Lecturer of Accounting

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Lecturer of Accounting - (FAC002589) Lecturer of Accounting Department Name:D0088 Accounting & Int'l Business 



Note: Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Unofficial Transcripts, Teaching Philosophy or Statement

The Marilyn Davies College of Business at the University of Houston-Downtown (MDCOB – UHD) seeks candidates for a Lecturer (masters level) position in the Department of Accounting & International Business This is a full-time, 36-week, non-tenure line, limited-term, one-year appointment to begin January 2023 with excellent potential for re-appointment. UHD is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).  MDCOB – UHD enrolls approximately 2,500 undergraduate and more than 1,100 graduate students and employs 18 full-time accounting faculty members. The home campus for this position is the Downtown Houston campus but may comprise teaching assignments on UHD’s Northeast and Northwest campuses.

Lecturers in this position will teach courses each semester using traditional, hybrid, and online delivery methods. Teaching assignments will include introductory courses in Accounting and potentially upper-level undergraduate and graduate accounting courses. Teaching assignments may require teaching courses scheduled during the daytime, evening, and weekend hours; in face-to-face, online, and hybrid formats. Lecturers in this position will engage in activities to stay current in the discipline; participate in the course, curriculum, and program development; advise students and provide career guidance; participate in campus, university, and community service activities; engage in diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

Candidate must demonstrate evidence of, or potential for, high-quality teaching. The position is a full-time 9-month, non-tenure-track appointment beginning January 1, 2023, which requires teaching undergraduate and graduate accounting courses.





Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of an MBA or other business-related master's degree from an AACSB accredited institution is required to be considered for the rank of Lecturer.
  • Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is required.
  • Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage.
  • All areas in accounting are considered.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates are preferred that demonstrate commitment to pedagogical best practice initiatives and instructional excellence in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate accounting courses in face-to-face, hybrid, fully online, and flipped classroom delivery models.
  • Previous experience in teaching graduate courses or teaching in the areas of internal audit, audit, and data analytics are preferable qualifications. 
  • Candidates with demonstrated willingness to participate in business, industry, and student activities are preferred.
  • Candidates who have a commitment to working with a diverse student body are preferred.

About University of Houston Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown is a comprehensive four-year university offering bachelor’s and selected master’s degree programs and providing strong academic and career preparation as well as life-long learning opportunities. Located in the heart of the city, the University reflects the diversity of the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area, and, through its academic programs, engages with the community to address the needs and advance the development of the region. UHD is an inclusive community dedicated to integrating teaching, service, and scholarly research to develop students’ talents and prepare them for success in a dynamic global society. UHD draws students from throughout the Greater Houston area. UHD is considered one of the most ethnically diverse liberal arts institutions in the southwest, a distinction that indicates the student body accurately reflects the Houston community's wealth of cultures, languages, and nationalities. The University offers all students a specially tailored opportunity for quality higher education, as well as small classes.  UHD employs over 1,100 faculty and staff. 

Since opening its doors in 1974, UHD has grown in mission and service, and now offers baccalaureate degrees in 46 areas and 11 master's degree programs. Over 15,000 students attend classes in four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities and Social Sciences; Public Service; Sciences and Technology. UHD boasts over 60,000 alumni and is noted nationally as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Minority-Serving Institution.  As one of the four distinct and separate components of the University of Houston System, UHD offers educational opportunities and access to students from a variety of backgrounds, including many first-generation college students, students who work full- or part-time, students with additional family obligations, and students who transfer from community colleges and other higher education institutions. The University of Houston System is a public system of higher education that includes three other universities in addition to UHD—the University of Houston , UH-Clear Lake , and UH-Victoria

Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Unofficial Transcripts, Teaching Philosophy or Statement

: Full-time
Employee Status
: Regular/Benefits
Job Posting
: Sep 21, 2022, 1:35:19 PM

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External

: Ongoing

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