DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies

Assistant Professor in Accounting

The DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies invites applications for a probationary (tenure track) appointment in Accounting. The successful candidate will have demonstrated academic excellence based on productivity and impact in research in the area of accounting, or a big data approach to management information systems with a relevance to accounting, and will be appointed to a probationary (tenure track) position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary will be commensurate with previous performance, qualifications and experience in accordance with the Collective Agreement. The appointment is effective July 1, 2022, or as negotiated.

DAN Management & Organizational Studies has an interdisciplinary ethos and aims to make a real difference in improving lives and providing a new generation of business leaders. DAN is highly academically selective, attracting the very best students from across Canada and around the world. Further information may be found on our website: http://www.dan.uwo.ca. Candidates must possess a PhD in Accounting, Management Information Systems or a cognate discipline, and present research interests that should align with the broad study of accounting or a big data approach to management information systems with a relevance to accounting. For more information on the specific research topics currently addressed by DAN Management faculty, please see our website. 

Candidates considered for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment must have a superior academic record and a demonstrated record of record of international standard scholarly research and publications in leading refereed journals, and evidence of excellent teaching ability. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a strong research program including publishing in leading journals accounting or big data, successfully competing for research funding, teaching courses in areas such as accounting, taxation, management information systems for accountants and cognate fields, and contributing to ongoing curriculum and program development. Involvement in professional associations, conference organization and track chairing, and service on editorial boards would all be considered recommendations, as would member/chartered/fellow status with a national professional body (e.g. CPA in Canada).

The University of Western Ontario is among the top-ranked research-intensive universities in Canada. It is located in London, Ontario, a highly affordable and family friendly city of more than 400,000 people. London is situated approximately half-way between Toronto and Detroit with excellent access to these centers by car, train, or air. 

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, three sample publications, evidence of teaching performance, the names and contact information of three academic references and a full-time faculty application (http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/careers/Faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf) to: Professor Geoffrey Wood, Chair, DAN Department of Management & Organizational Studies, The University of Western Ontario, via email to [email protected], with a copy to Gloria Dawson [email protected] 

Prospective applicants can address informal enquiries to [email protected]. Applications will be accepted until May 1, 2022 or thereafter until the position has been filled. Review of applications will begin after May 1, 2022.

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Gloria Dawson at [email protected] 

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