Job Number: J0417-0330
Job Title: PROFESSOR, Accounting & Finance
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
Job Category: Academic
Closing Date: May 5, 2017

Lambton College is located on the beautiful homeland that is the traditional territory of the Ojibwe, Potawatomi and Odawa First Nations. Our College offers a unique opportunity to both excel at work and enjoy living in a community that offers a superior quality of life. We are a dynamic and entrepreneurial centre of learning, noted for our commitment to building innovative, public-private partnerships in post-secondary education and providing a quality learner-centred environment. Located in Sarnia, Ontario at the southern tip of Lake Huron in the heart of Bluewater Country, we have been the primary provider of post-secondary education in Lambton County for over 40 years. We have built a reputation as a caring, student-oriented College that provides career focused education in a safe, friendly community with a multitude of social and recreational activities. Recognized nationally as a top research college with over $5 million in funding in 2014, the Applied Research & Innovation department, alongside faculty and students, strives to find innovative solutions to problems that provides economic and social impact. With over 90 full-time programs, Lambton has approximately 3,800 full-time students and an additional 6,000 part-time students.

About the Position:

Become a valued member of our Faculty at Lambton College and discover a rewarding way to leverage your professional expertise. Part coach, part teacher, part mentor and 100% advocate for your students, you will provide a dynamic learning environment where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential. You will utilize a variety of instructional techniques and delivery methods to bring our curriculum to life for your students. At Lambton College we are moving forward with focus. As a member of our faculty, you’re in a position to make it happen. Our Business Programs Professors are leading the way with all business offerings providing mobile learning opportunities.

In support of Lambton’s Strategic Plan our Business Faculty are committed to “Enhancing the Student Experience”. We offer a program comprised of a diverse student population which has globalized our curriculum and provided for service learning experiences. Our faculty and students have embraced Enactus (Entrepreneurial – Action - Us).

Position to commence August 2017.

All candidates selected for an interview will be required to present on a topic related to the position during the interview process.

Specific Accountabilities:

The Professor will be responsible for providing academic leadership and for developing an effective environment through the design and revision of programs and courses, defining and evaluating learning outcomes, developing appropriate teaching and learning environments, and developing / selecting appropriate learning materials. You will be expected to tutor and counsel students as well as evaluate student achievement. Participating in the work of curriculum, program advisory and other committees, and keeping current in your field through consultation with business and industry representatives are essential components of these positions. You will champion the development of customized training and educational programs in collaboration with public and private sector partners. Program promotion and student recruitment are essential areas of responsibility.


Qualified candidates will possess an Honours university degree, Bachelor of Commerce or Honours Bachelor of Business degree with a specialization in Accounting preferred. A Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Commerce, Master of Accounting or Master of (Business related Profession is preferred. You will currently hold the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation in Canada or an equivalent designation from another country and have a minimum of five years of recent and significant work experience in business and accounting, including management experience. Ideally this experience should involve work with small to mid-size businesses.
Additional qualifications include teaching or training, industry experience and the desire to contribute to the education of the next generation of business professionals. Applicants must have the ability to be an effective role model in an educational setting and function effectively in a team environment.
Successful candidates must be passionate about teaching, possess an entrepreneurial spirit and be dedicated to developing young hearts and minds to serve local and global communities. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment and capacity for teaching excellence, student engagement, scholarly activity, and campus citizenship. Candidates must be excellent communicators, possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to relate effectively to a wide variety of learners. Candidates who demonstrate knowledge or competency in the following academic skills and abilities will be given preference: curriculum design; instructional design and delivery; active, collaborative learning techniques; effective assessment and evaluation of learning; appropriate use of technology for teaching and learning; a track record of professional and academic development.

Lambton College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants for their interest and wish to advise that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lambton College hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. In support of a diverse and inclusive college community, Lambton College welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.