Accounting, University of Connecticut

Position ID:UConn-Accounting-2017549 [#9131, 2017549]
Position Title: Instructor Professor In-Residence, Accounting
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Accounting
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/05/01, finished 2017/08/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Accounting Department in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Instructor In-Residence to begin in Fall 2017.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is entering a transformational period of growth supported by the $1.7B Next Generation Connecticut, ,  and the $1B Bioscience Connecticut , investments and a bold new Academic Plan: Path to Excellence .  As part of these initiatives, we are pleased to continue these investments by inviting applications for faculty positions in the Department of Accounting.

The successful candidate will be expected to share a deep commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to the development of innovative courses and to the mentoring of students in their professional development.  In addition, individuals will be expected to contribute to scholarship and outreach targeted at the professional community, so as to maintain faculty qualifications under AACSB guidelines.  Successful candidates will also be expected to broaden participation among members of under-represented groups; demonstrate through their activities the richness of diversity in the learning experience; integrate multicultural experiences into instructional methods and research tools; contribute to the development of pedagogical techniques designed to meet the needs of diverse learning styles and intellectual interests.


  • Master’s in Accounting degree or master’s degree in related field.  Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
  • Prior teaching experience.


  • CPA certificate.
  • The ability to teach in multiple accounting areas.
  • Experience in online instruction.
  • Experience or established relationships with the accounting profession and/or business community. 


This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2017.  The successful candidate's primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of assignment at other UConn regional campuses or in on-line instruction. 


Select “Apply Now” to be directed to Academic Jobs Online to complete your application.  Please submit the following and include your last name as well as search #201549 in the document title for each document submitted: a cover letter, curriculum vitae; teaching statement (including teaching philosophy, teaching experience, commitment to effective learning, concepts for new course development, etc.); research and scholarship statement (including scholarship and outreach targeted at the professional community so as to maintain faculty qualifications under AACSB guidelines); commitment to diversity statement (including broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in instruction and research and pedagogical techniques to meet the needs of diverse learning styles, etc.); Additionally, please follow the instructions in Academic Jobs Online to direct three reference writers to submit letters of reference on your behalf. 

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Please apply by May 22, 2017 to ensure full consideration of your application.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search #2017549)

For more information regarding the Department of Accounting, please visit the department website at  Inquiries other than applications can be directed to:  Dr. George A. Plesko, Accounting Department, University of Connecticut, School of Business, 2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041A, Storrs, CT 06269-1041 or via email to (Search # 2017549).

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics which may be found at .

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
University of Connecticut
School of Business
Accounting Department
2100 Hillside Road, Unit 1041
Storrs, CT 06269-2

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