University of Waterloo
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: https://uwaterloo.ca/saf .
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
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 ( https://ofas.uwaterloo.ca ).
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 ( https://uwaterloo.ca/human-rights-equity-inclusion/indigenousinitiatives ).
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.
Three reasons to apply:
https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why- waterloo .
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