Contractual Academic Staff position, Finance, Desautels Faculty of Management – McGill University

Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University invites applications for a two-year Contractual Academic Staff (CAS) appointment in the Finance area. Candidates must have earned at least a Master’s degree (probably in finance) with significant work experience, most likely in the financial sector. 

This CAS appointment will assume two main responsibilities. As Program Director of the new Master of Management in Finance program (MMF), the candidate will be responsible for all non-academic elements related to the MMF, including student recruitment and advising, career placement, etc. He / She will also play a key role in building and fostering connections with the finance industry across Canada. As a Faculty Lecturer, the successful candidate will share responsibility for various experiential elements of the MMF program as well as when necessary contribute to the development of new ones. Some teaching will be expected in the various finance offerings across programs at McGill. Finally, the successful candidate would be central to any new program ventures the finance area may launch. 

The ideal start date for the appointment will in August/September, 2019. 
Desautels Faculty of Management has more than 82 full-time professors and offers B.Com., MBA, and Ph.D. degrees. The finance area offers courses at the undergraduate, MBA, MMF and Ph.D. levels. 

The application deadline is August 19th 2019. Applicants should submit their cover letter, a CV and three letters of reference (at least two from industry) to the following website:

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. 

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. 

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.