Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty - Department of Accounting (Job ID #97715)

University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
The Department of Accounting invites applications for assistant, associate and full faculty position(s) beginning August 16, 2019, in all topical areas, including audit, financial, managerial and tax. The rank of the position(s) is open. Compensation, discretionary budgets, and teaching loads are comparable to Public Big 10 institutions and other large research oriented public universities.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) with over 30,000 students is the largest university in one of the world's most vibrant cities. The university was formed in 1982 by the consolidation of two University of Illinois campuses – the Medical Center campus, which dates back to the 19th century and the comprehensive Chicago Circle campus which opened in 1965. UIC is designated as a Carnegie RU/VH Research University (very high research activity) with research expenditures exceeding $368 million (FY 2015). The 2015 Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked UIC as the 18th best in the world among universities less than 50 years old.

Over the past 5 years, the College of Business Administration has experienced significant growth in student enrollments and has actively recruited faculty in all disciplines. Over 50% of current tenured/tenure track faculty were recruited in the last 5 years. College wide assistant professors have come from a diverse set of institutions including University of California, Carnegie Mellon University, London School of Economics, MIT, The Ohio State University, New York University, Northwestern University, University of Michigan and University of Southern California, among others. As of Fall 2018, the Accounting department consists of 19 tenure track faculty.

Duties:

Tenured or tenure track faculty position in Accounting, the position will encompass research undergraduate and graduate teaching, service to the department, college and university and outreach to the business communities.

Qualifications:

A Ph.D., completed or near completion and strong potential for quality research and teaching is expected. Applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level must have a Ph.D. and an excellent record of scholarly reserach activity and teaching consistent with a senior-level faculty appointment.