Applications are invited from qualified individuals for up to up to three (3) Limited Term positions at the rank of Lecturer or Instructor for a one (1)-year term per position in the Department of Accounting at the Edwards School of Business beginning July 1, 2021.
The ideal candidate 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 is willing to work in a collaborative, collegial environment where teaching expertise is highly valued.
The Edwards School of Business has an undergraduate business program with approximately 2,200 students. We also have thriving MBA, M.Sc. Finance, Master of Professional Accounting and M.Sc. Marketing 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’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 25,000.
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 qualified individuals to teach introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses in financial and managerial accounting, and courses in the areas of tax, accounting information systems and accounting theory.
The successful applicant will thus possess strong comprehensive technical in-depth knowledge of accounting concepts and standards as well as demonstrable effective communication skills. The teaching load will be 27 credit hours of courses per academic year (9 courses at 3 credit hours per course). Teaching responsibilities can commence with courses scheduled for the Summer 2021 Term starting July 1, 2021.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
Salary bands for this position are as follows: Lecturer: $81,678 to $121,278 and Instructor: $ 65,178 to $104,778.
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.
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 –both teaching ratings and comments on teaching and any other supporting documents to the Chair of the Search Committee indicated below:
Dr. Ganesh Vaidyanathan
Department Head, Accounting
Edwards School of Business
25 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A7
Telephone: (306) 966-8416
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. 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.
Review of applications will begin by May 14, 2021; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.
The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The university must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.