Utah State University

Assistant Professor

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/5/2021 3:17 PM)
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Jon M Huntsman School of Business
School of Accountancy
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits


The School of Accountancy in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to support and strengthen our programs. All areas of accounting scholarship/teaching will be considered, with a preference for teaching in accounting information systems, data analytics, audit, forensics, or financial statement analysis. This academic-year (nine-month) faculty position will support the development and maintenance of programs of excellence in both teaching and research. The position begins in Fall 2022.


Faculty in the Huntsman School of Business are also expected to provide leadership in their respective programs and to make meaningful contributions to the academic and professional communities. Salary is competitive. An excellent benefits package includes retirement programs, life, medical, dental, and disability insurance.


We seek an individual who shares our commitment to excellence and will help the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business achieve continued growth in our national reputation. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated a commitment to teaching excellence and dedication to the value of student success as our top priority. The ideal candidate will also be recognized both within academia and the broader community as an ethical leader. It is expected that the applicant will be a highly productive researcher, maintain a presence as a leading scholar, and build strong networks with prominent individuals in academia, business, and government.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Accounting or related field from a prominent AACSB business school. (ABD considered, but dissertation must be completed prior to appointment)
  • Highly effective communications skills, including listening, writing, and speaking
  • Demonstration of collegiality among peers and constituents
  • Ability to explain complex concepts in an understandable way
  • A strong commitment to staying current in the applicant’s field, as well as professionally or academically qualified, depending on appointment
  • Evidence of established or emerging research stream(s) with publication potential in top-quality accounting journals
  • Demonstration of teaching experience and effectiveness through student evaluations, peer evaluations, or achievement of learning outcomes
  • Willingness to accept departmental and college service assignments

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

1) Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”


Documents to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Documents 1-10”

2) Cover Letter

3) Letter(s) of Recommendation

4) Teaching Evaluations

5) Research Sample


**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus excellent benefits


Employees typically work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes.  

College/Department Highlights

The School of Accountancy is housed in the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University. This department serves approximately 300 accounting majors and provides service courses to students throughout the Huntsman School of Business and the broader university community. The strategic objective of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is to become the premier undergraduate business and economics program in the Intermountain West. Therefore, the ideal faculty candidate will be passionate about our vision and be interested in working cooperatively toward these desired end results of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business and the School of Accountancy.

USU’s Jon M. Huntsman School of Business and the School of Accountancy are both accredited by the AACSB. The School of Accountancy offers a bachelor’s degree and a Master of Accounting degree.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is honored to be Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is a Carnegie RU/H (Research University/High Research Activity) institution with approximately 27,700 students (24,660 undergraduates and 3,040 graduate students) on the Logan main campus. Utah State’s statewide system features eight campuses and 23 education centers and serves all counties in the state with Extension programs. USU offers 114 undergraduate majors, 132 graduate programs, and a variety of innovative stackable associate and certificate credentials. Washington Monthly ranked USU 14th in their national university rankings in 2019 and the 5th best public national university in the nation in 2018. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU is proud to provide a high-quality education at an affordable price. Additional information about Utah State University can be found here.


A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.


The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah; a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.


Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Alison Adams-Perlac, alison.adams-perlac@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Old Main Rm. 161, 435-797-1266.

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov


USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.


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