Assistant Professor of Accounting

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Classification:Assistant Professor (F9)
Grade:UNAC Grade 30
Work type:Faculty Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Southeast
School/Business unit:School of Management
Location: Juneau
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Education/Instructional

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Southeast’s (UAS) invites applications for a tenure track accounting position within the Department of Business and Public Administration (BPA) at the Assistant Professor level. Expected hire date is August of 2018. The UAS business program is an ACBSP accreditation candidate and the accounting program is seeking separate specialized accounting accreditation. Applicants seeking a balance of teaching and service responsibilities will find a collegial work environment. Juneau offers unsurpassed natural beauty, recreational opportunities, and a vibrant arts and entertainment community.


100%Primary duties are to teach four undergraduate courses each fall and each spring semester in an online format, or face-to-face during the day and/or evening. Faculty are expected to hold a minimum of reasonable number (currently five) of office hours per week, advise and mentor students, and be proactive and collaborative in developing and modifying curriculum. In addition, candidates will participate in departmental and university service, public service and engage in continuing professional development.Essential


  • Qualified to teach in one or more areas of accounting with a preference for Principals of Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and Financial Management at the undergraduate level. 
  • Ability to coordinate internships with local employers and be an effective faculty advisor to accounting program students.
  • Outstanding teaching and excellent communication skills are required.

Required Experience:

Candidates with financial accounting and financial management interests are preferred. Professional work experience in accounting and professional certifications (i.e. certified public accountant, certified managerial accountant) are desired.  

Typical Education or Training:

Minimum:  Master's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance with CPA or other appropriate accounting professional certification. 

Preferred:  Preference given to Ph.D. or DBA with an emphasis in accounting or closely related area.  ABD's will be considered; however, ABD's would be expected to complete their degree before or by August 2018 for full preferred consideration.

Candidate will be required to attach a:

  • Comprehensive curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter (to include a discussion of your interest in living and working in Alaska);
  • Philosophy of Teaching (one to two pages in length)
  • Three professional references (listing names, titles, email addresses, and telephone numbers).

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

This is a full-time, exempt, UNAC Faculty position with a full UA employee benefits package.  This recruitment is open until filled with initial applicant review taking place on January 3rd, 2018. For more information about the Department of Business and Public Administration (BPA) please visit us online:

As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.  All interested persons should apply online. For further assistance with the application process contact Human Resources at 907-796-6263 or email

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