Faculty of Business Administration - Accounting

Tenure Track Faculty Positions
Thunder Bay
Application Deadline: 
Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: February 12, 2023

Faculty of Business Administration

Reference 2202-23-05

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Accounting appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Business Administration. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on August 1, 2023.

The position will involve an active program of scholarly research, teaching a range of undergraduate and graduate accounting courses (including financial accounting), supervising Master students’ research, and service contributions to the Faculty and the University.

The candidate will have a Ph.D./DBA (or close to completion) in Accounting from a school recognized by Canadian universities. A CPA designation (or eligibility and a willingness to earn the designation) will be considered an asset.  Experience with experiential learning and online or alternative modes of delivery is highly desired.

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. Our campuses are located in Thunder Bay on the traditional lands of the Fort William First Nation, Signatory to the Robinson Superior Treaty of 1850 and in Orillia on the traditional territory of the Anishinaabeg, and Rama First Nation. Lakehead University acknowledges the history that many nations hold in the areas around our campuses and is committed to a relationship with Métis and Inuit and First Nations peoples. Lakehead has approximately 10,000 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 nine faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, and 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 Faculty and our programs is available at: https://business.lakeheadu.ca/ 

Review of applications will begin on February 13, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) quoting Reference # 2202-23-05 should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a 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.pdf form must accompany your package. 

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:

Dr. David Richards
Dean, Faculty of Business Administration
Lakehead University
955 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
Email: position.business@lakeheadu.ca

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications 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) 343-8010 ext. 8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.