Lecturer - Accounting - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Teach undergraduate courses in the Department of Accounting as assigned using effective pedagogies. Instruction may include in-class, online, and hybrid methods of delivery. Willingly accept assignments and serve on department, school, and university committees. Support the department goals and work collaboratively with colleagues in the department, school, and university.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from a regionally accredited institution with an appropriate degree in a related field to the coursework being taught. Knowledge and skill in current instructional theories, strategies, techniques, and discipline content. See preferred qualifications for discipline or program-specific minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

-Graduation from an accredited institution with Master of Accountancy is the minimum qualification.

-Preferred qualifications include graduation from an accredited institution with a Master of Taxation degree OR Juris Doctorate with accounting training/experience.

Recent teaching experience and current professional certification(s) appropriate to the candidates area of teaching is preferred.


The successful candidate must have knowledge and understanding of account principles and the current tax law as it applies to individuals and corporations. Currency may be demonstrated through recent formal education, professional certifications, appropriate level of recent professional practice, continuing professional education, and/or verification of successful teaching.


The successful candidate must have excellent teaching skills. These skills include instructing students effectively, grading students fairly based on their demonstrate competence and maintaining order in the classroom.


Abilities necessary for this position include effective oral and written communication, class management at the college level, teaching using traditional-in-class methods, teaching online, and use of current teaching techniques. Candidates are expected to be able to perform all the normal functions of teaching in a current college environment. The ability to teach courses online and to use online teaching materials and teaching aids is important.

Pay Range


Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

The Department of Accounting in the Woodbury School of Business has a one-year lecturer position open for the 2015-2016 academic year. The primary area of need is in teaching individual and corporate taxation. Additional course assignments will be based on the candidate’s qualifications and may include topics in financial accounting, managerial accounting, and/or business law.

The Department of Accounting awards approximately 130 baccalaureate degrees each year. The Woodbury School of Business is AACSB accredited. Utah Valley University (UVU) is a comprehensive institution with approximately 31,000 students. The university offers a wide range of baccalaureate degrees and come master’s degrees, including an MBA.

Please contact Dr. Stan Jenne, Chair of the Department of Accounting, at sjenne@uvu.edu for more information.

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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