Department Chair Position, Accounting and Finance, Bissett School of Business – Mount Royal University

About the Department of Accounting and Finance
Within the Bissett School of Business, the Department of Accounting and Finance includes a BBA major in accounting and BBA concentrations in financial analysis and financial services. Both disciplines are highly respected within their respective industries for preparing career ready graduates.
Recognizing that Mount Royal University is located within the traditional lands of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Îyârhe Nakoda, Tsuu T’ina nations and is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III, the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies is committed to meeting the educational needs of all Indigenous peoples and their allies. We value Indigenous knowledge and promote the use of culturally-responsive pedagogies and practices, and promote partnerships with Indigenous learners, families and communities. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.

About the Role
The Department of Accounting and Finance in the Bissett School of Business invites applications for the position of Department Chair, Accounting and Finance, with tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, which will commence on June 1, 2019.


Responsibilities
• Provide the vision and support for faculty to continue to advance curriculum innovation and scholarly activity in their disciplines
• Engage with external partners, both academic and business, which is integral to the success of the accounting and finance programs
• The successful candidate will have demonstrated their ability in building important professional relationships. Notably the close collaboration with accrediting bodies such as CPA and CFA will be an essential component of the Chair’s responsibilities. 
• Active support for student learning and experiential opportunities is an important expectation for the role of Chair. 
In collaboration with department colleagues, the Chair will be expected to provide leadership by guiding the future direction of the Department, Accounting and Finance. The Chair will be expected to:
• Maintain and communicate a sense of direction
• Act as a responsible advocate for the Department
• Encourage respect for a range of career paths and different forms and fields of teaching and scholarship
• Foster values of fairness, excellence, and collaboration
• Maintain a sense of pride, achievement, and community among all members including students, staff, and faculty of the Department.
In terms of administrative capabilities, the Chair will be expected to:
• Work within the practices and policies of the university including various collective agreements
• Be responsible for following and shaping departmental policy to ensure effective, efficient and collegial operation of the Department
• Provide mentorship and direction to individual members of the Department (including tenure-track and new hires)
• Work effectively as a representative on the advisory council to the Dean of Business and Communication Studies
• Ensure that Department interests are well represented in university level initiatives. 

Qualifications
The successful applicant will have either a CPA, CFA or equivalent certification. The position will be at the Associate or Full Professor rank, requiring applicants to currently hold a tenured position at a Universities Canada recognized institution. Academic credentials require a Masters, with preference for a PhD and demonstrated leadership experience, preferably as a Chair or equivalent.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to balance strong leadership qualities with demonstrated administrative capabilities. Candidates should also demonstrate an understanding of the challenges associated with leading an interdisciplinary department, appreciate the diversity of our community, and exhibit skills as a consensus builder. 

Closing Date: Monday, January 14th 

Please apply directly on our website: https://mtroyalca.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/591

Application
Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement demonstrating experience and excellence in leadership, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of recent teaching excellence, a statement of scholarly interests, and three (3) reference letters covering various dimensions of your professional life (leadership, teaching, departmental colleagues, etc.).
For further information concerning the position please contact Dr. Elizabeth Evans, Dean, Faculty of Business and Communication Studies, 403.440.6315 or eevans@mtroyal.ca

For further information regarding Mount Royal University and the Bissett School of Business within the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies may be found at www.mtroyal.ca.

Dean Position, Faculty of Business Administration, Lakehead University

Fewer than 5% of business programs worldwide have been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) – and Lakehead University’s Thunder Bay Campus is one of them. Dynamic, modern, and learner-centred, Lakehead University acknowledges all our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise an enriching university experience: a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a variety of social and recreational activities. Lakehead’s small-class environment balances theoretical learning with practical experience to give our students opportunities not found at other business schools. Lakehead students gain a comprehensive understanding of core business disciplines early on before specializing in a field of study – empowering them to succeed on their own terms.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration is responsible for the overall management of the Faculty and serves as a strategic and collegial leader to faculty, staff, and students. The Dean contributes to the further development of the Faculty and its programs in research, teaching, and service through a keen understanding of what makes the Faculty both exceptional and unconventional: small classes, emphasized experiential learning, substantial regional impact, and a high degree of contact between students and faculty. The Dean leads the development of and articulates a clear strategic vision for the Faculty and serves as an active and visible ambassador, working closely with internal and external partners and stakeholders, including local business and Indigenous communities.

As the ideal candidate, you possess a PhD Degree in business administration or management, a DBA Degree, or another relevant terminal degree. You are a well-established scholar and a thoughtful, strategic, entrepreneurial leader with a successful academic administrative background. You are passionate about advancing connections with local and global business partners, and relationships with Indigenous partners, by developing informed education, research, and service strategies. You understand the value proposition for a small school with multiple campuses and have supported the development of high quality undergraduate and graduate programs, and you know how to develop and maintain a culture of intense research, scholarly, and creative activity. Your engaging, open communication style helps you build friendly community relationships and expand outreach and donation programs. You are committed to social justice, to diversity, to inclusion, and to collegial governance.

If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Katherine Frank or Robert Fleming at 1-866-822-6022, or please apply online at https://www.kbrs.ca/Career/12650 .

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

Assistant Professor, Teaching Position in Financial Accounting, Brescia University College

Brescia University College, a Catholic university college affiliated with Western University is Canada’s only women’s university and provides instruction to over 1,500 students. Brescia is currently seeking a dynamic individual to fill a position in the School of Leadership and Social Change.

