About UMass Amherst
UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.
The Accounting Department of the Isenberg School of Management seeks applications for a non-tenure-track lecturer position to teach across the various areas of the accounting discipline. The opening is for September 1, 2019.
Candidates must have a Master’s degree or equivalent, with strong preference given to candidates with a terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DBA) in Accounting or a related field, or nearing completion of a terminal degree. Candidates must have expertise or evident potential in providing quality teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Potential or demonstrated ability to teach in both face-to-face and online formats is highly desirable, as is a CPA certification. Further, candidates should show potential for publishing in accounting journals or related fields. Under exceptional circumstances, highly and appropriately qualified candidates at clinical professor ranks may receive consideration.
The Isenberg School of Management is AACSB accredited, with nationally recognized undergraduate and MBA programs ranked in the top 40 and top 20 respectively, and a strong research culture with Ph.D. specializations offered in each of our major disciplines. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is a land-grant university, the flagship campus of the University of Massachusetts system, and the largest public university in New England. The University offers bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctoral degrees in 88 undergraduate and 72 graduate areas of study, through eight schools and colleges. In a 2009 article for MSN.com, Amherst was ranked first in the Best College Towns in the United States. In 2012, U.S. News and World Report ranked Amherst among the Top 10 Great College Towns in America.
The Accounting Department in the Isenberg School of Management maintains separate AACSB accounting accreditation for all of its educational programs; has a thriving undergraduate program and a growing MSA program, both of which are primary recruiting targets for all of the most prominent accounting firms; and offers an accounting specialization in the Isenberg School's Ph.D. program. Department faculty also support the Isenberg School's highly regarded MBA program.
The priority deadline for applications is January 17, 2019 and we will continue accepting applications until an adequate pool has been established. The position is contingent on final funding approval. To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least three references.
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