Assistant or Associate Professor (2 Vacancies)

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Posting #:F 17/2013
Posted:Aug 2, 2013
Employment Status:Probationary Tenure-Trace
Faculty:Faculty of Business
Department:Accounting, Goodman School of Business
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Job Summary


The Goodman School of Business, Brock University invites applications for at least two (2) probationary tenure-track positions in Accounting starting July 1, 2014. The position rank may be at the Assistant or Associate level, depending upon qualifications. The availability of the positions is subject to final budgetary approval.

These are probationary tenure-track positions requiring quality research, teaching, and service. We welcome applications from candidates with interest in any area of accounting research and teaching, and we especially encourage candidates with a teaching interest in taxation to apply.


A Ph.D. in Accounting is required (completed or near completion). Previous academic experience and professional designation are desirable, but not required. We seek candidates with the potential for excellence in teaching and research.


About the School

The Department of Accounting has 31 full-time faculty members and is in the Goodman School of Business, which has approximately 100 full-time members. We offer a full range of graduate and undergraduate programs, both research and professionally oriented: Master of Accountancy, Master of Science with an Accounting stream, MBA with an optional Accounting stream, Bachelor of Accounting, and Bachelor of Business Administration with an optional Accounting stream. Co-op options are available in both undergraduate and graduate programs.

The Goodman School of Business is AACSB accredited. Our accounting programs are accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario, the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario, and the Certified General Accountants of Ontario. Brock University has an excellent environment for faculty with competitive salaries and benefits, ample research support, access to accounting and related databases, low teaching loads and student-to-faculty ratios, and modern physical facilities.

Brock University is located in the scenic Niagara peninsula minutes from New York State and a one-hour drive from Toronto. A manufacturing base in addition to expanding sectors such as wine-making and tourism provides for a dynamic environment with an exceptional range of professional and recreational opportunities. The Niagara region offers a family-friendly environment with a modest cost of living.

More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, teaching evaluations, and three reference letters sent directly from the referee to the Department. Applications may be submitted in either hard copy or electronically, although electronic copies are preferred, to:

Dr. Paul Scarbrough, Chair
c/o Ms. Betty McDowell, Administrative Assistant
Department of Accounting, Brock University
E Mail (preferred):

Postal: Department of Accounting, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario CANADA L2S 3A1
Department Phone: 905-688-5550 ext 5599

Application deadline will be on November 30, 2013. Applicants should be aware that only completed applications will receive consideration.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at and include the completed form with their application.