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  Job Title: Distinguished Lecturer – Accounting
  Job ID: 17846
  Department: Accountingn & Information Systems
  Location: Queens College
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION

​The Department of Accounting and Information Systems of Queens College of the City University of New York seeks a full time Distinguished Lecturer commencing January, 2018, whose primary instructional responsibilities will be to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in one or more of the following areas:  taxation, business law, financial accounting, and auditing.
In addition to the teaching responsibilities indicated above, which may include evenings and weekends, the successful candidate is expected to assist the needs of the Department in the areas of administration, student advisement, etc. The College expects faculty participation in its diverse activities and a commitment to render service to the College and the profession as well.

The Department is one of the largest at the College. With approximately 1700 declared undergraduate majors, it offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting. In addition to the standard schedule of day classes, the Department offers a full evening program as well as a full weekend program allowing students substantial flexibility in scheduling classes based on their family and work related responsibilities. The Department also offers a Master of Science degree in Accounting, which is registered with New York State, and fulfills the educational requirements necessary in order to receive a license as a Certified Public Accountant in New York. Approximately 200 students attend this program on either a full time or part time basis.

Often referred to as “the jewel of the CUNY system,” Queens College is a place of contrasts: An urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention.  This formula has made us one of New York’s premier educational institutions. With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of a faculty dedicated to both teaching and research.  Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America’s Best Value Colleges.  Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.  It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university’s mission.  Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply.

GENERAL DUTIES
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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

​Bachelor's degree and a record of achievement in a profession or field of expertise related to teaching assignments.  Also required is the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

​A Juris Doctor degree and a Master’s degree in business, or accounting, or a related discipline, along with a CPA designation strongly preferred. Strong preference will be given to those who submit evidence of lengthy and distinguished teaching experience at the college level.  The ability to communicate well orally and in writing with a student population that is one of the most ethnically diverse in the United States is essential.

COMPENSATION

​CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

HOW TO APPLY

​If you are viewing this job posting on any website other than CUNYfirst, please follow the instructions below:
- Go to cuny.jobs
- In the box under "What", enter "17846"
- Click on "Distinguished Lecturer – Accounting "
- Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

Please note that the candidates must upload a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, resume, and the name and contact information of three (3) professional references as ONE DOCUMENT in any of the following formats:  .doc, .docx, or .pdf format. Please include a statement (short essay) on your teaching philosophy and copies of your most recent student evaluations.

**Please use a simple name for the document that you upload, for example, JDoeResume.  Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.


Open until filled with review to begin in December 20, 2017


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CLOSING DATE
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BENEFITS
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on the job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity Employer which complies with all applicable laws and regulations, and encourages inclusive excellence in its employment practices.
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