Lecturer in Accounting

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Position Title:

Lecturer in Accounting

About Susquehanna:

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Sigmund Weis School of Business is one of a small number of programs accredited by AACSB-International that focus exclusively on undergraduate education; 24 faculty members serve approximately 550 majors. Additional information may be obtained by visiting the School’s web page at https://www.susqu.edu/academics/schools-at-susquehanna/sigmund-weis-school-of-business.

Susquehanna is a selective, residential, liberal arts institution of approximately 2,200 students. Its 220-acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, PA, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three-hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information about the University please consult www.susqu.edu.

Position Summary:

The Sigmund Weis School of Business of Susquehanna University seeks applicants for the position of Lecturer in Accounting. This is a full-time, non-tenure-track position beginning in August 2021. Undergraduate teaching includes multiple tax classes as well as business law or other accounting courses. Additional responsibilities include advising students and service within the Business School. This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

Required Qualifications:

A J.D. or Master’s degree and experience in tax planning, consulting, or preparation. Candidates must provide evidence they can be effective teachers, which demonstrates a high level of organization and communication skills

Candidates must also demonstrate the ability to complete the professional or academic responsibilities required by AACSB-International accredited business programs. The candidate could accomplish this by achieving the scholarship standards required by publishing in peer review journals or by maintaining their professional currency through other professional work.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Be able to contribute to teaching our first-year business seminar class and/or other accounting courses
•Evidence of teaching at the upper division or graduate level
•Evidence of supporting students in solving complex management problems
•Relevant industry experience.

Special Instructions to the Applicant:

Please submit curriculum vitae, statement of teaching objectives and research interests, statement of how the candidate will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number of three references online at https://jobs.susqu.edu/. Any inquiries should be sent to Dr. Jerry Habegger, [email protected], chair of the Accounting Department or Dr. Matthew Rousu, [email protected], Dean of the Sigmund Weis School of Business. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2021 and will continue until position is filled.

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Number of Months:

9 months


Full Time

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Posted: 2/17/2021
Application Due: 5/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time