Business - 2 Assistant Professors (Accounting)

University of the Fraser Valley

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2014-08-09

Posting 2014.91
Position Faculty: Assistant Professor, School of Business, Accounting
Department School of Business
Status Two (2) Faculty tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, 100% full-time, Permanent
Start Date August 1, 2015
Review Date October 15, 2014

The School of Business invites applications for two (2) full-time, tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2015 in the area of accounting. Located within the Faculty of Professional Studies, the School of Business has more than 1,000 students enrolled in certificate, diploma, degree, and post-degree programs.

The accounting option and certificate are two of several programs offered by the School of Business. The Accounting option provides the necessary prerequisites or required courses for the professional designations of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA). Many of our students become accountants, selecting careers in areas such as banking, insurance, and consulting.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in accounting, including-but not limited to-introductory to advanced financial accounting, management accounting, audit and assurance, and tax. There is an expectation that the successful candidate will actively participate in the development and promotion of the Bachelor of Business Administration within UFV and the broader community. Engagement of faculty in university and community service is one of the institution's three-fold goals of teaching, scholarship and service.

Candidates must have completed or have nearly completed a PhD or DBA from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution in accounting or a related area, and an active research program. A CPA or similar designation is required. Applicants with excellent, recent teaching experience in a relevant subject area at the undergraduate level of an accredited university will be given priority. Industry experience would be an asset.

How to Apply

A letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a statement of research interests, and up to three samples of academic scholarship, together with three letters of reference, referring to Posting 2014.91, should be sent to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road
Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538
Website: http://www.ufv.ca
Email resumes and cover letter to: hrinfo@ufv.ca

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on October 15, 2014; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undergo a criminal record check.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.


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