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CUNY Lecturer - Accounting and Information Systems (2 Positions) in Queens, New York

Lecturer - Accounting and Information Systems (2 Positions)

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Queens College

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The Department of Accounting and Information Systems of Queens College of the City University of New York seeks 2 CCE-track, full-time Lecturers, commencing August 2023. Primary instructional responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate courses in auditing and taxation. These positions require on-campus, in-person instructional sessions.

In addition to the teaching responsibilities indicated above, which may include evenings and weekends, the successful candidates are expected to assist the needs of the Department in the areas of administration, student advisement, etc. The College expects faculty participation in its diverse activities and a commitment to render service to the College and the profession as well. A commitment to establishing and maintaining a positive working relationship with students, colleagues, and staff representing diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Experience using technology as an instructional aide where appropriate to enhance learning is also required.

With approximately 500 declared undergraduate majors, the department offers 2 distinct Bachelor of Business Administration degrees in accounting. In addition to the standard schedule of day classes, the department offers a full evening program as well as a full weekend program allowing students substantial flexibility in scheduling classes based on family and work-related responsibilities.

The department also offers a Master of Science degree in accounting, which is registered with New York State, and fulfills the educational requirements necessary in order to receive a license as a Certified Public Accountant in New York. Approximately 150 students attend this program on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Additionally, the department also offers a Master of Science degree in taxation, which is registered with New York State.

Often referred to as “the jewel of the CUNY system,” Queens College is a place of contrasts: an urban school in a suburban setting, where a large and diverse student body receives personalized attention. This formula has made us one of New York’s premier educational institutions.

With a mission to prepare students to become leading citizens of an increasingly global society, we offer a rigorous education in the liberal arts and sciences under the guidance of faculty dedicated to both teaching and research. Our liberal arts, science, and pre-professional programs earn us high rankings in prestigious college guides such as The Princeton Review America’s Best Value Colleges. Our students graduate with the ability to think critically, address complex problems, explore various cultures, use modern technologies and information resources, and have won prominence in nearly every field.


Minimum Qualification

Required: A Bachelor’s degree in accounting, along with an active CPA license designation.

Preferred Qualification

· Master’s degree in Accounting or Master’s degree in Taxation.

· At least 2 years of documented teaching excellence at the college level.

· Documented work experience in financial statement auditing, and/or technical skills in specific areas of the internal revenue code and treasury regulations.

· The ability to communicate orally and in writing with our student population that is one of the most ethnically diverse in the United States is essential.


Salary Range: $79,170 - $92,878

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and achievements


CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

Health Plan Coverage for Employees Hired on or after October 1, 2022 -- City of New York employees and employees of participating employers and their eligible dependents hired on or after October 1, 2022 will only be eligible to enroll in the EmblemHealth HIP HMO Preferred Plan and must remain in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan for the first year (365 days) of employment.

After 365 days of employment, the employee will have the option of either remaining in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan or selecting a different health plan within 30 days before the end of the 365th day period.

If a new health plan is selected, the new plan will be effective on the 366th day.

Only after the 365th day can the employee participate in any Annual Fall Transfer Period. An employee who needs to request an exemption from the required enrollment in the HIP HMO Preferred Plan can do so by submitting a HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form to EmblemHealth. An employee, or eligible dependent, must meet certain criteria and the request must be approved by EmblemHealth before the exemption is granted. The HIP HMO Opt-Out Request Form and HIP service area are available on the EmblemHealth website


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Each candidate should upload A SINGLE DOCUMENT** in pdf format that includes both a cover letter describing related qualifications and experience, and a resume with the names and contact information of at least three professional references. At least two of the three references should be willing to comment on the teaching ability and presentation skills of the candidate.

Please note that candidates must upload a curriculum vita, a cover letter which should include your teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three professional references. For your application to be considered complete, copies of student evaluations must be included as well. Use any of the following formats: .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format.

**Please use a simple name for the document that is uploaded––e.g., JDoeResume. Documents with long names cannot be parsed by the application system.

Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.


Open until filled with review to begin in April 24, 2023


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