Adjunct Faculty, Accounting (Fall 2024 and Spring 2025)

  • Dominican University
  • River Forest, IL, USA
  • Apr 15, 2024
Part time / Adjunct BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance

Job Description

Adjunct Faculty, Accounting (Fall 2024 and Spring 2025)
Position Available: August 15, 2024
FLSA Status: Exempt (salary)
Job Status: Part-time Faculty (non-tenure track)
Position Summary:
The Brennan School of Business at Dominican University is seeking a part-time Adjunct Faculty Member to teach the following courses:
  • Accounting 102 – Managerial Accounting (Fall and Spring)
  • Accounting 312 – Income Taxation of Individuals (Fall)
  • Accounting 411 – Accounting Information Systems (Fall)
  • Accounting 201 – Introduction to Data Analytics in Accounting (Spring)
  • Accounting 311 – Intermediate Financial Accounting II (Spring)
  • Accounting 412 – Auditing (Spring)
  • Accounting 604 – Accounting for Managers (Spring)
  • Accounting 701 – Accounting Data Analytics and Visualization (Spring)
  • Accounting 711 – Federal Taxation of Individuals (Spring)
  • Accounting 716 – Audit and Assurance Services (Spring)
Accounting 102 is a required course for all business majors. Accounting 201, 311, 312, 411, and 412 are required courses for the accounting majors. Accounting 604 is a required MBA course. Accounting 701, 711, and 716 are required courses in the Master of Science in Accounting (MSA) program. All courses are offered in- person and online; however, online courses have face-to-face requirements. The ideal candidate will be based in the Chicagoland area to work with students in a face-to-face environment. The adjunct faculty member may work with senior accounting faculty to examine current teaching materials, cases, and software specific to this course.  
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a Master's degree in Accounting, or a PhD with an emphasis in accounting
  • Licensed or registered CPA, CMA
Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 5 years of business-related work experience in accounting
  • At least 2 years of demonstrated teaching experience (experience with Canvas Learning Management System preferred)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Access to personal technology and the ability to teach virtually (asynchronously or synchronously)
Adjunct faculty are responsible for the following:
  • Adhering to the university policies, procedures, and university calendar with respect to reporting information to university offices
  • Administering student evaluation, timely and accurate submission of required paperwork related to instruction, including grades and course evaluations
  • Grading weekly assignments, responding to student emails and phone calls promptly and providing feedback in a timely manner.
  • Preparing course materials, including writing test questions and delivering assignments appropriate to subject matter
  • Meeting with students in-person or on Zoom and hosting office hours
  • Adhering to the goals and objectives of the course, including delivery of assessments to the Department Chair and senior faculty in accounting
To Apply: 
Dominican University will accept applications for this position until it is filled. Please submit a (1) cover letter, (2) CV/resume, including a list of references, and (3) a one to two page teaching philosophy statement specific to accounting.
Official transcripts will be required of finalists; submission instructions will be provided to applicants as necessary. Offers will be pending a background screening.
Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We look forward to a diverse pool of applicants who bring varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds.  Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


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