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Assistant Professor, Accounting

University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI
Start date
Jan 22, 2024
Closing date
Feb 21, 2024

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The Business Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout seeks individuals with an expertise in Accounting, a passion for teaching, an inquisitive disposition for research, and leadership skills to fill one tenure-track assistant professor position beginning in August of 2024.

Located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, UW-Stout fulfills its mission as Wisconsin's polytechnic university by preparing career-ready, creative thinkers who graduate equipped with the knowledge and skills to emerge as leaders in their workplaces and communities. UW-Stout' s polytechnic tenets prioritize active learning and instructional pedagogy that is developed through cross-disciplinary collaboration with business and industry partners.

We invite applications from scholars who will embody this mission to support our students, college, and the dynamic business world.


Minimum / Required:
  • Have one of the following by employment start date:
  • Master' s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or closely related field plus five (5) years of relevant professional experience
  • Terminal degree (Ph.D, DBA) in relevant field or ABD with a firm completion date
  • An active CPA or active CMA required by employment start date
  • Evidence of potential for teaching excellence
  • Demonstrated interest in advancing student learning in area of Accounting
  • Terminal degree (Ph.D., DBA)
  • Commitment to cultivating a work environment and student experience that embraces inclusion
The university emphasizes teaching excellence. Candidates brought to campus will be required to teach a component of a class as part of the interview process.

Note: A terminal degree is required for promotion above assistant professor, unless by special exception process.


Teach, develop and revise undergraduate courses in Accounting, application software for spreadsheets and databases. Additional courses could include Accounting for Management Decisions, Cost Accounting and Tax Accounting. Teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online, undergraduate courses according to departmental instructional plans.

Faculty members are expected to participate in shared governance, curriculum development, recruitment, student academic advisement, scholarly research, program-level assessment of student learning, professional service activities and continuous improvement processes, in collaboration with faculty and staff.


In this position, you will be a valued member of the Business Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. The department houses the Business Administration and Supply Chain Management programs and prepares students for careers in a variety of industries as well as government and non-profits. In addition to the programs housed in the department, faculty contribute to the Stout Core, our general education program, as well as supporting other programs within the School of Management.

The Department of Business is one of eight departments within the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Management and delivers courses that serve 20 undergraduate majors, including bachelor' s degrees in business administration; Fashion and Retail; and Supply Chain Management, The Department of Business currently has 13 full-time faculty members and typically offers 50 different courses.


Applications received by end of day, January 31st, 2024, are ensured full consideration. Applications submitted after January 31st, 2024, may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee.

To apply, click on the APPLY button or go to:

Required application materials:
1. Cover letter (* See below)
2. Curriculum vitae or resume
3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
4. Unofficial transcripts of highest degree conferred and CPA and/or CMA Credential

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Frazier Clark
Phone: (715) 232-2257

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
Search Coordinator: Suzanne Rowan
Phone: (715) 232-1311


University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin' s only Polytechnic University, offers an unmatched career-focused education that combines applied learning, theory and research with real-world experience that prepares tomorrow' s leaders to drive the future of business and industry. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we are proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.

UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only full four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. And providing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff and students to live, learn and work is a top priority.

We offer 45+ undergraduate degrees, 20+ graduate degrees and 30+ professional certificates in Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Human & Social Sciences; Information Technology & Communications; and Science, Engineering & Math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 7,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their success. And we invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin' s only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national and international leader in higher education.

Be a part of the future at UW-Stout. Learn more at

University of Wisconsin-Stout is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin' s Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan, demonstrating our commitment to the diverse needs of our employees.
  • Benefit Details:
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All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate' s completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor(s) questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Official transcripts required at time of hire.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7)

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:

Job Family: Teaching


Find Your Calling at UW-Stout

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is a career-focused polytechnic university emphasizing applied learning. UW-Stout is known for the annual career success of its graduates, with 97 percent employed or continuing their education upon graduation.

At UW-Stout, you will join a vibrant community of passionate educators and support staff who impact our students' lives and our society at large. We call ourselves Stout Proud, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

With over 1,400 employees, UW-Stout offers a wide range of positions for faculty, both tenure-track and adjunct, as well as for administrators, managers, professional and support staff. We offer exceptional benefits and a rewarding academic environment.

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