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Assistant/Associate Professor Position, Accounting and Financial Management Services Area

McMaster University

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Position Description

The DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University invites applications for one tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Accounting and Financial Management Services Area. The position will commence on July 01, 2023. Appointment rank (Assistant or Associate) will depend on qualifications and research record. Exceptional candidates at the rank of Associate Professor with tenure may also be considered.

Applicants must have an area of specialization in accounting, broadly construed to encompass all fields in accounting such as auditing, financial reporting, managerial reporting, and taxation. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated experience in teaching data analytics as related to Accounting. The areas of competence and all other areas of specialization are open. The successful applicant must have a PhD in accounting or related discipline by the time of the appointment. The applicant must also demonstrate a record of, or strong potential for, excellence in teaching and research and a willingness and ability to contribute to the Area and Faculty’s collegial and collaborative intellectual community as well as university-wide inclusive excellence goals and priorities. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the School’s undergraduate and graduate academic programs at both its Hamilton and Burlington locations.

The typical teaching load in the Accounting and Financial Management Services Area is 2 courses per term (4 per academic year), plus graduate supervision. The Area supports the School’s undergraduate and graduate programs which include the Bachelors in Commerce (BCom), Integrated Business and Humanities (IBH), Masters in Business Administration, and PhD programs. For information about the Accounting and Financial Management Services Area, visit

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of racialized communities (“visible minorities”), persons with disabilities, women, persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

We invite all applicants to complete a brief Diversity Survey, which takes approximately two minutes to complete. All questions are voluntary, with an option to decline to answer. All information collected is confidential and will be used to support efforts to broaden the diversity of the applicant pool and to promote a fair, equitable and inclusive talent acquisition process. Inquiries about the Diversity Survey may be directed to

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Office of the Dean of Business at to communicate accommodation needs.

How to Apply

Please apply online via the McMaster Academic Careers website:, (Faculty Postings, Job 51502), addressing your application documents to:

Dr. Emad Mohammad, Chair, Accounting and Financial Management Services Area, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada LMS 4M4.

Please submit the following materials:

• A letter of application together with a curriculum vitae describing the impact that career interruptions have had on research productivity, if applicable (including a statement regarding Canadian citizenship/permanent resident status (see below))
• Research statement including a selection of research work (published articles or working papers)
• Statement of teaching interests and philosophy (including evidence of teaching effectiveness)
• Submit a brief statement describing any contributions made or planned in relation to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion or inclusive excellence in teaching, research or service within higher education, community-based or other profession settings (2-page maximum)
• Three to five letters of recommendation, to be submitted directly by your referees to the e-mail address, with comments from referees on your:
- demonstrated scholarly excellence and research potential in the field of accounting;
- demonstrated ability and/or potential to successfully teach undergraduate students and supervise graduate students;
- the candidate’s ability to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary environment; and
- contributions to university and/or community service.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. All applicants will receive an online confirmation of receipt of their application; however, only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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

To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

• Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
• No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

Vaccination Policy Statement

The University is committed to providing and maintaining healthy and safe working and learning environments for all employees, students, volunteers and visitors. In accordance with the University’s Vaccination Policy-COVID-19 Requirements for Employees and Students, all McMaster community members, including employees, accessing a McMaster campus or facility in person are required to be fully vaccinated or to have received an exemption from the University for a valid human rights ground. This is a term and condition of employment. The University will continue to follow the guidance of public health organizations to define fully vaccinated status.

Further information is available at the following link:

More information on the University’s Health and Safety framework is available online at:

Questions regarding the above requirements or any accommodation requests through the recruitment process can be directed to your HR contact.