Faculty of Business Administration - Accounting

Limited Term Faculty Positions
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:59pm

Faculty of Business Administration 

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a three-year term appointment in Accounting in theFaculty of Business Administration.  The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualification of successful candidate. The position will commence on August 1, 2021.

The Thunder Bay campus of the Faculty of Business Administration is accredited by the Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA).

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge-research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia. Lakehead has approximately 8,500 students and 2,160 faculty and staff. With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies and Humanities, Graduate studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information please visit www.lakeheadu.ca

For further information, please contact Dr. David Richards, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration at david.richards@lakeheadu.ca .  Detailed information on the School and our programs is available at: http://business.lakeheadu.ca/

Review of application will begin on April 1 , 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outline and teaching evaluation for previously taught courses), a statement of research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. A completed confirmation of eligibility to work in Canada form must accompany your package . This form is available on our website at  https://www.lakeheadu.ca/faculty-and-staff/departments/services/hr/employment-opportunities

The position will involve an active program of scholarly activities; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses (preferably in financial accounting and audit); supervision of Masters students’ research; and service contributions to the Faculty and the University.

Candidates will have a Ph.D./DBA (or be close to completion) in Accounting from a school recognized by the Canadian Universities. A CPA designation( or eligibility and a willingness to earn the designation) will be considered as asset.

Candidates with a master’s degree in Business from a school recognised by Canadian Universities, who also hold a professional accounting designation, will be considered. Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of course delivery is highly desired.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to: 

Dr. David Richards

Dean, Faculty of Business Administration

Lakehead University

944 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P&V 5E1

Email: position.business@lakeheadu.ca 

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes application from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the office of human resources at (807) 343. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.