Lecturer in Accounting

Kenosha, Wisconsin
Oct 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Accounting and Finance Department at Carthage College invites applications to fill a vacant 3-year contract position as a Lecturer in Accounting, commencing August 2018. The position requires the ability and willingness to regularly teach Advanced Accounting and Tax Accounting, in addition to two from Financial, Managerial/Cost Accounting, AIS, and Auditing as needs arise. Please indicate in your application letter in which areas you are qualified and interested in teaching.

The position will entail a full-time teaching load and participation in the activities of the department, division, and College, including academic advising, mentoring students, and commitment to scholarship/professional activities as well as service to the College. Candidates with an M.B.A/C.P.A, M.S. /C.P.A, M.S. /M.B.A, or Ph.D. in a related field and relevant professional experience will be considered for this position.

A successful candidate must combine teaching and research in their field(s) of specialization and provide evidence of effectiveness in these areas.

Carthage College and the Accounting and Finance Department are committed to enhancing the diversity of the campus community and the curriculum. We are interested in candidates who can enhance the diversity of perspectives in the department, who are able to contribute to the college’s ongoing commitment to social and cultural diversity and inclusion and who are attentive to the design of inclusive pedagogy. Carthage has a strong tradition of interdisciplinary and area studies, thus we seek candidates who can connect with other disciplinary and interdisciplinary efforts at the college.

How to Apply

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled; however, priority will be given to complete applications received by Oct. 30, 2017. Preliminary phone interviews are expected to be held the week of Nov. 15.

Apply online

Use the link above to apply online. Application materials should include a cover letter, C.V., transcripts, a research paper to the extent available, teaching and research statements, teaching evaluations or other evidence of excellence or potential for excellence in teaching, and three recommendation letters (to be submitted separately).

To be seriously considered, candidates should substantively discuss in their application materials how they design their courses, develop an inclusive climate in the classroom and in other ways support a broad range of social, cultural, and learning differences to ensure that all students thrive in the classroom.

Submit these materials in the form of a single PDF document through the link above, using the “Resume Upload” section. Recommendation letters should be sent to accountingandfinancesearch@carthage.edu

About Carthage

Founded in 1847, Carthage College combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectations, so that our students uncover and ignite their true potential. As a four-year private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, we place a strong emphasis on both moral and intellectual values. Our prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin, midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, allows students the opportunity to learn in a professional context. Our beautiful campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students. Our rich academic experience equips students with foundational knowledge and skills, preparing graduates to be lifelong learners and to lead meaningful, productive lives.

Carthage College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse community. We welcome applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

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