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Assistant Professor, Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting

University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL
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Sep 23, 2022

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As a next-generation public research institution, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world's most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you become an integral part of our mission to become a university for the future. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck.

The Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting is a professional school in a major public research university committed to teaching, research and service that advance the accounting discipline and prepare future leaders in business, government, and academia. The Dixon School enjoys a national and international reputation for excellence in accounting research and education. We offer undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. programs in accounting and are among the elite group of programs accredited by the AACSB.

The Opportunity

The Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting in the College of Business at the University of Central Florida invites applications for a tenure-earning assistant professor position. This opportunity is open to both newly minted and experienced faculty. Expected start date is fall 2023.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in accounting (or closely related field) from an accredited institution in hand or by August 2023. In addition, applicants must demonstrate an ability to conduct high quality accounting research and a commitment to teaching excellence.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to applicants whose research interests complement those of our current faculty. While faculty research interests in the Dixon School are broad, we have a reputation for excellence in behavioral, field, and qualitative research methods across accounting topical areas including audit, tax, managerial, financial, and accounting ethics.

Additional Application Materials

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, Please upload a cover letter, vita, three letters of reference (less than 6 months old), a recent sample publication or working paper, and evidence of past teaching success (if available).

The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts (and, as applicable, U.S. degree equivalency evaluations) documenting the conferral of their qualifying academic credentials.

Consideration of applicants will begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted until the position is closed. The position will remain open until filled.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.

Please contact Dr. Lisa Baudot (, Chair of the Recruiting Committee, if you have questions regarding this search.

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:
  • Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays.
  • Retirement savings options.
  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando area attractions.
  • Education assistance.
  • Flexible work environment.

And more...For more benefits information, go to 'Prospective Employees' on the UCF Human Resources website (

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer. Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research-related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening. Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of higher education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to employment in research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty positions (including employed visiting positions), graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, postdoctoral scholar positions, and undergraduate positions.

College of Business Administration (CBA) - Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at http//

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.
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