University of West Florida


  • Institution: University of West Florida
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Pensacola, FL
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  • University of West Florida | Pensacola, FL
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: April 19, 2024
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Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range $ Commensurate with education and experience

Location Pensacola, FL

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Position description

Applications are invited for one full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Accounting, position number 128590. The position is available with an August 2024 start date, dependent upon university funding. Primary teaching duties will be undergraduate and graduate courses in Accounting (face-to-face and online), especially courses associated with Auditing, and other Accounting-related courses to adequately provide a good foundation in Accounting and to prepare students for other classes within the department and the College of Business. This position will teach three classes each fall and spring. This position will also serve on departmental, college, and university committees. This faculty member will maintain professional affiliations and contribute to professional activities. This position will mentor students and provide advice on professional endeavors.

The University of West Florida, located in Pensacola, FL, primarily emphasizes quality teaching. In addition, faculty members are expected to publish in quality refereed journals, maintain AACSB academic qualifications, perform career and academic counseling, and serve on departmental, college, and university committees. A normal teaching load is three courses per semester. This position may require teaching at the nearby Fort Walton Beach campus of the university (approximately 50 miles east of the Pensacola campus). Salary is AACSB competitive and will be commensurate with education and experience.

Position Qualifications

Doctoral degree from an AACSB-accredited institution in Accounting or a closely related field, including at least 18 graduate semester hours in Accounting and a strong commitment to teaching, academic research, and service.
Pertinent work experience, continuing professional development, and an active research agenda to maintain qualifications for performing teaching assignments.
Relevant teaching experience, including proven effectiveness in online course development and teaching.
Evidence of potential for quality scholarship, including publication in qualifying academic journals.
Preferred Qualifications

Regardless of degree, it must be coupled with pertinent work experience, continuing professional development, and a robust research agenda.
Coursework or work experience in Auditing-related topics. Teaching experience and/or scholarship regarding Auditing topics are desirable.
University of West Florida

The University’s 1,600 acres serves over 13,000 students (including over 2,700 graduate students) from 48 states in the U.S. and almost 90 different countries. The College of Business offers AACSB accredited undergraduate, Master of Accountancy and MBA degrees. The College also offers the MPA degree. We provide a collegial and professional environment that values a balanced commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The campus is just 30 minutes from Pensacola’s beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.


Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website:

Applicants are required to attach a curriculum vitae, letter of application clearly indicating your qualifications and interests, a statement of your teaching philosophy (not more than 800 words), and contact information for three references. References will be contacted upon submission of this application. An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process. For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email

The preferred response date of March 15, 2024; however, applications will be received until the position is filled.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

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