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Posting ID 1833
Position Title Professional Teaching Position (tenure-track) - Accounting
Faculty/Academic Area School of Business & Economics
Department Business
Campus Waterloo
Position Summary
 
The School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a Professional Teaching Position (tenure-track) in the Accounting area, with an expected starting date of July 1, 2013.  The primary expectations of members in such positions will be demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, educational innovation, scholarship, and service to the University and the academic community. The position is subject to budgetary approval.
Normally, faculty holding a Professional Teaching Position at Laurier will teach six one-term courses annually over three terms. The successful candidate will teach and coordinate introductory courses in managerial and/or financial accounting. This will include BU 247 (Introduction to Managerial Accounting) or BU 227 (Introduction to Financial Accounting). As part of her/his service contribution, the candidate might be required to manage programs that are linked to professional designations (our MBA/CMA program is such an example).
 
Minimum qualifications for the position are a post-graduate degree and a professional accounting designation with relevant teaching and/or professional experience in the accounting field. A PhD in accounting will be a definite asset. Experience in the accreditation processes of professional accounting bodies and past experience in course coordination will be highly desirable. Appointment will be made at a rank suitable to qualifications.
 
Laurier Business & Economics is one of the largest and most innovative business schools in Canada and offers BBA and MBA, and a PhD program in management (including accounting). It is one of the largest suppliers of entrants to the accounting profession in Ontario and also offers Toronto based MBA/CMA program. The school has over one hundred full-time faculty and more than three thousand undergraduate and graduate students on campuses in Waterloo and Toronto, Ontario. With a mission to achieve excellence in management education, the school provides strong support for faculty to fully develop both their teaching and research capabilities. The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International has accredited Laurier's undergraduate and graduate business programs. For more information, please visit www.wlu.ca/sbe
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify,in confidence, to Dr. Peter Carayannopoulos (contact details below).

To be considered, applicants should send a CV, a summary of scholarly activity objectives and teaching experience, a sample of published research/scholarly activity (e.g. journal article, article in accounting professional journals, cases) , and the names of three references. Electronic applications are encouraged.  All applications must include the Position Number 2012-14. Direct your application and supporting documents by November 30, 2012 to:
 Dr. Peter Carayannopoulos
Associate Dean of Business: Faculty Development & Research
School of Business and Economics
Wilfrid Laurier University
75 University Avenue West
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5, CANADA
Email: ACCPTAC@wlu.ca
While the area will start assessing applications on November 30, 2012, applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Laurier Business & Economics wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.
Please Note

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. Although Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, all qualified candidates, including international candidates, are encouraged to apply.

 

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to to Dr. Peter Carayannopoulos (contact details above)

Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2465&p=10545