University of Connecticut, Accounting

Position ID:UConn-Accounting-2019035 [#11884, 493631]
Position Title: Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor In-Residence
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States [map]
Subject Area: Accounting
Appl Deadline: finished (2018/09/10, finished 2020/04/29, listed until 2020/09/16)
Position Description:    

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

The Accounting Department in the School of Business at the University of Connecticut invites applications for non-tenure track positions at the rank of Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor In-Residence to begin in Fall, 2020. 

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 and to the mentoring of students in their professional development.  Senior level candidates will also share a commitment to the development of innovate courses.  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.


Minimum Qualifications for Instructor in-Residence:  Candidates must possess a Master’s degree, a CPA, and have some teaching experience. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.  Candidates who can teach in multiple accounting areas are preferred, as are those with experience in on-line instruction and experience or established relationships with the accounting profession and/or business community. 

Minimum Qualifications for Assistant/Associate/Professor in-Residence:  Candidates must possess a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Accounting or related field, or a J.D. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable. Candidates who can teach in multiple accounting areas are preferred, as are individuals with experience advising students, practicing accounting, and a CPA qualification. A publication record is desirable. Applicants at the rank of associate professor or higher should have significant experience in an AACSB accredited university program, and evidence of service to the university, the field, and the profession.


These are full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track positions with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2020.  The successful candidate's primary academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus with the possibility of assignment at other UConn regional campuses or on-line instruction.  Salary and position rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Visit Academic Jobs Online at to complete your application.  Please submit the following and include your last name as well as search #2019035 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 qualification 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.); samples of research such as working papers, journal articles or books.  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, with preference given to applications received by September 30, 2019.

Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.  (Search # 2019035)

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


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 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:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

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

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