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Posting number 2017.070
Position Instructor, School of Business, Financial Accounting
Group Faculty
Department School of Business
Location Abbotsford
Contract type Limited Term Appointment
Contract timeline August 1, 2017 - July 31, 2018
Start date August 1, 2017
End date July 31, 2018
Review date April 25, 2017

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.

Posting details

The UFV School of Business invites applications for a 12-month teaching Limited Term Appointment, beginning August 1, 2017, in financial accounting.  Located within the Faculty of Professional Studies, the School of Business has some fifteen hundred students enrolled in certificate, diploma, and degree programs. The successful candidate will actively participate in the development and delivery of those programs and engage in academic service activities.



Applicants should have demonstrated proficiency as an instructor and must have a PhD or DBA in accounting or a related discipline, or must be near completion (ABD). Applicants with a relevant Master’s degree might be considered if they possess a minimum of five years relevant and recent industry experience, and a Canadian CPA designation. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a variety of lower- and upper-level courses in financial accounting. There is an expectation that the successful candidate will engage in university and community service, and the promotion of programs offered by the school.

How to apply

Candidates must submit (1) a letter of application (i.e., cover letter, including a statement of eligibility to work in Canada), (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a teaching dossier (including a teaching philosophy statement), (4) teaching evaluations, (5) a sample of research/scholarly work, and (6) names and contact information of three references. Incomplete application might not be processed.


Direct all application materials, referring to Posting #2017.70 to:


Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554        Fax: (604) 854-1538       Website:
Email resumes and cover letter to:


The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 25, 2017; however, the position will remain open until filled.

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Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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