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Tenure Track - Accounting

Wilfrid Laurier University

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Accounting area, commencing July 1, 2018.

Preference will be given to applicants with teaching interests in Auditing, Taxation and Financial Accounting at the advanced level. Having a professional accounting designation would be an asset. Applicants for the position must meet the minimum qualification of a PhD in Accounting or expected completion of a PhD in Accounting within one year. In addition to exhibiting the potential for a high level of teaching competence at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, applicants must also demonstrate an interest in conducting quality scholarly research and the ability to publish in high quality academic journals.

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics has over one hundred full-time faculty and more than five thousand undergraduate and graduate students on campuses at Waterloo and Brantford, and locations in Toronto. The Finance area at Wilfrid Laurier University has a strong research focus and was ranked third among Canadian schools for research productivity. Waterloo, Ontario is a highly innovative and dynamic region. It is the home to a number of leading high technology firms, insurance companies and educational/research institutions (e.g. University of Waterloo, the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics). Laurier's undergraduate and graduate business programs have been accredited by the AACSB. For more information, please visit

Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and should arrange for at least three academic referees to submit reference letters to All applications must include the Position Number 2018-02, and should be addressed to:
Dr. Peter Carayannopoulos
Associate Dean of Business: Faculty Development & Research
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5

Email: Electronic applications quoting Position Number 2018-02 are encouraged. Deadline for applications is December 15, 2017.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of the Department of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenships, however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

Yes, I am a current citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada;
No, I am not a current citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada.

Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to Michael Lisetto-Smith: Senior Administrative Officer, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics ( Further information on the equity policy can be found at Wilfrid Laurier University Diversity and Equity Office.

To obtain a copy of this job ad (or links referenced) in an accessible format, please contact Jordan MacNeil (

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.