Accounting - Faculty of Business Administration

Lakehead University
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Category: Department:  Faculty of Business Administration

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a three-year term track appointment in Accounting in the Faculty of Business Administration. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on August 1, 2020.

The Thunder Bay campus of the Faculty of Business Administration is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA).

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit:

For further information, please contact Dr. D. Richards, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration, at (807) 343-8410 or Detailed information on the School and our programs is available at:

 Review of applications will begin on April 20, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references.  A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at

The position will involve an active program of scholarly research; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, preferably in financial accounting; supervision of Masters students’ research; and service contributions to the Faculty and the University.

Candidates will have a Ph.D./DBA (or close to completion) in Accounting from a school recognized by Canadian universities. A CPA designation (or eligibility and a willingness to earn the designation) will be considered an asset.

Candidates with a Master’s Degree in Business from a school recognized by Canadian Universities, who also hold a professional accounting designation, may be considered.



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Thunder Bay , Canada