McMaster University, Accounting and Financial Management Services
The DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University invites applications for an Accounting and Financial Services Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track. The appointment will commence July 1, 2012 or be advertised until the position is filled, subject to budgetary approval. Rank will depend upon qualifications and experience.
Assistant or Associate Professor Position
ABOUT THE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS: The DeGroote School of Business strives to create a strong, supportive and collegial research culture, building the research capacity of faculty and graduate students. The School hosts three research centers and a number of research chairs that contribute to the prosperity of society at large and provide value to business. DeGroote operates at two campuses, the McMaster University main campus in Hamilton, Ontario and a new state-of-the-art facility in nearby Burlington, Ontario, housing the MBA and executive programs. The successful candidate is expected to be active at both locations, teaching undergraduate and post-graduate courses as well as teaching in the School's professionally oriented executive development programs.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: For appointments at the Associate level the candidate must be actively engaged in research. In addition, preference will be given to candidates that have demonstrated leadership in research initiatives through supervision of graduate students, the proven ability to attract research funding and publication of research results in major scholarly outlets. Proficiency in English is required.
Candidates will have a PhD in Accounting and preferably a professional accounting designation. Preference will be given to candidates with research interests related to capital market response to the regulatory environment, earnings management, analysts' earnings forecasts and information environment, executive compensation and corporate governance, as well as teaching interests in accounting information system, advanced managerial and financial accounting.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Candidates should submit a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, research samples (published articles or working papers), evidence of teaching effectiveness, names and contact information of at least three references to:
Dr. John Medcof, Associate Dean
DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4
Tel: (905) 525-9140, ext. 24058
Fax (905) 526-0852