Professor in Accounting

Company:Université de Sherbrooke

Location:Canada / Sherbrooke or Longueuil

Discipline:Accounting

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2019-02-26

PROFESSOR IN ACCOUNTING
Business School
Accounting Department
Sherbrooke Main Campus or Longueuil Campus
Offer 03500

The Université de Sherbrooke is seeking candidates for a full-time tenure-track position in accounting at the Accounting Department in the Business School.

Renowned both nationally and internationally, the Université de Sherbrooke is firmly rooted in the community and fully committed to responding to society's changing needs. Well beyond its primary mission of teaching and research, the University actively contributes to Quebec's development and influence with its original approaches and openness to innovative partnerships.

The Université de Sherbrooke is a French-speaking institution renowned for its human dimension, its innovative operating style and its collaborating with professionals. The Université de Sherbrooke is host to more than 42,500 students (from 95 countries and territories worldwide), and another 11,000 students are registered at the University of the Third Age. There are 7,000 employees at the Université de Sherbrooke. Sherbrooke is a university town nestled in the beautiful Eastern Townships of the Province of Quebec, close to the US border and just a short drive away from Montreal and Quebec City. The Université de Sherbrooke provides an exceptional quality of work and life environment.

The Accounting Department is highly renowned in Québec for its work-study program, which combines coursework with in-company placements. It offers Bachelor’s- and Master’s-level Accounting programs leading to the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, as well as in information technology governance and auditing. Its graduates are known for their employability and practicality. Professors in the department are actively engaged in research, in the areas of accounting standard setting, governance and societal reporting. Research conditions at the University are excellent.

University's Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The University is committed to making a priority of these values as strategic factors of excellence. This commitment is stated in the University's Plan d'action d'équité pour les programmes interorganismes (2017–2022).The University invites all qualified individuals to apply, in particular, women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities under the Programme d'accès à l'égalité en emploi (PAEE). As a result, the selection tools can be adapted, with an assurance of complete confidentiality, to the needs of persons with disabilities who so request. The University also encourages individuals of all sexual orientations and gender identities to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

PRINCIPAL CHALLENGES AND DUTIES

  • Teaching at the graduate and undergraduate (Master’s) levels in the field of Accounting, particularly in auditing or financial accounting.
  • Contribution to the advancement of accounting knowledge through research.
  • Participation in research activities, supervision of Master’s and Ph.D. students.
  • Participation in university life and service to the community.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • PhD or imminent completion of PhD in accounting or a related discipline.
  • Teaching skills and experience.
  • Ability to conduct research and direct students at all degree levels.
  • Ability to teach in French or rapid acquisition of this ability (within two years).

ASSETS

  • Chartered Professional Accountant designation or equivalent
  • Experience in professional practice
  • Experience in student preparation for and correction of professional examination business cases

Anticipated start date: August 1st or December 1st, 2019.

CANDIDATE APPLICATIONS

Check our website for the full description of all our job opportunities, then submit your application online. For this opportunity, see offer 03500.

Review of applications will begin no later than April 1st, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

In addition, please send any other documentation you deem relevant for assessment of your application to the address below:

The Dean
Business School
Job posting 03500
Université de Sherbrooke
2500, boul. de l’Université
Sherbrooke (Québec) J1K 2R1
E-mail: doyen.eg@usherbrooke.ca

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