Adjunct Faculty, Department of Accounting - Open Pool

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO 80523

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Working Title Adjunct Faculty, Department of Accounting - Open Pool

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Posting Number 202000105F

Proposed Annual Salary Range Per course/section; default starting pay $7500/class (full-time equivalent base salary of $66,667) commensurate with experience/course complexity

Employee Benefits

Position Type Faculty

Work Hours/Week

Description of Work Unit

The College of Business at Colorado State University is an AACSB-accredited business school that enrolls more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students in on-campus and online programs annually. We are a top-ranked business school whose Online MBA program is #1 in Colorado and #10 in the nation, with a worldwide alumni base of 34,000 and growing. Our 8 centers of excellence connect students with industry experts, offering opportunities to expand their networks and engage in experiential learning.

We are a purpose-driven community consistently seeking to achieve our mission of transforming lives and improving the world around us through business education, scholarly research and community engagement. Our vision is to build a nationally recognized College that provides access to an exceptional business education to all those who want to learn, excels in research that advances our understanding of the world and leverages the power of business to make our world a better place.

Join our College community in Fort Collins, Colorado, to see how you can use business to create a better world.

The Department of Accounting is one of five academic departments in the College of Business. The department has a strong record of teaching and research accomplishments as well as a collegial work environment. For 2020/2021, the Department has 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty members and 3 non-tenure track full-time faculty members who serve approximately 2,400 undergraduate business majors, 1,300 undergraduate business minors, and 1,000 MBA students. The MBA is offered in residence and online via Colorado State University’s accredited learning programs. The Department offers an undergraduate concentration in accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree, with three specialization options.

Tenure/Tenure Track?

% Research 0

% Teaching 100

% Service 0

% Administration 0

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 06/30/2021

Number of Vacancies Open Pool

Desired Start Date

Position End Date

Position Summary

The Department of Accounting in the College of Business may hire adjunct faculty from an applicant pool from time to time.

The teaching load and course assignments are made by the Department Chair. Teaching needs vary and could include financial, managerial, tax, oil and gas accounting, governmental, auditing, systems, and/or business ethics. Teaching could be days or evenings and live or online.

Instructors may be hired for fall, spring and/or summer term in a given academic year. Applications will be accepted throughout the academic year. Hiring decisions are normally made during fall semester for spring semester, during early spring semester for the summer term, and during the late spring for fall semester.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Required Job Qualifications

• Master’s degree in accounting or MBA with accounting focus or equivalent from a school of business accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International)

• Or substantial executive-level relevant experience in tandem with a relevant undergraduate degree

• Or earned J.D./PhD in relevant area of study

• Or PhD candidate in the relevant area of study.

Preferred Job Qualifications

• Previous University teaching experience in a college of business in relevant subject areas or experience teaching in a business setting.

• Business experience in relevant subject areas.

• Experience with multi-media teaching techniques.

• Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Department of Accounting, College of Business, Adjunct Faculty Open Pool.

Applicants must submit a (1) resume, (2) cover letter that describes required educational level, relevant teaching experience, relevant business experience, and interest in teaching at CSU, (3) the names and contact information for three references who can speak to your teaching credentials, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy, and (5) teaching evaluations (optional, uploaded in the ‘Other’ slot).

Applications accepted until June 30, 2021. Applicants wishing to remain under consideration after that date must reapply on July 1, 2021.

References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity ( is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact Dr. Lisa Kutcher

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Instructional Course Design and Administration


-Construct course syllabus adhering to College of Business assurance of learning outcomes and departmental standards

- Administer course through Colorado State University’s learning management system.

-Provide evidence of assurance of learning outcomes

Percentage Of Time 30

Job Duty Category Instructional Course Delivery


-Deliver instructional course material via multi-media teaching techniques in relevant subject areas in prescribed delivery format.

Percentage Of Time 70

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

+ Resume

+ Cover Letter

+ Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Optional Documents

+ Other

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