Instructor or Lecturer of Accounting

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The Opportunity

The Kenneth G. Dixon School of Accounting in the College of Business at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a 9-month instructor or lecturer in Accounting. The appointment will begin Fall 2024 and will be located on the UCF main campus.  The selected candidate will teach and act as the course lead for our Intermediate Accounting I course. This course acts as the final step to students’ acceptance into the undergraduate Accounting Major.  

As a professional school in a major public research university, we are committed to research, teaching, and service to advance the accounting discipline and prepare future leaders in business, government, and academia. The Dixon School enjoys a national and international reputation for excellence in accounting research and education. We offer undergraduate, master’s, and Ph.D. programs in accounting and are among the elite group of accounting programs accredited by the AACSB. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in accounting (for an instructor), at the time of application at time of application or a Ph.D. or DBA in accounting (for a lecturer) is required by date of hire. Degrees must be from an AACSB-accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated record of high-quality teaching at the undergraduate level. Evidence could include above average teaching ratings in a previous teaching position or other types of teaching recognition or awards.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and/or implement new and/or innovative teaching methods, for example, active learning, case analysis, simulations, or other methods of going “beyond the textbook.”

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience teaching intermediate financial accounting at the undergraduate level.
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain effective relationships with teaching colleagues. Evidence could include previous leadership positions requiring the development of a common curriculum between sections for undergraduate courses in accounting.
  • Holding a CPA designation.
  • For lecturer candidates – previous publications in peer-reviewed academic and/or professional outlets.

Additional Application Materials

UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website, https://www.ucf.edu/jobs. In addition to the online application, please upload a letter of interest, a resume or CV, a list of 3 professional references, recent publications or working papers, and evidence of past teaching success.

The selected candidate will be required to submit official transcripts (and, as applicable, U.S. degree equivalency evaluations) documenting the conferral of their qualifying academic credentials.

Consideration of applicants will begin immediately; however, applications will be accepted until the position is closed.

NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be simultaneously uploaded.  Once the online submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents later.

Questions regarding this search may be directed to: Prof. Greg Trompeter, Recruiting Committee Chair at gregory.trompeter@ucf.edu or (407) 823 – 2876.