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, 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.

Tenured or Advanced Tenure-Track Professor, Management for Sustainability, Desautels Faculty of Management – McGill University

The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University is recruiting a tenured professor in management for sustainability. Assistant Professors with an established record of research excellence through publication in top-tier academic journals and who possess a strong record for teaching and academic service are also invited to apply. Sustainability scholarship is highly diverse and in many cases interdisciplinary. The management for sustainability position at Desautels is therefore open to candidates from all academic areas of management (Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour, Strategy and Organization) as well as from adjacent disciplines (e.g. economics and sociology). While the recruitment process is cross-disciplinary, the successful candidate will be affiliated with a specific functional area. In addition to leading their personal research agenda, the incoming faculty member will lead the Managing for Sustainability programs at the BCom level. They will have the opportunity to collaborate within a vibrant community of students, faculty, alumni and management practitioners. They will energize and infuse their expertise into existing activities while initiating new institutional efforts in sustainability related to teaching, research and outreach. Whereas teaching is done in English, knowledge of French or a willingness to learn French is desirable. The position will begin as early as August 1, 2019.

The Desautels Faculty of Management and McGill University
McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management (www.mcgill.ca/desautels) offers a collegial, research-oriented atmosphere. With 80 current tenured/tenure-track professors, the Faculty is committed to continued growth. There are approximately 2,300 BCom students, 250 MBA/EMBA/MM students, and 60 PhD students. The Faculty supports a culture of excellence in research and teaching (exclusively in English) and encourages international, cross-cultural, integrative and multidisciplinary research. Faculty members enjoy a high level of independence in their research and teaching endeavors. The Faculty’s emphasis is on quality, innovation and impact. Research is well supported through a combination of internal funding and government grants. The Faculty provides excellent administrative support for grant applications to funding bodies such as SSHRC (www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca), and generous, philanthropically-supported fellowships and faculty awards are also available. Founded in 1821, McGill University is among Canada’s best-known institutions of higher learning and has been ranked as the number 1 research university in Canada for 14 years in a row by Maclean’s University Rankings. 
McGill is located in Montreal, a UNESCO City of Design since 2006. Montreal offers a true joie de vivre, boasting an experience between North America and Europe. It is a bilingual city with a vibrant restaurant scene, diverse and dynamic cultural offerings, numerous leisure and recreational activities, and country getaways within a short driving distance. Low housing costs, government-funded health care, subsidized day care and free public primary and secondary education help make living in Montreal more affordable. It is also family-friendly and deemed the 4th best city in North America for quality of life in the 2018 Mercer survey.

Application requirements
To ensure immediate consideration, materials should be submitted through our electronic application system https://mcgill.ca/desautels/jobs/tenure-track/desautels-faculty-recruitment-sustainability by March 15, 2019. An application should include: (1) a cover letter expressing your interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a brief research statement; (4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy plus documentation of teaching effectiveness; (5) the names of three individuals who would write your recommendation letters and who would only be contacted should your application move forward; and (6) copies of representative research article(s), including the full paper you would present if invited for a campus visit. Review of materials will begin as applications arrive and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated. Short-listed candidates invited to meet with members of the Faculty should expect to travel to Montreal in Spring 2019. 

Any questions about the position or questions about receipt of your materials should be addressed to mdiim.mgmt@mcgill.ca.
All application materials should be submitted electronically by March 15, 2019 for immediate consideration. Only complete, electronic submissions are accepted.

The cover letter in the application may be addressed to:
Professor Saku Mantere
Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University
1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1G5

Commitment to diversity and equity
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.

