The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications from qualified individuals for four (4) Limited Term positions at the rank of Instructor or Lecturer in the Department of Accounting. One (1) position will be an 18-month term with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2024. The remaining three (3) positions will be a 12-month term with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024.
The ideal candidates will have demonstrated passion for and experience in teaching accounting at the undergraduate and/or at the graduate level in a post-secondary institution in Canada and are willing to work in a collaborative, collegial environment where teaching expertise is highly valued.
Consistent with its goal of sustaining business school accreditation (AACSB), the Edwards School of Business will recruit those individuals whose academic training and/or professional activities clearly align with our accreditation standards.
A Canadian professional accounting designation as well as a graduate degree in business is required for appointments at the rank of Lecturer. Prior teaching experience at the post-secondary/professional level is highly desirable. Candidates without a graduate degree in business but with a Canadian professional accounting designation and significant professional and/or teaching experience will also be considered and, if successful, will be appointed at the rank of Instructor. The Department is seeking candidates to teach in its undergraduate and potentially graduate program. The successful applicants will thus possess strong comprehensive technical in-depth knowledge of accounting concepts and standards as well as demonstrable effective communication skills. The teaching load for each position will be up to 30 credit hours of courses per academic year (10 courses at 3 credit hours per course). Teaching responsibilities can commence with courses scheduled for the anticipated start date term.
Salary bands for this position are as follows: Lecturer: $83,150 to 123,458 and Instructor $66,355 to $106, 663.
This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, an employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance, and a flexible health and wellness spending program.
Application Submission & Contact Information
Interested candidates must submit, via email, a cover letter outlining their suitability for the position advertised; detailed curriculum vitae; and evidence of prior teaching experience such as teaching evaluations. Please note that short-listed candidates will be asked to arrange for reference letters from three referees to be sent directly to the Chair of the Search Committee.
Please clearly indicate which position (18-month and/or 12-month) the application should be considered for. All application materials are to be submitted to the Chair of the Search Committee at the e-mail address indicated below:
Dr. Regan Schmidt
Department Head & Professor of Accounting
Edwards School of Business, University of Saskatchewan
Review of applications will commence immediately and extend until October 30, 2023; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the positions are filled.
Due to federal immigration requirements, we also ask candidates to indicate whether they are Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or are otherwise already authorized to work at this position for the duration of the appointment, with an explanation if this last category is indicated.
The University of Saskatchewan is an internationally recognized research intensive university that has a rich history in accounting scholarship evidenced by its offering of the first accounting degree in Canada. The Edwards School of Business has an undergraduate business program with approximately 2,200 students. As an AACSB accredited business school, we also have thriving MBA, M.Sc. Finance, M.Sc. Marketing, and Masters of Professional Accounting programs. The school is also a contributor to the Ph.D. in Applied Economics Program. For more information on the Edwards School of Business, please visit our website at http://www.edwards.usask.ca. The University of Saskatchewan serves approximately 26,000 students and is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Saskatoon is a vibrant university city with a diverse and thriving economic base, strong business and arts communities, a full range of leisure opportunities and a population approaching 275,000.
The University is committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion, and are proud to support career opportunities for Indigenous peoples to reflect the community we serve. We are dedicated to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. We are committed to providing accommodations to those with a disability or medical necessity. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify us and we will work together on the accommodation request. We continue to grow our partnerships with Indigenous communities across the province, nationally, and internationally and value the unique perspective that Indigenous employees provide to strengthening these relationships. Verification of Indigenous Membership/Citizenship at the University of Saskatchewan is led and determined by the deybwewin | taapwaywin | tapwewin: Indigenous Truth policy and Standing Committee in accordance with the processes developed to enact the policy. Successful candidates that assert Indigenous membership/citizenship will be asked to complete the verification process of Indigenous membership/citizenship with documentation. The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to the First Nations and Métis ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another. Together, we are uplifting Indigenization to a place of prominence at the University of Saskatchewan.