Instructor position, Human Resources and General Management, School of Business – University of the Fraser Valley

Contract type Faculty; Temporary (Limited Term)
Status One-year term
Start Date August 15, 2019
Review Date April 28, 2019

About UFV
The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting details
The School of Business develops individuals to achieve leadership, management, global citizenship, and employability potential through business-relevant, research-informed education. The school offers degree, diploma, and certificate programs. Its Bachelor of Business Administration program is internationally recognized as one of the best business programs and accredited by EFMD.

The School of Business invites applicants for a one-year Limited-Term Faculty appointment. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a total of seven (7) sections, including BUS 201 (Human Resource Management), BUS 100 (Introduction to Business), and other lower-level HRM and/or Management courses.

There is an expectation that the successful candidate will engage in university and community service, and the promotion of programs offered by the school. The service requirement for this position is to support, advice, and accompany students to regional, national, and international competitions associated with the UFV Enactus club throughout the whole academic year. 

Qualifications
The successful candidate must have a PhD or DBA in a relevant field from a recognized institution, preferably from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution, or solid indication of imminent completion. Applicants with a relevant Master’s degree and at least five years of employment in a leading position related to the position will be considered. Relevant post-doctoral or industrial experience is highly desirable. Applicants with demonstrated, effective teaching experience in courses relevant to the posting will be given priority.

How to apply
Applications must include a letter of application (cover letter), curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy and (if available) recent teaching evaluations. Applicants may submit up to three samples of scholarly work in support of their application.
Applicants are asked to identify in their cover letter whether they are legally eligible to work in Canada. Applications that do not include this will be deemed incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Direct application materials by April 28, 2019, referring to Posting #2019.59 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: ufv.ca Email: hrinfo@ufv.ca

Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Director position, School of Business – University of Fraser Valley

Position: Director, School of Business
Department: School of Business, Faculty of Professional Studies
Status: Faculty, Permanent (tenure-track); 100% full-time 
Start Date: August 1, 2019
Salary Scale: Appropriate placement on the Director Salary Scale
Review Date: April 12, 2019

About UFV
The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centers, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive, and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our u see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting Details
The School of Business offers a four-year Bachelor of Business Administration degree with several majors and minors, two-year diploma programs and 1-year certificates. The School currently has a complement of 28 full-time faculty members and an average enrollment of 6,500 students. The School of Business also offers the Bachelor of Business Administration program in Chandigarh, India, a one of a kind Canadian post-secondary institution on Indian soil that offers applied North American curriculum taught by a mix of International and Indian faculty.

For its high quality and international perspective the UFV Bachelor of Business Administration program has been awarded EPAS accreditation recognizing it as one of the leading business programs in the world. The UFV School of Business is a member of EFMD, one of the key business schools networks in the world. We pledge to provide responsible management education, research, and thought leadership through PRME.

UFV’s School of Business invites applicants for the full-time position of Director. This is a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the School of Business with a five-year term as Director.

Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Professional Studies, the Director is responsible for managing all aspects of the School’s operations and leading a dynamic team of staff and faculty members. Working with Area Chairs for each major/discipline in the School, the Director manages curriculum and program development, program management, timetabling, staffing (Including faculty and sessional instructor recruitment), budgeting, educational planning, enrolment management, strategic planning, Chandigarh campus collaboration and community partnership building. 

The Director participates in the administration of the Faculty of Professional Studies through collaboration with the Dean and Associate Dean, and membership on the Professional Studies Heads and Directors Team. Working with a diverse range of students, including Indigenous and International students, the Director also has the responsibility to encourage high-quality teaching, learning, scholarship and service within the School. As a leader, the Director will build and maintain relationships within the School and the University. The Director is responsible for representing the School at the institutional and inter-institutional level, and within the wider external community, as well as Internationally including travel to UFV India in Chandigarh. Participation on institutional committees, service contributions, and ongoing professional development is an expectation. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the School contributes to the fulfillment of UFV’s strategic directions and Education Plan priorities. 

We particularly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples and, those with experience of racialization or colonization.