Professeur permanent ou proche au permanance, Gestion durable, Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill est à la recherche d’un professeur permanent en gestion durable. Les professeurs adjoints excellant en recherche, comme en font foi leurs publications dans des revues universitaires de premier plan, et possédant une solide feuille de route en matière d’enseignement et de services académiques, sont également invités à postuler. Le savoir en gestion durable étant multiple et souvent interdisciplinaire, le poste est ouvert aux candidats de tous les domaines universitaires de la gestion (comptabilité, finance, marketing, systèmes d’information, gestion de la production, comportement organisationnel, stratégie et organisation) ainsi que de disciplines connexes (par exemple, économie et sociologie). Bien que le recrutement soit multidisciplinaire, le candidat retenu sera affilié à un domaine fonctionnel bien défini. En plus de diriger son propre programme de recherche, le nouveau membre du corps professoral fera fond sur le succès des programmes de gestion axée sur la durabilité offerts au niveau du baccalauréat en commerce. Il fera partie d’un groupe dynamique d’étudiants, de professeurs, de diplômés et de praticiens de la gestion. Il enrichira de son savoir-faire les activités existantes et leur donnera un nouveau souffle, tout en mettant en place des initiatives d’enseignement, de recherche et de sensibilisation en matière de durabilité. L’enseignement se fait en anglais, mais la connaissance du français ou la volonté d’apprendre cette langue est souhaitable. Le mandat débute au plus tôt le 1er août 2019.

Faculté de gestion Desautels et Université McGill
La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill (www.mcgill.ca/desautels) offre une atmosphère axée sur la collaboration et la recherche. Comptant plus de 80 professeurs occupant un poste permanent ou menant à la permanence, la Faculté connaît une croissance soutenue. Elle accueille quelque 2 300 étudiants inscrits au programme de baccalauréat en commerce, 250 étudiants au programme de MBA, de MBA pour cadres ou de maîtrise en gestion et 60 doctorants. La Faculté vise l’excellence en recherche et en enseignement (exclusivement en anglais), et elle favorise la recherche internationale, interculturelle, intégrative et multidisciplinaire. Les membres du corps professoral jouissent d’une grande autonomie pour leurs activités de recherche et d’enseignement. La Faculté accorde une grande importance à la qualité, à l’innovation et aux retombées en matière de recherche. La recherche y est financée par des sources internes et des subventions gouvernementales. La Faculté offre un excellent soutien administratif pour la présentation de demandes de subvention aux organismes de financement, comme le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada (www.sshrc-crsh.gc.ca), et les membres de son corps professoral reçoivent de généreuses bourses et subventions de recherche grâce à des dons.

Fondée en 1821, l’Université McGill est l’une des plus prestigieuses institutions d’enseignement supérieur au Canada et a occupé pendant treize années d’affilée le premier rang des universités de recherche au palmarès universitaire du magazine Maclean’s.

L’Université McGill est située à Montréal, Ville UNESCO de design depuis 2006. La plus européenne des villes d’Amérique du Nord se distingue par sa joie de vivre incomparable. Cette ville bilingue est reconnue pour ses excellents restaurants, sa scène culturelle dynamique et diversifiée, ses innombrables activités récréatives et les nombreux sites de villégiature qui se trouvent à une courte distance en voiture. Un marché immobilier abordable, des services de santé financés par l’État, des places subventionnées par l’État dans les garderies et les services de garde ainsi que l’éducation gratuite au primaire et au secondaire dans les établissements publics contribuent à faire de la métropole une ville accessible. Montréal est également accueillante pour les familles et occupe le quatrième rang du classement nord-américain de l’Enquête Mercer sur la qualité de vie de 2018.

Exigences
Afin d’assurer un examen immédiat de son dossier, le candidat doit soumettre les documents exigés d’ici au 15 mars 2019, par l’entremise de notre système électronique : https://mcgill.ca/desautels/jobs/tenure-track/desautels-faculty-recruitment-sustainability
Le dossier de candidature doit comprendre : (1) une lettre de présentation faisant état de l’intérêt du candidat pour le poste; (2) un curriculum vitæ; (3) un bref énoncé sur les champs d’intérêt en matière de recherche; (4) un bref énoncé sur la philosophie d’enseignement ainsi que des documents attestant la compétence du candidat dans ce domaine; (5) le nom de trois personnes qui accepteraient de rédiger une lettre de recommandation (nous ne communiquerons avec elles que si l’étude de la candidature atteint cette étape); et (6) des exemplaires d’un ou de plusieurs articles de recherche représentatifs des travaux du candidat, y compris la version intégrale de l’article qu’il présenterait s’il était invité sur notre campus.

