About the Position

  • Field of Specialization: Accounting
  • Academic Unit: Sprott School of Business
  • Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Confirmation-Track)
  • Rank/Position Title: Instructor Ranks
  • Start Date: July 1, 2022
  • Closing Date: October 31, 2021

The Sprott School of Business invites applications for a confirmation-track position(s) in Accounting (Instructor I/II/III) effective July 1, 2022.

The successful candidate will deliver undergraduate and graduate courses to a culturally diverse student body and participate actively in the ongoing development of our academic programs in a highly collegial environment.

To see the full position posting, please visit the Deputy Provost’s website.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Furthermore, Carleton understands that career paths vary and interruptions will not prejudice the assessment process. We invite you to review our revitalized Indigenous strategy, Kinàmàgawin and visit our Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities for information about our commitment to leadership in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Carleton University acknowledges and respects the Algonquin people, traditional custodians of the land on which the Carleton University campus is situated.

Accessibility is a university strategic priority and applicants selected for an interview who require accommodations are invited to contact the Chair as soon as possible to ensure that appropriate arrangements may be made.

We encourage applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in Accounting; we also encourage applications from those with experience in mentoring students from such groups and who have a desire to promote interest in our students, particularly those in underrepresented groups, in an Accounting career.

About the Academic Unit

The Sprott School of Business is committed to excellence in teaching and research and is accredited by AACSB. Faculty have outstanding research expertise in the accounting profession, careers in accounting, expertise in accounting, governance and accountability, measurement and impact, performance management, social and sustainability accounting, taxation, voluntary disclosures and more. The School offers a variety of degrees including: Bachelor of Commerce with Honours including a concentration in Accounting, a Post-Baccalaureate diploma in Accounting, a Master of Accounting, a Master of Science in Management, and a Ph.D. in Management. More information on the School can be obtained from the Sprott School of Business website.


The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree, or higher, and hold a Canadian CPA, designation. Candidates must possess at least five (5) years of professional experience in the Accounting field, consistent with AACSB guidelines for a doctoral-granting business school. In addition, demonstration of teaching effectiveness or of potential for teaching effectiveness will be required. Experience in data analytics or accounting for sustainability and professional marking/facilitating experience will be considered assets.

Application Instructions

Please send your application by email in one single PDF document to hiring@sprott.carleton.ca by the deadline, October 31, 2021, including: a covering letter, C.V., a record of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Three letters of reference are also required and should be sent directly by the referees to the email address below and be received by the deadline. Please provide a statement that identifies your strengths in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in your discipline and on campus as well as your future plans.

Dr. Dana Brown, Dean, Sprott School of Business
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, Canada Tel: (613) 520-3532
Fax: (613) 520-2532
E-mail: hiring@sprott.carleton.ca URL: www.sprott.carleton.ca

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 31,000 students in more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking, discovery, and the generation of transformative knowledge.  We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America and Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada.

Carleton’s location in Ottawa, Ontario provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with numerous and diverse groups and institutions. Canada’s capital has a population of over one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit www.carleton.ca/about.

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