Assistant Professor - Accounting

  • University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Accountancy
  • Columbia, MO, USA
  • Jul 07, 2023
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description


The School of Accountancy in the Trulaske College of Business at the University of Missouri-Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year. Applicants will be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor and will be expected to conduct research and teach in the area of Assurance. 


Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in accounting or closely related field from an AACSB-accredited program by time of appointment.

Applicants will be evaluated based on their past academic record, current work in process, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Successful candidates must have an active research program that demonstrates the ability or potential to publish in highly rated peer-reviewed journals. Candidates should be committed to effective and innovative teaching and be able to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.


Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

Interested applicants can submit required application materials, including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, scholarly work, and evidence of teaching competence, online at (Job ID 46321). Three reference letters addressed to the Tenure-Track Audit Recruiting Committee should be separately emailed to Screening of applications will begin on or after October 15, 2023.

 Questions regarding the application procedure or status of the search may be submitted to Elaine Mauldin (, Recruiting Committee Chair.

This position is eligible for University benefits.  The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

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 The School of Accountancy currently has 13 tenured or tenure-track faculty, all of whom are research active. The faculty enjoy a collegial and collaborative research environment with an active research workshop series and strong research support. Reflecting the collaborative and supportive research environment, the School of Accountancy has been highly ranked in past years on scholarly productivity by Academic Analytics.

The School of Accountancy offers an integrated 150-hour accountancy program that simultaneously confers undergraduate and master’s degrees, an online master’s degree, and a doctorate degree. In the most recent Public Accounting Report (PAR) rankings, the School was ranked in the Top 15 nationally for Undergraduate and Graduate (Master’s) programs and Top 20 for Doctoral programs. When scaled by faculty size, the School is ranked in the Top 5 nationally for both Undergraduate and Master’s programs. Our programs are supported by strong relationships with alumni and the accounting profession, including accounting firms, companies, and academic/professional associations. The School of Accountancy continues to be integrally involved in the KPMG Master of Accounting with Data & Analytics (MADA) Program after being one of nine schools selected nationally to participate in its launch in 2018. 




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Application Deadline

Until filled