The University of Cincinnati (UC) invites applications for Department Head and EY Professor of Accounting in theLindner College of Business, with a start date of Fall 2018. UC has a large accounting program, with a combined total of over 800 students in its undergraduate, Master of Science in Accounting, and Master of Science in Taxation programs. UC plans to reopen its PhD program in Accounting in Fall 2019. UC's online MS Tax program ranked #1 for US public institutions by US News & World Report in 2015. The 2015 Public Accounting Report survey ranked UC #8 for its MS in Accounting and #13 for its undergraduate accounting program among comparable sized US schools.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: It is an exciting time at UC. UC has grown rapidly and now has over 44,000 students and almost 10,000 non-student employees . A new state of the art building for the Lindner Collegeof Business projected to cost around $120 million with 225,000 square feet should open in Fall 2019 . Within the department, 18 new faculty (10 research active faculty) have joined since July 2012.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Primary responsibilities of the Department Head include leadership of faculty, administration ofundergraduate and graduate academic programs, and coordination with the business community and alumni of theprogram. Quality teaching is expected; teaching load is commensurate with research productivity. Rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure (commensurate with credentials). All areas of accounting will be considered.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a doctorate in accounting from an AACSB accredited institution (or equivalent), with a record of research productivity. Candidates' research publication record and other academic qualifications must be commensurate with tenure at a Tier I research institution. Preference will be given to those with prior experience as a department head or having other significant academic leadership experience, and with a proven ability to work with other faculty in developing successful academic programs. Excellent teaching credentials are highly valued. Significant public or private accounting experience as well as professional accounting certifications are valued, but not required. Candidates must possess both written and spoken English fluency, and provide evidence of such through the interview process.
APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: Representatives will be available at the San Diego AAA meeting in August toanswer questions about the position.