The University of Wisconsin – La Crosse’s AACSB accredited College of Business Administration invites applications for two full-time tenure-track accounting positions at the Assistant Professor level in its Department of Accountancy starting January 2018 or August 2018. We seek colleagues who share the department’s commitment to diversity and will be dedicated faculty members and mentors for students. The college values continuing self-development in teaching, scholarship, and service consistent with AACSB standards. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in Accounting (or a related discipline). ABDs near completion of dissertation will be considered. Degree must be earned by the first personnel review, no later than December 15, 2018 if start date is January 2018, or no later than May 15, 2019 if start date is August 2018. Preference will be given to candidates with primary specialization in Financial Accounting. Other accounting areas may be considered. Professional certification such as CPA is highly desirable. Based on the most recent data, UWL ranks well in the nation among large schools based on the first-time pass rates on the CPA exam. Academic year salary is commensurate with qualifications and competitive with other AACSB schools in the region, includes insurance benefits, generous leave allowances, 5-year vesting opportunity in a state-defined benefit program, and supplemental retirement contribution opportunities. UW-La Crosse is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce. Review of applications will begin July 5, 2017 and continue until positions are filled.
A representative from UWL may be available during the American Accounting Association conference in August 2017 to discuss the position with interested candidates. Please let the search and screen chair, Dr. Komissarov (email@example.com), know if you will be attending AAA.
Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu
Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
The University of W isconsin-La Crosse (UW–La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.
The UWL College of Business Administration is the first university or college in the state — and only the second business school in the nation — to receive the Council for Higher Education Accreditation Award for Outstanding Institutional Practice in Student Learning Outcomes.
UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as “... our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse is a 2014 recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. UW-La Crosse is proud to be one of only 83 recipients of this national honor recognizing our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
UW-La Crosse has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than a decade and is ranked consistently as one of the top institutions in the Midwest. With a student population of roughly 10,500 the university offers 91 undergraduate programs in at least 30 disciplines and 26 graduate programs in three colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business Administration, including the School of Arts & Communication and the School of Education. There are 502 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 76 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 86 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.
The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (La Crosse-Onalaska Metropolitan Statistical Area population 133,665) located in western Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top ten “Best Places to Live” in 2009, La Crosse is one of the most scenic places in mid-America. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation.
UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of the Wisconsin Veteran Employment Initiative we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at UW-La Crosse.
As a prospective UW-La Crosse employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of campus safety and security information (Clery Act) for this institution. You may review this information at http://www.uwlax.edu/Police/Clery-report/.
Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UWL fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the con...tributions of all, UWL is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.