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Lecturer of Accounting

Apply now Job no: 498606
Work type: Academic Staff - 9 Month Terminal
Location: Platteville
Categories: Business


The University of Wisconsin-Platteville seeks a full-time, 9-month Lecturer of Accounting within the School of Business. This position is physically located on the Platteville campus (i.e. non-remote) and will primarily teach introductory and advanced undergraduate accounting courses. The ability to teach in the finance area is a plus. The desired start date is August 2024. The position entails a teaching load of five classes per Fall and Spring semesters that may include a combination of on-campus courses and online courses. Winterim and Summer teaching may be available for additional compensation.

The University of Wisconsin System has a nationally top ranked retirement plan and a comprehensive benefits package. 



  • Teach five courses per semester in the fall and spring terms. Potential courses include:
    • Cost and Advanced Cost Accounting
    • Intermediate Accounting II
    • Financial and Managerial Accounting
    • Ability to teach Bank Management is a plus.
  • Courses taught may include a combination of undergraduate and graduate courses as well as across multiple modalities such as in-person, online, or hybrid.


  • Engage in service to the university and the business school through formal and ad hoc committees.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting or Master's degree in Business with an Accounting focus
  • CPA or CMA credential
  • At least three years of professional accounting work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to foster an environment that respects and builds upon individual differences, particularly those of historically marginalized groups.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

The School of Business is an energetic, teaching-focused academic unit that emphasizes applied experiences in preparing future business professionals. Courses regularly include client-based projects, advanced simulations, and other high-impact learning activities to help students bridge theory to practice. The school offers over 15 programs at the associates, bachelors, and masters levels in multiple modalities including classroom and online. Additionally, the school offers a robust set of collegial and financial supports to nurture scholarly activity and professional development.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, offers 47 baccalaureate and 10 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal. To ensure full consideration applications must be received by May 1, 2024.

How to Apply:

  • Letter of application addressing your educational and professional preparation.
  • A current resume/vita which may also note any contributions to scholarly (e.g. journal publication, conference presentation) or practitioner audiences (e.g. trade publications, presentations, or service to professional associations).
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references. References will not be contacted until the final stages of the search and only with the candidate's foreknowledge.
  • A memo (1 page maximum) outlining your teaching philosophy and perspectives about the instructor's role in stimulating an inclusive learning environment.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Dr. Les Hollingsworth, Director, School of Business - 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

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