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Assistant/Associate Professor of Business

Department: Business and Technology
Position: Full-time (10-month), tenure-track position with complete benefit package
Salary:  Negotiable within the range established in the CBA ($44,000-$54,000)
Union Affiliation: MFPE
Posting Date:  November 1, 2021
Start Date:  August 1, 2022 


The University of Montana Western seeks applicants for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor position focusing on accounting and finance within the Department of Business and Technology.

The successful candidate will primarily teach undergraduate courses in accounting and finance. Faculty workload includes teaching 12 credits (three courses) per semester, advising, scholarly activities and professional service.

The Business & Technology Department is externally accredited by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).


The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. in accounting, finance or a related area. Consideration will be given for candidates who do not hold a doctoral degree, but possess (1) a MBA or Master’s degree in Accounting and (2) CPA or CMA license combination.

Previous teaching experience is preferred. Candidates will have demonstrated effective leadership, the ability to work collegially with others, evidence or potential of scholarship, and verified business and industry experience in the accounting field.


Application materials should include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, copies of all university level transcripts and names and contact information for at least four professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Application material should be sent to:

Patti Lake
Personnel Officer
The University of Montana Western
710 South Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
[email protected]

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Kevin Engellant via email @ [email protected] or by calling 406-683-7404.

Review of applications will begin November 29, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

The University & Dillon Area

The University of Montana Western is a dynamic, innovative, undergraduate university with over 65 full-time faculty and 1,300 students. It is located in Dillon, Montana in the scenic Rocky Mountains and has been awarded numerous top national rankings for delivering high quality, affordable education.

Montana Western is the only public four-year college in the nation offering Experience One (X1), experiential learning delivered on the block schedule. Class sizes are small and students take a single course at a time, three hours each day for 18 days, before moving on to the next course. Each course is four credits and four blocks are offered each semester. The block schedule facilitates field and lab work, undergraduate research, study travel, and interdisciplinary teaching. Montana Western’s faculty strongly believe in mentoring and inspiring students, and assisting them in the transition from university life to professional careers.

The University of Montana Western is an integral part of the Dillon Community. With a population of 5,000 people, Dillon is known for outstanding public schools, safe environments, recreational opportunities, and an excellent quality of life.

The University of Montana Western is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and encourages applications from qualified women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities. Qualified candidates may request veterans‚ or disabilities preference in accordance with state law. Reasonable accommodations are provided in the hiring process for persons with disabilities. Finalists for any position will be subject to a criminal background investigation.

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