Qualifications
Experience and interest in developing entrepreneurial and innovative experiential learning opportunities, including community-student partnerships, internships, study abroad and co-curricular activities is highly desirable. Demonstrable experience in technology-supported learning environments (e.g., hybrid, on-line, experiential, and computer-assisted learning) and innovative inter-disciplinary teaching environments would be an asset. Experience and interest in interdisciplinary and cross-Faculty collaborations is also highly desirable. Awareness regarding the use of evidence-based teaching and accessibility principles to optimize learning for all people (e.g. Universal Design for Learning, Principles of Accessibility) is an asset.

The successful candidate will possess a PhD in a business or management-related discipline from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution together with five years of relevant business education experience. The successful candidate will have a commitment to Indigenization and a strong track record of: 
• scholarship and teaching experience at an accredited public post-secondary institution;
• successful academic or professional administration experience; and 
• academic program development. 

The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills that include effective communication, planning and program administration, and conflict resolution skills. Experience in managing or supporting a formal program or institution accreditation process would be an asset.


How to Apply

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 12, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. 

Applicants must submit:
(1) a letter of application (cover letter), 
(2) a curriculum vitae, 
(3) a teaching dossier (including a teaching philosophy statement and student evaluations), 
(4) a leadership philosophy (demonstrating areas including curriculum/program management, budgeting, community partnership building, stategic enrolment management, educational planning and staffing), 
(5) a statement of research interests, 
(6) two samples of academic scholarship, and 
(7) three letters of reference reflecting both industry and academic experience (may be submitted at interview stage). 

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Direct your application – referring to Posting 2019.56 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: www.ufv.ca
Email applications to: hrinfo@ufv.ca

Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Tenure track position, Accounting, Faculty of Business – University of Prince Edward Island

The Faculty of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position in accounting at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position will be filled as soon as possible not later than July 1, 2019, subject to budgetary approval.  

The preferred candidate for this appointment in accounting must have a professional accounting designation, although not required, an earned doctorate in a relevant field, or a doctorate close to completion would be an asset. Candidates will be expected to support a growing undergraduate emphasis in accounting, and demonstrate capability to teach at graduate levels in accounting.  A record of excellence in teaching and research appropriate to career stage, or a demonstration of clear promise is required. The successful candidate will be a member of the faculty team and be expected to balance service contributions with scholarly productivity and teaching excellence, at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The UPEI Faculty of Business has emphasized evidence-based management and enjoyed considerable student case competition success in recent years. Candidates who are able to contribute in those areas are encouraged to apply. Preference may be given to candidates with both strong academic qualifications and professional experience in an applied setting. The Faculty of Business also offers both a Specialization and Certificate in Accounting.

Experience and/or interest in data analytics and artificial intelligence as it relates to the accounting profession would also be considered a major asset.

The University of Prince Edward Island is recognized as a leading, innovative centre of excellence in learning, teaching, scholarship, and research. While it is strongly connected to the vibrant social and cultural environment of Prince Edward Island, it enjoys a reputation that extends far beyond the Island’s shores.

The University is located in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a bustling tourist destination that boasts the amenities of a much larger city, including excellent theatre, galleries, music, and dining possibilities. A province-wide hiking and biking trail runs right along the UPEI campus, and the National Park beaches and world-famous golf courses are a short drive away. Charlottetown and its surrounding communities offer charming and affordable housing options, a low crime rate, and a semi-rural lifestyle that is second-to-none.


Start Date:

July 1, 2019

Closing Date: 

Application Instructions: 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, research outline, and teaching dossier. They should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the address below.

Please email or mail applications to:

Dr. Jurgen Krause, Dean

Faculty of Business
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Canada C1A 4P3
Telephone: (902) 566-0564
E-mail: business@upei.ca

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Short term position, Accounting, Faculty of Business – University of Prince Edward Island

The Faculty of Business invites applications for a 10 month term position in accounting. This position is subject to budgetary approval.  

