Academic Employment Opportunities

Position Information
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream - Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Discipline/Field: Auditing
Home Faculty: Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Administrative Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

The School of Administrative Studies, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, invites applications for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Auditing at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Open Rank) level, to commence July 1, 2020. The position will primarily serve undergraduate and graduate programs offered in Markham with potential for some teaching at the Keele campus. The new hire will be responsible for development and delivery of audit analytics courses in the Applied Accounting Research specialization of the Master of Science in Management Practice (MScMP) program. The new hire will also be responsible for revising the undergraduate audit courses to incorporate audit analytics. The ability to teach integrative cases in professional accounting, as a secondary area of expertise, is preferred. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in accounting or a closely related discipline is required. For candidates for Associate or Full Professor, the PhD must be completed. (In the case of a candidate for Assistant Professor, the PhD must be completed within one year of appointment). A professional accounting designation (Chartered Professional Accountant or equivalent) would be preferred.

Candidates must show excellence or promise of excellence in the case of an Assistant Professor candidate in teaching, scholarly research and publication and service. Applicants should have an ongoing program of research, both discipline-based research and pedagogy-based research are equally valued. Teaching includes the capacity to develop and teach the audit analytics curriculum in both the undergraduate and graduate courses. Service includes success with the wider accounting community, e.g., employers, students, and the profession. Examples would include obtaining jobs or internships for students, fundraising, involvement with student groups as their advisor or mentor, and meaningful involvement with the accounting profession. Applicants with demonstrated ability to design and deliver educational experiences that are valued by the accounting profession and with experience in case-based teaching/development will be preferred.

The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.

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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at .

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Chair of the Auditing Search Committee at Email: (Subject line: Position in Auditing).

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is October 1, 2019. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three letters of reference and teaching evaluations should be sent to: Professor Nelson Waweru, Director, School of Administrative Studies, 223 Atkinson Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Email: (Subject line: Position in Auditing).


Posting End Date: October 1, 2019