Lecturer or Senior Lecturer - Department of Accounting & Business Law
Location: Waco, Texas
Internal Number: 4560752
Lecturer or Senior Lecturer - Department of Accounting & Business Law Accounting and Business Law
Location: Waco, TX Open Date: Jul 12, 2023 Deadline: Mar 29, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Description: The Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University invites applications for a Lecturer or Senior Lecturer position in Accounting and Business Law starting Fall 2024. This essential role in the University's academic mission makes an extensive contribution to Baylor's rich tradition of teaching excellence; Lecturers/Senior Lecturers are responsible for teaching four (4) sections per semester. We invite qualified applicants from all areas of accounting and particularly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups in higher education.
Baylor is a Christian research university, and we invite candidates from diverse backgrounds who will help the department train undergraduate and graduate students in a way that models our Christian faith. Overall, applicants will be expected to make a commitment to excellence in teaching and service, and throughout these responsibilities, demonstrate a commitment to authentically living out their faith.
The Department of Accounting and Business Law: Accounting and Business Law, one of seven departments in the Hankamer School of Business, has a strong tradition of educating professionals who achieve positions of leadership in international organizations. The Department is AACSB-accredited and offers three degrees -- BBA, Master of Accountancy (MAcc), and Master of Taxation (MTax). The flagship program is an integrated five-year curriculum that culminates in eitherthe MAcc orMTax degree. With the current trends in our discipline, the department incorporates data analytics throughout the curriculum, and graduate students can earn a Certificate in Accounting Data and Analytics while completing coursework. The department has 27 accounting faculty members, approximately 600 undergraduate majors, and 115 graduate students. For more information see www.baylor.edu/business/accounting/.
The University: Located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is the oldest college in Texas. With a population of 21,000 diverse students, Baylor is one of the top universities in the nation, having been named an R1 institution by the Carnegie Classification in January 2022. Baylor is also on the honor roll of the 'Great Colleges to Work For' from The Chronicle of Higher Education; Baylor offers competitive salaries and benefits while giving faculty and staff a chance to live in one of the fastest-growing parts of the state. Our strategic plan, Illuminate, guides the University as we continue to live up to Baylor's mission of educating men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community.
Qualifications: The position requires at least a Master's degree and three years of professional experience.
The ideal candidate will have significant experience in accounting systems, analytics, tax, or managerial accounting. They will also have an active CPA license or CMA certification, or a similar professional qualification.
The applicant should be able to demonstrate their commitment to high-quality teaching and innovative and inclusive education.
Interested individuals should apply via Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/127357) and provide a cover letter, current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a personal statement of faith.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Martha Agee, search committee chair (Martha_Agee@baylor.edu, 254-710-4622) or Dr. Gia Chevis, Interim Department Chair (Gia_Chevis@baylor.edu, 254-710-1328). For questions regarding the application process, please contact Marion Palomino, Office Manager (Marion_Palomino@baylor.edu, 254-710-6465).
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, military service, genetic information, and disability. Baylors commitment to equal opportunity and respect of others does not undermine the validity and effect of the constitutional and statutory protections for its religious liberty, including, without limitation, the religious organization exemption under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the religious exemption to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, among others. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.
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Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris, and academic strategic plan, Illuminate.