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Two (2) Tenure Track Positions in Accounting

Ryerson University

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University, is on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples and is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, scholarly research and creative activities. Ryerson is known for its culture of entrepreneurship and innovation and is recognized as a city builder, as it continues its growth through award-winning architecture and expansion of its campus.

Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for every year since 2015. To learn more about our work environment, please visit us on Twitter: @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonECI and our LinkedIn company page. We invite you to explore employment at Ryerson. Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, Indigenous Human Resources Lead at

Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University (TRSM) is developing collaborative, creative leaders who will drive 21st century business forward while making a positive impact on society. Home to 11,000+ students and more than 250 industry-connected faculty, TRSM is Canada's leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. TRSM offers 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, a Bachelor of Health Administration degree, a Masters of Health Administration in Community Care, the Ted Rogers MBA, Professional Masters Diplomas, Executive Education courses, and a Masters of Science in Management. A PhD in Management is anticipated to begin in 2020, pending approvals. TRSM is also home to 15 innovative research centres, institutes and labs.

The Opportunity
The School of Accounting and Finance in the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University invites applications for two (2) tenure track positions in Accounting, at the Assistant Professor rank. The appointment shall be effective July 1, 2020, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Accounting Department is a dynamic group of collegial professionals who value innovative approaches to research and teaching. In the last several years, a number of our faculty have been awarded research grants from SSHRC and other external agencies. Our department has also been successful in obtaining funding from CPA Ontario. We have a burgeoning co-op program, and attract excellent students, who for the last several years have had an entrance average of approximately 88%.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) (
The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of RFA benefits can be found here.

The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching, research and service duties. The candidate will be expected to collaborate with other researchers and to pursue innovative and independent research program that is externally funded and produces cutting-edge, high quality research in the field of accounting.

The candidate will contribute to teach at the undergraduate level and assist with curriculum development as it pertains to the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) Competency Map. The candidate will engage in maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in accounting. Candidates who are all-but-dissertation (ABD) and are very close to completion in the field of accounting may also be considered. Candidates from all areas of accounting are welcome.

In addition, the successful candidate must present evidence of:

- a strong research profile (e.g., evidence of an emerging scholarly record, ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program);
- high-quality teaching and student training,
- strong communication and expository skills and a demonstrated ability to supervise undergraduate and graduate students;
- commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population; and
- capacity for collegial service.

Preference will be given to candidates with a Canadian professional accounting designation (CPA).

Equity at Ryerson
At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

How to Apply
Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application Process” to begin) by December 7, 2019. The application must contain the following:

- a cover letter indicating areas of research and teaching interests;
- a curriculum vitae;
- a research statement;
- a teaching dossier including a teaching philosophy statement and results of recent teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence); and
- names of three individuals who may be contacted for references.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Furthermore, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.

Any confidential inquiries can be directed to the DHC Chair Shadi Farshadfar at
Ryerson is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. For any confidential accommodation needs and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact Jennifer Tejay, HR Consulting Advisor at