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Faculty position in Accounting

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in Accounting commencing July 1, 2018.

The Telfer School of Management has launched a Ph.D. program in the fall of 2016 which includes a field in Accounting. A new graduate diploma in Chartered Professional Accountancy (CPA) has recently been developed and will be launched in the fall of 2017. We are seeking a scholar in Accounting with specific research and teaching interests in the field of auditing or financial accounting, ideally with a CPA designation or equivalent. Priority will be given to candidates in the field of auditing.

Title of the position: Accounting scholars at all academic ranks.

Duties: Primary roles will be to provide academic leadership and to assist in the delivery of new programs.  As a member of the academic staff, the selected candidate will perform, in varying proportions: a) teaching activities with particular emphasis on courses in auditing (or intermediate/advanced financial accounting); b) scholarly activities; c) academic service activities; and d) supervision of graduate students.

Terms: Tenure-track position.

Salary & Benefits Package:

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and typically starts at $125,000 per year in the field of accounting. The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package, which includes long-term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, a University of Ottawa pension plan, optional life insurance, and reimbursement of eligible relocation expenses. Benefits also include a start-up period with a reduced teaching load and start-up funding for research.

Location of work:   University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

Skills Requirements:

  • Education: Ph.D. in a related discipline; professional accounting designation and/or an interest in teaching auditing (or financial accounting) within a graduate professional diploma in accountancy in addition to teaching auditing (or intermediate/advanced financial accounting) at the undergraduate level.
  • Work experience:
    • Commensurate with rank and experience, a high-potential program of research as demonstrated by articles published in good quality peer-reviewed journals;
    • Strong teaching competency at the undergraduate, professional (MBA) and Masters and/or Ph.D. levels as demonstrated by past teaching evaluations and a presentation given to faculty members and students if invited for an interview; and,
    • A successful record of graduate student supervision as evidenced by having graduated and published with several students.

Application deadline: Applications received prior to September 30, 2017 will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

Applications must contain: 1) a letter of intent, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a brief research statement, 4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 5) recent teaching evaluation reports and 6) for those applying at the rank of Assistant, three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover including a recommendation letter from the Ph.D. thesis supervisor. Otherwise, for those applying at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, names and contact information of three individuals who may be contacted for references.

Send application by e-mail to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

or send by mail to:

Dr. Mark Freel, Vice-Dean (Career Development)
Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa
55, Laurier Ave. East
Ottawa (Ontario), K1N 6N5

According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your status. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.