Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Accounting

Alberta School of Business - Department of Accounting and Business Analytics

Competition No.  -    A103051905
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Alberta School of Business, University of Alberta, invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position in Accounting. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024.

For an appointment at the assistant professor level, candidates must have, or be close to completing, a PhD in an Accounting field, with demonstrated potential to publish top-level research and achieve teaching excellence; appointment in the latter case will be contingent upon the completion of the PhD by an agreed-upon date. Appointments at a more senior level (Associate or Full Professor) may be considered depending on qualifications and experience. For an associate/full professor appointment, we require a reputation for making high quality contributions to top accounting journals and evidence of teaching excellence.

Candidates must possess an excellent record or potential for publication in top journals in Accounting, a CPA certificate or general managerial experience empirical capability to do Archival or Behavioral research, and evidence of teaching excellence. Consideration will be given to candidates who have demonstrated the impact of their research, who provide evidence of established teaching skills, and who have a demonstrated record of service at the departmental, institutional, national, and/or international levels. Candidates must have a proven track record of (or interest in) institution building and service in addition to exceptional scholarship in Accounting. Proficiency in English is required.

Responsibilities include teaching accounting courses in undergraduate and graduate programs, conducting and publishing research in top tier accounting journals, and service to the School’s academic activities. The Alberta School of Business has an energetic PhD program and the successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in its continuing success and development.

The Alberta School of Business is one of the world’s leading institutions in business education and research. As the first and longest continually accredited business school in Canada, the Alberta School of Business is one of the largest business schools in Canada with 70 faculty members, 3000+ undergraduate students, and 950 students in our Masters and PhD programs. Since 1916, the innovative ideas, entrepreneurial spirit and leadership of the School’s more than 31,000 alumni have strengthened businesses and communities worldwide. Our vision is simple, yet powerful: To develop and inspire entrepreneurial leaders from Alberta for the World. Our mission is to excel and lead through research, teaching and external engagement. For more information about the School, please visit our web site at www.business.ualberta.ca and for more information about the Department of Accounting and Business Analytics, please see https://www.ualberta.ca/accounting-business-analytics/index.html

Located in Western Canada, the province of Alberta boasts diverse landscapes from the Canadian Rocky Mountains to wide open prairies and blue skies. The University of Alberta is situated in the provincial capital of Edmonton. This city is a vibrant multi-cultural centre with over one million people that offers the benefits of an urban lifestyle combined with high-quality schools, varied restaurants, excellent theatre, year round festivals, reliable public transportation and ample opportunities for recreation.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and is competitive with similar research-focused business schools in North America.

Applications should include curriculum vitae, samples of research, any available teaching ratings, and names of three referees who have been asked to send confidential letters of assessment.  This position will remain open until filled.

As part of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program requirements, the university must conduct recruitment efforts to hire Canadians and permanent residents before offering a job to a temporary foreign worker. To ensure we remain in compliance with these regulations, please include the appropriate statement in your application "I am a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident" or "I am not a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident".

Please send application by e-mail (PDF files) to:

Dr. Karim Jamal, Chair
Department of Accounting and Business Analytics
Alberta School of Business
University of Alberta



All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.