Dept. of Accounting and Finance, Instructor (Full-Time, Temporary, 1 Year Position)
Bridgewater State University
Location: Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 24809
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.
Bridgewater State University is an inclusive community dedicated to the lifelong success of all students; focused on the continuous improvement of its people; and is responsible for leading innovation that benefits Southeastern Massachusetts, the commonwealth, and the world. Bridgewater's accessible environment of teaching and learning stimulates critical thinking and the pursuit of new knowledge and deeper understanding. The teaching and learning environment at Bridgewater also cultivates meaningful and diverse interpersonal relationships and fosters an appreciation for global engagement aimed at transforming lives and improving the human condition.
Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is reflected in our institutional values, which ensure that all students are supported and succeed.
Bridgewater State University is equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Members of underrepresented groups, and those committed to working in a diverse cultural environment, are strongly encouraged to apply.
The Department of Accounting and Finance is accepting applications for a full time, temporary, 1 year Instructor position.
The faculty member will teach 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.
This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
This position must comply with the University Covid-19 Attestation requirement. All employees must be fully vaccinated and complete the Covid-19 Attestation upon hire.
Medical or Religious Exemptions
An employee may request an exemption to the vaccination requirement based on the existence of medical contraindication to vaccination. In addition, an employee may request an exemption to the vaccination requirement based on a sincere religious belief. In both cases, an employee will be required to submit documentation to support the request for an exemption. Employees who secure an exemption may be required to take additional precautions in the workplace and are strongly encourage to test weekly through the university's Wellness Center.
We are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome, and included.
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 in space provided on the application form.
Equity and Inclusion Statement- a personal statement on a candidate's past efforts to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. The equity and inclusion statement is an opportunity for candidates to discuss scholarship, professional skills, and demonstrable experience that would enhance the university's efforts to promote a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community. Equity and inclusion statements will be considered as part of a transparent and comprehensive review of candidates' application materials.
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.