Full-time Director tenure track position, School of Business – University of the Fraser Valley

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 / Associate 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, enrollment 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 January 2, 2020; however, the position will remain open until filled. 

Applicants must submit:

  • a letter of application (cover letter), 
  • a curriculum vitae, 
  • a teaching dossier (including a teaching philosophy statement and student evaluations), 
  • a leadership philosophy (demonstrating areas including curriculum/program management, budgeting, community partnership building, stategic enrolment management, educational planning and staffing), 
  • a statement of research interests, 
  • two samples of academic scholarship, and 
  • 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.

Vice-Provost position, University of Victoria

The University of Victoria (UVic) is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading research universities, demonstrating extraordinary depth of excellence across a wide array of graduate and undergraduate programs.  The University’s 27,000 students, faculty and staff contribute to and benefit from the UVic Edge — the potent fusion of dynamic learning and research with vital impact, altogether in an extraordinary academic environment. A welcoming and increasingly diverse university community with a collegial leadership culture, UVic tackles issues that matter to people, places and the planet. Its vibrant Pacific Rim location inspires new ways of thinking and action in a community rich with Indigenous and international perspectives, while its size and culture nurture personal connections on campus and beyond.

This is a newly created role at UVic and the Vice-Provost’s responsibilities include leading various facets of the University’s academic direction and related strategic initiatives: in particular, coordinating and supporting the development and delivery of Strategic Framework-supporting initiatives in the faculties, providing leadership and support to equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives across the academic portfolio, and strengthening relationships with the Office of the Vice-President Research portfolio in support of accomplishing priorities in both the Strategic Framework and the Strategic Research Plan. The Vice-Provost is also responsible for integrating academic strategic initiatives with other areas, supporting international initiatives and programs of academic units and engaging with university partners and external partners and stakeholders. The position will develop and lead initiatives to advance UVic’s community-university engagement objectives. The Vice-Provost will envision and lead initiatives to progress desired outcomes in relation to UVic’s Indigenous Plan and related Strategic Framework aspirations while supporting the University’s commitment to Indigenous students and communities through collaboration with the Executive Director, Indigenous Academic and Community Engagement. The Vice-Provost will have delegated authority to act on behalf of the Provost.

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished and respected scholar in both teaching and research and an exemplary leader who brings a strong commitment to serving the needs of students and advancing the University’s Strategic Framework. Candidates must have a demonstrated track record of success as a university academic administrator with experience as a department chair or other senior academic leader.  A commitment to advancing UVic’s vision of being the Canadian university that best integrates outstanding scholarship, inspired teaching and real-life involvement is critical for success.

UVic is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments.  In pursuit of our values, we seek members who work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power.  We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. To read our full equity statement, please see: www.uvic.ca/equitystatement.

This is an exciting opportunity to engage in a leadership role at the University of Victoria.  To learn more, please call Maureen Geldart or Jayson Young of The Geldart Group at 604.926.0005 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and names and contact information of three references in confidence to: jayson@thegeldartgroup.com   We will respond to all who apply.

Tenure track position, Organizational Change, Polytechnique Montréal

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Polytechnique Montréal promotes excellence, creativity, integrity, collaboration, respect, openness and diversity. Recognized as one of Montreal’s best employers, it offers excellent working conditions, notably by fostering its employees’ work-life balance and well-being. Polytechnique has an equal access employment program and encourages women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities to apply. Accommodations can be provided at the request of persons with disabilities or based on other characteristics. Applying to Polytechnique means taking a leap toward a rewarding career and opening up to a world of opportunities.

Located on Mount Royal, an exceptional setting in the heart of Montreal, Polytechnique is a world-renowned engineering university that operates in a STARS certified environment. It excels in multidisciplinary and multisectoral research and in high-quality training at all academic levels. Founded in 1873, Polytechnique Montréal now numbers more than eight thousand five hundred students and relies on the expertise of more than a thousand persons with a wide variety of qualifications. In advocating sustainable development, Polytechnique stands out by its leading-edge innovations and its active role in technological, economic and social development. Polytechnique positions itself locally, nationally and internationally by favouring synergy among research ecosystems.

With 46 professors and 10 teachers, the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering is responsible for many programs and courses within the institution: an undergraduate program in industrial engineering; professional master’s and specialized graduate programs (DESS) in industrial engineering; master’s research and doctoral programs in industrial engineering and applied mathematics; as well as all mathematics and complementary studies courses.

POSITION SUMMARY

The department is seeking a professor of organizational change. The successful candidate will develop a research program in his or her area of specialization. In addition, she or he will teach in a variety of existing and future programs, at all academic levels, notably in industrial engineering, technological project management, innovation management, health systems engineering, and organization resilience.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the duties of this position with a dynamic and creative approach. In particular, he/she will:

• demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence at all undergraduate and graduate levels;
• supervise undergraduate and graduate students;
• carry out innovative research projects;
• obtain grants and contracts aimed at training highly qualified personnel through research work;
• publish the scientific results of his or her research;
• collaborate with the teaching and research activities of the Department;
• collaborate with other research teams within Polytechnique Montréal or other institutions;
• contribute to the outreach of Polytechnique Montréal in Québec and internationally.

AREA OF EXPERTISE

The department is seeking a professor with recognized expertise in the following areas:
• organizational change management;
• digital and organizational transformation;
• impact of technological change;
• organizational behaviour;
• sociology of organizations.

STARTING DATE

As soon as possible.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must hold a doctorate (Ph.D.) in a field relevant to the areas of expertise. They must demonstrate excellent research and teaching skills. Since the language of instruction is French, the successful candidate must have sufficient proficiency in spoken and written French soon after the start of employment.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

This faculty position is tenure-track. Salary and benefits will be set in accordance with the collective agreement in effect (pdf). The latter includes arrangements for work-life balance and offers maternity, paternity and adoption leaves in addition to the Québec Parental Insurance Plan (http://www.rqap.gouv.qc.ca/).

