About the Position:

Field of Specialization: Accounting

Academic Unit: Sprott School of Business

Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track) Rank/Position Title: Instructor

Start Date: July 1, 2023

Closing Date: Complete applications will be accepted until the position is filled, applications to begin being reviewed as of March 1, 2023.

The Sprott School of Business invites applications for a full-time instructor position in Accounting effective July 1, 2023.

The ideal 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 Carleton University’s Deputy Provost’s website at https://carleton.ca/deputyprovost/jobs/academics/.

Carleton University is strongly 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 or gender identity and 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.

Accessibility is one of the university’s strategic priorities and applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Chair as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements so that appropriate arrangements may be made.

About the Academic Unit

The Sprott School of Business is committed to excellence in teaching and research and is accredited by AACSB. The School offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Commerce with Honours including a concentration in Accounting, a Bachelor of International Business with Honours, a Master of Business Administration including an off-campus program in China, a Master of Accounting, a Master of Entrepreneurship, a Master of Science in Management, and a Ph.D. in Management. The School also offers a Post-Baccalaureate diploma in Accounting. More information on the School can be obtained from the website, http://sprott.carleton.ca, while general information on the University can be found on the Provost’s website at www.carleton.ca/provost.


The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s degree, or higher, and hold a professional accounting designation with education in or experience with the Canadian accounting landscape. 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. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for teaching excellence. The following items will be considered assets: experience in management accounting, Canadian taxation or data analytics.

Application Instructions

Please send your application by email in one single PDF document to hiring@sprott.carleton.ca by the deadline, March 1, 2023, including:

  • a covering letter,
  • C.V.,
  • a record of teaching experience and effectiveness,
  • a statement of teaching philosophy,
  • a statement that identifies your strengths in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in your previous employment or discipline as well as your future plans.

Please indicate in your application if you are currently legally eligible to work in Canada.

Three (3) 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.

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

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval, salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

About Carleton University

Located in Ottawa, Carleton is an innovative teaching and research institution with a tradition of leading change. Internationally recognized academics, staff, and researchers engage more than 31,000 students in over 100 programs of study. Carleton has long been known for promoting research excellence and connectedness and is involved in partnerships around the globe. With strong leadership, it enjoys a healthy financial position and our proximity to government and cultural institutions, media, and a thriving knowledge economy make Carleton and Ottawa a great place to work, learn, and live. Our picturesque campus is fully accessible and, along with award- winning student services, Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada. Learn more about our university and the city of Ottawa.