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Limited Term Appointment, Finance

Wilfrid Laurier University

The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a one-year limited term position in the Finance area, commencing September 1, 2019. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The teaching load for this position is 6 courses during the academic year.

Applicants should possess at a minimum:
 Have an MBA with specialization in Finance or MFin;
 Be knowledgeable regarding the content of the core and elective courses in the Finance Area;
 Have an established ability to teach finance courses at the undergraduate and graduate level;
 Have demonstrated ability to deal with student management issues such as grade assessments and academic misconduct;
 Have demonstrated ability to deal with in-class and out of class technology;
 Available to teach in 12 different 80-minute time slots anytime between 8:30 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Thursday
 Be willing to teach overload if necessary;

CFA designation and previous university-level experience teaching in a business school environment would be desirable.

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics has over one hundred full-time faculty and more than five thousand undergraduate and graduate students on campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, and a location in Toronto, Ontario. With a mission to achieve excellence in management education, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Honours BBA, MBA, MFin, and PhD. Laurier’s undergraduate and graduate business programs are AACSB accredited. For more information, please visit

Waterloo, Ontario is a highly innovative and dynamic region. It is the home to a number of leading high technology firms, insurance companies and educational/research institutions (e.g. University of Waterloo, the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics).

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics is also home to the Lazaridis Institute, which helps Canadian technology companies reach their next level of growth through world-class programs; leading-edge research in innovation, management and disruption in the tech ecosystem; and the connection of international research, best practices in global scaling, and curriculum.

All positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should send a CV, a summary of teaching experience (including evidence of teaching effectiveness, where applicable), and the names of three references. Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and all applications must include the Position Number 2019-04.

Dr. Peter Carayannopoulos
Associate Dean of Business: Faculty Development & Research
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5

Electronic applications quoting Position Number 2019-04 are encouraged.

The deadline for applications is May 31, 2019.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. Laurier welcomes applications from qualified candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized or having disabilities, and qualified candidates of any sexual and gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated 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 citizenships, however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

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

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to Michael Lisetto-Smith, Senior Administrative Officer ( Further information on the equity policy can be found at

Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact Jordan MacNeil (

The Lazaridis School of 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.