The preferred candidate for this appointment in accounting must have a professional accounting designation. Candidates should be able to teach at all levels in accounting. Candidates will be expected to support a growing undergraduate emphasis in accounting, and demonstrate capability to teach at graduate levels in accounting. A record of excellence in teaching and research appropriate to career stage, or a demonstration of clear promise is required. The successful candidate will be a member of the faculty team and be expected to balance service contributions with scholarly productivity and teaching excellence, at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  The UPEI Faculty of Business has emphasized evidence-based management and enjoyed considerable student case competition success in recent years. Candidates who are able to contribute in those areas are encouraged to apply. Preference may be given to candidates with both strong academic qualifications and professional experience in an applied setting. The Faculty of Business also offers both a Specialization and Certificate in Accounting.

The University of Prince Edward Island is recognized as a leading, innovative centre of excellence in learning, teaching, scholarship, and research. While it is strongly connected to the vibrant social and cultural environment of Prince Edward Island, it enjoys a reputation that extends far beyond the Island’s shores.

The University is located in the provincial capital of Charlottetown, a bustling tourist destination that boasts the amenities of a much larger city, including excellent theatre, galleries, music, and dining possibilities. A province-wide hiking and biking trail runs right along the UPEI campus, and the National Park beaches and world-famous golf courses are a short drive away. Charlottetown and its surrounding communities offer charming and affordable housing options, a low crime rate, and a semi-rural lifestyle that is second-to-none.


Start Date:

July 15, 2019

Closing Date: 

Application Instructions: 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, research outline, and teaching dossier. They should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the address below.

Please email or mail applications to:

Dr. Jurgen Krause, Dean

Faculty of Business
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Canada C1A 4P3
Telephone: (902) 566-0564
E-mail: business@upei.ca

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Limited term Lecturer position, Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour, Edwards School of Business – University of Saskatchewan

The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking a limited term Lecturer in the department of Human Resources and Organizational Behaviour. The appointment will be for a one-year term effective July 1, 2019.

The Edwards School of Business has an undergraduate business program with approximately 2,200 engaged and talented students. We also have thriving MBA, M.Sc. Finance, Masters of Professional Accounting programs, and a newly created M.Sc. in Marketing. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.edwards.usask.ca

In addition to a vibrant research culture, we are committed to excellent teaching. Our undergraduate students go on to work in industry or start businesses and remain connected to the school via an active alumni network. As faculty, we take great pride in their accomplishments and we are looking for someone with a special ability to impact students. You will have recognized expertise and be passionate about a career in teaching at the undergraduate university level. 

The ideal candidate will have a teaching interest/background in Human Resource Management with the ability to teach classes in Introduction to Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Training and Development, as well as other departmental courses. Interest and ability to teach Business Communications is also an asset. In addition to a required relevant graduate degree, a current CPHR designation is an advantage. The salary band for this position is $77,613 – $115,245. 

Consistent with AACSB accreditation requirements, the Edwards School of Business seeks individuals whose academic training and/or professional activities clearly align with the AACSB standards. Candidates must satisfy any one of the following faculty categories:

a. Practice Academics sustain their currency and relevance through professional engagement and industry interaction. Besides holding a doctoral degree in an academic area clearly linked to the field in which they are expected to teach, the candidate would have undertaken substantive consulting, linkages to practice, or other forms of professional engagement.

b. Scholarly Practitioners sustain their currency and relevance through publications in academic or professional journals, text books, or instructional resources, including cases and business simulations. Candidates would require a graduate degree in an academic area clearly linked to the field in which they are expected to teach and a current CPHR designation.

c. Instructional Practitioners must have initial academic preparation (including a graduate degree), professional experience and ongoing professional engagement. Their professional experience at the time of hiring must be significant in terms of duration and level of responsibility, and clearly linked to the field in which the candidate is expected to teach. For those faculty teaching undergraduate courses, at least three years of full-time work experience would be required. At least five years of full-time employment experience would be expected for those individuals assigned to teach in graduate programs. Professional engagement activities must be substantive and sustained at levels that support currency and relevance for Edwards’ mission.

This position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, and employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Applications must include: 

• A letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
• A detailed and current curriculum vitae; 
• A teaching dossier or evidence of teaching effectiveness that will include sample course outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests;
• The names and contact information of three references who may be contacted by the selection committee.

