Adjunct Faculty in Accounting for Sustainability

Company: Bard College MBA Program in Sustainability

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Job Function: Accounting


Background

The Bard MBA in Sustainability prepares students for leadership positions in a variety of business environments—from innovative start-ups to major corporations—with in-depth knowledge of core business skills through the lens of sustainability. Ranked the #1 Green MBA in the U.S. by Princeton Review for the second consecutive year, our program fully integrates sustainability into a business curriculum, with students learning the business case for sustainability, understanding how to align profit with social and environmental goals. In addition, all courses cultivate the development of anti-racist business leadership strategies. For more information about Bard’s MBA program, visit our website

Summary

Bard College’s low-residency MBA in Sustainability program, based in New York City, has an opening for a part-time visiting faculty member to teach the fall 2022 course, Accounting and the Integrated Bottom Line with a focus on social and environmental sustainability. See course description below.

MBA 521: Accounting and the Integrated Bottom Line

The course lays the groundwork for the sophisticated understanding of capital markets necessary to play a leadership role in driving sustainability. Students examine the relationship between financial statements and the value of the underlying business entity, discuss how to integrate sustainability advantages into accounting decisions, and develop a conceptual framework for how to make rational investment decisions. See the most recent syllabus here.

Responsibilities

Faculty members teach their course in a six-hour session during weekend residencies held once a month in Brooklyn; and they teach an online evening class either on Tuesday or Thursday each week between the monthly residencies. These online courses are taught from 7:00-8:20pm EST or 8:40 – 10:00pm EST. All together, faculty teach 45 hours during the semester in addition to holding virtual office hours and attending monthly faculty meetings remotely. This low-residency format allows flexibility in an applicant’s residential location. See our 2021-22 academic calendar and sample monthly schedule here.

 

Requirements

Faculty members are expected to have earned a Ph.D., J.D., M.B.A., M.S., M.A., or equivalent graduate degree. Successful candidates will have experience teaching and/or facilitating seminars, workshops or groups.  In line with Bard MBA’s mission and commitment to anti-racism, justice, equity, diversity and inclusion, women, Black, Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC), people with disabilities, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Compensation and Benefits

The compensation for this part-time faculty position is $12,000 for the fall 2022 semester.

How to Apply

To apply, upload a cover letter, CV/resume, and names and contact information for three references to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/104623. In your cover letter, address your experience and fit for teaching this course including how you would contribute to the program’s goals with regard to teaching anti-racist business practices and diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Applications will be reviewed as received though priority will be given to applicants who apply by May 6, 11:59pm ET. Comments, questions, nominations or expressions of interest can be sent to Judy Pryor-Ramirez, Assistant Dean and Faculty in Leadership at jpryorramirez@bard.edu.