Assistant Professor - Accounting

Job description

Job FieldThe Department of Management, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), invites applications for a tenure stream appointment in Accounting. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Accounting with a focus on managerial, financial, or behavioural accounting by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research, and the demonstrated ability to develop an independent, externally funded research program. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence in teaching and be willing to participate in the development and delivery of graduate programs at UTSC.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct independent and innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. They must have an emerging record of scholarly accomplishment including publications in leading academic journals, or provide evidence of excellence in research as demonstrated in a research pipeline that is at high international levels, the quality of the job market paper and other publications or working papers submitted with the application, presentations at significant conferences, awards for work in the field, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing.

Excellence in teaching can be demonstrated by teaching accomplishments highlighted as part of the application, a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations), strong endorsements from referees, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills, which can be demonstrated during the interview and lecture presented to faculty and students, if shortlisted. Applicants are also expected to show evidence of a commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and the promotion of a respectful and collegial learning and working environment demonstrated through the application materials.

Responsibilities may include advancing the Accounting area’s research agenda and teaching undergraduate and graduate students at the University of Toronto Scarborough. The successful candidate will support the delivery of a professional master program in Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) and support the development and launch of a research-based master program in behavioural management.

The successful applicant will be a member of the tri-campus Graduate Department of Management at the University of Toronto, will be cross-appointed to the Rotman School of Management and will be expected to participate in the Graduate Department of Management’s graduate programs.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto has been ranked first in Canada and in the top 30 world-wide by most of the major international ranking scores. As a growing three-campus university, we attract a diverse, scholarly and collegial group of faculty. The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive campus that values and promotes teaching excellence, and is committed to inclusive excellence in the context of a multicultural student body.

The Department of Management has a strong core of research faculty engaged in world-class research in all areas of Management including Operations Management and Analytics, Marketing, Finance, Economics, Organizational Behaviour, Accounting, and Strategy. Our programs are in high demand and attract the very best students to our Department. We are housed in a state-of-the art building that boasts exceptional lecture halls, a finance trading lab, case rooms and research labs. Additional information on the Department can be found at and the Rotman School of Management

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Please ensure that you include a letter of application with a current curriculum vitae, job market paper, up to three publications or working papers, a research statement outlining current and future research interests, and a teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample syllabi, and teaching evaluations and other evidence of teaching experience). All application material must be submitted online.

Three letters of reference must be submitted electronically by your referee (on letterhead, dated, signed) directly to: [email protected] immediately after the online application is initiated. Receipt of all three letters by the closing date will be necessary to consider an application.

Submission guidelines can be found at

Applications, including reference letters, must be received by November 4, 2019. We recommend combining documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

If you have questions about the application process please contact Jacqueline Deane at [email protected].

If you have questions about the position itself, please contact Professor David Zweig, Chair, Department of Management at [email protected].

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 others 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
Department: UTSC: Management
Campus: Scarborough
Job Posting: Aug 19, 2019
Job Closing: Nov 4, 2019




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Posted: 8/21/2019
Application Due: 11/19/2019
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