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Assistant Professor - Accounting

University Of Wisconsin-Platteville, Platteville, WI

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The School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Accounting. This is a full-time, 9-month basis, tenure-track position, with an anticipated start date of August 22, 2018. Qualified individuals considering a change from business careers will be fully considered for the position.



  • Master’s degree with a minimum of 15 credits in accounting;
  • CPA certificate;
  • 3 years’ public accounting or related industry experience;
  • Willingness to teach in both traditional classroom and online environments;
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, presentation and written communication skills;
  • Excellent computer skills;
  • Record of outstanding performance;
  • Demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization.


  • A doctorate (Ph.D. or a DBA) in accounting (ABD is acceptable for application);
  • Online teaching experience using alternative delivery methods;
  • Experience using educational software;
  • 2 years’ college/university level teaching experience.


The successful candidate will be expected to meet traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work and service to the university and community.  The position entails a teaching load of four classes per semester that may include classes in the areas of accounting, income tax, auditing and information systems; the selected individual may teach finance courses, if needed. The teaching load will be a combination of on-campus courses and online courses. Teaching online courses will be an integral part of the position.

Department Information:

The School of Business consists of 22 faculty members and offers undergraduate degrees in Accounting and Business Administration to approximately 700 on campus students. In addition, undergraduate and graduate Master’s degrees are offered to approximately 1,000 distance students.  More information is available at http://www.uwplatt.edu/business. The School of Business department currently has 4 full time accounting members, in addition to several adjunct accounting instructors.

Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.


Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin.  It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community.  More information is available at: http://www.platteville.org/ and http://platteville.com/.

To Ensure Consideration:

To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by November 15, 2017. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To Apply:

Applications are required to be submitted via the UW-Platteville Careers portal. Complete applications must include:

  1. Letter of application addressing each qualification;
  2. Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Brief summary of teaching philosophy;
  4. Graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application); and
  5. Contact information of three professional references who can address applicant’s qualifications for this position.

Questions about this position may be directed to: 

Professor L. Joseph Barnes, Chair, Search Committee

(608) 342-3952 or barnesl@uwplatt.edu


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Req Num 493781
ID 411312
Platteville, WI
Positions 1
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