Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Discipline/Field: Accounting
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Administrative Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2018

The School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure-stream Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (open rank) position in the area of Accounting, to commence July 1, 2018. The position will be based at the York Markham Centre Campus when the new campus is operational (expected in Fall 2021).

Applications are welcome from all accounting disciplines. A PhD in Accounting or a related discipline is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in scholarly research, publications, service, and teaching at various levels. Preference will be given to a candidate who has a Canadian professional designation in accounting, has experience teaching with cases, and is involved with the profession. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in the development and delivery of new programs at the Markham campus. Ability to teach in multiple areas of accounting would be deemed an asset. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is an asset.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining relevant experience, an up‐to‐date curriculum vitae, a sample of writing, examples of published research and a teaching dossier which supports excellence and innovation in teaching (including student teaching evaluations and a teaching statement), and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Adriano Solis, Director, School of Administrative Studies, 221 Atkinson Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3. Email: (Subject line: "Accounting Position")

Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: Please select the "Affirmative Action" tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found.

The deadline for applications is November 1, 2017. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.


Posting End Date: November 1, 2017