APPLICATIONS

Candidates are invited to submit an application that includes:

• a detailed CV;
• a description of their area of expertise;
• a description of their teaching and training goals;
• a description of their proposed (future) research objectives and program;
• full contact information for three persons willing to provide reference letter;
• official records of university diplomas;
• a few examples of work relevant to the position, as well as three recent scientific contributions;
• teaching evaluations,if available.

Applications must be received no later than June 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m ET. Address applications to the attention of:

Professor Michel Gendreau, Director
Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering
Polytechnique Montréal
P.O. Box 6079, Station Centre-ville
Montreal, Québec H3C 3A7
Canada 

michel.gendreau@polymtl.ca

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, in accordance with immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Tenure track position, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, School of Business and Economics – Thompson Rivers University

The School of Business and Economics (SOBE) at Thompson Rivers University invites applicants for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level, in entrepreneurship and innovation.

The Department of Human Enterprise and Innovation is seeking high-caliber, original thinkers and innovators in the area of Entrepreneurship & Innovation to help us establish a cutting-edge department and school. This is a rare opportunity to be part of the vanguard in an exciting development at a dynamic, creative and innovative University. Our new department is building on the core foundations of Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, and Entrepreneurship to form a focus on human centered activities – where creativity, collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurial thinking, are key integrated themes in the design and management of dynamic organizations.

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) provides many paths to learning, a hands-on approach and a supportive inclusive environment to over 25,000 regional, national, and international learners. Research, creativity and innovation are integrated into teaching and learning in over 140 on-campus programs and 60 programs in our Open Learning Division.

Thompson Rivers University’s spectacular main campus is at the heart of Kamloops, British Columbia, a small city of 85,000 in BC’s sunny interior. Enjoy four seasons of outdoor adventures, a rich cultural scene and a vibrant, diverse campus community.

The School of Business and Economics (SoBE) is a dynamic part of TRU and offers a wide array of successful graduate and undergraduate degree, diploma, and certificate programs in both business and economics. These programs are taught to domestic and international students using both on-campus and distance delivery methods.

The successful candidate will have a strong focus on developing research that specializes in areas such as understanding new venture creation, entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, innovation and design thinking – with an overall focus on ‘business design’ – where creative intelligence and entrepreneurial thinking, are key integrated themes. They will continue to initiate, collaborate, and develop a research agenda focusing on scholarly and practical knowledge that unites current creative and innovative organizational practices to the organizational challenges of the future.

It is expected that the new faculty member’s research agenda will produce both peer reviewed conference presentation’s and published research papers/case studies in established high quality journals.

The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Entrepreneurship. A tripartite faculty member (a faculty member who contributes to Research, Teaching and Service) would typically be expected to teach five, 3 credit courses per year.

Faculty are also expected to make service contributions to their profession, department, school, institution or community by participating on various committees and contributing to other initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Candidates should possess a Doctorate with a specialization in Entrepreneurship and Innovation or related fields. (ABDs will be considered, but must provide evidence of imminent completion).
• Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate research potential through conference papers and/or published journal articles focusing on areas such as entrepreneurship, innovation, social entrepreneurship, new venture creation or related areas.
• Candidates should have strong teaching experience or demonstrated potential supported by relevant evidence.
Applications should include a letter of interest, a research agenda – including one or two publications or conference papers, a teaching portfolio, curriculum vitae, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees and/or references, a copy of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and a minimum of three student evaluations reflecting teaching ability.

COMMENCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT: August 1, 2019

REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed commencing May 15, 2019, and may continue until the position is filled.

Please apply here: https://tru.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/14646

Bipartite tenure track position, Department of Management, Information and Supply Chain, School of Business and Economics – Thompson Rivers University

The School of Business and Economics (SoBE) at Thompson Rivers University invites applications for a bipartite tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the business management area. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2019 or later. The Department of Management, Information and Supply Chain is an integral part of the School of Business & Economics and offers a Supply Chain Management Major and Minor, a Post-baccalaureate Diploma in Supply Chain, and Minors in Project Management and Management Information System areas, in addition to offering service courses for the School of Business & Economics.

The School of Business and Economics (SoBE) is a dynamic part of Thompson Rivers University and offers a wide array of successful graduate and undergraduate degree, diploma, and certificate programs in both business and economics. These programs are taught to domestic and international students using both on-campus and distance delivery methods.

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) provides many paths to learning, a hands-on approach and a supportive inclusive environment to over 25,000 regional, national, and international learners. Research, creativity and innovation are integrated into teaching and learning in over 140 on-campus programs and 60 programs in our Open Learning Division. Thompson Rivers University’s spectacular main campus is at the heart of Kamloops, British Columbia, a small city of 85,000 in BC’s sunny interior. Enjoy four seasons of outdoor adventures, a rich cultural scene and a vibrant, diverse campus community.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the business management area. Candidates with substantial business experience may be considered for MBA teaching. A bipartite faculty member is expected to teach eight courses or course sections per year. The candidate would be expected to make service contributions to the profession, department, school, university or community by participating on various committees and contributing to various initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• An MBA or a Master’s degree in general business management is required.
• A Ph.D. degree in business management is preferred.
• Either extensive University level teaching experience in business management area or strong practical and relevant business management/consulting experience in a managerial or executive role, is required.
• Ability to teach a variety of business management topics is preferred.
• Strong computer skills are required.

COMMENCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT: August 1, 2019

REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed commencing May 10, 2019, and may continue until the position is filled.

Please apply here: https://tru.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/14537