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Assistant Professor of Accounting

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Accounting & MIS, Full Time

Assistant Professor of Accounting

University of Delaware

Lerner College of Business and Economics

Department of Accounting & MIS



The Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems at the Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in Accounting. The position will begin Fall 2022.


Qualifications required include the capacity to publish in top journals in accounting and/or related disciplines and a commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are expected to hold a doctoral degree or to complete the degree by August 31, 2022. The Department provides excellent research support, including an attractive teaching load, a one-semester third-year research sabbatical, strong database resources, an active seminar and internal workshop series, and access to a high-performance computing cluster. Hiring decisions will be based on the candidate’s ability to contribute to the research and teaching missions of Lerner College of Business and Economics.


The Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems offers Bachelors’ and Masters’ degrees in accounting and in management information systems along with several joint degrees, partnering with both the College of Engineering and the College's MBA programs. The University of Delaware is a land-grant, sea-grant and space-grant university of approximately 24,000 students and approximately 1,200 full-time faculty. We are a research-intensive, technologically advanced university with global impact. Our distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities support UD’s academic, research, and service activities. Campus life is welcoming -- enriched by distinguished guest speakers, NCAA Division I intercollegiate athletics, concerts and other arts and cultural activities. In addition to our vibrant main campus in Newark, UD has locations across the state -- in Wilmington, Dover, Georgetown and Lewes. For more information on the Department and the College, please visit


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Please upload a cover letter, a curriculum vita, samples of research and other relevant materials, and contact information for three references.

Questions may be directed to Michael Jung (, Search Committee Chair. The position is open until filled. All application materials shall be shared with departmental faculty. Selected applicants may be initially interviewed in person or using online technologies.


The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members and women.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at


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The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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