Summary of Duties: The Hoops Tax Institute in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University seeks a post-doctorate researcher. Funding is available and the starting date is flexible. This position is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year based on mutual agreement. The holder of this position will conduct joint research with academics currently associated with the Hoops Tax Institute. No teaching is expected of this post-doctorate researcher. This position will have WRDS access to a range of databases including Compustat, CRSP, BoardEx, and I/B/E/S, among many others.
The twelve-month compensation is expected to be $70,000 plus a $5,000 research and travel allowance. This position is eligible to accrue annual leave and sick leave.
Required Qualifications: Candidates for the post-doctorate research position must possess an earned Ph.D. in accounting or economics from a nationally or internationally recognized university by employment start date. An interest in, and commitment to, high-quality scholarly tax research is also required.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.