Associate Faculty, Financial and Managerial Accounting

Faculty of Management
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Closing date: 
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 17:00
Employment status: 
Associate faculty
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Job description: 

The School of Business is seeking applications for Associate Faculty to teach in the field of Financial and/or Managerial Accounting in the School of Business’s on-campus programs. The teaching opportunity is for the 2018/19 school year.   The School of Business is dedicated to educating both aspiring and existing professionals in the business field.  Our emphasis is on relevant, applied skills aimed at developing business professionals who are strong communicators, critical thinkers, problem solvers, ethical leaders, globally-aware citizens and effective team members.

Associate faculty members play a key role in the delivery of the school’s programs. Our Associate Faculty members bring a scholar-practitioner perspective to their teaching, combining appropriate academic theory with real-world experience. All Associate Faculty positions are limited-term, contract positions. Royal Roads University provides instructional and Moodle skills training through our Centre for Teaching and Educational Technology.

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ENMN 324: Financial Accounting Explores financial accounting concepts and the principles underlying financial statements. Examines the conceptual framework of accounting along with the accounting cycle and implementation of accrual accounting methods with emphasis on performance measurement and preparation and use of financial statements. ENMN 332: Managerial Accounting Develops the skills required to apply financial information to managerial and entrepreneurial decision making, with emphasis on tracking and managing financial performance. The course explores the value of financial planning in determining potential profit and loss, and considers the limitations of financial data. MGMT 565: International Accounting Tools for Financial Health Considers financial tools and performance measurements that are widely used in both the public and private sectors. The course focuses on tools that are required by both experienced and aspiring leaders, providing opportunities for hands-on application of tools and measurements by course participants. In individual and team projects, students will examine the controls used by organizations.


The ideal candidate for teaching at RRU is someone who has experience as a scholar and a practitioner. For our programs, desired qualifications include:

• a graduate degree  in a field related to accounting
• professional experience working in the field related to course content
• professional designation (CPA or equivalent)
• expertise that aligns with the focus of the program and courses
• demonstrated teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate level
• experience working within an outcomes-based curriculum
• experience teaching in intercultural classes
• experience teaching in face-to-face environments
• a teaching philosophy that is compatible with RRU’S Learning and Teaching Model - Learning and Teaching Model

Application submission information: 


1. In your application, please include all four items:  a one-page cover letter, your curriculum vitae, and a one-page statement of your teaching philosophy.
2. In your cover letter, please clearly indicate which course(s) you are interested in teaching.
3. Type ‘School of Business Associate Faculty - Accounting” in the subject heading.
4. Email all documentation as a single PDF file, to: 

Please note:  While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates chosen for further consideration will be contacted. If requested, shortlisted candidates will be required to provide the names and contact information for three referees, and to arrange for the forwarding of degree transcripts directly from the granting institutions.

RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration. We welcome you to visit us on-line at for further information.

RRU reserves the right to cancel this posting without notice.