Visiting Term Faculty - Accounting

Job Description & Qualification

Visiting Term Faculty - Accounting

University of San Francisco


USF Hilltop Campus

Job Title:
Visiting Term Faculty - Accounting

Job Summary:
Position Title: 1-Year Visiting Term Faculty Position, Accounting, School of Management, University of San Francisco

Campus Location: San Francisco Main Campus and 101 Howard Campus (Downtown San Francisco)

Full Job Description:

Job Summary and Responsibilities: The Accounting Area in the School of Management at the University of San Francisco seeks applicants for a 1-year visiting term faculty position in the field of financial and managerial accounting starting Fall 2024. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 3 courses per semester (24 units for the academic year) and contribute to a collaborative presence in the USF community.

Teaching responsibilities will include required core courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as possible electives in the candidate's area of expertise.

Some examples of core courses include Financial Accounting (Undergraduate and MBA), Managerial Accounting, and Intermediate Accounting. Individuals should feel comfortable teaching with technology, though much of the teaching will be in-person and on-campus. And possibly online. Practice-oriented and discipline-based theoretical or empirical research is encouraged; however, it is not an explicit responsibility of the position. Candidates at any professor rank, looking for a visiting position for a sabbatical year or other leave opportunity, are also encouraged to apply.

Requirements: Candidates must possess a doctorate (or be ABD) in accounting or related discipline. Previous professional experience (such as teaching or teaching assistantships, corporate training, pedagogical publications, or attendance at conferences) that demonstrates an interest in teaching excellence is expected.

As a Jesuit institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion are fully embraced at all levels of the University. An applicant interested in the position must have a commitment to social justice and ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff. In addition, applicants must have a strong equity lens and record of creating inclusive spaces for learning and development.

The Accounting Program has an undergraduate major and one graduate program, the Masters of Science in Accountancy. We also teach several core classes in the part-time, full-time, and Executive MBA programs.

The University of San Francisco: Since 1855, the University of San Francisco has dedicated itself to offering dynamic educational programs. USF is committed to being a premier Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective. We are committed to educating hearts and minds to cultivate the whole person, to pursue learning as a lifelong humanizing and liberating social activity, and to make excellence the standard for teaching, scholarship, creative expression, and service.

To Apply: For more information and to apply online, please go to to submit a cover letter, CV, Diversity Statement, sample teaching evaluations (or teaching statement), and contact information for three references.

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions should be directed to Associate Dean for Faculty, Research, and Impact Courtney Masterson at

Full time

Pay Rate:

Salary Range :
Assistant Professor 8, $115,675; commensurate with experience.

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The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student’s passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.” For more information, visit

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