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Assistant Professor of Accounting - listed November 22, 2021


University of Alaska Southeast
11066 Auke Lake Way, Juneau AK 99801


Julie Hamilton

Job Description

Position Summary:
The University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor of accounting position within the Department of Business and Public Administration (BPA). Expected start date is August 2022. Juneau has a diverse population of approximately 32,000 and is the capital of Alaska. The UAS business program is ACBSP accredited. The position requires a flexible schedule of online teaching (with potential for on campus classes), as well as involvement in service and professional activities. Juneau offers unsurpassed natural beauty, recreational opportunities, and a vibrant arts and entertainment community.

Primary duties are to teach four undergraduate accounting and/or finance courses each fall and spring semester in an online format, or face-to-face during the day and/or evening. Faculty hold office hours each week, advise and mentor students, and are proactive and collaborative in developing and modifying curriculum. In addition, candidates will participate in departmental and university service, as well as public service, and will engage in continuing professional development.

Located in the ancestral homeland of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian peoples, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is fully committed to advancing the education and research aspirations of Indigenous peoples and is committed to ongoing work toward decolonization. These efforts are reflected in our UAS programs and formal community partnerships across our three campuses and throughout all of Southeast Alaska. As a public, regional, comprehensive university, UAS is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization and strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply. All interested persons should apply online.

For questions about the position please contact Julie Hamilton (, Associate Professor of Accounting and Chair of the Department of Business and Public Administration.


Qualified to teach in one or more areas of accounting as well as financial management at the undergraduate level. Ability to coordinate internships with local employers and be an effective faculty advisor to accounting program students. Outstanding teaching and excellent communication skills are required.


Position Requirements:

Masters degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, or related field, with accounting and financial management backgrounds, professional work experience in accounting, and a professional certification (e.g. Certified Public Accountant, Certified Managerial Accountant, etc.).


Ph.D. or DBA with an emphasis in accounting or closely related area. ABDs will be
considered; however, ABDs will be expected to complete their degree before or by
August 2022.


Application packets for this position must include:

A cover letter outlining your primary and secondary areas of teaching interest, along with a discussion of your interest in living and working in Juneau, Alaska;
A comprehensive curriculum vitae;
A statement of your philosophy of teaching (no more than one page in length);
The names (include titles) and addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three (3) professional references; and
Copies of college transcripts (official transcripts will be required prior to hiring).
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with experience and education

This is a full-time, 9-month (with optional summer course assignments), exempt, UNAC faculty position with a full UA employee benefits package. This recruitment is open until filled with initial applicant review taking place on January 18, 2022. To ensure consideration, please apply by 11:55PM Alaska Time on January 17, 2022.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized for unrestricted employment in the United States. No work visas will be sponsored for this position.

For more information about the Department of Business and Public Administration (BPA) please visit us online:

Union Representation:
This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC).

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

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