The University of Montana
Missoula, MT, United States
Jan 07, 2022
The College of Business at University of Montana is seeking to fill a tenure-track position in accounting at the assistant or associate professor level, with a fall 2022 start date. Applicants will be expected to teach at both undergraduate and master’s levels, maintain an active research agenda, and engage in professional and service activities.
Ph.D. in Accounting or Business (with accounting major/emphasis) from a school accredited by AACSB International prior to the starting date of employment. ABD will be considered if the degree will be completed within one year of hire.
Demonstrated potential to publish or recent peer-reviewed journal publications in fields of expertise and an active, ongoing research agenda.
Teaching quality demonstrated by recent teaching evaluations and/or awards.
Experience and desire to teach in two or more of the following areas: tax, financial, and AIS/analytics
Demonstrated commitment to serving the needs of diverse students (e.g., Native Americans, first generation college students, non-traditional aged students, military veterans)
CPA or relevant professional certification
Demonstrated ability to engage the accounting profession.
Appointment to the rank of associate professor requires research publications and years of teaching service at an AACSB-accredited institution commensurate with the rank of associate professor. Salary is dependent on qualifications and is comparable with peer universities in the region. This position is a full-time, 1.0 FTE, Faculty position and includes a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including Insurance package, mandatory retirement plan, partial tuition waiver, and wellness program.
The University of Montana is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in demonstrating its five priorities for action
: Place student success at the center of all we do; drive excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, and research; embody the principle of “mission first, people always; partner with place; and proudly tell the UM story.
About the Accounting Programs and College of Business
The accounting programs hold separate AACSB accreditation and are highly regarded by national recruiters. The accounting faculty take a collaborative and responsive approach to supporting the success of our students. In 2019, the
Public Accounting Report
’s 38th Annual Professors Survey ranked University of Montana accounting programs 12th and 14th in the country for undergraduate and master’s programs, respectively, amongst schools with less than 16 full-time accounting faculty members. UM’s undergraduate and graduate accounting programs ranked 21st and 20th, respectively, when compared to programs of all sizes in the West, one of four regions the survey ranked.
The College of Business creates transformative, integrated, and student-centric learning experiences, propelling our students to make immediate and sustained impact on business and society. We nurture our students’ innate work ethic to develop confident problem solvers and ethical decision makers. We pursue thought leadership and collectively create opportunities for a better life for our students, faculty, and staff. The College is one of the largest professional academic units on campus and is accredited by the AACSB at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
About UM and Missoula
The University of Montana is flagship, research institution with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. It is located in Missoula, a culturally vibrant community of about 75,000, surrounded by mountains and three rivers converge. Abundant recreational opportunities in surrounding state and national forests and nearby Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park complement a thriving intellectual atmosphere.
Missoula is set right in the middle of the mountains and the rivers of western Montana. Downhill skiers enjoy fantastic snow and 2,600 feet of continuous vertical terrain 15 miles away at Montana Snowbowl. Great hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and rock-climbing opportunities are all just minutes away. The Clark Fork runs right through downtown, with Brennan’s Wave the center of attraction for kayakers. Downstream there’s the famous Alberton Gorge, which offers whitewater fun. Upstream is the Blackfoot River, popular for fly fishing, rafting, canoeing, and tubing. South of Missoula the Bitterroot River is a beautiful scenic float.
To learn more about the University of Montana, Missoula, and the State of Montana, please visit the links below.
University of Montana
College of Business
The University of Montana
Website : https://www.umt.edu