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Lecturer in Accounting

Lecturer in Accounting

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/18/2023
Administrative Staff
Full Time

Job Title
Lecturer in Accounting

Requisition Number
FE03814

Working Title
Lecturer in Accounting

Department Name
8F100:B&E Accountancy

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

An MA, MS, MBA, or JD is required (a PhD in Accounting (or similar) is desired but not required).

Required Related Experience

Previous teaching experience and professional accounting experience is desirable but not required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Job Summary

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky seeks to hire a full-time lecturer, non-tenure eligible, for a nine-month appointment. Previous teaching experience and professional accounting experience is desirable but not required. An MA, MS, MBA, or JD is required (a PhD in Accounting (or similar) is desired but not required). The primary job responsibilities include teaching 2-4 courses per semester in accounting and fulfilling the service needs related to various programs in the school. The Director will determine the number of courses and other assigned duties based on the candidate’s experience and areas of expertise. The assignment may be adjusted annually based on needs and performance. The projected start date is August of 2024. Applications received by January 1, 2024 will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University offers a very competitive package of benefits. You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits website: http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy offers an outstanding scholarly environment and offers excellent support for both research and teaching. We offer a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, a Master of Science in Accounting, and a PhD in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration. We have made considerable investments in enhancing these programs over the past several years. Along with the Gatton College, the Von Allmen School was re-accredited by AACSB in 2022. Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.

Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter), and a curriculum vitae. Please provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

UK is located in Lexington, in the heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region. Lexington frequently ranks near the top of many “Best Cities” lists, including Forbes, Kiplinger and The Atlantic.

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both a face to face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing student enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,000 students in Fall 2022. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business”.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Previous teaching experience and professional accounting experience is desirable but not required. An MA, MS, MBA, or JD is required (a PhD in Accounting (or similar) is desired but not required).

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Previous teaching experience and professional accounting experience is desirable but not required. An MA, MS, MBA, or JD is required (a PhD in Accounting (or similar) is desired but not required).

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled
Yes

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.