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Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting

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Work type: Faculty - Tenure Track
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Accounting/Finance, Instruction

Department: Lundquist College of Business, Department of Accounting
Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Application Deadline
Review will begin September 15, 2018; Full consideration deadline is October 1, 2018.  Position remains open until filled.

Required Application Materials
Applicants should provide: (1) a cover letter, (2) a vita summarizing education, publication record, service, and professional experience, (3) a statement of research interests, (4) copies of scholarly working papers or publications, (5) a teaching portfolio including syllabi of courses taught and teaching evaluations, and (6) contact information for three references who can submit confidential letters of recommendation. Materials may be combined if needed to upload to available fields on the application.

The University of Oregon is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, and people with disabilities. Applicants are requested to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal. In particular, candidates should describe previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups.

Position Announcement
The Department of Accounting at the University of Oregon is seeking to fill one tenured or tenure-track position in accounting. Appointment with tenure requires formal review.

Department or Program Summary
The Lundquist College is committed to publishing research in top accounting journals, providing a high level of service to students and interacting with the professional community. Responsibilities include teaching accounting courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as supervising Ph.D. students. Promotion and tenure depend on the quality of research and teaching. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse backgrounds.

Minimum Requirements
Assistant Professor level: Completed Ph.D. degree by time of appointment with demonstrated potential for teaching excellence and the ability to publish economics-based research in high quality academic journals in accounting or related fields.

Associate Professor level: Ph.D. degree, demonstrated superior teaching competence and a record of scholarly accomplishment that includes publication of economics-based research in high quality academic journals in accounting or related fields.

About the University
The University of Oregon is one of only two Pacific Northwest members of the Association of American Universities and holds the distinction of a “very high research activity” ranking in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The UO enrolls undergraduate and graduate students representing all 50 states and nearly 100 countries. In recent years, the university has increased the diversity of its student body while raising average GPAs and test scores for incoming students. The UO’s beautiful, 295-acre campus features state-of-the art facilities in an arboretum-like setting. The UO is located in Eugene, a vibrant city which often appears on lists of the most livable communities in the country. It enjoys the cultural amenities of a larger city – hosting concerts that span the musical spectrum, the world-famous Bach Festival, and many other festivals and celebrations – and the accessible real estate, lack of traffic, and relaxed lifestyle of a small city. Recreational possibilities abound, ranging from hiking or mountain biking picturesque trails to playing nationally-ranked golf courses to running the same paths on which Olympic athletes train. (Known as Tracktown USA, Eugene hosts the US Olympic Track & Field trials, as well as numerous other sporting events tied to the Pac-12 athletic conference.) Eugene lies just 60 miles from ski resorts in the mountains to the east and 60 miles from the scenic Oregon coast to the west. In the heart of Oregon wine country, Eugene also enjoys a nationally-recognized food scene.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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