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Open Rank Faculty Positions in Accounting

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School / Campus / College: Foster School of Business

Organization: Accounting

Title: Open Rank Faculty Positions in Accounting

Position Details

Position Description

The Accounting Department at the Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington is recruiting to hire two full-time, tenure track faculty for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Tenure-track faculty have an annual service period of nine months. The positions are open to all teaching and research areas within accounting. University of Washington faculty members engage in research, teaching, and service.

The Foster School of Business is proud to support top-ranked programs at the undergraduate, MBA, Ph.D., and executive levels. The Accounting Department has an international reputation for its research productivity and teaching excellence. The Foster School of Business is housed in Paccar Hall, a 135,000 square foot state-of-the art classroom and faculty office building.

Seattle, the location of the Foster School of Business, is a culturally rich city offering a picturesque setting, vibrant lifestyle, and innumerable recreational opportunities. Headquartered in Seattle are world-class companies such as Amazon, Costco, Expedia, Microsoft, Nintendo, Nordstrom, REI, Starbucks, and T-Mobile, among others.  Not surprisingly, Seattle is considered to be one of the most desirable cities to live in the western hemisphere. 

More information about the Foster School is available at 


Candidates must have or be on track to earn a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in accounting or related field. 


Provide evidence of ability to meet the duties of UW faculty members including any published or unpublished research (include a research paper based on the candidate’s dissertation if a new entrant in the market), evidence of teaching experience (if any), at least three letters of reference, curriculum vitae, and a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching preferences.

The initial application deadlines are September 30, 2019 for seasoned candidates (non-rookies) and November 1, 2019 for candidates without experience (rookies) but applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications will begin to be reviewed upon receipt.

Please submit all application materials in PDF file format.

If you have a question about the details of this search / position please contact the hiring unit directly at: Thank you for you interest in this position at the University of Washington.

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