Assistant Professor in Accounting & Finance Ryerson University, School of Accounting and Finance Canada

Assistant Professor - Accounting & Finance

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Posted: October 12, 2017
Deadline to Apply: Friday, November 17, 2017
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The School of Accounting and Finance invites applications for a tenure-track position in Accounting. The successful applicant will be hired at the Assistant Professor rank. The position is to commence on July 1, 2018, and is subject to final budgetary approval.


The position will have teaching, research, and service obligations. This position is directed to candidates who have a PhD in accounting (or are close to completion), and a strong propensity for research. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated research agenda that is dynamic, productive, and applied. Preference will be given to candidates with a professional accounting designation, who have demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate/graduate levels, and who have a capacity for collaboration and collegial service. While all areas of accounting are welcome, the School is particularly interested in candidates with strong theoretical and empirical research credentials to strengthen our growing research capacity. Candidates with experience teaching in professional accounting programs including case teaching and IFRS are preferred. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion, as they pertain to service, teaching, and scholarly research.


Applicants are asked to apply online by November 17, 2017. To apply, please start by clicking the "Start Application Process” below. Applications must include a detailed curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching experience, one-page statement of research interests, one sample publication, a copy of a teaching evaluation, and names and contact information of three references. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.


Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and applied learning. More than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada. Ryerson University is located in the multi-cultural heart of downtown Toronto.


The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University offers distinctive Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and graduate (MBA and MScM) degrees in six schools – Accounting & Finance, Business Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Information Technology Management, Retail Management, and Health Services Management (BHA). Located in the heart of downtown Toronto's diverse business community, our Bay Street location reinforces our strong links to the heart of corporate Canada. With an emphasis on relevant curriculum and excellence in teaching and research, our Schools continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation and program quality by combining academic rigour with real-world learning. To learn more about our Schools, please visit


This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: . The RFA’s website can be found at A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:
At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.


Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2015, 2016, and 2017. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit, check out @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.

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