The School of Accounting and Finance in the Faculty of Arts at
the University of Waterloo invites applications for one lecturer position in Data
Analytics beginning September 1 st , 2022. The successful candidate
will focus on Data Analytics instruction and its applications in the business
world, particularly in Accounting and Finance, and will be hired at the rank of
Lecturer for a two-year definite-term contract, renewable in accordance with
university policy. The teaching load is normally 60% of one’s tasks (6 courses
a year), with service activities in support of the School, the Faculty, the
University, and/or the profession amounting to the other 40%.
Successful candidates must have a university degree in a field
related to Data Analytics or a business- related degree, along with significant
work experience applying data analytics in accounting, tax, or finance
contexts. In particular, they should possess experience with databases and SQL,
data visualization using Tableau or Power BI, coding in R or Python, and
predictive analytics in accounting, tax, or finance contexts. The successful
candidate will have demonstrated strong potential for teaching in a
post-secondary setting in Canada. A high potential for academic leadership is
expected of the successful applicant. The capacity to apply data analytics
techniques in a multi-subject environment is considered an asset. While not
required, a professional designation in accounting or finance and work
experience in one of these fields would also be an asset. Candidates who can
demonstrate Thought Leadership and are interested in engaging in executive
education or pedagogical innovation will be considered positively.
The School is widely recognized for its research and academic
programs. We value academic diversity and offer a collegial and stimulating
environment that promotes collaboration, intellectual curiosity, and growth.
The School offers eight different programs, including five bachelor degrees, 2
master degrees and one PhD degree and attracts top students from Canada and
abroad. The School’s collaborative environment encourages faculty members to
help each other reach their maximum potential and our Definite-term lecturers
are interacting with teaching and research oriented faculty members to push the
School programs and reputation forward. For details about our faculty and
programs please visit: https://uwaterloo.ca/saf .
The University of Waterloo consistently ranks as a leading comprehensive university
in Canada and an innovator in education and research. It is located in
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, a one-hour drive from Toronto, Canada’s financial
and cultural capital.
Based on qualifications, a
starting compensation in the salary range of $100,000 to $125,000 will be
Interested candidates are required to complete an on-line
application at our Online Faculty Application System ( https://ofas.uwaterloo.ca ). Application deadline: July 8, 2022.
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work
takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and
Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the
land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the
Grand River. Active work toward reconciliation takes place across our campuses
through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is
centralized within our Indigenous Initiatives Office ( https://uwaterloo.ca/human-rights-equity-inclusion/indigenousinitiatives ).
The University values the diverse and intersectional identities
of its students, faculty, and staff. The University regards equity and
diversity as an integral part of academic excellence and is committed to
accessibility for all employees. The University of Waterloo seeks applicants
who embrace our values of equity, anti-racism and inclusion. As such, we
encourage applications from candidates who have been historically disadvantaged
and marginalized, including applicants who identity as Indigenous peoples
(e.g., First Nations, Metis, Inuit/Inuk), Black, racialized, people with
disabilities, women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.
The University of Waterloo is committed to accessibility for
persons with disabilities. If you have any application, interview, or workplace
accommodation requests, please contact Heidi Janssen at the School of
Accounting and Finance at firstname.lastname@example.org .
If you have any questions regarding the position, the application
process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact Steve Fortin, at
the School of Accounting and Finance at email@example.com .
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/faculty-association/why-waterloo .