Adjunct Professor of Accounting



Job description

The University of Wisconsin River Falls, a member of the University of Wisconsin System, is located in scenic west central Wisconsin, 30 miles from the multi-cultural, multi-ethnic cities of Minneapolis and St Paul. Year-round arts, cultural and recreational events are easily accessible from River Falls. UWRF’s 6,500 undergraduate and graduate students pursue degrees in four colleges: Arts and Sciences, Education and Professional Studies; Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences; and Business and Economics.

The University provides an excellent environment for learning, emphasizing the importance of faculty-student interaction in classrooms, laboratories, academic advising, and co-curricular activities. A favorable student-faculty ratio affords opportunity for meaningful interchange between faculty and students. Strong interests in teaching, research and community service are highly valued. More information about UWRF can be found at:

The Position:

This is a full-time, nine month, tenure-track instructional academic staff position (100% teaching and service) at the rank of Adjunct Professor in the Department of Accounting and Finance. The official course load is 12 credits, four 3 credit courses per semester. The successful candidate will teach accounting courses at the undergraduate level, develop curriculum and assessment, advise upper-level majors, and provide service to both the university and the profession. Opportunities exist for optional summer employment through teaching, internship supervision, and other funding sources. Anticipated appointment date: January 11, 2019.This position is expected to renew on an annual basis. For questions or concerns, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Teach accounting courses at the undergraduate level; engage in program/curriculum development and student learning outcomes assessment; and academically advise upper-level Accounting majors. (90%)
  • Provide service to department, college, university, and the profession. (10%)

Qualifications Required:


  • Education: Graduate degree in accounting or business from an accredited institution
  • Teaching/Training experience: Evidence of teaching/training effectiveness (most recent student evaluations and peer observations if available)
  • Professional experience: Extensive high level professional accounting or business experience and activities.

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and/or other accounting related certification.

Inquiries should be addressed to:
June Li
College of Business and Economics

Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by November 15, 2018. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of “final candidates” must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, “final candidates” under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7) (a).

How to apply

Online applications are REQUIRED at:

Materials not submitted electronically cannot be considered.

Please Submit:

  • Curriculum vitae (Resume)
  • Letter of interest specifying qualifications and experience (Cover Letter)
  • An unofficial transcript (official copies of transcripts will be required if hired). (Unofficial Transcript)
  • Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your teaching ability and experience, research ability and experience, and professional experience. (References).

UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-4941.