Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Accounting

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School

Posting Information

Position Type -Permanent Faculty

Working Title- Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (Accounting)

Appointment Type- Tenured/Tenure Track

Full-time/Part-time -Full Time

Vacancy ID -FAC0003337

Posting Open Date- 11/11/2020

Open Until Filled- Yes

Proposed Start Date- 07/01/2021

Position Summary

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking to fill one or more tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in the Accounting academic area to start on July 1, 2021. Successful candidates will be both productive researchers and creative and effective teachers capable of contributing to the school’s Undergraduate, MBA, Ph.D., and Executive Development programs. Selected applicants are anticipated to teach and research in areas of Accounting.

Educational Requirements

Positions require a doctorate (or foreign equivalent) granted, or nearly completed, in Accounting or a related field. Hired candidates with a doctorate can anticipate an initial appointment of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. Hired candidates with a doctorate nearly completed can anticipate an initial appointment of Instructor.

Qualifications and Experience

Successful applicants will have strong research skills and will be expected to publish in top-tier academic journals.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

To be considered, applicants may view the job posting and follow the application process at:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae; sample research paper; and the names, institutions, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three (3) reference letter writers. Reference letter writers will receive an email with instructions for submitting letters of recommendation through the recruitment system. At the time of hire, four (4) letters of recommendation must have been received for selected applicants. Materials should be submitted electronically, but be addressed to: Accounting Search Committee, Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 3490, McColl Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490.

Quick Link

Department Contact Name and Title Nicci Pearson, Accounting Area Assistant

Department Contact Telephone or Email

Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Writing/research Sample
  • Optional Documents
  • Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
  • Other Document