Department Head

Location
Laramie, Wyoming
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted
Nov 08, 2017
Closes
Dec 08, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING, Department of Accounting and Finance seeks outstanding applicants for the leadership role 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 experience in the other field.

The future Head will be a person with the vision and ability 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, finance, or a closely related field from an AACSB-accredited institution and demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service at a level that qualifies for appointment at the rank of Full Professor. Particularly well-qualified candidates at the Associate Professor level will also be considered.

The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities.  We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

           

Minimum Qualifications

           

  • An earned doctorate in Accounting, Finance, or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution and demonstrated excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service at the level that qualifies for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
  • Demonstrated superb communication and interpersonal skills to interact with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the professional community.
  • Demonstrated experience in creating and sustaining a culture of inclusion, openness, and cooperation.

           

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working with U.S. financial markets in the accounting or finance fields.
  • Professional certification as a CPA, CFA, CMA, CFP, etc.
  • Experience in a leadership position that demonstrates problem solving, external relations, and evaluation skills.

           

Required Materials

Register and complete the online application at UW’s Human Resource Jobs page: https://jobs.uwyo.edu/psp/EREC/UWEXTERNAL/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?SiteId=6

Upload the following as one document as part of the online application:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Contact information for three work-related references.

Qualified candidates should also arrange to have the following sent to Dr. Eric Johnson, Search Committee chair, at eric.johnson@uwyo.edu:

  • Three recommendation letters
  • Summaries of teaching performance

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Johnson at eric.johnson@uwyo.edu.

           

Hiring Statement

The University of Wyoming is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability 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 http://www.uwyo.edu/diversity/fairness/index.html

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 based 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 duties, 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.

Applicants with disabilities may request accommodation to complete the application and selection process. Please notify Human Resources at least three (3) working days prior to the date of need. Accessibility resources are available on UW’s website at http://www.uwyo.edu/diversity/epo/accessibility-resources/