L’étude des candidatures débutera dès le dépôt de ces dernières et se poursuivra jusqu’à ce que le poste soit pourvu ou que la recherche d’un candidat soit terminée. Les candidats retenus en sélection finale seront invités à rencontrer des membres de la Faculté à Montréal au printemps 2019.

Pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements sur le poste et pour toute question au sujet de la réception des documents, s’adresser à mdiim.mgmt@mcgill.ca.

Tous les documents doivent être soumis par voie électronique d’ici au 15 mars 2019. 

Seules les candidatures complètes soumises par voie électronique seront acceptées.

La lettre de présentation doit être adressée comme suit :

Professeur Saku Mantere
Faculté de gestion Desautels
Université McGill
1001, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal (Québec) H3A 1G5 Canada

Adhésion aux principes d’équité et de diversité
L’Université McGill recrute en fonction du mérite et s’engage fermement à respecter les principes d’équité et de diversité au sein de sa communauté. Nous accueillons favorablement les demandes d’emploi des personnes racisées et de minorités visibles, des femmes, des personnes autochtones, des personnes en situation de handicap, des minorités ethniques, des personnes de toute orientation et identité sexuelles ainsi que de toute personne possédant les aptitudes et les connaissances lui permettant de travailler en collaboration avec diverses communautés.

En outre, McGill reconnaît et prend équitablement en considération l’incidence des congés (p. ex. obligations familiales ou congés pour raisons de santé) qui peuvent entraîner des interruptions ou des ralentissements de carrière. Nous encourageons les candidats à nous informer de tout congé ayant eu une incidence sur leur rendement et pouvant avoir modifié leur parcours professionnel. Cette information sera prise en considération aux fins d’évaluation équitable de leur dossier.

L’Université McGill met en œuvre un programme d’équité en matière d’emploi et invite les membres des groupes désignés à indiquer leur appartenance à ces derniers. Elle tient également à s’assurer que les personnes en situation de handicap reçoivent un traitement équitable et puissent s’intégrer pleinement à la vie universitaire en ayant à cœur de mettre en œuvre les principes de conception universelle dans toutes les sphères de son activité, conformément aux politiques et procédures relatives aux aménagements. Les personnes en situation de handicap qui pourraient avoir besoin de certains aménagements pour soumettre leur candidature sont invitées à communiquer en toute confidentialité avec la professeure Angela Campbell, vice-principale exécutive adjointe (équité et politiques académiques) par courriel ou par téléphone, au 514 398-1660.

Tous les candidats qualifiés sont invités à postuler. Toutefois, conformément aux exigences de l’immigration canadienne, la priorité sera accordée aux Canadiens ainsi qu’aux résidents permanents.

Dean Position, Faculty of Business Administration, Lakehead University

Fewer than 5% of business programs worldwide have been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) – and Lakehead University’s Thunder Bay Campus is one of them. Dynamic, modern, and learner-centred, Lakehead University acknowledges all our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise an enriching university experience: a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a variety of social and recreational activities. Lakehead’s small-class environment balances theoretical learning with practical experience to give our students opportunities not found at other business schools. Lakehead students gain a comprehensive understanding of core business disciplines early on before specializing in a field of study – empowering them to succeed on their own terms.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration is responsible for the overall management of the Faculty and serves as a strategic and collegial leader to faculty, staff, and students. The Dean contributes to the further development of the Faculty and its programs in research, teaching, and service through a keen understanding of what makes the Faculty both exceptional and unconventional: small classes, emphasized experiential learning, substantial regional impact, and a high degree of contact between students and faculty. The Dean leads the development of and articulates a clear strategic vision for the Faculty and serves as an active and visible ambassador, working closely with internal and external partners and stakeholders, including local business and Indigenous communities.

