Associate Lecturer / Lecturer in Accounting

Code: 15745 Posted: 07/25/2019

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Associate Lecturer/Lecturer in Accounting.

Associate Lecturers and Lecturers in Accounting teach one or more undergraduate accounting classes in the fall and spring semesters. Teaching needs include Introduction to Financial Accounting, Advanced Cost Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, and Advanced Accounting. Lecturers are needed for day and evening classes and for classes in an online format.

Applicants must have a masters degree from an accredited university and a degree in accounting at the undergraduate or graduate level. Full time lecturers teach five classes per semester. Associate Lecturers/Adjuncts typically teach one or two classes. We are looking for lecturers and associate lecturers for the 2019-2020 academic year, August 19, 2019 through May 17, 2020.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Teach undergraduate accounting classes
  • Schedule and hold office hours
  • Conduct course assessments and provide feedback
  • Assign course grades

Professional Development

  • Maintain currency through professional engagement or publications
  • Attend accounting workshops
  • Present to business or practitioner organizations


  • Attend meetings and assist with related activities and events
  • Provide service to the university, community, and the relevant academic discipline profession; service can include advising student organizations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Standards of Performance

  • Effective instruction of students to achieve learning objectives
  • Attendance and punctuality for classes, office hours, and meetings
  • Timely and fair evaluation of student work
  • Participation in professional activities
  • Participation in curricular and programmatic development
  • Integrity in dealing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Willingness to assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to teach undergraduate online and face-to-face courses in a traditional university classroom equipped with a chalkboard/whiteboard and multimedia technology
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff verbally, electronically (via email, Skype, or FaceTime), and in writing
  • Ability to learn new teaching/learning methodologies
  • Ability to use other course content development tools and resources (software and hardware)
  • Ability to work in an office and meet with individual students
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while being responsive to Departmental and University needs
  • Ergonomic requirements: sufficient mobility and dexterity to move around office, campus, and community; ability to work with a laptop computer; and, ability to attend meetings, workshops, seminars, and conferences
  • Equipment to be used on the job: laptop computer; printer; photocopier; classroom multimedia technology (e.g., data projector); and, communication technologies (e.g., telephone/voicemail)

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • Master’s degree.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting or similar area.
  • Work experience in accounting or publications related to accounting within last five years.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Names and emails of three professional references upon hire.

Review of Applications

Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura McClure

Diversity Jobs Employer Member
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