Accounting Faculty (Tenure-Track, Assistant or Associate Professor)

  • University of St. Thomas
  • St. Paul, MN
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description

 Number of Openings: 1

Closing Date: Applications should be submitted by April 25th

Type of Search: Faculty

Who May Apply: This position is open to all qualified applicants.

Position Number: 2021-5144

Campus: Minneapolis

Department/Unit: Accounting - OCB

Employment Type: Tenure Track Faculty

FLSA Status: Exempt/Salaried

Benefits Eligible: Yes


The Department of Accounting in the Opus College of Business at the University of St. Thomas, MN, is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for exceptional research, excellence in teaching, and also a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the faculty and student population. This is a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning in August 2021 or January 2022.

The Opus College of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International. The college supports undergraduate, part-time and specialized MBA, specialized Masters, and graduate certificate programs.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

St. Thomas is located in the vibrant Minneapolis-St Paul area, one of the nation's top 25 metro areas. The presence of 17 Fortune 500 headquarters plus a diversified list of other companies with offices in the metro area provide a very strong and supportive business community that attracts bright and talented people. A study found the Minneapolis St. Paul metro area population grew nearly 8% from 2010 - 2017. Recent census data also shows that Minnesota continues to grow more diverse, both racially and ethnically, and at a faster pace than many other places in the U.S.


Candidates should have a PhD (or alternatively ABD with a close completion date will also be considered), DBA in Accounting or related field (U.S. or foreign equivalent degree).

The successful candidate must be willing and able to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in accounting. We are interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to providing leadership in teaching, research, and service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and have an active research agenda. A combination of online, hybrid, and face-to-face course delivery will be expected. 

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our university mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission. 

More information about the Opus College of Business is at


In order to be considered for this opportunity, all interested applicants must apply online at There are multiple parts to the application process. Applicants will first be asked to create an applicant profile and upload their supplemental application materials:

  1. Curriculum vitae or resume
  2. A written statement of teaching philosophy (including developing inclusive learning environments) & research interests (uploaded into "Teaching Philosophy" field)

Please do not upload any additional documents into the other available fields within the candidate profile at this time. Further application materials may be requested at a later date, but no additional materials beyond those requested above are asked of you at this time. 

After creating and submitting an applicant profile, you will be taken to the job specific application. Here you will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter (a letter of application), detailing your interest in the opportunity.

Candidates should complete the reference section of the application. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate. Do not upload recommendation letters as part of the online application process

Applications should be submitted by April 25, although the position will remain open until filled. Members of the search committee will schedule online interviews via ZOOM. For further information, please contact Dr. Ozer Asdemir, Search Committee Chair, at If you encounter issues with the application process, please email the Office of Human Resources at

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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