Instructor III - Accounting

THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE invites applications for one part time (.71 FTE) instructor position at the Instructor III rank in the Accounting area on our Calgary Campus beginning on November 1, 2022 or earlier.  Preference will be given to those with experience teaching, and   backgrounds in audit, financial, or managerial accounting.

Instructor responsibilities may include, but not be limited to: instruction and assessment; course content updating; pedagogical and assessment improvements; course and curriculum development; development of course projects involving work integrated learning or accounting technology; active involvement in School and Accounting Area governance; and other service activities such as case competition coaching, participation in student related functions, and participation in CPA events.

Courses on the Calgary campus are taught during the evenings and on Saturdays. Some online teaching to the Lethbridge campus may also be required, which are typically delivered during the day or evenings.

Applicants should possess an undergraduate degree, and a Canadian accounting designation.  A graduate degree is preferred, or equivalent experience. The applicant should have significant accounting work experience, be comfortable with accounting technology, and be willing and able to continue with limited ongoing accounting work to maintain their professional competence. Teaching experience at the university or professional program level is desirable.  A commitment to teaching excellence and engagement with students is required. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional supplement funds.

Dhillon School of Business

The Dhillon School of Business is AACSB accredited and values both teaching and research excellence.  We maintain close ties with the community through our experiential programs.  Students can concentrate their undergraduate studies in a wide range of majors and combined degrees.  There are approximately 55 full-time faculty and 1700 undergraduate majors located on our Lethbridge and Calgary campuses.  Please visit our website at for more information.

University of Lethbridge

The University of Lethbridge is a comprehensive academic institution offering programs in the faculties of Arts and Science, Education, Health Sciences, Fine Arts, the Dhillon School of Business and the School of Graduate Studies.  There are approximately 8700 students from 90 countries enrolled on our main campus in Lethbridge and our satellite campus in Calgary. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing high quality undergraduate and graduate education and is consistently ranked as one of the top three research institutions of our size in Canada. The university website,, contains more information about our history, vision and strategic plans.

City of Calgary

Calgary boasts over one million people, and is less than two hours from Banff National Park, Lake Louise, four world renowned ski resorts, and over 40 golf courses. Calgary has a variety of inclusive neighborhoods, vibrant arts and culture, lots of green space and sports, and endless events, shopping, restaurants, and nightlife.  Calgary has been rated near the top of the list among the world’s most livable cities. For more information on Calgary, go to

Application Process

To apply for the position, please provide a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, and teaching evaluations if applicable. The cover letter should note the accounting subdisciplines the applicant is prepared to teach, e.g. taxation; managerial; financial; audit; accounting analytics; as well as any experience with business technologies.  These materials should be submitted following the directions at the “Careers at the U” link on the University of Lethbridge Human Resources webpage at by June 15, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately by the Accounting Area and Search Committee, and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference. Thank you to all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.