Economics and Business Faculty Position- Tenure- Track Assistant Professor of Ac

Posted Friday, June 3, 2022

The Department of Economics and Business at Virginia Military Institute (VMI) invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Accounting, starting August 1, 2023.


The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level and have a desire to join an interdisciplinary department.  They will teach financial accounting, managerial accounting, and upper-level electives that reflect the candidate’s interest and expertise. The normal teaching load is three courses per semester. Performance is evaluated based on four domains: 1) teaching, 2) scholarly engagement, 3) professional citizenship, and 4) student development (e.g., academic advising, mentoring undergraduate research).

Minimum Requirements:

Applicants must have been awarded a doctorate or be currently ABD in Accounting or a closely related discipline and have a research agenda related to Accounting or Accounting pedagogy.  (Doctorate completed by August 1, 2023)

Preferred Qualifications:

Professional certification(s) and/or professional experience in Accounting.

Application Requirements:

Please include a cover letter, curriculum vita, copies of graduate transcripts, and teaching evaluations (if available).  In the cover letter, applicants should discuss how they design and teach their courses, providing examples and details as appropriate. Finalists will be asked to provide three letters of recommendation. The successful candidate will be required to undergo a criminal background check. 

All application materials received by July 15, 2022 will receive priority consideration, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Representatives of the Department will schedule interviews via Zoom or at the American Accounting Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.

Candidates should apply online at:    Economics and Business Faculty Position- Tenure- Track Assistant Professor of Accounting- Job Application

About VMI:

VMI has approximately 1,700 students, all of whom reside on Post (i.e., campus).  Lexington, Virginia has a population of approximately 7,000 and is in the southern Shenandoah Valley.  Lexington offers a stimulating cultural atmosphere in a rural setting. Washington and Lee University is located adjacent to VMI. Offering excellent public schools, Lexington has been recognized as one of America’s “best small towns.” The Department of Economics and Business is AACSB-International accredited. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, with academic rank based on qualifications.

Cadets wear uniforms and full-time faculty observe military courtesies, but no prior military experience is required or expected.  Additional  information about VMI can be found at, and a description of the academic program and faculty expectations can be found in the Faculty Handbook. 

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, VMI encourages women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans to apply. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are also encouraged to apply. VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities regarding employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.

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