Employment Opportunities

Lecturer in Accounting (2 positions)

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Work Type: Faculty Full Time
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Faculty
Department: Department of Accounting - 209300
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Position Summary:

The Position

The University of Dayton Department of Accounting invites applications for two non-tenure track positions at the rank of Lecturer. Responsibilities include teaching four course sections per semester. Typically, Lecturers teach no more than two different course preparations per semester. These are nine-month positions, beginning August 16, 2021, with possibility of renewal.

Lecturers generally participate in departmental service and extra-departmental programs, curricular projects, and community engagement activities. Lecturers may choose to participate in the university’s promotion process leading to Principal and Senior Lecturer statuses commensurate with years of service, professional development, and continued excellence in teaching.

At the University of Dayton we value exploration and implementation of innovative teaching approaches and educational values that promote inclusive excellence in shaping the next generation of accountants. We value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply.

Department of Accounting

The Department of Accounting is accredited by AACSB International and offers an undergraduate major in accounting, an undergraduate minor in accounting, and a Master of Professional Accountancy. It also supports MBA programs through required and elective courses. We focus on exploring and implementing innovative teaching approaches, shaping the next generation of accountants, and engaging in impactful service opportunities within the University. Our faculty provide high-quality teaching and a personal touch for students to develop their skills as lifelong learners. Our Accounting Advisory Council advises us on strategic and curriculum matters. About 90 students graduate per year with a BSBA and a major in accounting, and they typically place very well in the job market.

School of Business Administration

The School of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB International. It offers eight undergraduate majors through four academic departments, as well as MBA programs and specialized Master’s programs. The School includes several centers of excellence, including the Business Research Group, Crotty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Davis Center for Portfolio Management, Hanley Trading Center, Fiore Talarico Center for Professional Selling, Center for the Integration of Faith and Work, and Center for Project Excellence. The Business Advisory Council, consisting of senior executives from across the U.S., advises the dean on strategic issues.

University of Dayton

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

The University is situated on a picturesque 388-acre campus comprising over 40 academic, recreational, athletic, and administrative facilities. For a virtual tour of campus visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGmIGQDsKp0

In support of our inclusive climate, the University is pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty. The dual career program serves as a resource and support system and is not intended to take the place of one’s own job search efforts. While we cannot guarantee placement we will serve as an effective support system for your spouse. Information can be found at https://www.udayton.edu/hr/employee_resources/dual_career_resources.php

Dayton, Ohio

The Dayton metropolitan area has a population of about 850,000 and is a diverse community boasting renewed downtown and historic neighborhoods and a highly favorable cost of living. Dayton is noted for its long history of innovation and invention and is a center of technological development. It is home to corporations such as Reynolds and Reynolds, CareSource, Fuyao Glass America, and LexisNexis, and to the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Keeping with its history, a large innovative health network is growing in the city and region. More information on the Dayton region can be found at http://daytoncvb.com/.

Minimum Qualifications:

We are looking for new faculty whose passion aligns with our mission of educating the whole person. Successful candidates must
• Possess a bachelor’s degree in accounting from an AACSB (or equivalent) accredited university or a bachelor’s degree and 27 hours of university course work in accounting
• Hold a professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA)
• Possess professional experience sufficient to maintain Instructional Practitioner (IP) status as defined by AACSB standards (e.g. the professional experience is current, clearly linked to the field(s) in which the person is expected to teach, and substantial in terms of duration, complexity, and level of responsibility)
• Possess the ability to teach undergraduate accounting courses
• Possess effective written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:
• A master’s degree in accounting or a related business field
• Expertise in managerial and/or financial accounting
• Expertise in an area relevant to CPA Evolution curriculum modifications
• Successful experience teaching technical accounting topics in a university or professional environment
• A working knowledge to support curriculum on data analytics and technological agility
• Demonstrated potential to teach in multiple areas of accounting (e.g., financial, managerial, auditing, tax)
• Effective interpersonal skills
• Successful experience mentoring students and/or staff from diverse backgrounds
• Successful experience collaborating with constituents across campus (i.e., faculty, staff, students, and administration) or in a professional setting
• A commitment to breadth of education including the whole person in the Marianist tradition
• A commitment to service to the community, university, and/or profession

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should apply online and include their cover letter, CV/resume, unofficial transcripts, a one-page statement on teaching and mentoring experience and philosophy, evidence on teaching effectiveness (if available), and contact information for three references.

Please direct questions via email to the Department of Accounting at sbadeptacc@udayton.edu.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Posting closes at 11:55 PM EST

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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