From Bridgewater State University's inception in 1840 by Horace Mann as one of the first normal schools in America to the current day, BSU has worked to ensure that our students receive an accessible, affordable, and exceptional education. BSU aspires to be the leader in our mission class for closing equity gaps for Black/Cape Verdean, Latinx, Native American, Asian, and other students of color. BSU's institutional values, the work of the President's Special Task Force on Racial Justice, and leadership of the Leading for Change Higher Education Diversity Consortium underscore the campus' commitment to racial equity and other forms of social justice. The mission of the Department of Accounting and Finance is to prepare students for professional careers and/or graduate studies through high quality education. Successful candidates will be staff members who can work with their colleagues to help meet the mission of the department of Accounting and Finance in serving and supporting our racially and ethnically diverse campus community.
The Department of Accounting and Finance is accepting applications for a full time, temporary, 1 year Instructor position.
The faculty member will teache upper level & lower level Accounting and Finance courses including graduate courses (both online and traditional face to face) for our University's diverse student population using a variety of appropriate teaching methods; meets all scheduled classes prepared to instruct; prepares teaching syllabi for courses of study; prepares materials to adequately evaluate student progress; reports midterm and final grades when appropriate; maintains accurate and adequate records; establishes regular office hours for student consultation.
Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of students from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of abilities.
Utilize an equity- minded framework to prepare lesson plans which incorporate varied instructional techniques, multi-media, integration strategies designed to meet the educational, culturally relevant, and emotional needs of our students.
Develop and maintain a classroom environment conducive to effective learning. Encourage student success to all students regardless of race.
Participate in and provide opportunities for all students in community service initiatives or projects that support a diverse and inclusive pedagogy.
Collaborate with all colleagues to ensure proper alignment of related courses.
Participate in advising students on academic curricula; serving on faculty committees; participating in faculty meetings; participating in the development of departmental curricula; and adhering to all institutional policies.
The candidate may also perform other related duties as assigned and/or required.
Experience working with diverse student populations from a wide range of age, ethnicity, national origin and ability; engage in and develop innovative teaching strategies; effectively assess student learning outcomes;
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning and professional development; and provide service to our students, the college, and our community at large.
Commitment to excellence in teaching and advising that enhances an environment of equity, diversity and inclusion.
Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic background.
Master's Degree in Finance or related field.
College-level teaching experience.
Related professional work experience.
Ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning designed to meet the educational, culturally relevant, and emotional needs of our students.
A doctoral degree, or one near completion, from a regionally accredited doctoral program in Finance or related field is preferred. Familiarity with finance technology applications is preferred.
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.
Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:
*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.
Internal Number: 20143
About Bridgewater State University
Since its founding in 1840, Bridgewater has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill in its community an abiding desire to advance the public good. Our rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students and faculty to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields. At the same time, we strive to lead by example. As the university continues to build momentum, we continuously reinvest in the success of our students and our region.