Assistant Professor of Business

University of Wisconsin Colleges in Wisconsin

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted December 9, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary 47999-48000
Employment Type Full-time


The Department of Business and Economics of the University of Wisconsin Colleges invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor of Business (Accounting) at its UW-Waukesha campus to start in the fall of 2014.


A Masters in Business or closely related field with a CPA and/or CMA or equivalent degree is required.


The teaching load of 24 contact hours per year will include a combination of courses, including Introduction to Business, Introductory Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Managerial Accounting courses. Candidates who can teach Information Management courses are also encouraged to apply. Some classes may be delivered via distance education technologies. For additional courses offered by the department see the course catalogue at As a tenure-track position, this requires teaching excellence, continued professional development and scholarly work, and institutional and community service. As the sole Business and Accounting faculty member at this location, the incumbent will be responsible for development of the program and recommendation of curriculum to meet student needs.


UW-Waukesha County is a lively and engaged community of scholars and students. We seek candidates who share our passion for teaching and engaging a diverse freshman-sophomore student population through proven, successful, creative, and technological resources, techniques, and methodologies. Our faculty contribute to the academic and civic life of the campus, with interest in civic engagement, public scholarship, service learning, interdisciplinary studies, and initiatives that engage students in their first year. In the fall of 2013, UW-Waukesha became one of only six UW Colleges campuses to begin offering a baccalaureate of applied arts and sciences degree completion program.


The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor's degree. The UW Colleges also offers a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses. See for more information about the UW Colleges.


UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion. We define Inclusive Excellence as "the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success." We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates.

Employment is contingent on establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


Starting salary is $48,000 based on a 9-month academic year, with an excellent benefits package, please see Summer and winter sessions may offer additional opportunities for compensation.


Applicants are required to apply online. UW Colleges will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents at the time of application. Required application materials: a letter of interest, current vita, unofficial transcripts, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references. Student evaluations of teaching may also be submitted if available. For assured consideration, apply by January 24, 2014.

This position will remain posted until filled. If requested, confidentiality of an application can be maintained until an applicant is deemed a finalist in the search.

Questions regarding the position may be addressed to: UW Colleges Department of Business and Economics, Chair Carolyn Polodna, or 920-929-1193.

For other technical questions or assistance, please contact UW Service Center at (888) 298-4159.

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