Asst. or Assoc. Professor of Tax 102130

Position description
Applications are invited for one full-time tenure track assistant or associate professor of tax, position number 102130. The position is available with an August, 2022 start date, dependent upon available funding. Primary teaching duties will be undergraduate and graduate courses in any one or more of the following: tax and business law.

The University of West Florida, located in Pensacola, FL, primarily emphasizes quality teaching. In addition, faculty members are expected to publish in quality refereed journals, maintain AACSB academic qualifications, perform career and academic counseling, and serve on departmental, college, and university committees. A normal teaching load is three courses (two preparations) per semester. This position may require teaching at the nearby Fort Walton Beach campus of the university (approximately 50 miles east of the Pensacola campus). Opportunities for summer teaching are normally available. Salary is AACSB competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications
L.L.M. in Tax or closely related field from an ABA accredited institution. Applicants at the level of associate professor should have a demonstrated record evidencing a balanced commitment to excellent teaching, quality research, and service. Applicants at the level of assistant professor should demonstrate the potential for a balanced commitment to excellent teaching, quality research, and service.

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred candidates will also have relevant teaching experience which includes proven effectiveness in online course development and teaching, professional experience, and professional certification. A demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, research, and service is required for appointment at the rank of associate professor.

In addition to a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, quality research, and service, the successful candidate will also have potential or demonstrated contributions to a climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The University of West Florida is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The College of Business at the University of West Florida is committed to celebrating differences and embracing the expression of different perspectives. We are eager to welcome a colleague who supports and can contribute to those same goals and values.

University of West Florida
The University’s 1,600 acres serves over 13,000 students (including over 2,700 graduate students) from 48 states in the U.S. and almost 90 different countries. UWF is known for its small class sizes, even in introductory courses. The College of Business offers AACSB accredited undergraduate, master of accountancy, and MBA degrees. We provide a collegial and professional environment that values a balanced commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The campus is just 30 minutes from Pensacola’s beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.

To apply, please go to to create your application. Please be prepared to attach the following documents in digital format: 1) a letter of application clearly indicating your qualifications and interests, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) teaching evaluations, 4) the names and email addresses of three references, and 5) a statement of your teaching philosophy (not more than 800 words). To receive full consideration, applicants should submit application materials no later than October 22, 2021. However, the position will be held open until filled.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify is required for employment. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
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Contact Information
Diana Williams
[email protected]
University of West Florida
11000 University Pkwy,
Pensacola, 32514