Assistant/Associate 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 Arts & Sciences
Location: Juneau
Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Education/Instructional, Other

Position Summary:

The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) invites applications for a tenure track professor of accounting position within the Department of Business and Public Administration (BPA) at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Expected hire date is August of 2019. The UAS business program is an ACBSP accreditation candidate and the program is seeking to obtain accreditation within the next two years. Applicants seeking a balance of teaching, scholarship, and service responsibilities will find a collegiate 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 spring semester in an online format, or face-to-face during the day and/or evening. Faculty are expected to hold a minimum reasonable number 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, as well as public service, and will engage in continuing professional development.Essential


Qualified to teach in one or more areas of accounting as well as 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 accounting and financial management interests, professional work experience in accounting, and a professional certification (e.g. certified public accountant, certified managerial accountant, etc.).

Education or Training:

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

Preferred: Preference given to Ph.D. or DBA with an emphasis in accounting or closely related area. ABDs will be considered; however, ABDs will be expected to complete their degree before or by August 2019.

Candidate will be required to attach the following:

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

Salary:  Commensurate with experience

This is a full-time, 9-month, exempt, UNAC Faculty position with a full UA employee benefits package.  This recruitment is open until filled with initial applicant review taking place on February 4th, 2019. 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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