Assistant/Associate Professor - Accounting

  • University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
  • Green Bay, WI
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time

Job Description


WORKING TITLE: Assistant/Associate Professor - Accounting

UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Assistant/Associate Professor

POSTING DATE:  July 7, 2022

START DATE:  August 21, 2023


The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Accounting at either the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates with expertise in financial accounting and/or accounting information systems are encouraged to apply.

The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business values university-level teaching experience, the ability to teach a variety of classes required for completion of the Accounting major, CPA or CMA designation, engagement in institutional, community, and professional service, and experience working in the world of business.

This position will be responsible for enhancing UW-Green Bay's mission-driven inclusive teaching efforts and creating and maintaining an educational environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates those with diverse identities, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Successful candidates will teach at the undergraduate level in intermediate and/or advanced accounting. Secondary assignments may include advanced accounting and/or information systems courses. Courses will be taught both in-person and online and may be taught in any of four other instructional modes (e.g., blended, interactive video). Courses may be taught at alternate locations as well as on the main campus in Green Bay.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank, including developing a strong research program involving collaboration with faculty and students.
  • Mentor students in the "transcripts to resumes" program.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
  • Perform institutional and community service.
  • Contribute to ongoing program development within the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business.
  • Participate fully in the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business' AASCB accreditation efforts.
  • Implement inclusive instructional strategies to increase support for students from underrepresented and first-generation backgrounds at UW-Green Bay.

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.



  • Earned doctorate in Accounting or DBA with emphasis in Accounting from an AACSB or ACBSP accredited institution.  ABD candidates will be considered; however, an earned doctorate in Accounting or DBA with emphasis in Accounting from an AACSB or ACBSP accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal.  ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.
  • Ongoing record of scholarship, including peer-reviewed journal publications, consistent with the level of experience.
  • Evidence of a commitment to quality teaching. 
  • Evidence of engagement in institutional, community, and professional endeavors.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive regional university, with campuses located in Green Bay (main), Manitowoc, Marinette, and Sheboygan, with degrees options available at all locations.  Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay enrolls over 9,000 students in approximately 40 programs of study and awards degrees at the associate, bachelor, master, and Doctoral level. UW-Green Bay works to ensure faculty and staff achieve their full potential as valued employees with its commitment to creating an environment that recognizes, values and respects the differences we all bring to the workplace, allowing everyone to do their best work. Employee testimonials can be found at #WhyUWGB.  For more information, visit

The Cofrin School of Business (CSB) was established in 2010 and elevated to a college in 2016.  The CSB currently supports three academic departments serving roughly 1,500 degree seeking students, primarily at the undergraduate level. We have sustained continued annual growth over the last ten years, and are preparing for future expansion of undergraduate, graduate, and non-credit programing. The Cofrin School of Business serves the third largest economic engine and the third largest population base within the state of Wisconsin, with positive future demographics and strong community partnerships. The potential for external collaboration is strong and supported through the CSB's Small Business Development Centerthe newly established Willie D. Davis Finance and Investment Laboratory, the Charles Schwab Foundation Center for Personal Financial Planning, our partnership with TitletownTech and other numerous long-standing relationships. The School is dedicated to meeting its responsibility as an access-oriented, regional comprehensive university serving the regional population. These values are supported by the CSB Strategic Plan, which includes an expectation to earn AACSB accreditation, an actionable and regionally tailored Diversity and Inclusivity plan, programmatic alignment with the region, and a focus on creating community and high impact experiences for our students.

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community website. For Campus Safety information, see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report. This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390 if you would like a paper copy.


The home campus of this position is Green Bay, and the successful candidate may be required to teach an occasional course at the Marinette, Sheboygan, or Manitowoc campuses.

Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment.  Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time.  Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure.  Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity, and institutional service required for retention and promotion.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community that welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.


Please submit application materials by Sunday, August 21, 2022. 



Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees.  This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts.  We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service.  The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.

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  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references 
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work 
  • Course evaluations 

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Kerry Yang
Phone:  (920) 465-2578

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