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Adjunct Faculty, Taxation

Posting Details

Position Details

Posting Title Adjunct Faculty, Taxation
Proposed Rank Adjunct

Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

Job Description Summary:

The Division of Accounting & Law at Babson College invites applicants for an adjunct faculty position in the area of federal taxation to start in the Summer 2017 semester. Adjunct tax faculty will usually teach the graduate strategic business & tax planning course and/or the undergraduate federal tax course. A successful applicant must have a JD from an accredited university. A graduate degree in taxation is preferred.

We are looking for an accomplished adjunct faculty member who:
• Is passionate about teaching taxation for a global student audience and who has a proven track record of excellence in sharing insights with others.
• Brings depth in practical expertise that will add to the classroom experience and intellectual community of the College.
• Is comfortable presenting the “why” as well as the “what” and “how” when teaching taxation.
• Is a team player, ready to collaborate with faculty from multiple disciplines to teach in an integrated, cross-disciplinary context.
• Is experienced in working/teaching in ways that will enhance the college’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
• Will be an engaging and helpful colleague with a good sense of humor who is committed to the success of Babson College.

Applicants with relevant teaching and practical experience in taxation, a working knowledge of accounting, professional licensure and proficiency using WestlawNext and/or the Tax Analysts research databases will be given preference.

Babson College offers courses in different formats, including traditional semester schedules, intensive classroom experiences and formats which combine on-line teaching with in-person classroom sessions. Applicants considered for teaching assignments may be asked to attend a training program and may be asked to shadow an experienced faculty member for up to a semester.

Screening of applications will begin on April 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants please submit your electronic application through Paper applications will not be accepted.

College Summary:

Babson College, located 14 miles west of Boston, is an independent school of management that takes a unique approach to preparing undergraduates, graduate students, and working professionals for the challenges of the modern business world. Babson’s dynamic curriculum focuses on developing skills that transcend business so that students gain multidimensional abilities and can make important contributions to business and society. Our students understand that economic and social value creation are not mutually exclusive, but instead are integral to each other. The fundamental business skills and entrepreneurial mindset they cultivate at Babson equip them to make a difference on campus and around the world.

Babson has more than 2,000 full-time undergraduate students and more than 900 full and part-time graduate students, representing more than 80 countries. Non-U.S. students comprise about 30% of undergraduate students and about 40% of our full time graduate students. Babson offers a Bachelor of Science degree, MS and MBA programs, and executive education programs worldwide.

We seek faculty who are aligned with our values of teaching excellence, collaboration, diversity and inclusiveness, and those who embrace our mission to educate leaders who create great economic and social value everywhere. We seek candidates who are eager to engage as educators among a diverse student community. The College does not offer visa sponsorship for this position.

Additional Information

Required Documents

Cover letter
• Current curriculum vitae
• Statement of tax teaching philosophy (max. one page)

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. CV / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents