Job Information

University of Utah Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Proposed Faculty Rank Open

Department 00041 - Accounting Department

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 1, 2021


The University of Utah School Of Accounting seeks to fill one tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Accounting beginning July 1, 2021, pending funding and University approval. We will consider any area of specialization.

The Department is committed to removing barriers that have been traditionally encountered by individuals from underrepresented groups; strives to recruit faculty who will further enhance our diversity; and makes every attempt to support their academic, professional, and personal success while they are here. The University of Utah recognizes that a diverse faculty benefits and enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. This institution offers benefits to same-sex and to different sex domestic partners. This institution offers benefits to spouses.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS : Doctorate and a commitment to research and teaching excellence are required.

GENERAL INFORMATION : The University of Utah has much to offer, including:

• An excellent group of research colleagues and an active research environment, including a workshop series and the annual Utah Winter Accounting Conference

• Outstanding support for research, including access to CRSP , COMPUSTAT , TAQ , IBES , and SDC , as well as several other databases through Wharton Research Data Services ( WRDS ) and here at the University of Utah. In addition, the college has a dedicated behavioral research laboratory

• A teaching load of 3-semester courses for research-active faculty

• A very collegial environment, including a great relationship with our Finance and Management departments

• A competitive salary and benefits package

• A great place to live (Salt Lake City is consistently rated one of the top places to live in the U.S.).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE : Applications will be reviewed as received, and the position will remain open until filled. To be considered, the initial application should include cover letter, C.V., research papers, teaching statement, research statement, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. The completed application must also have three letters of reference. We will begin formally reviewing applications in November, and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 10/22/2020

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN00608CF

Type Faculty