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Accounting Instructor
Seattle University

Date Posted Oct. 11, 2018
Title Accounting Instructor
University Seattle University
Seattle, WA, United States
Department Accounting
Application Deadline Nov. 15, 2018
Position Start Date September 2019
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Accounting and/or Taxes

Instructor in the Department of Accounting
Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position
Seattle University
Albers School of Business & Economics

The Albers School of Business & Economics at Seattle University invites applications for Instructor in the Department of Accounting, which houses the undergraduate and graduate Accounting programs and supports other business graduate programs. This is a full-time non-tenure-track faculty position beginning in September 2019. The AACSB-accredited Albers School is ranked among the top business schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report and the Princeton Review. The undergraduate accounting program is ranked #23 in the nation and the graduate program is ranked # 15 in the nation.

Faculty responsibilities include teaching primarily tax accounting courses, maintaining professional currency in the tax and accounting fields, and performing university and college service. The successful candidate is expected to teach proficiently in-person and online at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are interested in candidates who can help students analyze complex problems and solve issues, leveraging insights from theory and practice. Albers faculty are encouraged to take an interdisciplinary worldview informed by multicultural and global perspectives, to help students address ethical challenges, and to assist students in promoting social justice both personally and professionally.

Requirements: A CPA and a Masters in Taxation or a JD, and in addition, 4-5 years of professional tax experience. The successful candidate will have a substantial record or promise of excellence in teaching and in collegial service; and dedication to the values and mission of Seattle University.

Seattle University, founded in 1891, is a Jesuit Catholic university located on 50 acres on Seattle’s Capitol Hill. More than 7,200 students are enrolled in undergraduate and graduate programs within nine schools. U.S. News and World Report’s "Best Colleges 2018" ranks Seattle University among the top 10 universities in the West that offer a full range of masters and undergraduate programs. Seattle University is an equal opportunity employer.

In support of its pursuit of academic and scholarly excellence, Seattle University is committed to creating a diverse community of students, faculty and staff that is dedicated to the fundamental principles of equal opportunity and treatment in education and employment regardless of age, color, disability, gender identity, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. The university encourages applications from, and nominations of, individuals whose differing backgrounds, beliefs, ideas and life experiences will further enrich the diversity of its educational community.

Applicants should submit documents at https:, including CV or resume, statement of teaching philosophy including a discussion of teaching effectiveness and evidence thereof (if any), recent teaching evaluations (if any), names and contact information for three references. Letters may be solicited upon submission of application. Application deadline is November 15, 2018.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Professor Susan Weihrich, Chair of the Tax Position Search Committee, at

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Contact Information

  • Susan Weihrich
    Seattle University
    901 12th Ave.
    Seattle, WA 98122
  • 206-296-5784


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