Position Announcements

The Department of Accountancy at Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. We are interested in candidates who will bring excellence to campus via outstanding research, teaching, and service.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Lecturer/Instructor/Adjunct/Visiting/Clinical Appointments



Teach and conduct research in Accountancy.


Teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Lecturers/Instructors are expected to engage in activities that maintain faculty qualifications under AACSB guidelines.
Tenure-track faculty are expected to conduct research in Accountancy.
Senior faculty are expected to provide leadership in the department, the university, and in the Accountancy discipline.


PhD or other terminal doctorate required for lecturer positions.
Extensive professional experience required for Instructor positions.
PhD or other terminal doctorate and extensive professional experience required for assistant clinical professor.
Candidates at advanced ranks must possess a PhD degree; candidates for assistant professor or assistant teaching professor must possess or be near completion of a PhD degree.
Demonstrated teaching effectiveness, strong research and leadership, potential commensurate with position sought.

SALARY:  Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.

APPOINTMENT STATUSTenure-Track, Lecturer, Instructor, Adjunct, Clinical and Visiting positions.

PROPOSED STARTING DATEJune 16, 2017 or August 16, 2017.


Applications will begin being accepted in August.

For full consideration, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your required documents, including cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, working papers, course evaluations and the names and email addresses or phone numbers of three professional references.  Professional references will be contacted once the recruiting committee has requested them.  In your cover letter please state which rank you are applying for.

Tenure track applications should be submitted by January 31, 2017.  Applications received by November 2, 2016, will be given first consideration.

Non-tenure track applications should be submitted by April 30, 2017.

Interviews may take place and offers may be made before the closing date, but all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration for an open position.

For further information regarding application procedures, you may contact:  (Lynn Rubarts, 217-244-5464 and/or accyrecruiting@business.illinois.edu).

Positions are subject to budget approval.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.  (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).