The Department of Economics and Business at Southwestern University seeks applications from qualified candidates for the position of Staff Instructor in Accounting.  This is a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure-track staff position with faculty rank starting the fall semester of 2020 (August 15, 2020).  The position will involve teaching some of the following: financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, and intermediate accounting.  The teaching load will be three courses per semester in addition to University service requirements which include advising students and participation on University committees. 

A Master’s degree is required.  The candidate should also have at least 18 hours of graduate coursework in accounting and/or a current CPA license. Substantial industry experience in accounting will also be considered in candidate evaluation. Experience working with diverse populations is highly valued. In line with Southwestern University’s commitment to diversity, the department is especially interested in attracting candidates from underrepresented minority groups, particularly those with a demonstrated commitment to enhancing diversity and inclusion.

Southwestern University is a selective, undergraduate institution committed to a broad-based liberal arts, sciences, and fine arts education. Southwestern currently enrolls approximately 1,500 students and maintains a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. In addition to a number of other national organizations, Southwestern University is a member of two consortia of liberal arts colleges, the Associated Colleges of the South and the Annapolis Group. Located in Georgetown, Texas, 28 miles north of downtown Austin, Southwestern is affiliated with The United Methodist Church. Southwestern University is committed to fostering a diverse educational environment and encourages applications from members of groups traditionally under-represented in academia.  For information concerning the University, visit

For full consideration, applicants should submit (1) a cover letter that speaks to their desire to teach within a liberal arts university setting, (2) a curriculum vitae or resume, (3) a brief statement of teaching philosophy and experience, (4) two letters of reference (at least one addressing teaching performance and/or potential), and (5) a short list of courses in which you have a strong interest in teaching to  Applications will be reviewed as they arrive and the review will continue until the position is filled.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of the University’s Background Check Policy process. Southwestern University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F