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Job ID: 156889

Lecturer – Business Accounting
University of Kansas

Date Posted Apr. 3, 2021
Title Lecturer – Business Accounting
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2021
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Accounting and/or Taxes

Position Overview

School of Business is seeking a full time Lecturer in the area of accounting. Candidates with expertise in tax and financial accounting are encouraged to apply. This is a full-time, non-tenure track position beginning August 18, 2021.

Teaching assignments may include undergraduate and/or graduate courses offered by the School of Business on the Lawrence Campus, Edwards Campus, off campus programs, and/or online programs. Lecturers serve as participating members of departments and should engage in instruction-related activities beyond direct instruction.

In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the university actively encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.

The successful candidate must have appropriate US work authorization prior to the start of employment.

Job Description

80% Teaching. Teach eight (8) courses in Accounting. Courses may be required or electives, in undergraduate or graduate programs, and range from 1-4 credit hours. Duties include but are not limited to: course preparation, instruction, consultations, and assignment of grades. Lecturers should abide by the area’s, School’s and University’s policies and procedures.

20% Service. Participate in events, meetings, committees, and/or leadership roles as needed to support the Area, School, and University. Specific duties will vary by individual. Examples include leadership of student organizations, advising, attendance at school events, and working on curricular or other committees.

Required Qualifications

A Master of Accounting or closely related field.
A demonstrated record of teaching in an academic setting or a record of mentorship, leadership or training experience in a professional setting.

Preferred Qualifications

A Ph.D. in accounting or related field.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) credential.
A strong record of professional experience in accounting or related field.
A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching courses in accounting.
Ability to design and deliver new courses successfully.
Strong ties to the accounting professional community as demonstrated by employment or consulting activities.

Contact Information to Applicants

Amy McCurdy,

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application requires: 1) on-line application; 2) current resume; 3) a cover letter addressing required qualifications; 4) complete contact information for three professional references.

In addition to the materials above, learning about each applicant’s contribution and engagement in areas of diversity is an important part of KU’s mission. As a result, applicants will be presented the following question at the time of application. The response must be within 4,000 characters or less.
Describe your experiences working with people from diverse backgrounds, and explain how those experiences reflect your commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Application review begins May 3, 2021 and will continue until a pool of qualified applicants is received.

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