University of Wisconsin

Green Bay, WI

ID: 7067368
Posted: July 1, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Accounting. The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business values university-level teaching experience, the ability to teach a variety of classes required for completion of the Accounting major, CPA or CMA designation, engagement in institutional, community, and professional service, and experience working in the world of business.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

Teach courses in individual and entity taxation, the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Field Experience course, and either Accounting or business law, primarily at the undergraduate level, with growing opportunities for teaching graduate courses. Courses will be taught both in person and online and may be taught in any of four other instructional modes (e.g., blended, interactive video). Courses may be taught at the alternate locations as well as on the main campus in Green Bay.

Advise students.

Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.

Perform institutional and community service.

Contribute to the ongoing programmatic development of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business.

Participate fully in AACSB accreditation efforts.

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching and scholarship and a commitment to undergraduate education. The candidate should also possess communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students and colleagues.


Earned doctorate in Accounting or Business Adminstration, or equivalent, with emphasis in Accounting from an AACSB accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered; however, an earned doctorate in Accounting or Business Administration, or equivalent, with an emphasis in Accounting from an AACSB accredited instutition is a necessary condition for contract renewal. ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.

Candidates with a J.D. and either an LL.M. or M.S. in Taxation will also be considered. The LL.M. or M.S. degree must be completed by the starting date of the appointment.

Ongoing record of scholarship, including peer-reviewed journal publications, consistent with level of experience.
Evidence of a commitment to quality teaching.
Evidence of engagement in institutional, community, and professional endeavors.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs to around 9,000 students, with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections, and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay's main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region, and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering, and technology; business; health, education, and social welfare; and arts, humanities, and social sciences.

The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business (CSB) was established in 2010, and was elevated to a College in the summer of 2016. The CSB supports departments in Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, and Marketing & Management. The College supports roughly 1,500 students, primarily at the undergraduate level, and has sustained continued annual growth over the last five years at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and is preparing for future expansion. The College offers graduate degrees in Management, Data Science, and through an executive Impact MBA program. The School supports undergraduate programs in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Analysis, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, Marketing, and Supply Chain. Collectively this institutional cluster is situated in the third largest economic engine and third largest population base within the state of Wisconsin, with positive future demographics and strong community partnerships. The potential for external collaboration is strong and supported through the CSB’s Small Business Development Center, its partnership with TitleTown Tech, and numerous long-standing relationships. The School is dedicated to meeting its responsibility as an access-oriented, regional comprehensive university serving the regional population. These values are supported by the CSB Academic Plan, which includes an expectation to earn AACSB accreditation, an actionable and regionally tailored Diversity and Inclusivity plan, programmatic alignment with the region, and a focus on creating community and high impact experiences for our students. The faculty and staff are committed to student success, and faculty actively engage in impactful scholarship.

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community website. For Campus Safety information, see our University Police. website and our Annual Security Report. This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390 if you would like a paper copy.


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