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Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor, Business Accounting

Queens University of Charlotte

Job Description

Summary: The McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte seeks a dynamic and accomplished individual to join its faculty as a full-time visiting non-tenure track faculty member (instructor or assistant professor) in Accounting serving a 9-month appointment beginning August 15, 2023. This person will contribute to expanding the university’s academic profile in business and accounting.

The successful candidate will join a welcoming and dedicated community with a commitment to the academic success of our students. Our new faculty member will be joining the AACSB‐accredited McColl School of Business at an important time in the school’s history as it seeks to grow the size and reputation of its academic programs through expanded curricular offerings and collaborative partnerships in the Charlotte business community. Support is available in form of travel to academic conferences, grants for innovative teaching, support for undergraduate research and professional development. The successful candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching and will value our mission to deliver a personalized and transformational educational experience.

This position reports to the Dean of the McColl School of Business. This position is exempt from provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and is not eligible to earn overtime pay or compensatory time off for additional hours worked. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate students (on campus and online)
  • Teach up to four courses per semester that may include undergraduate courses in financial and managerial accounting, audit, tax, government/non-profit, accounting information systems and graduate courses in accounting
  • Sustain currency and relevancy through professional engagement and/or research related to professional background and experience
  • Serve as an active faculty member of the McColl School of Business and Queens University



Experience, Knowledge and Skills Required

The successful candidate will be an innovative individual with

  • An earned Master’s degree with substantial coursework in accounting or a related discipline, or a Ph.D. or D.B.A. in accounting or a closely related discipline. ABDs with significant progress toward finishing their degree may also apply for the position
  • An active CPA license is preferred
  • Applied work experience. If the highest degree earned is a Master’s, the applicant must have at least three years’ applied work experience, preferably in a business setting
  • A demonstrated ability to deliver applied, hands-on learning using spreadsheets and other specialized tools
  • Teaching experience in accounting or related subject-area expertise is desirable
  • Experience in the application of business analytics to data-driven decision-making is desirable
  • An aspiration to contribute to the building of innovative programs that meet the needs of undergraduate and graduate learners
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse faculty, staff, and students
  • Familiarity with online instruction best practices is preferred, or the ability to quickly assimilate and demonstrate online instruction skill

Application Process
Does this sound like a good fit? Click on the green “I’m interested” button and submit:
1. A cover letter addressing the position qualifications and experience
2. Current CV
3. Contact information for three professional references

Applications received by June 23, 2023, will receive first consideration. Queens will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Additional Information

About Queens University of Charlotte

Located in the heart of the nation’s second fastest growing metropolitan area, Queens University of Charlotte leverages the city’s diverse and thriving environment as an extended classroom. Nationally recognized for undergraduate programs in international and interdisciplinary education, Queens blends the best of liberal arts learning with professional preparation and community engagement. Focused on supporting success for diverse learners, faculty build close and collaborative relationships with students and help them build intentional and individualized roadmaps for flourishing at Queens and beyond. At the graduate program level, the University offers innovative educational experiences that help learners advance professionally and retool for new opportunities. Our environs afford faculty myriad opportunities to advance their own professional growth and teaching and research interests by collaborating with vibrant industry, non-profit, and community organization sectors.

Because of our history of innovation and our legacy of strong leadership, Queens is positioned to be among the new forerunners of American higher education. This is a defining moment for Queens. While other institutions are focused on sustaining and surviving, we are thinking much bigger.

Institutions that understand what is needed and are willing to reimagine what is possible can position themselves to thrive and strengthen their market position after the pandemic with innovative approaches that are deeply connected to the world and its greatest challenges.

By 2030, Queens aspires to become the leading, private, national university of Charlotte with deep, meaningful, and reciprocal connections to the needs of our local community and economy; inventive and multidisciplinary academic programs that are connected to the world’s most pressing challenges and biggest areas of opportunity; a fully connected, integrated, and innovative set of experiences that support holistic wellness and wellbeing; a culture of continuous improvement and investment that enables faculty and staff to flourish and achieve their full potential; and a comprehensive approach to diversity, equity, and inclusion that begins on campus and radiates throughout the community.


Queens offers comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, including: medical, dental and vision insurance, domestic partner benefits, defined contribution (matching) and supplemental 403(b) retirement plans, tuition remission and tuition exchange, Queens-paid life insurance, supplemental life insurance, dependent life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts (medical, dependent care, Health Savings Account), sick leave and long-term disability leave, paid parental leave, FMLA leave when eligible, reduced cost meals at Morrison Dining Hall, employee assistance program (EAP), free access to the Levine Center, wellness programs. In addition, employees may choose benefits such as pet insurance, critical care insurance and legal assistance.

Queens University of Charlotte is an equal opportunity employer and is firmly committed to supporting and celebrating all forms of diversity. Queens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, national origin, disability, political beliefs, veteran status, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law in the administration of its educational and admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic programs, employment and hiring policies, or other University-administered programs.

Any individual with a disability who needs any reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act to apply for a position or otherwise to participate in Queens' job search/selection process should contact the Director of Human Resources at 704.337.2222.

Physical Requirements (with or without reasonable accommodation) require ability to

  • Remain in a stationary position, most of the time.
  • Exchange accurate information with students, faculty and staff, frequently.
  • Read reports, create presentations, use a computer system, most of the time
  • Communicate with students, faculty and staff, most of the time.
  • Write, type, and use the computer, telephone, copier, and other office equipment systems, most of the time.
  • Move about inside the workspace to access resources and office equipment, and attend meetings across campus, regularly.
  • Exert moderate force to move objects, occasionally.
  • Carry media production equipment (e.g. cameras, lenses, tripods, lights) weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Think critically, concentrate on the task at hand, and respond quickly to changes in conditions, most of the time.

Work Conditions

  • Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule to meet requirements of the position, including teaching night or weekend classes.
  • Must be able to work in office and classroom environment while having contact with faculty, students, staff, and parents on any given day.
  • Work has deadlines, interruptions, moderate volume and can be stressful.
  • COVID vaccinations/boosters are strongly recommended.

Nothing in this job description restricts the university’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time; this description reflects the university’s assignment of essential functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned; this job description is subject to change at any time.

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