Contact

For more information on this opportunity and to submit an application please contact:

Dr. Joseph Schmidt
Associate Professor
Department Head, Human Resources & Organizational Behaviour
jschmidt@edwards.usask.ca

The deadline for applications is April 12, 2019.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a vibrant arts community and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research and scholarly activities and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of over 24,000.For more information on the City of Saskatoon, please visit the following website: http://tourismsaskatoon.com.

The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Tenure track position, Human Resources, Bissett School of Business – Mount Royal University

About Mount Royal University

Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University grew into a vibrant college in the 1930s and became a mid-sized university in 2009. Mount Royal has carved out a distinct niche by offering smaller class sizes, a robust liberal education and unique undergraduate programs. Currently, nearly 14,000 credit students choose from 12 bachelor degrees and 32 majors.

About the Bissett School of Business

The Bissett School of Business, in the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies, offers a four-year Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree. Students can pursue majors in human resources, general management (with concentrations in financial analysis, financial services, international business, innovation and entrepreneurship, social innovation and supply chain management), accounting, and marketing. In addition to these majors, the Bissett School of Business offers several minors including human resources, accounting, finance, finance and economics, financial services, business and society and international business, as well as a diploma in Aviation, and certificates in human resources, advanced accounting, and marketing. Approximately 2,100 students are enrolled in the school’s programs. In its approach to curriculum and content development, the school is committed to MRU’s Indigenous Strategic Plan and the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

About the Role

The Department of Management and Human Resources invites applications for a tenure track position in Human Resources, to commence July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval, at the rank of Assistant Professor. A specialization in the following, or a combination of the following areas, would be ideal: Compensation & Benefits, Organization Learning & Development, Employee Relations, and/or Labour Relations.

At Mount Royal, new faculty are hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/ scholarship/service pattern (TSS) has a focus on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member be actively involved in a research program as well as engaged in service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching/service pattern (TS) has a focus on scholarly informed teaching and service. Applications from either work pattern will be considered.

Responsibilities

  • Instruction: Course delivery should place a priority on student engagement and includes work such as preparation of course outlines, other course materials, classroom learning activities, lesson preparation and assessments, and course Blackboard site curation.
  • Research: Applicants interested in the TSS work pattern must be committed to a scholarly research program that contributes to both academia and practice. This is evidenced through engagement in both scholarly and professional forums and publications. 
  • Administration: Administer exams, input final grades upon course completion, and participate in course-related meetings, as required.
  • Service: Coach student competition teams, mentor student clubs, assist with the development of curriculum, and serve on departmental or university committees.
  • Community: At Mount Royal University our industry connections are an important and integral part of our programs. The successful candidate will be required to actively liaise with industry partners or professional associations on behalf of the Bissett School of Business.

As a university committed to teaching and learning informed by scholarship, the successful candidate must possess a passion for teaching excellence and be capable of teaching at the introductory and advanced levels, as evidenced by a strong ability to integrate both theory and practice through effective communication and presentation skills.

The appointed individual will be expected to collaborate with industry and community partners and be involved in course and program development. The successful candidate will actively contribute to enhance the school’s vision, culture and reputation, including participating in service and committee work related to the ongoing operations of the university.

Qualifications

A PhD in Human Resources, or a related field, is strongly preferred (Those who are ABD and very close to successful completion will also be considered.) A Master’s degree is required.

Additionally, the successful candidate will have several of the following attributes: 

  • Teaching experience in human resources at the post-secondary level and the ability to teach introductory through to senior level human resources courses;
  • Proven record of ongoing achievement in research and scholarship;
  • Demonstrated professional human resources experience and expertise;
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills;
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation, or similar (e.g. SHRM), designation will be an asset;
  • Experience with academic indigenization or Indigenous business and/or industry partnership activities will be a strong asset;
  • International experience is an asset.

Closing Date: March 27, 2019

A complete dossier should be submitted including a detailed cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of three (3) references, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and if the teaching/scholarship/service (TSS) pattern is desirable, a statement of research interests.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. After the close date, you can check on the status of your application through your Career Centre. New career opportunities arise frequently and are posted as they become available. Please check back often to view our latest postings on our Career Opportunities page. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.