Assistant Professor of Accounting

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Wisconsin

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted August 4, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified

Assistant Professor of Accounting


The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Accounting to begin in the Fall of 2015.


Qualified candidates will possess a Ph.D. in Business or closely related field majoring in Accounting, possess the ability to work collegially and collaboratively within the University, and be interested in teaching courses in either taxation or advanced financial accounting. Candidates with anticipated Ph.D. completion by August 2015 will also be considered. Required qualifications also include evidence of teaching excellence and strong communication skills, the potential of high-impact research, as well as the potential to interact effectively with the business community. Preference will be given to candidates with CPA certification and practical accounting experience, and with publications in scholarly journals.


The primary responsibilities in this position will be to provide scholarly research for publication and teaching excellence in the Lubar School of Business. Additionally, the selected candidate will contribute to the mission of the Lubar School by engaging with, mentoring, and advising students, by providing service to the area, School, and University through committee support and other shared governance activities, and by enhancing the School's strong linkages with the business community.


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is Doctoral/Research extensive and a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence, located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin. The campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan. UW-Milwaukee is one of the two "doctoral cluster" campuses in the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System with a student enrollment close to 28,000. The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business is accredited by AACSB International. It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS and PhD degree programs. With doctorates from some of the country's leading universities, more than 70 full-time faculty bring an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School. Additionally, the Lubar School faculty research has gained national and international ranking recognition and our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence. Further information is available at our Web site: http://www.lubar.uwm.edu/


Candidates seeking consideration must apply at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/19614 and submit application materials electronically to include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of courses taught, teaching evaluations, and information relative to dissertation status and anticipated schedule for completion if applicable. Also provide a list of three references with contact information to include postal addresses, e-mail, and telephone numbers with your application. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is an AA/EEO employer committed to increasing diversity in recruitment and retention and advancing our University as an inclusive campus. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Under Wisconsin's open records law, request for confidentiality will be honored, except that the names and titles of all finalists must be disclosed upon request. All finalists for this position will require a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. For information relating to the UWM Campus Security Report, see www. cleryact.uwm.edu or contact the Office of Student Life at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.


For questions or further information contact Professor Paul Fischer, Department Chair. at pfischer@uwm.edu, or by phone 414-229-4545 / 414-828-6368.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/19614