Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting

  • Appalachian State University
  • Boone, NC
  • May 06, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Tenure Status
Tenure Track

Provide Rank: Assistant or Associate

Position Number: 045351

Department: Accounting - 255050

Minimum Qualifications
  • The requirements for this position include an earned Ph.D. in Accounting or equivalent from an AACSB accredited institution and demonstrated potential for quality teaching and research. 
    • Candidates who are ABD may be considered but the position requires completion of all doctoral requirements by the time the position begins (January 2023 or August 2023). 
Candidates with Juris Doctor (JD) or Masters of Laws (LLM) and who do not have a Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution will not meet the requirements for this position and should not apply.

Areas of Interest (No Minimum Level Required)
  • The department is interested in candidates with relevant teaching and professional business experience and professional certifications.
  • Our primary need is for candidates with teaching interests in taxation at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
License/Certification Required


Description of the Department or Unit

The John A. Walker College of Business is AACSB accredited and has an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department of Accounting has an enrollment of approximately 300 undergraduate majors and 35 students seeking the M.S. degree. The department has 22 full-time faculty members. Additional information about the Department of Accounting is located at

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Instructional duties will include a normal teaching load of nine credit hours per semester, curriculum development, participation in the program's assurance of learning efforts and may include online instruction. 
  • In addition to instructional duties, faculty members are expected to maintain an active program of scholarship as well as participate in service activities.
Type of Position: Full Time Position

Appointment Type: 1.0

Number Of Months Per Year: 9

Physical Demands of Position

Typical physical demands of classroom and educational environments in a professional position at a university.

Description of University

Appalachian State University, in North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 20,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.

Posting Date: 05/04/2022

Open Until Filled: Yes

Evaluation of Applications Begins

Proposed Date of Hire: 01/01/2023

Suggested Salary Range: Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

This position has a flexible start date of January 2023 or August 2023.

For a complete application, please apply and submit all below-required documents electronically through Appalachian State University's Job Board:
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of three References with Contact Information
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  • Teaching Evaluations and Peer Reviews
Please note this position is based on enrollment and subject to available funding.

Disability Accommodation Information

Individuals with disabilities may request accommodations in the application process by contacting Maranda Maxey, ADA/504 Coordinator, at 828-262-3056 or

AA/EEO Statement

Appalachian State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University does not discriminate in access to its educational programs and activities, or with respect to hiring or the terms and conditions of employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity and expression, political affiliation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.

Important Contacts:

Director of Human Resources/EEO Officer
Office of Human Resources
330 University Hall Dr.
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3187

Office of Title IX Compliance
123 I.G. Greer Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-2144

ADA/504 Coordinator & Office of Disability Resources Director
Office of Disability Resources
224 Joyce Lawrence Lane/Suite 112 Anne Belk Hall
Boone, NC 28608
(828) 262-3056

Diversity and Inclusion at Appalachian

We at Appalachian State University are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence both locally and globally.

We understand that the successful implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence is the responsibility of the entire university community, including alumni and official university governing bodies. A diverse campus community supports an influx of broad and distinct ideas that increase learning opportunities and strengthen the impact of our community as we work collectively to achieve a just experience for all.

We actively encourage, support, and promote a global mindset and an equitable environment where all will know that they belong and are safe to express their culture, identity, values, ideas, opinions, and creativity. We are committed to creating a culture of equity opportunity for all, one that has an expectation of fairness, justice, and equity-minded practice at all levels of the university community.

Background Check Statement

Any offer of employment to a successful candidate will be conditioned upon the University's receipt of a satisfactory criminal background report.

Eligibility for Employment

Proper documentation of identity and eligibility for employment will be required before the hiring process can be completed.

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