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Assistant/Associate ProfessorDepartment of Accounting and Finance

University of Manitoba

I.H. Asper School of Business
Department of Accounting and Finance
Position Number 27903

Applications are invited for a tenure-track or tenured position in Accounting in the Department of Accounting and Finance in the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on experience and qualifications. The appointment start date is July 1, 2020. The budget for this position has been approved.

Candidates applying must have completed or nearly completed a Ph.D. in Accounting. We are open to a broad range of research interests. We are seeking an outstanding candidate at either the assistant or associate professor rank. At the assistant rank, candidates must display a promising research agenda and have demonstrated success in teaching. At the associate rank, candidates must have a strong research orientation, a demonstrated record of high-quality publications and successful experience in academic teaching. Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and professional service (for the School, the University, and the community). The normal teaching load at the Asper School is four courses per year (e.g., 2+2). Salary is competitive, and salary and rank will depend on qualifications, experience as well as research and teaching records.

The I. H. Asper School of Business is the principal business school in the province of Manitoba and is accredited by AACSB. The School offers undergraduate, MFin, MBA, M.Sc. and PhD degrees. The Asper School is a research intensive institution comprised of approximately 56 full-time faculty members (representing over 13 countries) publishing in leading academic journals. Substantial start-up research funding is provided to new faculty members, and there is a fully paid six-month sabbatical after three years which extends the tenure clock by one year. The Business School overlooks the beautiful Red River with most faculty offices offering views of the river. Visit the website of the Asper School of Business ( to learn more.

The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population over 800,000. Winnipeg is the capital of the Province of Manitoba, a culturally diverse community, and is known for its variety of summer and winter festivals. The city has all the facilities of a major centre, but with the atmosphere of a smaller, friendlier city. It provides a high quality of life at modest expense and offers access to some of the most beautiful lake country and recreational facilities in North America. The public education system is excellent, and a wide variety of private schools are also available .For more information on the city of Winnipeg, visit

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials should include: cover letter, CV, a one-page statement of research interests, a job market paper, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and evidence of effective teaching if available (e.g., teaching ratings). Please have three reference letters sent directly from the referees. Please state clearly in your cover letter that you are applying for the position #27903 in ACCOUNTING and clearly state your research area, courses taught and teaching preferences. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

A limited number of informal interviews will be conducted in August at the American Accounting Association (AAA) conference in San Francisco. If you wish to be considered for an informal interview at the AAA conference, please send your materials by August 5, 2019 and include this information in your cover letter. A formal review of applications will begin in September 2019, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please forward applications by email to Patti Tait at Please address application materials to:

Steven Zheng, Chair, Accounting Search Committee
I.H. Asper School of Business
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V4