Definite Term Lecturer, Emerging Technologies

University of Waterloo

Job Description

Definite Term Lecturer, Emerging


The School of Accounting and

Finance in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Waterloo invites

applications for one position at the rank of Definite

Term Lecturer in Emerging Technologies for a two- year definite

term contract, renewable in accordance with university policy.

The successful candidate will

focus on data analytics instruction and its applications in the business world,

particularly in accounting and finance. The teaching load is normally 60% of

one’s tasks (six courses a year), with service

activities in support

of the School, the Faculty,

the University, and/or

the profession amounting to the other 40%.

To be considered for this

position, candidates must have a university degree in a business-related field,

along with significant work experience applying data analytics in accounting,

tax, assurance, or finance contexts. In particular, candidates should possess

experience with databases and SQL, data visualization using Tableau

or Power BI, coding in R or Python, and predictive analytics. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated strong potential for teaching and

academic leadership in a post-secondary setting in Canada. Candidates who can

demonstrate thought leadership and are interested in engaging in executive

education or pedagogical innovation will be considered positively. While not

required, a professional designation in accounting or finance would also be an


UW’s School of Accounting and Finance

is widely recognized for its research and academic programs. We value academic

diversity and offer a collegial and stimulating environment that promotes

collaboration, intellectual curiosity, and growth. The School offers eight

different programs, including five

bachelor degrees, two master degrees, and one Ph.D. degree. The School’s

highly-respected Ph.D. program has graduated

over fifty doctoral

students since the program’s inception

in the 1990s. Our award- winning faculty complement includes

active researchers using empirical, experimental, and analytical

techniques to study a broad

spectrum of accounting and finance issues. The School’s collaborative

environment encourages faculty

members to help each other

reach their maximum

potential. For details about our faculty and programs

please visit: .

The University of Waterloo consistently ranks as a leading comprehensive

university in Canada and an innovator in education and research. The campus is

located in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, a one-hour drive from Toronto, a

multicultural metropolis and Canada’s financial


The expected

start date for the position

is July 1, 2023. Starting

compensation in the range of $110,000.00

to $140,000.00 is anticipated, based

on qualifications and experience. Negotiations beyond this range

may be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

Interested candidates are required to complete an online application at our Online

Faculty Application System ( ).

Application deadline: January 22, 2023.

The University of Waterloo

acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the

Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on

the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six

miles on each side of the Grand River. Active work toward reconciliation takes

place across our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community

building, and is centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office ( ).

The University values the diverse

and intersectional identities of its students, faculty, and staff. The

University regards equity and diversity as an integral part of academic

excellence and is committed to accessibility

for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks

applicants who embrace

our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As

such, we encourage applications from candidates who have been historically

disadvantaged and marginalized, including applicants who identity as Indigenous

peoples (e.g., First Nations, Metis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people

with disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

The University of Waterloo is

committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. If you have any

application, interview, or workplace accommodation requests, please contact

Sarah Landry at the School of Accounting and Finance at [email protected]

If you have any questions regarding

the position, the application process,

assessment process, or eligibility, please contact Sarah

Landry, at the School of Accounting and Finance at [email protected]

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,

Canadians and permanent

residents will be given priority.

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