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Assistant or Associate Professor - Accounting

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Position Information

Position Information

Faculty Rank Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Posting Number 2017_00413F
Posting Type
Official Title Open Rank (Tenure Track)
Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor - Accounting
Title Code 55194
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Salary Range
Job Summary

The University of Georgia, J. M. Tull School of Accounting seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level subject to budgetary funding. Candidates should have an active research agenda that includes tax topics as well as an ability and willingness to teach both graduate and undergraduate tax courses. The position starts in August 2018. Assistant Professor candidates should have a PhD in accounting (degree completed by Aug. 1, 2018) and show promise for research publishable in top-tier and other high-quality research journals and for excellence in teaching. Associate Professor candidates must have a Ph.D. in accounting, a record of excellence in teaching, and an established record of publications, consistent with rank, in top-tier and other high-quality research journals. The University of Georgia ( is the land /sea grant institution for the state of Georgia and is the first state-chartered (1785) university in the U.S. UGA is ranked 21st (US News & WR) and the Terry MBA 19th (Forbes) among public universities. The Tull School ranked 8th in archival tax, 4th in archival financial, and 10th in experimental audit research (2016 BYU 6-yr rankings) and 6th in CPA exam pass-rate among large programs. UGA is located in Athens, GA, which is 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, has been rated the number one place to live in the world by Simple Economist, the 6th best place to live by Outside Magazine, and Rolling Stone named Athens the #1 “college music scene in America”. Athens has 15 neighborhoods on the National Register of Historic Places, is an hour each from the southern end of the Appalachian Trail, 58 square-mile Lake Lanier, and 30 square-mile Lake Oconee. Applications received by December 18th, 2017 are assured of full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Please submit application materials (cover letter, current curriculum vitae, and examples of teaching and scholarly work) to The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD in Accounting

Preferred Qualifications
Degree Level Doctorate
Posting Date 07/19/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Closing Date
Appointment Status Regular
Location of Vacancy Athens Area

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  2. Writing Sample