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Lecturer of Accounting
Tufts University


Date Posted Oct. 17, 2022
Title Lecturer of Accounting
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Finance
    Accounting and/or Taxes
    Business - General
 
 

Description

The Fletcher School at Tufts University seeks a professor to teach Financial Statement Management starting in the fall term of 2023. This is an introductory course to provide graduate students in business with exposure to accounting as an economic information system and to understand and evaluate the key drivers of the firm, its financial position, and performance. The course helps students learn how financial statements can then be used to enhance decisions, as well as help predict a firm’s future cash flows, and use the present (or current) value of those cash flows to estimate the value of the firm. This course will cover the basic vocabulary, concepts, procedures, and mechanics of financial and managerial accounting and the role of accounting information in society. Moreover, it will provide insights into whether and how the business incorporates sustainability considerations in its business objectives.

This course serves as an intense introduction and is part of the core curriculum for the Master of International Business degree. It is also an elective for students from all degree programs at Fletcher. 

The Fletcher School’s faculty is multi-disciplinary with a focus on preparing tomorrow’s leaders with a global perspective. The School undertakes research and prepares masters and doctoral students to integrate the latest political, business, economic, and legal thinking, among others, to address global societal challenges. Tufts University is a world-renowned research university dedicated to the creation and application of knowledge.

Qualifications

Instructors should have a relevant background in accounting, business, finance, or other relevant fields. A PhD is preferred. Teaching experience at the graduate level is especially valued.  

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit: a cover letter; a statement of research and teaching interests including concrete descriptions of current and future plans for research, as well as their particular interest in the position at The Fletcher School; curriculum vitae; list of at least three references; and, previous teaching evaluations.  The search committee will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2022, and will continue reviewing until the position is filled.  Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Professor Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business at Bhaskar.Chakravorti@tufts.edu.

For more information about The Fletcher School at Tufts University, please visit fletcher.tufts.edu.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check and meeting the University’s current COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at oeo@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at https://oeo.tufts.edu/


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Professor Bhaskar Chakravorti
    The Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy
    Tufts University
    Medford, MA 02155
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  • Bhaskar.Chakravorti@tufts.edu

 

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