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

Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University invites applications for a two-year full-time Contractual Academic Staff (CAS) appointment in the area of Retail Management; the contract is renewable. Candidates must have a Master’s degree or possesses a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of experience in the Retail Industry. A profound understanding of retail operations and technology is required for this position. Incumbents must also possess a strong understanding of emerging trends and innovations and how these elements come together to foster operational efficiencies, competitiveness, and customer satisfaction in the retail sector. 

The CAS appointment will assume two main responsibilities. As Program Director of the new Masters of Management in Retailing program (MMR), the candidate will be responsible for all non-academic elements related to the MMR, including student recruitment and advising, career placement as well as take the lead on developing industry partnerships both locally and globally. 

As a Faculty Lecturer, the candidate will develop and deliver a 6-credit retail internship course and a 3-credit experiential course integral to the MMR as well as assume responsibility for developing and teaching other retail topics, as appropriate to a graduate student audience. The successful candidate is also expected to make substantive contributions through service to the Faculty, the University, and the broader community, by fostering research initiatives suitable for the new state-of-the-art Retail Lab, organizing the MMR international student trip and the Global Retail Case Competition; all of which are integral components of the MMR. The start date for the appointment will be August 15, 2019. 

The Desautels Faculty of Management has more than 80 full-time professors and offers B.Com., MBA, and Ph.D. degrees. The Faculty offers Retail Management programs at both the undergraduate (concentration in retailing) and graduate levels (Masters of Management in retailing starting in Fall 2020) and PhD. 

The application deadline is August 1, 2019. Applicants should submit their cover letter, a CV and three letters of reference (at least two from industry) by visiting this website: https://mcgill.ca/desautels/jobs/faculty-lecturers-cas/cas-faculty-recruitment-bensadoun-school-retail-management

Questions about the position should be directed to Dr Yu Ma (bsrm@mcgill.ca). 

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.

Permanent Lecturer Position, Management and Marketing, Edwards School of Business – University of Saskatchewan

The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking a Without Term Lecturer in the department of Management and Marketing. The appointment is a non-tenure track, permanent teaching position that is anticipated to begin on 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 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.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a teaching interest/background in management and strategic decision making, with the ability to teach classes in Ethics and Strategic Decision Making, Business Strategy, and Introduction to Business, as well as other departmental courses. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a maximum of 30 credit units (or 10 courses) during the fall, winter, and spring or summer terms. 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 and maintain any one of the following faculty categories:

• 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.

• 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.

• 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.

This position provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, 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; 
• Due to federal immigration requirements, we ask candidates to indicate whether they are a Canadian citizen, a permanent resident of Canada or otherwise authorized to work in this position for the duration of the appointment with an explanation if the last category is applicable;
• 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;
• Letters and contact information from 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. Marjorie Delbaere
Associate Professor
Department Head, Management and Marketing
mmdepartmenthead@edwards.usask.ca

Review of applications will begin June 6, 2019; however, applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

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.

Tier II Canadian Research Chair position, Design Thinking, Faculty of Business and Communications Studies – Mount Royal University

Design Thinking
Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation and problem solving. It provides a process for inter-connectivity that can be foundational to bridging academic research with applied interdisciplinary research and is critical to changemaking. Design thinking is highly creative and is well-suited to addressing complex problems through challenging existing assumptions and creating innovative solutions.
Design Thinking scholars use this approach to further the theory and practice of their discipline. In the context of the CRC at Mount Royal University (MRU), a Design Thinking scholar will be a faculty member assigned to the appropriate department within the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies. However, the successful candidate will become a catalyst for cross-disciplinary scholarship.

About MRU
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 35 majors. Mount Royal University is located in the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of the Treaty 7 region in southern Alberta, which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina and the Iyarhe Nakoda. We are situated on land where the Bow River meets the Elbow River. The traditional Blackfoot name of this place is “Mohkinstsis,” which we now call the city of Calgary. The city of Calgary is also home to the Métis Nation.

About the Faculty of Business and Communications Studies
The Faculty of Business and Communications Studies (FBCS) is composed of the Bissett School of Business and the School of Communication Studies. The School of Business hosts four departments:
• Accounting & Finance
• Entrepreneurship, Marketing & Social Innovation
• General Management & Human Resources
• International Business & Supply Chain Management

The School of Communication Studies hosts three departments:
• Broadcast Media Studies & Journalism
• Information Design
• Public Relations

There are several institutes closely link with the FBCS. These include:
• Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
• Institute for Community Prosperity
• Institute for Environmental Sustainability
• Trico Changemakers Studio

Canada Research Chair Program
The Canada Research Chair CRC program was established to enable Canadian universities to foster research excellence and enhance their role as centres of world-class research. Tier II CRC researchers are exceptional emerging researchers, recognized by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field. If recommended by the search committee, the candidate will be nominated to a Tier II CRC, with the development of the proposal immediately following for the October 2019 deadline. Nominations for Canada Research Chairs are subject to review by the CRC Secretariat and appointment as a CRC is conditional on the Secretariat’s approval (see the CRC terms of reference http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/).

