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Assistant Teaching Professor, Accounting

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School / Campus / College: University of Washington, Tacoma

Organization: Milgard School of Business

Title: Assistant Teaching Professor, Accounting

Position Details

Position Description

The Milgard School of Business at the University of Washington, Tacoma invites applications for Assistant Teaching Professor in Accounting to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in accounting. This is a full-time, 100% FTE, non-tenure track position, with a 9-month service period that is eligible for a multi-year appointment. The teaching course load is 8 classes with an expected start date of September 16, 2024.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach a variety of courses including AIS, accounting analytics, auditing, financial accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, and other advanced accounting courses. The succesful candidate will be expected to engage in teaching that strengthens and complements the Milgard School’s core values of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in pedagogy, teaching, and practice. 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 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 teaching and research 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. UW Tacoma has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. It offers a range of academic programs focused on sustainability including environmental sciences and sustainable urban development. It is also home to the Centers for Urban Waters and Leadership & Social Responsibility. Situated on the high-technology corridor of Puget Sound, UW Tacoma offers views of the historic Foss Waterway and Mount Rainier, providing an incomparable gateway to the Pacific Northwest recreation. For more information about UW Tacoma, please visit

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 845 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

Compensation and Benefits

The base salary range for this position will be $10,000-$10,556 per month ($90,000-$95,000 per academic year)  commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. A summary of benefits associated with this title/rank can be found at


At a minimum, candidates must have the following:

1.  a master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in accounting or related field (a PhD or foreign equivalent in Accounting or a related field is also acceptable) and must demonstrate strong teaching.

2.  prior expertise in teaching graduate and undergraduate accounting classes

3.  a record of involvement, participation, and/or leadership within their pedagogical or practitioner communities that maintains qualifications required for accreditation (AACSB) purposes;

4.  prior expertise in curriculum development and teaching in multiple modalities, including online, hybrid and in-person.


All application materials must be submitted through Interfolio as pdf documents. The application deadline is November 15, 2023, and the position will remain open until filled. Required materials include:

  1. A cover letter describing academic qualifications relating to your experience and teaching effectiveness for this position. Applicants are also encouraged to highlight ways in which they might contribute to the urban-serving mission of the campus.
  2. A curriculum vitae.
  3.  A statement on diversity, equity, and Inclusion.
    • The University of Washington and the Milgard School of Business are committed to preparing students for engagement with complex DEI topics from multiple perspectives, including personal and managerial. Please share your approach to integrating the practice of DEI in your pedagogy and how you have improved levels of access and success for students from underrepresented racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds in your field. Candidates who have not yet had the opportunity for such experiences should articulate how they expect to contribute to these core institutional values.
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., copies of student evaluations)
  5. At least three letters of reference

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

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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

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