Teaching Assistant Professor-Accounting, Carson College of Business, Vancouver Campus

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Vancouver, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime

Available Title(s):

158-NN_FACULTY - Teaching Assistant Professor - Career

Business Title:

Teaching Assistant Professor-Accounting, Carson College of Business, Vancouver Campus

Employee Type:

Faculty (+) (Fixed Term)

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

9 Month - Summer

Position Details:

Teaching Assistant Professor-Accounting, Carson College of Business, Vancouver Campus

Are you up for the challenge of engaging students in the field of accounting and contributing to the mission of WSU Vancouver? Take a look at the Teaching Assistant Professor in Accounting position!

Summary of Duties

The Department of Accounting in the Carson College of Business (CCB) at Washington State University Vancouver invites applications for a three-year visiting non-tenure-track position at the Teaching Assistant Professor level. We anticipate that this position will start Fall Semester 2024.

The successful candidate will teach eight 3-credit courses per academic year, serve as faculty advisor to the Beta Alpha Psi Nu Theta Chapter and VITA Club (student clubs), and assist the department as needed.

Required Qualifications

BA/BS in Accounting or Finance, and master’s in accounting or finance, or MBA. Relevant industry and/or teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have an accounting or finance industry background, teaching experience, and demonstrate ability to contribute to the service, equity, and diversity mission of the campus.

Studies have shown that women and people with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color identities may be less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the required and preferred qualifications. We encourage you to apply if you meet the minimum qualifications, even if you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications listed.

Application instructions:

Applicants must attach multiple documents at the time of application. Please read the entire posting description and follow the instructions below to apply.

Additional Information:


Washington State University Vancouver

Department Name:

Carson College of Business, Accounting

City, State, Zip:

Vancouver, WA 98686

Department Link:


Work Location and Schedule: 

This position is not eligible for remote/hybrid work assignments.

9 Monthly Salary:

$89,303 - $109,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience.


WSU offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package including up to 49 days off per year through paid holidays/sick leave/annual leave, a choice of retirement plans, medical/dental/vision, basic life and long-term disability insurance, and an employee tuition waiver program. 

For a summary of benefits offered by WSU for faculty visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/2023-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf

Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/ .


100%, 9-month position, 75% blended FTE

Tenure Track:



Temporary three-year visiting non-tenure track position. This position does not provide U.S. work visa sponsorship. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

Posting Close Date:

Review of applications starts on January 8, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

Background Check

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.  A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.   

External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application. 

Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae.
  • Cover letter with a clear description of experience relevant to the position.
  • A Teaching statement with evidence of teaching effectiveness as described in the Preferred Qualifications.
  • A Statement on Contributions to Equity (see information and link below) *
  • Contact information for at least three (3) professional references (name, address, e-mail, and phone number). 


*Please include a statement on contributions to equity. Provide examples from your past activities and experience as well as your future plans to advance equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging at WSU Vancouver. Include examples such as any of the following: Programming, events, and initiatives; Committee, council, or board service; Student and/or staff outreach, recruitment, and retention; Community engagement and volunteerism. WSU Vancouver's strategic plan embeds equity in all 5 goals, including a specific goal for equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging (Goal 4). Please see our Strategic Plan, Goal 4 for more information on what WSU Vancouver is doing in this space, https://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/strategic-plan .

About WSU Vancouver 

As one of six campuses in the Washington state University system, WSU Vancouver provides baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people, communities and economy of Southwest Washington.  

As the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is dedicated to its land-grant tradition for openness, accessibility and service to people. WSU Vancouver enjoys extraordinary community support and is committed to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fulfill regional needs.  

Situated on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is in the homelands of the Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. Employees and students alike value the beauty of campus.  

Recognized by Insight Into Diversity magazine as a top college for diversity, WSU Vancouver is committed to advancing equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in all that it does. 

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected] .

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