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Accounting and Finance: Lecturer in Accounting

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Accounting + Finance

Full Time, Faculty/Instructional

  • Official Title: Lecturer title series
  • Job ID: #16482
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Accounting and Finance: Lecturer in Accounting

A full-time, instructional academic staff position is available in the Department of Accounting and Finance with an emphasis in Accounting for the 2020 2021 academic year beginning August 24, 2020. The official title is in the Lecturer title series. This is a one-year appointment with salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree is required from a regionally accredited institution, in Accounting or a related area. Applicants should have at least 5 years of professional accounting experience and have the background necessary to teach introductory accounting courses and taxation.  The following will be considered assets:  evidence of successful teaching at the collegiate level; demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. 

DUTIES: Applicants will be expected to teach the equivalent of 12 credits each semester as assigned by the Department of Accounting and Finance; participate in research and scholarly activities or professional development consistent with AACSB expectations; and engage in service to the department, university, profession and community. 

THE UNIT: The department of Accounting and Finance consists of 15 full-time staff members; see our webpage at https://www.uwec.edu/academics/college-business/departments-programs/accounting-finance/academic-offerings/majors-minors/. 

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities. 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Accounting and Finance: Lecturer in Accounting position (Job ID # 16482) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial graduate school transcript
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names and contact information for three references. 

Please direct requests for additional information to:Dr. Ling Liu, Chair of Accounting and Finance; liul@uwec.edu 

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by June 7, 2020.  However, screening may continue until position is filled.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.