The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Accounting with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2023.
The successful candidate will be joining a research intensive environment and will be expected to contribute to excellence in research and scholarship through high quality peer reviewed publications in their areas of expertise. Preferred candidates will have their primary research interest in the area of financial accounting and reporting, auditing, taxation or accounting information systems/data analytics, along with a desire to teach these subjects at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Accounting or equivalent. Candidates near the completion of their Ph.D. are eligible to apply providing the requirements for the Ph.D. degree will be completed imminently and with the recognition that commencement of appointment will be contingent on the completion of the Ph.D. Possessing a professional Canadian accounting designation or equivalent will be an asset.
Although the Department is seeking an Assistant Professor, exceptionally qualified, experienced and accomplished candidates may also apply. Ranks and salary will be based on academic and professional qualifications, experience and accomplishments of the successful candidate. Starting salary bands for the 2022-2023 academic year are as follows: Assistant Professor: $99,945 to $120,102; Associate Professor: $120,102 to $140,258; and Professor $140,258 to $163,774, with a higher starting salary in rare and exceptional circumstances pursuant to Article 18.104.22.168 of the 2017-2022 USFA Collective Agreement (https://usaskfaculty.ca/collective-agreement/).
This position includes a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan, pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long-term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance and a flexible health/wellness spending program.
Interested candidates must submit the following documents to the Department Head of Accounting via the email address noted below:
-A cover letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
-A detailed and current curriculum vitae;
-A current working paper from your research;
-A teaching statement including evidence of teaching effectiveness, if available; and
-Three current letters of reference forwarded by the referees directly to the Department Head at the email address noted below.
Application Submission & Contact Information
Application submissions and queries regarding this opportunity are to be directed to:
Regan Schmidt, PhD, CPA, CA
Department Head & Professor of Accounting
Applicants are encouraged to apply prior to September 30, 2022. Review of applications will commence in October 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
The Edwards School of Business is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential and welcomes applications from individuals who will contribute to the diversity of our community. In consideration of the University’s strategic directions and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion priorities, applications from women are especially encouraged and will be given preference. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
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 2,500 students. As an AACSB accredited business school, we also have thriving MBA, M.Sc. Finance, M.Sc. Marketing, and Masters of Professional Accounting programs. 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.