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Assistant Teaching Professor - Accounting

Ontario Tech University

Tracking Code: req533
Faculty/Department: Faculty of Business and Information Technology
Appointment Type: Teaching Faculty
Salary Grade: Administered in accordance with the Collective Agreement
Posting Date: March 8, 2023
Application Review Date: April 10, 2023 or until a suitable candidate is found

Ontario Tech University (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), located in Oshawa, Ontario, advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and innovative programs responsive to the needs of students, and the evolving 21st-century workplace. Ontario Tech promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to consider joining Ontario Tech's globally trained faculty as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning environment and delivering innovative research.

The Faculty of Business & Information Technology at Ontario Tech University invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor in the area of Accounting. This position is subject to budgetary approval, and would start on July 1, 2023, or as soon as it is filled.

Applicants shall possess a graduate university degree in Business/Management and hold a CPA designation. The ideal candidate will be able to teach a variety of courses in our accredited Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) (BCom) Accounting major that may include; Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Auditing, Forensic Accounting, Taxation, Personal Finance and/or Financial Statement Analysis.

Ontario Tech is a technology-enhanced learning environment and the candidate shall be expected to have skills in the integration of technology into teaching and to model those skills in their own teaching in the University’s web-centric and mobile learning environment. Duties will include preparing and delivering lectures, tutorials and workshops, preparing and marking assignments, tests and examinations, responding to student inquiries, maintaining regular office hours, and invigilating tests and examinations. Duties may include the supervision of teaching assistant(s).

The successful candidate will be expected to follow an 70% teaching and 20% service and 10% other workload for the year.

The Faculty offers honours undergraduate degrees in Commerce (Co-Op) with specialisations in OBHR, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Accounting, Marketing and Technology Management. Additionally, we offer a Bachelor in Information Technology, with specializations in Networking and Security, Game Development and Interactive Media, and Technology Management. At the graduate level, we offer a Master of Business Analytics and AI, Master of Financial Data Analytics, Master of IT Security degree with an Artificial Intelligence focus. MSc and PhD programs in Computer Science are offered jointly by the Faculties of Business and IT, Engineering and Science. Information about
the Faculty of Business and IT can be found at

Review of applications will begin on April 10, 2023 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format (as a single pdf file) a covering letter; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching interests/experience; evidence of high-quality teaching; and the names of three referees through the Ontario Tech University website.

This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the UOIT Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty Association. The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website.

Applications will be accepted until April 10, 2023 or until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format a covering letter, their resume; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; evidence of teaching effectiveness; and the names of three referees through the Ontario Tech website.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous Peoples in Canada will be given priority.
Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. The University is also committed to ensuring that confidentiality is maintained throughout all aspects of the recruitment cycle.

Prior to May 1, 2022, the university required all students, faculty, staff and visitors (including contractors) to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as defined by our mandatory vaccine directive. This directive was paused, effective May 1, 2022, but may be reinstated at any point in the future depending on public health guidelines and the recommendations of experts. All employees of the university will be expected to comply with the requirements of this directive.

The university recognizes faculty and staff may require accommodations. We are committed to an accommodation process in which individualized needs (e.g. for medical and religious/creed grounds) are appropriately addressed under the Ontario Human Rights Code. A COVID-19 Vaccination Accommodation Application Form is available. If you require accommodation, please contact Julie Day, Health and Disability Management Specialist. For more information about the universities policies for accommodating employees with disabilities please review the university’s Accessibility Policy

The university acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation which is covered under the Williams Treaties. We are situated on the Traditional Territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation which includes Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi.

Job Location: Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
Expected Start Date: 5/10/2023

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