Summary of Duties: The Department of Accounting at Washington State University (WSU) is seeking qualified candidates for a permanent full-time tenure track position at the Pullman, WA campus, subject to budget approval. We will consider candidates at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor. Duties include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in accounting, including online courses.
The successful candidate is expected to conduct high quality academic research in accounting leading to publications in top tier academic accounting journals and provide service to the department, the Carson College of Business (CCB), the university and the profession commensurate with rank.
Required Qualifications: Applicants for an Assistant Professor position must have an earned doctorate in Accounting or closely related field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by the appointment start date and demonstrate potential for excellence in teaching and research. Applicants for more senior appointments, Associate or Full Professor, must have an earned doctorate in accounting or closely related field a nationally or internationally recognized university and a demonstrated record of publications commensurate with rank, along with evidence of excellence in teaching and a desire to take an active role working with doctoral students.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.