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Assistant Professor in Accounting
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Aug. 17, 2023
Title Assistant Professor in Accounting
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8F100:B&E Accountancy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date January 2024
  • Assistant Professor
  • Accounting and/or Taxes
The Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky is pleased to invite applications for position at the rank of Assistant Professor with a flexible start date (January 2024 or later). We invite applicants with qualifications to teach and conduct research in any accounting discipline and research methodology.

We prefer that applicants at the Assistant Professor rank have at least three years of prior academic experience, a demonstrated record of publishing in top-tier accounting journals, and a desire to participate in doctoral education.

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy offers an outstanding research environment with a core of highly productive research-oriented faculty. We offer a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, a Master of Science in Accounting, and a PhD in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration. We have made considerable investments in enhancing these programs over the past several years. Along with the Gatton College, the Von Allmen School was re-accredited by the AACSB in 2022.
Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter), evidence of ongoing research (upload working papers under Specific Request 1), and a curriculum vitae. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The position will remain open and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University offers a very competitive package of benefits. You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits web site:

The Gatton College is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both face-to-face and online formats. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, and are the fastest growing college on UK’s campus, with more than 4,000 students. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for faculty who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business.” Please direct any questions to Shana Hall at

Located in central Kentucky, Lexington (pop. 320,000) is widely known as the “horse capital of the world” and is roughly an hour’s drive from Louisville and Cincinnati. Lexington has a number of desirable amenities, a vibrant dining and nightlife, and plenty of outdoor activities and is regularly cited as one of the top places to live in the US. Please consider joining our team.

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