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Adjunct Professors - College of Business
DATE:   5/30/2013
JOB TITLE:   Adjunct Professor
FLSA STATUS:   Non-Exempt
WORK LOCATION:   Bisgrove hall
DEPARTMENT:   Commerce; Accounting
SECTOR:   Academic Affairs


Due to enrollment growth and faculty sabbatical leaves, the College of Business at Niagara University, Lewiston NY, has openings for adjunct professors. The need is ongoing for graduate and undergraduate adjunct faculty across the functional areas of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, and Management. Most courses are offered during evening hours, though some may available during days or weekends. In particular the courses for Fall 2013 are available (others may be required, so please apply in any of the five functional areas):

FIN 320X Corporate Finance I: undergraduate introduction to Corporate Finance, Tuesday 5:40-8:25.

MKG 305X Integrated Marketing Communications: undergraduate course in product development, advertising, and promotional strategies, Thursday 5:40-8:25. 

BUS 205X Legal Environment of Business: freshman overview of the obligations and restraints imposed by law on business, Monday 5:40-8:25.

ECO 100X Introduction to Economics: undergraduate Macro and Micro course introducing Hospitality Management students to Economics (No hospitality background is necessary), Monday 5:40-8:25.  

MGT 317X International Management: undergraduate course focusing on Strategy, Organizational, HRM, and Communication issues related to International Management, Tuesday/Thursday 5:40-7:00, (ideal candidate will have international management experience). 

ACC 111B&C Financial Accounting: undergraduate introduction to concepts of financial accounting, Monday/Wednesday/Friday and 9:40-11:00, Tuesday/Thursday.

ACC 335A Cost Accounting: undergraduate cost accounting course in the design and use of modern cost management systems, Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:05-10:00 a.m.

ACC 601A Strategic Accounting Analysis & Planning: graduate course on the interpretation and analysis accounting information for business decisions, Monday 7:15-10:00pm (9/9/13-12/16/13); Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm (9/7/13-10/5/13).

FIN 641 A Corporate Financial Policy I: graduate course on financial planning and decision-making, Thursday, 7:15-10:00pm (9/5/13-12/19/13).

MGT 515 AC Analysis of Quantitative Data: pre-requisite graduate course in statistics, Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm (10/12/13-11/9/13).

MGT 651 A Strategic Management Information Systems: graduate course on how information technology impacts effective management, Wednesday, 7:15-10:00pm (9/4/13-12/18/13).


On a part time basis: 

Instructs students in specialized and general areas of a broad field of specialization; 

Assists in the preparation of course outlines, descriptions and schedule of readings and assignments, as required by Department Chair; 

Designs and grades tests, quizzes, and writing assignments and other appropriate materials to evaluate students; 

Maintains a class record and attendance book; 

Provides tutorial help in person or through online communication, referring students to other faculty and staff as needed.


Thorough knowledge of subject matter;

Good knowledge of teaching techniques and theory;

Ability to plan and present instructional material in a clear, logical and concise manner;

Ability to maintain proper teacher-student relationship;

Sound professional judgment;        


Physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

  1. Master’s Degree in business or related field or higher academic credentials;
  2. Five years professional experience in area associated to course;
  3. Experience teaching in higher education preferred.

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