Accounting, Operations, and Information Systems

Winspear Chair In Accounting

The University of Alberta School of Business seeks an energetic and productive individual to fill the Winspear Chair in Accounting in the Department of Accounting, Operations and Information Systems.  This leadership position requires a candidate with a strong record and demonstrated promise of continuing excellence in accounting research and teaching and he/she must hold a PhD.  The Winspear Chair will lead by example in these areas and will also have a leadership role in interactions with accounting practitioners.

Appointment will be at the rank of full professor with expertise in any area of accounting research and teaching.  Salary and support will be commensurate with the candidate's record and is competitive with other Canadian university accounting departments/areas.

The University of Alberta School of Business is one of Canada's top business schools and has an international reputation for the quality of its research.  We are a leading research intensive School with graduate and undergraduate teaching strongly valued and supported.  Accounting faculty are among the most active researchers in the School.  Strong relations with the accounting profession and the business community are also required for this Chair.  

The competition remains open until the position is filled.  Information about the Department, the School, the University and Edmonton can be obtained at  

Application and cirriculum vitae may be forwarded to:

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Karim Jamal, Winspear Chair Selection Committee
Accounting, Operations and Information Systems Department
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2R6
Phone 780-492-3053

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(780) 492-3325

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.