Brescia University College invites applications for a 5-year limited term teaching-specialized workload appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of financial accounting, in the Management and Organizational Studies Program, to commence July 1, 2019. The preferred candidate will possess a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant designation, and at least a Master’s degree in a related field (doctorate preferred); at least five years of industry experience; and a successful record of teaching at the post-secondary level. This position will hold a “Teaching Specialized Workload” in accordance with the Brescia University College-Brescia Faculty Association 2016-2020 Collective Agreement: it is not required that teaching-specialized faculty engage in research, but they are expected to engage in scholarly activity that enhances their teaching or service activities. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate level in areas that may include: financial accounting, taxation, auditing, introduction to business, nonprofit management, and strategic management. This person will also be expected to participate in academic program development and the academic life of Brescia University College.

Information about Brescia University College and the Management and Organizational Studies program may be found on the university website: www.brescia.uwo.ca. Brescia University College offers instruction to both women and men. Brescia is committed to the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities; in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Candidates with foreign academic credentials must document Canadian equivalency.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Lauretta Frederking, Vice-Principal and Academic Dean, Brescia University College, 1285 Western Road, London, Ontario, Canada N6G 1H2. The deadline for receipt of applications is November 30, 2018, or until the position is filled.

Brescia provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Human Resources at Brescia-positions@uwo.ca.

Faculty Position in Accounting, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University invites applications for seasoned, tenure track (or tenured) positions in Accounting. All areas of accounting will be considered. Applicants at the Assistant Professor rank should have several years of experience with demonstrated proficiency in research through publications in top-tier academic journals, and with demonstrated ability in teaching and willingness to contribute to service activities. Applicants at the Associate and Full Professor ranks should have a strong publication record in top-tier academic journals, and provide evidence of strong teaching and services. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and prospective research interests, three letters of references and a sample research paper in their applications. Applications should be submitted at:
http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/research/specializations/accounting/recruitment-accounting

The recruiting committee will meet on November 1, 2018 to review the applications. Though the positions will remain open until filled, early applications are encouraged.
McGill University is Canada’s leading research-intensive university and is located in the heart of Montreal, one of the multi-cultural metropolitan cities in North America. The faculty provides a supportive research environment and offers MBA, Master, PhD, and Undergraduate degree programs.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email at angela.campbell@mcgill.ca or phone at 514-398-1660.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Poste de professeur en comptabilité, Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill cherche à pourvoir un ou plusieurs postes de professeur permanent ou menant à la permanence, toutes disciplines confondues, en comptabilité. Les candidats chevronnés qui soumettent leur candidature au poste de professeur adjoint doivent posséder plusieurs années d’expérience, d’excellentes compétences en recherche attestées par la publication d’articles dans de prestigieuses revues scientifiques, ainsi que de solides compétences en enseignement. Les titulaires d’un tel poste devront par ailleurs contribuer aux activités de la Faculté, de l’Université et de la communauté universitaire. Les candidats au poste de professeur adjoint et de professeur titulaire doivent présenter un remarquable dossier de publication dans de prestigieuses revues spécialisées, ainsi qu’une feuille de route d’exception dans les domaines de l’enseignement et des services universitaires. Le rang et le salaire seront déterminés en fonction de la compétence et de l’expérience de la personne retenue.

Les candidatures doivent comprendre une lettre de présentation, un curriculum vitæ, un profil des domaines de recherche à l’étude et éventuels, trois lettres de recommandation, ainsi qu’un exemple d’article de recherche. Ces documents doivent être soumis en ligne à l’adresse suivante :
http://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/research/specializations/accounting/recruitment-accounting.

Les membres du Comité de recrutement se réuniront le 1er novembre 2018 afin d’évaluer les candidatures. Bien que les postes ne seront pourvus qu’après cette date, tous les candidats qualifiés sont invités à postuler sans tarder.
Principale université canadienne à forte intensité de recherche, l’Université McGill est située au cœur de Montréal, l’une des villes les plus multiculturelles en Amérique du Nord. La Faculté propose un environnement propice à la recherche ainsi que des programmes de MBA, de maîtrise, de doctorat et de premier cycle.
L’Université McGill recrute en fonction du mérite et s’est fermement engagée à promouvoir et à instaurer l’équité et la diversité au sein de sa communauté. Nous accueillons favorablement les demandes d’emploi des personnes racisées et des minorités visibles, des femmes, des personnes autochtones, des personnes handicapées, des minorités ethniques, des personnes de toute orientation et identité de genre, ainsi que de toute personne possédant les aptitudes et les connaissances lui permettant de travailler en collaboration avec diverses communautés. L’Université McGill met en œuvre un programme d’équité en matière d’emploi et invite les membres des groupes visés à indiquer leur appartenance à ces derniers dans leur dossier de candidature. Les personnes handicapées qui pourraient avoir besoin d’accommodements à n’importe quelle étape du processus de candidature sont invitées à communiquer en toute confidentialité avec la professeure Angela Campbell, vice-principale exécutive adjointe (équité et politiques académiques), par courriel à angela.campbell@mcgill.ca ou par téléphone, au 514-398-1660.

On encourage tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler; veuillez noter que conformément aux exigences de l’immigration canadienne, la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux Canadiens ainsi qu’aux résidents permanents.