Associate/Full Professor in Accounting

Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management

United States


The Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University invites applications for one faculty position starting August 2021. Although the position is open with respect to rank, the preference is a tenured hire with a strong empirical accounting research record. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or DBA in Accounting or related field from an AACSB accredited university. Owen offers a competitive teaching load.

The Owen Graduate School of Management is engaged in graduate and undergraduate management education. It has an enrollment of over 600 students in its MBA, Executive MBA, Global MBA for Executives, Master of Science in Finance, Master of Accountancy, Master of Marketing, and Master of Management in Health Care programs. In addition, Owen School faculty members teach in the Vanderbilt University undergraduate business minor. The Owen School enrolls a culturally diverse student body from all parts of the U.S. and 40 countries. Founded in 1873, Vanderbilt University is an internationally recognized research university with a student body of some 13,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and approximately 1,460 full-time faculty (excluding faculty employed by the Medical Center), of whom 50 have their primary appointment in the Owen School. The university is situated on a 330-acre campus located a mile and a half south of downtown Nashville.

Home to more than 1.9 million people, the Nashville metropolitan statistical area has over a dozen colleges and universities, including four Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Nashville features many cultural and recreational amenities including a symphony orchestra, professional sports, an extensive park system, exceptional restaurants, and live music offerings across a broad variety of genres. Major industries include healthcare, publishing, insurance and finance, higher education, and entertainment. Nashville is frequently identified as one of the best U.S. cities for work, family, and quality of life by various national publications.

We seek to attract a research active, culturally broad, and intellectually diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in the scholarship of teaching, discovery, application, and integration of knowledge. The University’s student body includes 34.2 percent minority students; 10.3 percent of students are international from 93 countries. Both the Owen School and Vanderbilt are fully committed to environments that welcome and value diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current vita, a statement of research and teaching interests, and sample publications and working papers, by March 1, 2021. All initial interviews will be conducted virtually via Zoom. Please direct questions about the search to Prof. Paul Chaney.

All applications should be submitted to:

Vanderbilt University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Vanderbilt has a strong institutional commitment to diversity in all areas and particularly encourages applications from minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups.

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