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Lecturer or Senior Lecturer Specializing in Introductory Financial and Managerial Accounting

University of Dayton
Ohio, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 17, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Other Business & Management, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary:

Are you looking for a university that will support your commitment to educating the next generation of individuals in the accounting field? If so, the Department of Accounting at the University of Dayton, located in Dayton, OH, invites you to apply for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position specializing in introductory financial and managerial accounting to begin on August 16, 2022. This opportunity provides an exciting opportunity for experienced business professionals as well as academics to set students on a pathway of success.

The University of Dayton Department of Accounting invites applications for a non-tenure track positions at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer. Responsibilities include teaching four course sections per semester. Typically, Lecturers teach no more than two different course preparations per semester. This is a nine-month position, beginning August 16, 2022, with possibility of renewal.

Lecturers generally participate in departmental service and extra-departmental programs, curricular projects, and community engagement activities. Lecturers may choose to participate in the university’s promotion process leading to Principal and Senior Lecturer statuses commensurate with years of service, professional development, and continued excellence in teaching.

At the University of Dayton, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage all interested candidates to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting from an AACSB (or equivalent) accredited university or a bachelor’s degree and 27 hours of university course work in accounting.
  • Recent professional or academic experience in Accounting for at least 5 years and with progressive responsibilities.
  • Ability to teach undergraduate accounting courses.
  • Effective written communication skills.
  • Appointment at the rank of Senior Lecturer includes all of the above qualifications and requires a record of teaching and service commensurate with the criteria for the rank of Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting in the School of Business at the University of Dayton
Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may meet all preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:
  • A professional certification (e.g., CPA, CMA).
  • Graduate degree in accounting or a related business field.
  • Expertise in managerial and/or financial accounting.
  • Expertise in an area relevant to CPA Evolution curriculum modifications.
  • Successful experience in one or more of the following:
    - Teaching technical accounting topics in a university or professional presentation
    - Teaching and/or mentoring individuals from socially and culturally diverse communities
    - Collaborating with constituents across campus (i.e., faculty, staff, students, and
    administration) and/or in a professional setting
  • A working knowledge to support curriculum on data analytics and technological agility.
  • Potential and willingness to teach in multiple areas of accounting (e.g., financial, managerial, auditing, tax).
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills.
  • A commitment to breadth of education in the Marianist tradition of educating the whole person and a commitment of service to the community, university and profession.
  • Effective classroom management skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Candidates will be expected to provide:
  • A cover letter that addresses each of the minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications met.

  • A curriculum vitae/resume that includes a detailed record of professional and teaching or presentation experience.

  • A Statement of Teaching Philosophy that describes how the applicant's prior professional, presentation, and/or teaching experience would inform their teaching.

  • Contact information for three professional references who may be contacted later in the process.

Posting closes at 11:55 PM EST

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. We will not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. At this time, neither a vaccination nor valid religious or medical exemption are required. The University will continue to monitor the status of the pandemic on campus and in the community, as well as developments in federal and state requirements. We will also continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements. Links to the most up-to-date COVID-19 health information, an easy-to-navigate index of the University’s COVID-19 guidelines, and resources can be found at

Closing Statement:

The University of Dayton is a top tier, Catholic research university with offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, the University is a diverse community committed to advancing the common good through intellectual curiosity, academic rigor, community engagement and local, national and global partnerships. Guided by the Marianist educational philosophy, we educate the whole person and link learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

The University is also pleased to provide support for spouses of prospective and newly hired faculty through its dual career program. While we cannot guarantee placement, we serve as an effective resource and support system for your spouse. Information can be found at

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