About the Role
The Faculty of Business and Communications Studies at Mount Royal University invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the area of design thinking research. The successful applicant will also hold a tenure-track/tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position will commence July 1, 2020, subject to acceptance of the nomination by the Canada Research Chairs Program. The successful applicant will have demonstrated evidence of a sustained and productive research program grounded in design thinking either in an academic or industry setting.
The successful applicant’s research program, while requiring independent work, should also have a collaborative component that will engage and mentor MRU students, faculty members across disciplines, government stakeholders, and community partners. The candidate will be expected to propose an original, innovative research program that demonstrates the potential to achieve international impact in the next five to ten years.
The candidate will have a reduced teaching load. The position is a tenure-track or tenured appointment. The CRC is a five-year appointment, with an opportunity to renew for an additional five years.
The successful candidate will also be expected to provide service with their home department, the Faculty of Business and Communications Studies, and the University, as well as to both the academic and broader community. 

Undergraduate Focus
Mount Royal is committed to undergraduate education and the successful candidate must demonstrate a strong undergraduate teaching background as well as the capacity to contribute to MRU’s undergraduate educational experience. The successful applicant will be prepared to complement the activities at a teaching-focused institution through the hiring of student research assistants, supervising honours projects, and teaching some courses in the applicant’s field of study to complement existing areas of strength at MRU.

Qualifications
Applicants must have obtained a PhD within the last ten years of nomination to the CRC position and will be an outstanding emerging scholar with the potential to achieve an international reputation. MRU recognizes the legitimate impact that leaves (e.g., maternity or parental leave, leave due to illness) can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement. These leaves will be taken into consideration during the assessment process. Potential applicants who are more than 10 years from their PhD with career interruptions may contact the institution to have their eligibility reviewed through the Tier II justification process. For specific questions about eligibility, please contact Dr. Mike Quinn, Associate Vice President, Research, Scholarship and Community Engagement at mquinn@mtroyal.ca. Other questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Michael Roberts, Associate Dean Research and Scholarship, Faculty of Business and Communications Studies mroberts2@mtroyal.ca.

Applicants should submit:
• a cover letter and curriculum vitae;
• a statement of research interests and a plan for a five-year research program;
• two representative research outcomes such as academic publications, industry presentations, portfolios, projects, and products;
• a statement of teaching philosophy and interests;
• evidence of successful teaching or evidence of industry experience;
• names and contact information of four referees.

Applications must be submitted online on the MRU Human Resources Careers website. Applications will not be accepted by email. Review of applications will begin on August 15th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found

To Apply: https://mtroyalca.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/793

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.

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

Tripartite 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 tripartite tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in strategic management and business strategy 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 and graduate level courses in strategic management and business strategy area. A tripartite faculty member is expected to teach five courses or course sections per year, in addition to carry out a research agenda and scholarly activities in strategy area. 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 earned Ph.D. or DBA in strategy area is required. Candidates at thesis submission stage who provide evidence of near completion Ph.D. will be considered.
•Master’s degree in a business area is preferred.
•Strong research potential to author publications in peer-reviewed avenues is required.
•Either teaching experience in strategy area or practical experience in a strategic leadership role is required.
•Ability to teach our majors and minors in supply chain, project management and business analytics areas is preferred.
•Strong computer skills are required.

Please apply here: https://tru.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/14539

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair position, Disruptive Pedagogies, Athabasca University

Athabasca University (AU) invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the diverse and interdisciplinary field of Disruptive Pedagogies beginning in July 2020. AU seeks an exceptional emerging scholar with demonstrated potential for leadership and international recognition for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. AU requires the successful candidate to have a PhD in a relevant field and applicants should bring an original program of research, a commitment to transfer knowledge, capacity to receive external funding as well as the potential for building successful research teams.

Disruptive Pedagogies is one of four broad themes identified in AU’s Strategic Research Plan and advances pedagogical theory and practice by calling into question traditional views of education and training, including commonly held assumptions about how people learn and how learning can be nurtured and measured. The theme is broad to allow researchers from a wide range of disciplines to apply. This theme embraces a divers spectrum of topics, including but not limited to best practices in the design and delivery of open, digital, distributed and blended learning across educational settings and learners’ lifespans, with a particular emphasis on the measurement of learning outcomes and the use of non-traditional means to credential learning. It also addresses emerging technologies (e.g. artificial intelligence, augmented reality, immersive learning, gaming, learning analytics, robotics, virtual reality) and their potential for personalizing individual learning experiences based on specific learning styles and needs. 

The Canada Research Chair Program program seeks to attract and retain a diverse cadre of world-class researchers to reinforce academic research and training in Canadian postsecondary institutions. Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e. candidates must have been an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination). Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Candidates are encouraged to highlight how alternative paths and/or interruptions have impacted them in their applications. Appointment to a Tier 2 Chair is for five years and is renewable once. Please consult the Canada Research Chairs website for full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria, www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca.

Athabasca University develops and maintains an environment that supports equitable working conditions for individuals traditionally unrepresented in universities. AU is committed to employment equity, encouraging applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

AU is committed to ensuring that the application and interview process is accessible to all applicants; if you require accommodations or have questions about AU benefits, services, accommodations policies or equity considerations, please contact Ms. Carrie Potts, Senior Human Resources Advisor, Athabasca University via email at cpotts@athabascau.ca

To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Cameron Geldart or Maureen Geldart at 604.926.0005. Applications for this position should be made by the submission of a cover letter indicating areas of research experience and interest, a curriculum vitae, a brief five-year research plan, examples of relevant scholarly work and the names of three references (with contact information) to nicola@thegeldartgroup.com. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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.