Assistant Professor in Accounting

York University Schulich School of Business Accounting

Full Time Teaching Stream - Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream

Discipline/Field: Accounting

Home Faculty: Schulich School of Business

Home Department/Area/Division: Accounting

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2022

Accounting, Teaching Stream Position, Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto Canada

Consistently ranked in the top tier of the worlds best business schools and #1 in Canada, the Schulich School of Business is known for its global reach, innovative programming and the diversity of its student body, faculty and staff. Schulich enrolls some 3,000 students in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate business degree programs leading to careers in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Located in Toronto, Canada, the Schools multimillion-dollar, award-winning complex is on York Universitys main campus. Schulichs downtown Miles S. Nadal Management Centre is situated in the heart of the citys financial district.

The Schulich School of Business, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track position in Accounting at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be expected to: teach undergraduate and graduate courses, across multiple areas of accounting (including Management Accounting and/or Data Analytics), liaise with professional accounting bodies, support aspects of curriculum delivery and development, and provide creative educational leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation in the classroom and at the level of programs. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates will have a PhD in Accounting or a related field and CPA (Canada) designation.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses through: a teaching statement, teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations, teaching evaluations, and strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success, the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to accounting teaching, learning and program design, and demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to innovation in teaching. Experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment is preferred. The successful candidate is also expected to provide evidence of service contributions or potential to contribute to service in administrative and committee work.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Matt Bamber, Chair of the Search Committee at

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York Universitys Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is January 17, 2022.

Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining professional experience, an up‐to‐date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier which supports excellence and innovation in teaching (e.g., sample course outlines, student evaluations, teaching reviews, workshop and professional development programs attended or led, and conference papers and publications relating to pedagogy) and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Matt Bamber, Chair of the Search Committee, Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be advised to address the candidates qualifications and experience in relation to the position.

Posting End Date: January 17, 2022