As the ideal candidate, you possess a PhD Degree in business administration or management, a DBA Degree, or another relevant terminal degree. You are a well-established scholar and a thoughtful, strategic, entrepreneurial leader with a successful academic administrative background. You are passionate about advancing connections with local and global business partners, and relationships with Indigenous partners, by developing informed education, research, and service strategies. You understand the value proposition for a small school with multiple campuses and have supported the development of high quality undergraduate and graduate programs, and you know how to develop and maintain a culture of intense research, scholarly, and creative activity. Your engaging, open communication style helps you build friendly community relationships and expand outreach and donation programs. You are committed to social justice, to diversity, to inclusion, and to collegial governance.

If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Katherine Frank or Robert Fleming at 1-866-822-6022, or please apply online at https://www.kbrs.ca/Career/12650 .

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

Tenure-Track Position: Assistant Professor, Management, 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 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 applications for a tenure-track faculty position in management. The successful candidate will be expected to teach lower- and specialized upper-level courses in management with a particular focus on introductory management courses, new business development and entrepreneurship, global strategic management, strategic management (theory and practice). The successful applicant may also be required to develop courses and programs in these areas. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

We seek applicants who share our passion for, and commitment to, excellence in undergraduate teaching in a student-centered environment, and who successfully integrate their scholarship into their teaching. Related to these principles, applicants are expected to contribute to the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Applicants must have exceptional communication and teaching skills, and demonstrable ability to develop experiential and applied research opportunities for students. An ability to teach across traditional disciplinary boundaries would be an asset.

The successful applicant must be able to incorporate or reflect Indigenous perspectives or ways of teaching and learning into their curriculum.

As a teaching-oriented institution, we are seeking a collegial, energetic and innovative individual who has successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level and who communicates effectively with students both in and out of the classroom; is able to instruct across a range of the undergraduate courses offered by the department; and can develop new and innovative courses.

Experience and interest in developing experiential learning opportunities, including internships, study abroad and co-curricular activities is highly desirable. Demonstrable experience in technology-supported teaching (e.g. hybrid, on-line, experiential, and computer-assisted learning) would be an asset.

Applicants will have a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience; demonstrated ability to establish a successful research program; and an ability to incorporate their research into applied and experiential learning opportunities for students. The successful applicant will be expected to develop innovative and internationally recognized research programs and to obtain external funding. 

The successful applicant will be expected to actively participate in departmental activities and service, initiatives, as well as contribute to academic leadership. A commitment to an ongoing program of professional development is required.

Qualifications
The successful candidate will have a PhD, DBA, or DBL in strategic management, entrepreneurship, leadership, or a related field from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution, or solid indication of imminent completion. The applicant must also have at least five years of relevant industry experience in at least one of these areas. 

Relevant post-doctoral or industrial experience is highly desirable.

How to Apply
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 statement of research interests, (5) two samples of academic scholarship, and (6) three letters of reference.

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Direct your application – referring to Posting 2018.245 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

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on December 14, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled. 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, School of Retail Management, TRSM, Ryerson University

The Ted Rogers School of Retail Management at Ryerson University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2019 , subject to final budgetary approval.

Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University (TRSM) is developing collaborative, creative leaders who will drive 21st century business forward while making a positive impact on society. Home to nearly 10,000 students and more than 200 industry-connected faculty, TRSM is Canada’s leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. TRSM offers 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, two Bachelor of Health Administration degrees, the Ted Rogers MBA, a Master in Health Administration (Community Care), a Master of Science in Management, Professional Master’s Diploma and Executive Education courses. TRSM is also home to 15 innovative research centres, institutes and labs. www.ryerson.ca/tedrogersschool

As the only school of its kind in Canada, students are provided with a sector specific (Retail Management) Bachelor of Commerce education, which includes theory and practical experience, for those who will become successful professionals in a constantly changing retail industry. The Ted Rogers School of Retail Management is at the forefront of understanding the retail market, the largest employing sector in the country. We seek to enable students to become a leader in the world’s most dynamic industry. The school offers many opportunities for students and faculty to get involved in events throughout the year.

Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include teaching and supervising at undergraduate and graduate levels and taking a role in teaching Retail Management and/or related courses. As the school continues its research activities, the new faculty member must have the ability to establish and maintain a strong, independent research agenda, collaborate with other university departments, partners and the community, and contribute to the development of the research culture. The successful candidate is expected to participate in service/committees related to the ongoing operations of the school.

Qualifications
Candidates will hold a PhD in a business-related discipline or be near completion with a defense date set by July 1, 2019. 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 and will be expected to demonstrate their ability to work with a diverse student population. Successful candidates will also have a profile that demonstrates strong research potential, evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate/graduate level and a capacity for collaboration and collegial service. Candidates will be required to demonstrate a teaching and/or research interests in one or more following subject areas: Retail Analytics, Merchandising, Buying, or Category Management. The Assistant Professor will actively contribute to enhance the School’s vision, culture and reputation.

Equity at Ryerson University
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 fundamental to our institutional culture. 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 School of Retail Management 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.

As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for both 2015, 2016 and 2017. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit www.ryerson.ca, check out @RyersonU , @RyersonHR and @RyersonECI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.

How to Apply

Candidates are asked to submit their application online through the Faculty Recruitment Portal  (click on Start Application Process to begin). The application must contain the following:

a) A Letter of Application including statements of teaching experience, research specialization and
interests.
b) A Curriculum Vitae
c) One sample of research publication/manuscript
d) Results of teaching evaluations
e) Names of three individuals who may be contacted for reference.

In order for the University to comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements,  candidates must indicate in their application if they are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident by including one of the following statements in reference to their status: “I am a permanent resident or citizen of Canada” OR “I am not a permanent resident or citizen of Canada” . Candidates are not required to specify their country of origin or citizenship in their application.

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 ). The review of applications will begin January 10 th , 2019.  Application submitted past this date may be considered until the position is filled. Please note that only those candidates selected for the short-list of consideration will be contacted for interviews.

Any inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal can be sent to Laurie Shemavonian at lshemavo@ryerson.ca. Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, at t26king@ryerson.ca

These positions fall under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at
https://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/faculty-affairs/rfa-collective-agreement/RFA_CA_2015_to_2018.pdf and the RFA’s website can be found at www.rfanet.ca . A summary of RFA benefits can be found at
https://www.ryerson.ca/hr/employee-resources/rfa/full-time-LTF/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.

Assistant Professor, Management, Shannon School of Business, Cape Breton University

The Shannon School of Business at CBU invites applications for a tenure-track position in Management at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence in August 2018 (or shortly thereafter).

CBU, an institution with extensive global connections, is located on world-renowned Cape Breton Island, a region highly regarded for creativity, diversity, innovation, and hospitality. CBU has a reputation for small class sizes, active community engagement, and strong internal support for faculty research.

The Shannon School of Business delivers a variety of programs including BBA, BHTM, and MBA. Teaching assignments will be at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching courses will include organizational behaviour, human resource management, leadership, change management, and strategic management.

Candidates should have a PhD, or its equivalent, or be in the later stages of their PhD program. The School is seeking collaborative individuals who have the potential to perform sponsored research, enrich teaching, and contribute actively to the life of the school community.

CBU teaches programs on campus, off campus in locations across and outside of Canada, and on-line. The university and its partners will therefore provide opportunities for faculty members to teach in different modes in different locations as part of their regular workload. While these opportunities may not be available equally for all faculty positions in all programs, a clear willingness to teach in different modes and locations will be noted as part of your application.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate potential and commitment with regard to teaching, research/creative/scholarly activities and service to Cape Breton University, community and profession. The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the reference number (MAP1807), a complete dossier including curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of scholarly writing and three current letters of reference (sent directly to CBU) to the Human Resources Department. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. August 3, 2018. Applicants who apply by email (pdf format preferred) will receive a return email confirming receipt.

Cape Breton 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.

Cape Breton University
Human Resources Dept. / P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road / Sydney, NS B1P 6L2
Website: www.cbu.ca/careers email: humanresources@ns.aliantzinc.ca