Employment Opportunities

Seasonal Instructor, Finance, Financial or Managerial Accounting, Ethics, and Communications

The School of Accounting and Finance at the University of Waterloo invites applications for sessional instructors with specializations in finance, financial or managerial accounting, ethics, and communications.  We require instructors for multiple courses. The courses for sessional instructors commence approximately May 1 (Spring Term), September 1, 2023 (Fall Term), and January 1, 2024 (Winter Term). The successful candidate will instruct students taking courses in programs offered by the School of Accounting and Finance. Candidates interested in teaching a given subject matter should be knowledgeable and have practical experience in the field of instruction. Duties primarily include teaching but could also include course coordination.

A graduate degree in accounting, finance, management, computer science/data analytics or mathematics/engineering is desirable. While not required, previous teaching experience in a post-secondary institution and relevant industry experience are all assets.

The School of Accounting and Finance 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 has a highly-respected PhD program and our award-winning faculty includes active researchers using empirical, experimental, and analytical techniques to study a broad spectrum of accounting and finance issues.  Our faculty members serve on the editorial boards of leading scholarly journals.  The School’s collaborative environment encourages faculty members to help each other reach their maximum potential. Our highly regarded undergraduate and graduate programs attract top students. 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 capital.

Applications will be considered as received. Interested candidates are required to complete an online application at https://arts-ofas.uwaterloo.ca/saf/.

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. Our 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 identify as Indigenous peoples (e.g., First Nations, Métis, 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 Sarah Landry at the School of Accounting and Finance at sarah.landry@uwaterloo.ca. If you have any questions regarding the position, the application process, assessment process, or eligibility, please contact Darren Charters at the School of Accounting and Finance at dcharters@uwaterloo.ca. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.