Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Accounting

Job Description & Qualification

The Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto invites applications for a full-time teaching-stream appointment in the Accounting Area. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2024, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have earned a PhD in accounting by the time of appointment or soon thereafter, or a graduate degree in accounting and a professional accounting designation with relevant industry experience. We seek candidates whose teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, including a strong demonstrated ability to integrate both theory and practice, evidence of effective communication and presentation skills, and a demonstrated mastery of their subject area; a commitment to excellence in pedagogical inquiry and teaching innovation; and an interest in teaching-related scholarly activities in accounting. Candidates must have teaching experience in a degree granting program, including lecture preparation and delivery, and curriculum development. Experience in teaching both undergraduate and graduate students in a management program in accounting is an asset. Applicants must have the ability to teach Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance. They must also have the ability to teach graduate-level accounting data analytics or graduate-level courses in managerial accounting or taxation, with a preference for candidates who have the ability to teach accounting data analytics.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and a commitment to excellent pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application (with required materials outlined below) as well as strong letters of reference, and for short-listed candidates, a strong performance during the on-campus presentation. The teaching dossier includes a teaching statement, sample course materials, teaching evaluations, or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities, which can include superior performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference presentations or posters.

This search aligns with the University’s commitment to strategically and proactively promote diversity among our community members (Statement on Equity, Diversity & Excellence). Recognizing that Black, Indigenous, and other Racialized communities have experienced inequities that have developed historically and are ongoing, we strongly welcome and encourage candidates from those communities to apply. Applicants are invited to include in their cover letter any experiences, or planned future contributions, to equity, diversity and inclusion, in the areas of teaching and/or service.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

About the Organization

U of T is Canada's largest university and has an international research reputation. The Rotman School of Management has a strong faculty that is supportive of serious scholarship and is committed to the professional development of its faculty. The Rotman School operates a wide range of degree programs, including an undergraduate Commerce program, a full-time, part-time, Executive, and Global Executive MBA program, a Global Executive MBA for Healthcare and the Life Sciences, a Master of Finance, a Master of Financial Risk Management, a Master of Management Analytics, a Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting, and a Ph.D. program.

Rotman is situated in the heart of Canada’s corporate and financial center, and the world’s most diverse city. Rotman’s core values reflect this diversity. For more information about the Rotman School and its core values, please visit:

Additional Information

All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by clicking the link below. Applicants must submit a cover letter that can include any experiences, or planned future contributions, to equity, diversity and inclusion, in the areas of teaching and/or service; a current curriculum vitae; and a complete teaching dossier which includes a teaching statement, sample syllabi and course materials, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must provide the name and contact information of three references. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each referee the day after an application is submitted. Applicants remain responsible for ensuring that referees submit recent letters (on letterhead, dated and signed) by the closing date. More details on the automatic reference letter collection, including timelines, are available in the candidate FAQ.

Submission guidelines can be found at Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields. Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Alex Edwards at

All application materials, including recent reference letters, must be received by January 31, 2024.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact

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Job ID

ID: J14551