Claremont McKenna College — Lecturer / Professor of the Practice Accounting

Lecturer / Professor of the Practice Accounting

Claremont McKenna College hires and promotes individuals on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, breastfeeding or related medical condition, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, military and veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. Inquiries may be directed to the Director for Human Resources, 528 N. Mills Avenue, Claremont, California 91711-4015, (909) 621-8490. All applicants must complete and submit an online application to be considered for an open position.

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Position Details

Posting ID: 17002

Position Title: Lecturer / Professor of the Practice Accounting

Category: Non Tenure-track

Department: Robert Day School

Department URL:

The Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont McKenna College (CMC) invites applications for one non-tenure track lecturer/professor of the practice of accounting position for the 2023-24 and 2024-2025 academic years (with the possibility of renewal subject to review and future needs of the college). The position will begin on July 1, 2023. The successful candidate should possess a CPA and/or doctorate from an AACSB-accredited university.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach the introductory accounting course, upper division financial statement analysis course, and possibly other financial or managerial accounting courses. The teaching load is five semester courses per year. The candidate must have demonstrated ability to the highest standards of excellence in teaching.

Given the College’s commitment to cultivating an inclusive educational environment, we seek candidates who can demonstrate a commitment to teaching, mentoring, and inspiring students representing a broad range of socioeconomic backgrounds, political opinions, genders, races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, and religions.

Procedures and Timetable:
Applications should include a cover letter; curriculum vitae; teaching statement that addresses the candidate’s ability to teach, mentor, and inspire students representing a broad range of backgrounds; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants must also submit the names and e-mail addresses of three references; an email will be automatically sent to them with a link to upload their confidential recommendation letter. Please upload application materials at:

Complete applications, including letters of recommendation, will be reviewed beginning December 31, 2022. Review of complete applications will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews may be conducted via Zoom.

Claremont McKenna College is a highly selective undergraduate institution ranked among the top liberal arts colleges nationally. It is part of The Claremont Colleges, which also includes Pomona College, Scripps College, Harvey Mudd College, Pitzer College, Claremont Graduate University, and Keck Graduate Institute. The Claremont Colleges consortium constitutes an academic community of more than 9,000 students. Claremont is located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles.

Claremont McKenna College is an equal opportunity employer. In a continuing effort to enrich its academic environment and provide equal educational and employment opportunities, the College actively encourages applications from members of historically under-represented groups in higher education.

With the job ad, please submit the following information to indicate which of the fields below are required/optional on the HR application site and, if applicable, how many fields you would like for each. For example:
• Cover Letter — required
• CV — required
• Teaching Statement — required
• Evidence of Teaching Effectiveness — required
• Reference Letter: 3 fields — required
• Supplemental Document: 3 fields — optional (this can be helpful for miscellaneous items)

To apply: