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE, CGMA, etc.) and JD/LLM are preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing, hearing, seeing, talking, fine hand manipulation.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: DOQ

Advertisement Number: FAC00521

Open Date: 01/29/2021

Review Start Date: 03/01/2021

Close Date: 3/15/2021

Open Until Filled: No

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