One-Year, Fixed Term, Accounting Instructor Pos...

Augsburg University

United States

July 22, 2022

Description

One-Year, Fixed Term, Accounting Instructor Position

About Augsburg University:

The Department of Business Administration at Augsburg University invites applications for a one-year fixed term appointment to teach accounting for the 2022-2023 academic year, beginning August 22, 2022.. Candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity as well as success in teaching and serving students from diverse communities are especially encouraged to apply.

Augsburg's Statement of Commitment on Equity

We believe that education is the key to healthy, meaningful and productive lives for individuals, as well as to the vibrancy of our democracy. Augsburg University is dedicated to achieving an educational experience free from the barriers of poverty, racism, and discrimination so that students can fully realize their unique gifts. Recognizing that higher education's democratic promise is compromised by systemic and systematic barriers to college access and completion, Augsburg is called to stand for equity in everything we do to fulfill our academic mission, serve our students and engage our fellow citizens.

Our Students

Augsburg University has approximately 2,000 traditional undergraduate students, 400 adult undergraduate students and 1,000 graduate students. The University's commitment to intentional diversity is reflected in the student body: For the past two years, students of color represented more than 50% of the incoming first-year undergraduate class. Augsburg's commitment to an intentionally diverse community goes beyond race and ethnicity and includes programs for first-generation students; non-traditional-age students; students from a broad array of faith backgrounds, cultures and nationalities; students of various gender and sexual orientation identities; students in recovery; and students with disabilities.

Job Description:

The teaching load is seven courses per year. The Business Administration Department holds accreditation through the ACBSP and stresses active and experiential learning. Faculty are able to get to know students well in small classes typically with fewer than 30 students. The Department is housed in our newest building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business and Religion. Collaborations within the Department and across the University are valued in order to provide the highest caliber education for our students through opportunities such as internships, faculty/student research and service learning opportunities. Our location in Minneapolis provides broad ranging opportunities for collaboration with industry partners as well as colleagues at the numerous colleges and universities in the Twin Cities.

Requirements:

Successful candidates will have a master's degree in accounting, preferably with direct upper level accounting experience or an MBA and a CPA or CMA with five years of direct upper level accounting experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have obtained their degree from an AACSB-accredited program. The preferred candidate will be able to teach a wide variety of lower and upper division courses.

Additional Information:

Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and 11 graduate degrees to approximately 3,400 students of diverse backgrounds. With a student/faculty ratio of 12:1, the university focuses on close personal interaction with faculty and experiential education opportunities on campus and in the community. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings. At both undergraduate and graduate levels, students actively engage in international travel and intercultural experiences that broaden their view of the world and deepen their engagement in it.

Augsburg University values the diversity of persons, perspectives, and convictions. Critical thinking, rigorous analysis, and open discussion across a full range of ideas lie at the heart of the University's mission as an institution of higher learning. Essential to the University in living out its mission of educating students be "informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders" is that our foundation be one of diversity, inclusion, equity, and intercultural competency.

Augsburg's main campus is located in the vibrant Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, one of the most diverse areas in the Twin Cities. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and one of the city's largest medical complexes are adjacent to Augsburg; the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners Theatre district are just a few blocks away. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a site in Rochester, the fastest growing city in Minnesota and headquarters of the Mayo Health System. In addition to these locations, Augsburg owns and operates international sites in Central America and southern Africa.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position please go to https: // www. augsburg.edu/hr/ and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, list of courses taught (or teaching-related experiences) and teaching philosophy. Your cover letter should also:

  • Describe your commitment to teaching accounting at the undergraduate and MBA level
  • Express your interest in Augsburg University and its location in the Twin Cities
  • As part of the application process, you will be asked to provide the names of three professional references. One of them must be able to address your teaching or teaching potential. If your application advances in this search, you will be notified prior to Augsburg contacting your references. Review of applications will be ongoing beginning June 20, 2022 and will continue until the search is concluded. Further information is available at: https: // www. augsburg.edu/hr/

    Augsburg University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national origin, familial status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or public assistance status.

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