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Adjunct Faculty - Accounting

Position Type:

  • Part Time
  • Faculty


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University is seeking adjunct faculty members to teach courses within our Accounting Program.  The 12-week courses will be taught in a face to face format beginning February 19, 2019 at our main campus located in downtown Columbus, OH. A summary of the course descriptions are listed below along with the days of the week and times.

Position Requirements: A minimum of 5 years progressive practical experience in the accounting profession with emphasis in taxation.  Minimum of a master’s degree in Accounting or at least 18 graduate credit hours in tax and/or accounting is required.  A professional certification in accounting or taxation or licensure in law is preferred.  Prior teaching experience at the university level is preferred.

1. ACCT-390 Federal Income Tax I (4 Credits): An introduction to the federal income tax structure with emphasis on the individual taxpayer, including employee, sole proprietor and investor. This course also provides exposure to basic concepts that apply equally, or with slight modification, to taxpayers other than individuals. Major topics include filing status, exemptions, excludable and includable income, business and non-business deductions, disallowances, technical tax research, and computer problem applications.

Class Session: Tuesday 6:00 – 9:40 pm

Dates: 2/19/19 to 5/7/2019 (12 weeks)

Location: Columbus, OH


2. ACCT-420 Federal Income Tax II (4 Credits): Analysis of the income tax consequences of the formation, operation and liquidation of C-corporations, S-corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts including the treatment of distributions by these entities and tax planning considerations. Also examined is the tax effect of property transfers by gift or death. Technical tax research and tax memo documentation also required.

Class Session: Thursday 6:00 – 9:40 pm

Dates: 2/19/19 to 5/7/2019 (12 weeks)

Location: Columbus, OH

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.