Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting

The Maine Business School at the University of Maine invites applications for a tenure track, academic-year Assistant or Associate Professor of Accounting to begin Fall 2018. Our primary teaching need is in Financial accounting at the intermediate and advanced levels. A secondary specialty in Governmental/NFP or Auditing/Assurance would be desirable.
The MBS offers a B.S. degree in Business Administration with majors in accounting, finance, management, and marketing, as well as concentrations in international business, entrepreneurship, and management information systems. MBS also offers a Masters of Business Administration that includes an accounting track. For more information on the MBS, please view our website at
MBS has held the longest standing accreditation of any public business school in northern New England. MBS was ranked among the best business schools in the world for a fourth year in a row by Eduniversal (, which included MBS in its category of "excellent" business schools. The greater Orono-Bangor area is a safe, child-friendly environment with excellent local schools and high quality medical care. Central Maine offers many recreational and cultural opportunities. See the following links for more information. and
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
The standard teaching load per semester for tenure-track faculty is two or three classes with no more than two preparations per semester.
Candidates may be required to teach using distance delivery technology and should foster collaborative relationships with the business community.
New faculty are required to establish a research program leading to publications in refereed journals in their area of expertise.
Limited service to the school or university is expected while working toward tenure.
Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications:
Teaching Principles of Accounting classes may be required.
The successful candidate is required to have a terminal degree by date of hire, preferably Ph.D. in Accounting from an AACSB-accredited program.
Demonstrated evidence of high-quality teaching ability.
Demonstrated ability to engage in quality research leading to publications in peer-reviewed journals in accounting.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required.
Candidates with a CPA are preferred.
Appropriate background checks are required.
All UMS employees are required to comply with applicable policies and procedures, as well as to complete applicable workplace related screenings, and required employee trainings, such as Information Security, Safety Training, Workplace Violence, and Sexual Harassment.
Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position". You will need to create a profile and application; upload a cover letter and a resume/curriculum vitae which fully describes your qualifications and experiences with specific reference to the required and preferred qualifications; and provide a valid email address for your references (on the application) as we will request the letter of reference to be uploaded to us confidentially. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable pool of candidates is found.
The University of Maine is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Academic Year (Sept-May)
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Research Sample, Resume/CV

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