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Assistant Professor, Accounting

Position Overview

School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Tacoma

Organization: Milgard School of Business

Title: Assistant Professor, Accounting

Position Details

Position Description

The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Accounting effective September 16, 2023. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period. The successful candidate will be expected to perform high quality research, teach a variety of Accounting courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be willing to contribute as an engaged colleague to serve our growing school, campus, and community. Applicants from all research areas of Accounting are encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will teach in one or more of the following areas:  AIS, accounting analytics, auditing, financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, and other advanced accounting courses. Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, candidates with the ability to teach taxation.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach in multiple modalities, including online, hybrid and in-person, in an urban-serving campus environment with a diverse student body, many of whom are first generation college students. 

University and School Background

One of the three campuses of the University of Washington, UW Tacoma is an urban-serving university that shares the University of Washington’s commitment to high quality research (including cross-disciplinary research) and teaching and is committed to participating in the educational, cultural, and economic development of the South Puget Sound. Located largely in renovated historical buildings in Tacoma’s downtown warehouse district, UW Tacoma serves students from diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural populations. UW Tacoma’s commitment to equity and inclusion is central to maintaining an atmosphere wherein students, staff, faculty, and residents find abundant opportunities for intellectual, personal, and professional growth.

The Milgard School of Business, named in recognition of a multi-million dollar gift from the Milgard family, enjoys strong relationships with businesses and the South Puget Sound community. The AACSB-accredited Milgard School currently has more than 700 students in its undergraduate, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Science in Accounting (MSAcc), Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA), and Master of Cybersecurity and Leadership (MCL) programs, in addition to undergraduate minors in business data analytics, sports enterprise management, and corporate responsibility. The School’s Centers for Leadership and Social Responsibility, Business Analytics, Financial Wellness, Entrepreneurship, and Wealth Creation offer opportunities for teaching, research, and community outreach related to its mission. Additional information about the Milgard School of Business can be found at

The base salary range for this position will be $17,778-$19,455 per month ($160,000-$175,100 per 9-month academic year), commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. Other compensation associated with this position may include a one-time relocation allowance, if applicable. A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at


Applicants must have a PhD degree (or foreign equivalent) in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution. Applicants must demonstrate excellence with respect to scholarly research, and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.



All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio at  as pdf documents. Review of applications starts on October 31, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled.

  1. A cover letter describing academic qualifications, research interests, and teaching experience relevant for this position.
  2. A statement on diversity, equity, and Inclusion. The Milgard school is committed to preparing our students to understand, negotiate and address complex DEI topics from multiple perspectives including personal and managerial. We would like to know about your approach to integrating the practice of DEI in your pedagogy and how you have improved levels of access and success for students from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field. Candidates who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should articulate how they expect to contribute to these core Milgard values.
  3. Curriculum vitae
  4. A sample research paper
  5. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., copies of student evaluations)
  6. At least three letters of reference

Questions can be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Daniel Bryan at

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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Benefits Information

A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at Appointees solely employed and paid directly by a non-UW entity are not UW employees and are not eligible for UW or Washington State employee benefits.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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Under University of Washington (UW) Policy, University-compensated personnel must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit

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