Job Announcement at Arizona State University

Jordan Lowe asked that I post the following job announcement for Arizona State University (ASU).  As noted by Jordan, there are relatively fewer research universities in the west of the United States.  If you have desires to move west, this may be something you want to consider.  If you have questions, please contact Jordan for more information.


 COLLEGE:               W. P. Carey School of Business

DEPARTMENT:      School of Accountancy

TITLE:                      Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

CATEGORY:           Tenure Track Faculty, 100% FTE, Academic Appointment


Full-time, tenure-track faculty holding the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in the School of Accountancy in the W. P. Carey School of Business.


The candidate must contribute to the School of Accountancy’s mission primarily in the areas of research and teaching.  Research must be publishable in premier academic journals in accounting or a closely related field.  The candidate must be able to contribute to curriculum development and to deliver excellent in-class instruction at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral level.


1) A Ph.D. in business administration or a closely related field;

2) For appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, a demonstrated capability to conduct research publishable in premier academic journals.  For appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, a distinguished record of scholarship evidenced by publications in premier academic journals and an active continuing research agenda in the area.

3) Teaching experience appropriate to rank.


Demonstrated research and teaching potential in the areas of managerial, financial or tax accounting.


The initial application deadline is November 14, 2011; if not filled, then every two weeks thereafter until search is closed.  Subsequent application deadlines which fall on a University holiday will default to the end of the next business day.

Formal application may be accomplished through submission of a current vita in pdf format and evidence of teaching competency to   A background check is required prior to employment.


The School of Accountancy ( delivers degree programs at the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. levels and is ranked in the top ten accounting programs offered by public universities.  The school’s full-time faculty consists of seven professors, seven associate professors, five assistant professors, four clinical faculty, one professor of practice, and nine lecturers.  The W. P. Carey School of Business ( is one of the largest business schools in the United States with more than 150 faculty, 1,000 graduate, and 2,600 upper-division undergraduate students.  The school is ranked 28th nationally for its undergraduate programs and 27th for the W. P. Carey MBA.

Arizona State University’s ( Tempe campus is located in the heart of Tempe where 50,000 students are enrolled in daytime and evening classes. The university is recognized nationally as a foremost research institution offering excellent undergraduate and graduate education and nationally-ranked athletic programs as well as a full array of cultural activities. ASU’s Tempe campus offers 87 bachelors, 95 masters, 48 doctoral or terminal degree programs, and one law degree program.

Arizona State University is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer