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

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Position/Rank Assistant/Associate Professor

Department 00041 - Accounting Department


Track Tenure Track

New Position to Begin July 1, 2017


The University of Utah School of Accounting is seeking to fill one tenure-track assistant/associate professor position in Accounting beginning Fall 2017. We will consider any area of specialization.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS : Doctorate by August 2017. Commitment to research and teaching excellence is required.

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

•An excellent group of research colleagues

•Outstanding support for research, including access to CRSP , COMPUSTAT , TAQ , IBES , SDC and Value Line data, 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

•An active research environment, including a workshop series and the annual Utah Winter Accounting Conference

•A competitive salary and benefits package

•A great place to live (Salt Lake City has been rated the #1 place to live in North America in the Places Rated Almanac).

APPLICATION PROCEDURE : While the position will remain open until filled, all applicants are encouraged to apply by November 11, 2016.

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. 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. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

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


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

A completed application must include a letter, resume, dissertation proposal and/or a research paper, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference.

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN01566F

Type Faculty

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