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Lecturer of Accounting

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Platteville
Location
Platteville, Wisconsin
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Date posted
Jan 8, 2024

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Job Details

 

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville seeks a full-time, 9-month Lecturer of Accounting within the School of Business. This position is physically located on the Platteville campus (i.e. non-remote) and will primarily teach introductory and advanced undergraduate accounting courses. The ability to teach in the finance area is a plus. The desired start date is August 2024. The position entails a teaching load of five classes per Fall and Spring semesters that may include a combination of on-campus courses and online courses. Winterim and Summer teaching may be available for additional compensation.

The University of Wisconsin System has a nationally top ranked retirement plan and a comprehensive benefits package. 

Responsibilities:

Teaching

  • Teach five courses per semester in the fall and spring terms. Potential courses include:
  • Cost and Advanced Cost Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Ability to teach Bank Management is a plus.
  • Courses taught may include a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses as well as across multiple modalities such as in-person, online, or hybrid.

Service

  • Engage in service to the university and the business school through formal and ad hoc committees.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Master's degree in Business with an Accounting focus
  • CPA or CMA credential
  • At least three years of professional accounting work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to foster an environment that respects and builds upon individual differences, particularly those of historically marginalized groups.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

The School of Business is an energetic, teaching-focused academic unit that emphasizes applied experiences in preparing future business professionals. Courses regularly include client-based projects, advanced simulations, and other high-impact learning activities to help students bridge theory to practice. The school offers over 15 programs at the associates, bachelors, and masters levels in multiple modalities including classroom and online. Additionally, the school offers a robust set of collegial and financial supports to nurture scholarly activity and professional development.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 47 baccalaureate and 10 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal. To ensure full consideration applications must be received by May 1, 2024.

How to Apply:

  • Letter of application addressing your educational and professional preparation.
  • A current resume/vita which may also note any contributions to scholarly (e.g. journal publication, conference presentation) or practitioner audiences (e.g. trade publications, presentations, or service to professional associations).
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references. References will not be contacted until the final stages of the search and only with the candidate's foreknowledge.
  • A memo (1 page maximum) outlining your teaching philosophy and perspectives about the instructor's role in stimulating an inclusive learning environment.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Dr. Les Hollingsworth, Director, School of Business - SchoolofBusiness@uwplatt.edu 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Company

Since 1866, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville has been a regional leader among 4-year colleges with challenging academics; renowned faculty; and notable alumni.

On all three campuses—UW-Platteville, UW-Platteville Richland, and UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County—we are leaders in science, technology, agriculture, and engineering fields, with unique initiatives in microsystems and nanotechnology, forensic investigation, and renewable energy. While the challenges facing us now may seem daunting, we are applying this expertise to be here for you, now and in the future.

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