Welcome!! Register or Login

    Job details

Job Offer: Head, Department of Accounting and Finance:University of Wyoming

Job description:

University of Wyoming


Head, Department of Accounting and Finance

Apply Now
   » Print
   » Save
   » Share

Job detail

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING, Department of Accounting and Finance seeks outstanding candidates for the leadership abilities function of Head of the Department. The Department of Accounting and Finance offers both undergraduate and Masters degrees and has a long tradition of serving the accounting and finance professions as well as the academic community. The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate in either accounting or finance, and an undergraduate degree and/or professional practice in the other field.
The future Head will be a person with the vision and capability to lead the Department in its efforts to build on its reputation as a leader in education, scholarship, and professional engagement. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in accounting or finance from an AACSB-accredited institution and demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service that qualifies for appointment at the rank of Full Professor.
This is primarily an administrative appointment with a reduced teaching load and significant academic leadership abilities responsibilities, including fundraising and maintaining and developing relationships with the professional accounting and finance communities across the state of Wyoming and the surrounding region. Accordingly, demonstrated excellence in outreach to representatives of state and local government, the business community, and other external stakeholders is a definite plus.
The position is subject to formal approval and funding. Accounting faculty representatives will be attending the 2018 American Accounting Association Annual Meeting and will be available for informational meetings with prospective candidates about the position, the Department, and the University. Contact Us by Prof. Eric Johnson by email at E-Mail: to schedule an information session during the Annual Meeting.
Hiring Statement
The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, discapability or protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law and University policy. To review “The EEO is the Law Poster” and its supplement, please visit UW’s Diversity & Fairness page at
Pursuant to Wyoming State law, W.S. 19-14-102, as amended, an honorably discharged veteran who has been a resident of the state of Wyoming for one (1) year or more at any time prior to the date when the veteran applies for employment, or any surviving spouse who was married to such veteran at the time of the veteran’s death, who is receiving federal survivor benefits located on the veteran’s military service and is applying for employment, shall receive an interview preference during the applicant screening process with the University of Wyoming. At the time of application the applicant must possess the business capacity, competency, education or other qualifications required for the position. If disabilities do not materially interfere with performance of job tasks, disabled veterans will be given preference over able-bodied veterans. Appropriate documentation of veteran status must be provided at time of application as outlined in the application process. No preference will be given to a veteran currently employed by a public department.
We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check.

Minimum Qualifications
   » An earned doctorate in accounting or finance from an AACSB accredited institution.
   » Demonstrated excellence in teaching, service, and scholarship at a level that qualifies for appointment at the rank of Full Professor.
   » Excellent communication and interpersonal expertise to interact with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the professional community.
   » practice in creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion, openness, and cooperation.

Desired Qualifications
   » practice working with U.S. financial markets in the accounting or finance fields.
   » significant professional certification.
   » practice in academic leadership abilities that demonstrates expertise in problem solving, external relations, and performance evaluation.

View your connections at University of Wyoming LinkedIn
Job Information
   » Job location: Laramie, Wyoming, 82071-3275, United States
   » Listing ID: 41755921
   » Published: June 13, 2018
   » Position Title:Head, Department of Accounting and Finance
   » Employer's nameUniversity of Wyoming
   » Business Sector:Accounting in Higher Education
   » Listing Function:Chair, Director, Head of Department/Area, Administrator
   » Employment Type:Full-Time
   » Job Duration:Indefinite
   » Min suitable educationPh.D.
   » Min practice:5-7 Years
   » Required Travel:10-25%

Jobs You May LikeTenure - Track adjunct/Associate/Full Professor...University of Wyoming
Laramie, WY, United States

Accounting/Office AdministratorKuhn Knight of Greeley
Greeley, CO, United States

Accounting adjunctOne Steamboat Place
Steamboat Springs, CO, United States

AccountantThe Grand County Finance...
Hot Sulphur Springs, CO, United States


Job Category: Other [ View All Other Jobs ]
Language requirements:
Employment type:
Salary: Unspecified
Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Other
Company Type Employer
Post Date: 06/14/2018 / Viewed 2 times
Contact Information
Company: University of Wyoming
Contact Email:

Apply Online