Tenure-Track Position, Assistant Professor, Retail Management, Ted Rogers School of 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, 2018.
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, 2018. 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, omni-channel, 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 (click on Start Application Process to begin) by October 1st, 2017. 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; one sample of research publication/manuscript; results of teaching evaluations; and the names of at least three 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 the Interim Director and the chair of the Department Hiring Committee (DHC), Dr. Seung Hwan (Mark) Lee (lee.mark@ryerson.ca). Please note that only those candidates selected for the short-list of consideration will be contacted for interviews.

The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University offers distinctive Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and graduate (MBA and MScM) degrees in six schools – Accounting & Finance, Business Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Information Technology Management, Retail Management, and Health Services Management (BHA). Located in the heart of downtown Toronto’s diverse business community, our Bay Street location reinforces our strong links to the heart of corporate Canada. With an emphasis on relevant curriculum and excellence in teaching and research, our Schools continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation and program quality by combining academic rigour with real-world learning. To learn more about our Schools, please visit tedrogerschool.ca.

These positions fall under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at http://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/teaching/rfa_docs/rfa_ca_2016/RFA_CA_2015_to_2018.pdf and the RFA’s website can be found at rfanet.ca. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as part of our DNA – our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.
Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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