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Big 5 Distinguished Professorship Accounting

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The Turner School of Accountancy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a full-time Endowed Chair in Accounting. Please attach the following documents with your electronic submission: 1) Application letter, and 2) Curriculum vita Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts, letters of reference, and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee. If you have any questions concerning this position(s), please contact Associate Professor, Chair of the Search Committee, at haburton@uncc.edu or (704) 687-7696. The review of applications will begin immediately. As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups. The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree. The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 004294
Working Title Big 5 Distinguished Professorship Accounting
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College College of Business (Col)
Department Turner School of Accountancy
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the Turner School of Accountancy in the Belk College of Business is to discover and disseminate knowledge essential to the practice of accounting. We prepare students for careers in professional accounting and business, seeking to foster appreciation for knowledge, intellectual growth and dedication to service. We engage in research that explores accounting theory, policy and practice. In strategic partnership with the greater Charlotte business community, we seek to prepare our students to become leaders who think critically and possess professional expertise, global awareness, and a commitment to ethical behavior.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committee

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

This is a nine-month, tenure track faculty appointment.

A demonstrated and continuing record of research excellence is expected. In addition, a commitment to high-quality teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level is expected. Teaching load and salary are competitive with research universities. Responsibilities also include regular office hours. Faculty are required to engage in activities to stay academically and professionally qualified for accreditation purposes. All tenured and non-tenured faculty are encouraged to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

A Ph.D. degree from an accredited school in the field of accounting or closely related discipline is required. Candidates must have an outstanding research record commensurate with the level of appointment. Specializations in all accounting subfields are encouraged to apply.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

The Turner School of Accountancy at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte invites applications for a full-time Endowed Chair in Accounting.

Please attach the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) Application letter, and
2) Curriculum vita

Finalists will be asked to forward official transcripts, letters of reference, and other supportive materials as requested by the search committee.

If you have any questions concerning this position(s), please contact Associate Professor, Chair of the Search Committee, at haburton@uncc.edu or (704) 687-7696.

The review of applications will begin immediately.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 02/28/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2017
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
Contact Information

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  3. Contact Information for References
  4. Research Interest Statement
  5. Other Document