Indiana University – Bloomington — Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Financial Management and Accounting



The School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) at Indiana University-Bloomington seeks applications from accomplished professionals from the practitioner and/or academic ranks, for one non-tenure track position of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in the general field of financial management and accounting. Minimum qualifications are: 1) education to at least the Master’s degree, or an equivalent terminal degree in a related field (e.g., public administration, economics, public affairs, business administration, law, political science, public policy); 2) a solid professional background in both accounting and finance; 3) the ability to teach complex financial management courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels; 4) effective oral and written communication skills; and 5) experience using instructional technology, including a high level of proficiency with spreadsheet software (e.g., Excel). Professional certification (CPA, CMA, CPFM, etc.) is highly desirable, but not required.

Lecturer faculty members are expected to focus on teaching (including course development and delivery and the incorporation of innovative teaching techniques), as well as on teaching-related service such as student advising and curriculum development. Lecturers are eligible for promotions to a higher rank (Lecturer to Senior Lecturer).

The standard teaching assignment for Lecturers is six courses per year. The candidate will teach primarily in the undergraduate program. Lecturer faculty are not eligible for tenure, but will be considered for promotion and/or long-term contracts no later than the sixth year of appointment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The expected start date is August 1, 2019.

All SPEA faculty members are expected to interact with our diverse student and faculty community. As such, we are especially interested in applicants with a record of successful teaching and mentoring of students from many backgrounds (including first-generation college students, low-income students, racial and ethnic minorities, women, LGBTQ, etc.) and an interest in contributing to SPEA’s programs, curricular offerings, and service portfolio in ways that enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion; applicants are encouraged to address these topics in the letter of application.

SPEA-Bloomington is the largest school of public affairs and public policy in the United States and the top-ranked graduate public affairs school in the country according to the 2018 “Best Graduate Schools” by U.S. News & World Report. Three of its specialty programs are ranked number one, including nonprofit management, public finance, and environmental policy.

To ensure full consideration, application materials must be submitted by January 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, a current vita that includes a history of academic and professional experience, a statement of teaching interest, and evidence of successful teaching, training, and/or related professional experience (including online/distance-learning experience, if applicable). Also include names and contact information for three persons who could provide letters of recommendation. Submit all documents through our online application system

Direct questions about the position to search chair, Denvil Duncan ( Information about SPEA can be found at

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.