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Instructor of Accounting

Apply now Job no: 521092
Work type: Faculty - Career
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Accounting/Finance, Business Administration/Management, Instruction

Department: Lundquist College of Business; School of Accounting
Rank: Instructor
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins
October 1, 2017; position opened until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Submit your application online by uploading a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests, evidence of teaching performance, and names and current contact information for at least three professional references.

Department Summary
The Lundquist College of Business (LCB) is one of seven schools housing academic programs on the University of Oregon campus. The college works cooperatively with other UO Colleges and Schools to prepare students for a broad range of career paths. There are approximately 50 full-time faculty members, 45 instructors and adjuncts, 40 administrative positions,30 staff members, 1200 undergraduate majors, 2,250 pre-business majors, 1200 undergraduate minors, 170 master’s students and 30 doctoral students.

Located 110 miles south of Portland, the University of Oregon has an enrollment of 20,000. The Eugene metro area (pop. 351,715) is in a region noted for its dynamic quality of life and progressive cultural environment. We are about an hour's drive from the Pacific coast and the Cascade Mountains. The University is an AAU research institution and a member of the Pac-12 conference.

Position Summary
The Lundquist College of Business is committed to providing high quality teaching that incorporates critical thinking and experiential learning. The Lundquist College of Business Department of Accounting is an accredited member of the AACSB, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. It is in a group of only 170 accredited accounting programs worldwide.

The department's curriculum is designed for students who want to prepare for a career in public, corporate, or governmental accounting or who want to embark on a management career with a strong accounting emphasis.

We provide undergraduate and masters students with excellent conceptual and technical skills that will allow them to excel in productive and successful careers as future business leaders. The department also actively contributes to creating knowledge by conducting and publishing high-quality scholarly research, and by training PhD students to become future teachers and scholars.

This position will teach up to eight (8) courses at either the undergraduate or graduate level. Courses may be related to financial accounting, managerial accounting, or auditing. Course load to be adjusted based on additional scholarship and/or instructional duties assigned by the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs.

Minimum Requirements
• Masters in Business Administration or Accounting. For appointment at rank of senior instructor or lecturer, six years of proven teaching experience is necessary.
• Experience teaching financial accounting at the undergraduate level.
• Demonstrated interest, experience and/or ability to promote cultural competency and/or diversity.

Professional Competencies
• Strong analytical skills and excellent communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience teaching at both undergraduate and graduate level.
• Experience teaching a variety of courses related to financial accounting, managerial accounting, and/or auditing.
• Experience teaching in large lecture settings.
• Experience in administering student organizations or programs.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA.  The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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