Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting

  • University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Wilmington, NC, USA
  • Oct 30, 2020
Full time   BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description


Assistant/Associate Professor of Accounting


Brief Summary of Work for this Position
The Department of Accountancy and Business Law at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning fall 2021. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and master’s courses in accounting, conducting scholarly research that results in quality peer-reviewed publications, student advising, and service to advance the mission of the department, school, university, and the profession. Upon initial appointment, instructional duties include teaching three courses per semester.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit
The Department of Accountancy and Business Law serves undergraduate students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in accounting and offers a Master of Science in Accountancy (MSA) degree that graduates approximately 60 students annually. The department also provides core courses for the Cameron School of Business and MBA programs.

College/School Information
UNCW boasts a beautiful 661-acre wooded campus with approximately 16,500 students and is one of the fastest growing institutions in the University of North Carolina system. The Cameron School of Business is AACSB accredited and serves more than 2200 business majors, including graduate students in the PMBA, EMBA, M.S. in Accounting, International MBA, M.S in Business Analytics, M.S. in Finance and Investments, and M.S. in Computer Science and Information Systems programs.

The Wilmington metropolitan area comprises approximately 225,000 people and features a thriving port, business community, and tourism industry. Bordered by both the Atlantic Ocean and the Cape Fear River, Wilmington offers the best in coastal living.

University Information
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to the integration of teaching, mentoring, research and service. Widely acknowledged for its world-class faculty and staff and continuously recognized at a national level for scholarly excellence and affordability, UNCW offers a powerful academic experience that stimulates creative inquiry and critical thinking and a community rich in diversity, inclusion and global perspectives.

A public institution with nearly 18,000 students, UNCW offers a full range of baccalaureate- and graduate-level programs, as well as doctoral degrees in educational leadership, marine biology, nursing practice and psychology; and many distance learning options, including clinical research, an accelerated RN-to-BSN program, an Executive M.B.A. program structured for working professionals, and the nation’s only bachelor’s degree program focused on coastal engineering.

The university’s efforts to advance research and scholarly activities have earned UNCW the elevated designation of “Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity” institution (R2 University) by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

UNCW has been part of the University of North Carolina System since 1969.


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
A doctoral degree in accounting, or a JD / LLM with taxation emphasis, is required.
Candidates must have potential to be excellent teachers, active researchers, and participating members of the university and professional communities.

Preferred Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Applicants with an interest in teaching taxation are most preferred, although highly-qualified applicants with other specialty interests may be considered.

Application Details

Please apply online at

Special Notes to Applicants
Please note that a minimum of three professional references are required for all applications.

EEO Statement
At the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (UNCW), our culture reflects our values of inclusion, diversity, globalization, ethics and integrity and innovation and we are committed to providing equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs. UNCW believes that embracing the unique contributions of our faculty, staff and students is critical to our success and paramount in being recognized for our global mindset.


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