Assistant Professor - Accounting

Sep 14, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Accounting - 1701594

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Accounting. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2018.

Applicants for the position must have or be near the completion of a Ph.D. in Accounting or a related field by the time of appointment. We seek individuals with an emerging or established record of excellence in research and teaching. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by the quality of the research papers submitted as part of the application, as well as other publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals, participation in highly-recognised academic conferences, presenting research at other highly-ranked schools, other noteworthy activities in accounting that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Teaching excellence will be demonstrated by a strong teaching statement, strong endorsements from referees, and the teaching evaluations submitted as part of the application.

The successful candidate is expected to pursue innovative research at the highest international level, to publish articles in the top-tier academic journals, and to teach effectively at our undergraduate and graduate programs.

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

U of T is Canada's largest university and has an international research reputation. The Rotman School operates an undergraduate Commerce program, a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, a full-time, part-time and executive MBA program, a Master of Finance, a Master of Financial Risk Management, a Master of Management Analytics, and a Ph.D. program.

Rotman is situated in the heart of Canada's corporate and financial centre, and one of the world's most diverse cities. Rotman's core values reflect this diversity and, as such, we have a preference for candidates with demonstrated experience and interest in promoting a diverse and inclusive research and teaching environment. For more information about the Rotman School and its core values, please visit:

The Rotman Accounting Area has an active seminar series, an annual research conference, a strong Ph.D. program, and most importantly a very active and collegial research and teaching environment. We encourage interested candidates to visit the Area website:

Applications must be submitted online using the link below. No paper applications or supporting documents will be accepted. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a research paper, a research statement, a teaching statement, and teaching evaluations (if any).

By the closing date, November 29, 2017 applicants should arrange to have at least three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed and scanned) sent directly by the writers to:

Professor Baohua Xin
Recruiting Committee Chair - Accounting
c/o Gilda Serrao
Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
Email: Gilda.Serrao@Rotman.Utoronto.Ca

Submission guidelines can be found at:

All applications must be received online by November 29, 2017.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and other who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Job Field: Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division: Joseph L. Rotman School of Management
Department: Rotman School of Management
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 13, 2017
Job Closing: November 29, 2017, 11:59pm EST