Assistant Professor - Accounting Information Systems - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Accounting as assigned using effective pedagogies. Instruction may include in-class, online, and hybrid methods of delivery. Maintain an active research and scholarship agenda with a demonstrable impact in accounting, research, practice, and/or pedagogy. Willingly accept assignments and serve on department, school, and university committees. Support the department’s goals and work collaboratively with colleagues in the department, school, and university.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with terminal, earned degree appropriate to discipline. ABD accepted. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. Evidence of potential for scholarly/creative work consistent with a teaching university. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with an earned PH.D in accounting from an AACSB accredited institution required. ABDs nearing completion of their degree will be considered.
Evidence of research potential is required of all applicants.

Teaching experience and professional certification(s) appropriate to the candidate’s areas of teaching and research are preferred.


The successful candidate must have knowledge and understanding of current account principles including accounting information systems, and/or cost/managerial accounting. Currency may be demonstrated through recent formal education, professional certification, appropriate level of recent professional practice, continuing professional education, and verification of successful teaching.


The successful candidate must have excellent teaching skills.
These skills include instructing students effectively, grading students fairly based on their demonstrated competence and maintaining order in the classroom.
Candidates must be able to develop courses in the area of their expertise.


Abilities necessary for this position include effective oral and written communication, class management at the college level, teaching using traditional, in-class methods, teaching online, and use of current teaching techniques.
Candidates are expected to be able to perform all the normal functions of teaching in a current college environment.
The ability to teach courses online and to use online teaching materials and teaching aids is necessary.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

The Department of Accounting in the Woodbury School of Business has a tenure-track opening beginning August 2016. The primary areas of need are accounting, information systems and cost/managerial accounting. Please contact Dr. Stan Jenne, Chair of the Department of Accounting, at for more information.
Opportunities for summer teaching and/or research may be available.

The Department of Accounting offers a baccalaureate degree and is proposing the addition of a Master of Accountancy degree. Currently approximate 130 baccalaureate degrees in accounting are awarded each year. The Woodbury School of Business is AACSB accredited and offers an undergraduate accounting degree and an MBA degree with an accounting emphasis.

Utah Valley University (UVU) is a comprehensive institution with 31,000 students and has a state mandate to continue growing. The university offers a wide range of baccalaureate degrees and some master’s degrees. The campus is located in Orem, Utah at the foot of the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, about 45 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City and the Salt Lake International Airport. Professional sports teams include the Utah Jazz basketball team and the Real Salt Lake soccer team. Utah is widely known for its national parks, world-class snow skiing, and abundant outdoor activities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Accounting
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Information Systems and Technology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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