The University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for Director of the Accounting PhD program and the Norwood and Marjorie Geis Chair of Accounting in the Lindner College of Business, with a start date of Fall 2018. UC has a large accounting program, with a combined total of over 800 students in its undergraduate, Master of Science in Accounting, and Master of Science in Taxation programs. After graduating 4 accounting PhDs in 2012, UC plans to reopen its PhD program in Accounting in Fall 2019. UC's online MS Tax program ranked #1 for US public institutions by US News & World Report in 2015. The 2015 Public Accounting Report survey ranked UC #8 for its MS in Accounting and #13 for its undergraduate accounting program among comparable sized US schools.
It is an exciting time at UC. UC has grown rapidly and now has over 44,000 students and almost 10,000 non-student employees (www.uc.edu). A new state of the art building for the Lindner College of Business projected to cost around $120 million with 225,000 square feet should open in Fall 2019 (http://business.uc.edu/news/departments/college-relations/2016/aug/new-building.html). Within the department, 18 new faculty (10 research active faculty) have joined since July 2012.
Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities include serving as the Director of the Accounting PhD program, maintaining an active, high quality publication record, and mentoring other faculty and doctoral students in developing their research agendas and publishing in high quality accounting journals. Quality teaching is expected; teaching load is commensurate with research productivity. Rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure (commensurate with credentials). All areas of accounting will be considered.
Position Qualifications: Candidates must have a doctorate in accounting from an AACSB accredited institution (or equivalent), with consistent research productivity, including recent high quality, refereed accounting publications. Candidates' research publication record and other academic qualifications must be commensurate with holding an endowed position at a Tier I research institution. Preference will be given to those with prior experience as a PhD accounting program director or having other significant academic leadership experience. Preference will be given to scholars with a proven ability to work with other faculty on research projects that result in publications. Excellent teaching credentials are highly valued. Significant public or private accounting experience as well as professional accounting certifications are valued, but not required. Candidates must possess both written and spoken English fluency, and provide evidence of such through the interview process.
Representatives will be available at the San Diego AAA meeting in August to answer questions about the position. For additional information about the university please go to www.uc.edu.
Additional Information: Current Lindner College of Business Research Databases UC subscribes to many datasets, such as Thomson Reuters EIKON (Datastream with Worldscope) and the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) eLibrary. Those accessed via WRDS include: American Hospital Association Trial AuditAnalytics (portion) Bank Regulatory Beta Suite by WRDS Blockholders Calcbench Trial CBOE (Chicago Board Options Exchange) Indexes CUSIP COMPUSTAT from Standard & Poor's – Capital IQ DMEF Academic Data CRSP (Center for Research in Security Prices) Efficient Frontier by WRDS Dow Jones Averages & Total Return Indexes ETF Global Trial Event Study by WRDS Eventus software Factset Trial Fama French & Liquidity Factors Federal Reserve Bank Financial Ratios Suite by WRDS GSI Online I/B/E/S from Thomson Reuters IHS Global Insight Infogroup Infogroup Trial IMS – SK&A Trial IRI Marketing Fact Book ISS (formerly RiskMetrics) Trial ISS (formerly RiskMetrics) Levin Trial Markit Trial MSRB Options Metrics OTC Market Penn World Tables Database Peters and Taylor Total PHLX (Philadelphia Stock Exchange Currency Options and Implied Volatility) Public (Publicly Available Data) RavenPack News Analytics Trial Research Quotient SAS Visual Analytics SEC Order Execution Statistics Sustainalytics Trial TAQ Thomson Reuters Trial World Indices by WRDS TRACE Zacks Investment Research Sample Data Trial WRDS SEC Analytics Suite Trial
Journals where Current Lindner Accounting Faculty Publish: The Accounting Review Contemporary Accounting Research Review of Accounting Studies Accounting Horizons Auditing: A Journal of Theory and Practice Current Issues in Auditing Journal of the American Taxation Association Journal of Information Systems Journal of Business Finance and Accounting European Accounting Review Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance Issues in Accounting Education Journal of Management Accounting Research Journal of Business Ethics Journal of Accounting and Public Policy Research in Accounting Regulation Journal of International Accounting Research International Journal of Accounting Journal of International Accounting, Auditing & Taxation Journal of Accountancy Journal of Int'l Financial Management & Accounting Accounting and Business Research Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting Accounting in Europe Advances in Accounting incorporating Advances in International Accounting
More about the University of Cincinnati: In 2010, Forbes Named UC among the World's Most Beautiful College Campuses (see: http://www.uc.edu/news/NR.aspx?id=11524). UC's DAAP (College of Design, Architecture, Art & Planning) is known throughout the world, as is the renowned College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) - which hosts over a thousand performances each year. Besides Lindner and the traditional Arts & Sciences, UC also has a major medical center, a law school, and a College of Engineering. The UC Walter C. Langsam Library was recently ranked 5th best in the US (for details see: http://www.collegerank.net/amazing-college-libraries). The library holds 4.4 million volumes and subscribes to 70,000 periodicals. The library has excellent business resources and is guided by an expert business librarian. We have a very comprehensive set of databases; including a long list through WRDS (see the last page for more details). More about the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area
UC is located three miles from Downtown Cincinnati and the stadiums for two major league teams: the Reds (baseball) and the Bengals (football). Cincinnati is corporate headquarters for nine Fortune 500 companies: Kroger, Procter & Gamble, Macy's, Ashland, Fifth Third Bancorp, General Cable, AK Steel, Western & Southern Financial Group, and American Financial Group. Cincinnati proudly notes that it has more Fortune 500 companies per capita than Los Angeles, New York or Chicago. Many other large businesses have headquarters in Cincinnati, including GE Aviation, Cintas, E.W. Scripps, Mitsubishi – America, First Financial Bank, and Totes.
The Cincinnati Metropolitan area has over 2 million people. Cincinnati is a vibrant community, with a wide variety of things to see and do. While extensive information is available at: http://cincinnatiusa.com/; here we note a few highlights: Music Hall and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, the Cincinnati Zoo, the Newport Aquarium, the Cincinnati Museum Center, a huge Oktoberfest, Riverboats, and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. Other accolades include:
#5 The 10 Best Cities To Relocate To In The U.S. - Huffington Post
#5 Most affordable cities in the country – Forbes
#5 One of the top five cities with up-and-coming downtowns – Fortune
#7 Quality of life in the nation – Business Facilities Metro Ranking
#10 Top Ten Best Cities for Post-Grads - Rent.com
#10 Best Spring Break destinations for families - Livability
#16 Best Cities for Women in the Workplace - WalletHub
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is... close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSION STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.