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Adjunct Faculty - Accounting, Business Department

Takoma Park, Maryland
Washington Adventist University
Job Description

Job Title:           Adjunct Faculty, Accounting
Department:      Business
Reports To:        Chair

Washington Adventist University (WAU) is a Christ-centered institution of higher education that supports a culture of excellence where all feel valued.  Nestled in a desirable residential community in Takoma Park, Maryland, WAU offers its faculty and staff an environment where professional expertise is valued and lasting connections between co-workers are formed as we work together to ensure the success of our students.  Regardless of title, every employee supports WAU’s vision of producing graduates who bring moral leadership and competence to their communities.

Position Summary:
The Department of Business at Washington Adventist University is seeking candidates to expand its pool of adjunct faculty teaching day and evening classes in the area of Accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants submitting applications are applying to be part of the adjunct pool of instructors. Applications may be reviewed periodically based on student enrollment needs. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not automatically accepted to teach at Washington Adventist University.  Decisions to hire applicants are made at the discretion of the department.
 Primary Duties:
  • Teach lectures and/or online for majors and non-majors Accounting courses.
  • Teach pertinent course content using lectures, demonstrations, class discussions, and other appropriate modes of educational delivery that promote educational and learning processes.
  • Prepare course outline and syllabus in accordance with guidelines, develop, course and lesson plans, and engage in the selection of textbooks and other teaching aids necessary to the instruction of courses.
  • Evaluate student performance.  
  • Master or Ph.D. degree in Accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Ability to integrate technology into course delivery.
  • Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population of students both in and outside the classroom.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Prior to college or university teaching experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, the university’s philosophy, mission and core values.
Title VII Exception Notice
Washington Adventist University is a religiously qualified Equal Opportunity Employer under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.  As such the University has the legal right to prefer a member of the Seventh-day Adventist ("SDA") Church in its hiring process. In the event that a qualified SDA candidate is not identified, the University will give the opportunity to candidates who must understand and respect the mission, purpose, and identity of Washington Adventist University as a condition of their employment.

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