Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city
in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the School of Accounting & Finance in the Ted
Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University welcomes applications for a tenure track position in Accounting at the rank of Assistant
Professor, effective 1 July 2021 subject to final budgetary approval.
The successful candidate will engage in a combination of
research, teaching and service duties. The candidate will be expected to collaborate with other researchers and to pursue an innovative
research program that produces cutting-edge, high quality research in the field of accounting. In addition, the successful candidate will
pursue external funding. The candidate will teach at the undergraduate level and assist with curriculum development as it pertains to the
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) Competency Map. The candidate may also be expected to teach courses in the PMDip
program. The candidate will engage in maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in accounting. Candidates who are all-but-dissertation (ABD) and are very close to completion in the field of
accounting may also be considered. Candidates from all areas of accounting are welcome.
In addition, the successful
candidate must present evidence of:
a strong emerging research profile including the ability to establish and maintain
an independent, externally funded research program as evidenced by, but not limited to, peer-reviewed publications, working papers, public
policy contributions, presentations at academic conferences, community and professional work, grants, research related awards and other
writing or creative production that contributes to the visibility and prominence of the discipline.
demonstrated capacity or
potential for teaching excellence at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curricula, as evidenced by a teaching dossier that
includes a teaching philosophy statement, experience with course and curriculum review and/or development, examples of best practices in
pedagogy, including effective use of classroom technology and any experience with experiential learning, sample syllabi, strong teaching
evaluations, teaching awards, and other relevant achievements in teaching;
commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and
Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities, including a demonstrated ability to make
learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population; and
an ability and willingness to contribute to the life of
the School, the Faculty and the University through collegial service.
Preference will be given to candidates with a Canadian
professional accounting designation (CPA).
Our committee recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career
interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their
experience and/or career interruptions.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) (www.rfanet.ca). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary
of RFA benefits can be found here.
Serving a highly diverse student population of over
45,000, with 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning and distinguished by a
professionally focussed curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities, Ryerson is a vibrant,
urban university known for its culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, community engagement and city-building through its award-winning
School of Accounting & Finance
The Accounting Department is a dynamic group of collegial
professionals who value innovative approaches to research and teaching. In the last several years, a number of our faculty have been awarded
research grants from SSHRC and other external agencies. Our department has also been successful in obtaining funding from CPA Ontario. We
have a burgeoning co-op program, and attract excellent students, who for the last several years have had an entrance average of
Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University (TRSM) is developing collaborative, creative leaders who
will drive 21st century business forward while making a positive impact on society. Home to 11,000+ students and more than 250
industry-connected faculty, TRSM is Canada’s leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. TRSM
offers 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, a Bachelor of Health Administration degree, a Masters of Health Administration in Community Care,
the Ted Rogers MBA, Professional Masters Diplomas, Executive Education courses, a Masters of Science in Management, and a Ph.D. in
Management. TRSM is also home to 15 innovative research centres, institutes and labs. www.ryerson.ca/tedrogersschool
At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading
comprehensive innovation university. At Ryerson and within our department/school, we firmly believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are
integral to this path; our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.
Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a
Greater Toronto’s Top Employer. We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to faculty and their family,
including access to our diverse faculty and staff networks.
Visit us on Twitter: @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonECI and our
LinkedIn company page.
Ryerson is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To find out more about legal and
policy obligations please visit the accessibility and Human Rights websites.
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, Métis and Inuit peoples,
Indigenous peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify
as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty
Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application Process” to begin) by November 23, 2020. The application must contain the
- a cover letter indicating areas of research and teaching interests;
- a curriculum vitae;
- a research
- a teaching dossier including a teaching philosophy statement and results of recent teaching evaluations (or equivalent
- names of three individuals who may be contacted for references.
Please note that only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted. Furthermore, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or
citizen of Canada.
Any confidential inquiries can be directed to the Department Hiring Committee
Chair Shadi Farshadfar at email@example.com.
Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous
Human Resources Lead at firstname.lastname@example.org.
candidates who wish to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Nikki Waheed, Co-Chair, Black Faculty &
Staff Community Network at email@example.com.
For any confidential accommodation needs and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact Jennifer
Tejay, HR Consulting Advisor at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
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