Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, Ted Rogers School of Retail Management, Ryerson University

The Ted Rogers School of Retail Management at Ryerson University in Toronto invites applications for a dynamic teacher/researcher to fill a full-time, tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will commence July 1, 2017.
The selected candidate will hold teaching responsibilities including a range of undergraduate/graduate Retail Management and/or related courses. Candidates will hold a PhD in a business related discipline, or be near completion with a defense date set by July 1, 2017. Successful candidates will have a profile that demonstrate strong research potential, evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate/graduate level and a capacity for collaboration and collegial service. Preferences will be given to candidates with a teaching and research interest in the areas of digital retailing and retail innovation. The Assistant Professor will actively contribute to enhance the School’s research vision, culture and reputation. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities.

Candidates are asked to submit their application online through the Faculty Recruitment Portal – https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/ (click on Start Application Process to begin) by October 15, 2016. Late applications may be considered until the position is filled. The application must contain the following: a letter of application including statements of teaching experience, research specialization and interests; a curriculum vitae; 1 sample of research publication/manuscript; results of teaching evaluations; and the names of at least 3 individuals who may be contacted for reference. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

Please note that applications sent by mail or by fax will not be accepted. Confidential inquiries can be directed to Dr. Hong Yu (hongyu@ryerson.ca), Chair, Department Hiring Committee (DHC). All applicants will receive an email confirming receipt of the application, but only those candidates selected for the short-list of consideration will be contacted for interviews.

The Ted Rogers School of Management is AACSB accredited and one of the top business schools in Canada, with a long history of providing top-quality business education in Toronto. The Ted Rogers School has grown to develop its own distinct identity with six schools of management and three innovative graduate degrees, as well as 15 research centres, institutes and labs, promoting and disseminating relevant interdisciplinary research to which faculty and students contribute. The School of Retail Management was officially launched in September 1998 to respond to the unique educational needs of the retail industry. It is the largest program of its kind in Canada. The School’s strong links with industry results in a highly relevant program that continuously evolves to meet the needs of both student and industry.

Located in the heart of one of the world’s most culturally and linguistically diverse urban centres, Ryerson University’s high quality programs and scholarly, research and creative activities extend beyond the walls of the university. Ryerson is deeply connected to the city and the world beyond, attracting talent, opportunities and global connections to the Greater Toronto Area. Programs and curriculum are relevant to changing careers, professions and scholarly disciplines. Its diverse learning community collaborates across disciplines and with external partners, taking smart, calculated risks to turn promising ideas into tangible solutions, products, processes or services that make a positive and meaningful impact upon society. In their programs and through experiential learning opportunities students solve complex problems, think critically and communicate clearly, gaining the confidence and knowledge to build careers, enter diverse professions or to launch their own ventures and create jobs. The evolution of Ryerson has positioned the university to be ready and able to take on a role in keeping with its success as a connector, builder and innovator. This is Ryerson’s time to lead.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association. Please click the following links to view the RFA Collective Agreement and a summary of RFA benefits.
Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.