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Instructor – Business (Accounting)

Carleton University

Field of Specialization: Accounting
Academic Unit: Sprott School of Business
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Confirmation-Track)
Rank/Position Title: Instructor
Start Date: May 1, 2020
Closing Date: October 31, 2019

About the Position:
The Sprott School of Business invites applications for a full-time instructor position in Accounting effective May 1, 2020.

The successful candidate will deliver undergraduate and graduate courses to a culturally diverse student body, and participate actively in the ongoing development of our academic programs in a highly collegial environment.

The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor' s degree, or higher, in Accounting, and hold a Canadian CA/CPA, CMA/CPA or CGA/CPA designation. Candidates must possess at least five (5) years of professional experience in the Accounting field, consistent with AACSB guidelines for a doctoral-granting business school. Demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness will be considered an asset. Priority will be given to candidates with Assurance experience and who have professional marking/facilitating experience.

About the Academic Unit:
The Sprott School of Business is committed to excellence in teaching and research and is accredited by AACSB. The School offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Commerce with Honours including a concentration in Accounting, a Bachelor of International Business with Honours, a Master of Business Administration including an off-campus program in China, a Master of Accounting, a Master of Entrepreneurship, a Master of Science in Management, and a Ph.D. in Management. The School also offers a Post-Baccalaureate diploma in Accounting. More information on the School can be obtained from the website,, while general information on the University can be found on the Provost's website at

Application Instructions:
Please send your application by email in one single PDF document to by the deadline, October 31, 2019, including: a covering letter, C.V., a record of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a sample of research publications or working papers (if applicable). Three letters of reference are also required and should be sent directly by the referees to the email address below and be received by the deadline.

Dr. Dana Brown, Dean, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, Canada Tel: (613) 520-3532
Fax: (613) 520-2532
E-mail : URL:

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:
Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America. Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Hiring Committee Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.