Working Title: Lecturer/Instructor in Accounting
Appointment Type: Full Time
Purpose of Position:
The Joseph W. Luter, III School of Business at Christopher Newport University invites applications for the position of Lecturer or Instructor in Accounting, effective August 2022. Applicants must be committed to creative and effective teaching and learning, demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching and learning and engage with the business community. Applicants from all areas of accounting will be considered. The nominal teaching load for a non-tenure-track appointment is 4-4.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience with and/or knowledge of data analytics. Preference will also be given to applicants holding professional designations (CPA, CISA, CFE) or having had experience with a national and/or large regional accounting firm.
A Master’s degree in Accounting/Business related field or certification in public accounting (CPA) with significant industry experience is required for appointment at the rank of Instructor. Candidates with the Doctorate in Accounting, or a closely related field are also encouraged to apply, and would be considered for appointment at the rank of Lecturer.
The Luter School of Business at CNU is composed of 24 faculty and offers four majors (Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing). The Luter School’s AACSB-accredited business curriculum requires a minimum GPA of 3.0 for entry and attracts some of the University’s best students. The business program offers opportunities for internships, executive mentorships, international experiences, volunteer work, and research collaboration with faculty. The School launched a new Master of Financial Analysis (MFinA) program in Fall 2020.
Selected by The Princeton Review to be included in The 387 Best Colleges: 2022 Edition, Christopher Newport University is a public school offering a private school experience – great teaching, small classes, and a safe, vibrant campus. The University is located in Newport News, Virginia, enrolls approximately 5,000 students, and is dedicated to the ideals of scholarship, leadership, and service. Our Fall 2021 incoming class presented average high school GPA and SAT scores of 3.8 and 1213, respectively. Academic programs at Christopher Newport University encompass more than 90 areas of study, from biology to business administration and political science to the performing arts. The University is ranked by U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges guide as 3rd among public regional universities in the South and 6th overall, and has recently completed more than $1 billion in capital construction on its 260-acre campus.
Christopher Newport is committed to ensuring that all people are welcomed, honored and fully engaged in the life of our academic community. We recruit exceptional and diverse faculty and encourage applications from individuals who are underrepresented in their profession. Our faculty enjoy an atmosphere of collegiality and mutual respect that rewards outstanding teaching and fosters active intellectual and creative engagement. Faculty are productive scholars and researchers, supported by professional development funds. Faculty and administrators regularly consult and collaborate as the University works to sustain a culture of scholarly inquiry, informed debate, and civic action that enriches students, faculty, and the surrounding community. The result is a supportive and cohesive academic setting in which the University cultivates and carries forward its mission. The University is among the highest ranked in the nation for its quality of life and innovative spirit. Competitive salary with excellent health and retirement benefits and a well-designed family leave policy further enhance the workplace.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number: F144P
Application Deadline: 10/13/2021
To apply, please provide a letter of interest, resume or current curriculum vitae, academic transcripts (photocopies acceptable for initial screening), statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement articulating how your teaching, scholarship and service would contribute toward fostering an inclusive learning environment on campus, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and three letters of recommendation. (Letters should be uploaded with application materials or emailed to email@example.com).
Review of applications will begin on October 13, 2021.
Applications received after October 13, 2021, will be accepted but considered only if needed.
Search finalists are required to complete a CNU sponsored background check.
Per the Governor’s order, as a state employee, you would be required to disclose vaccine status. If you are fully vaccinated, you must provide documents confirming this status. The Governor requires that all employees who are unvaccinated, or not yet fully vaccinated to be tested weekly until they are fully vaccinated. This is a condition of employment.
Christopher Newport University (CNU) will make a reasonable effort to accommodate persons with disabilities in the application and/or interview process. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation should contact the CNU Human Resources Office by calling (757) 594-7145.
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