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.

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.

Tenure Track Position, Business Analytics, Cape Breton University

CBU invites applications for a tenure-track position in Business Analytics at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 2019 (or shortly thereafter).

One of Canada’s youngest and most ambitious universities, CBU recognizes its location on Cape Breton Island as part of Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. CBU offers a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science, and professional programs and a unique commitment to community, economic development, aboriginal learning, and research into many aspects of environment and culture. Currently home to approximately 5000 students, CBU’s vision of higher education allows students to pursue diverse fields of study in programs with national reputations in final year student satisfaction, faculty-student interaction, and employability.

CBU delivers an authentic multicultural experience to all who become part of its academic community. Our faculty bring passion to their teaching and research, and we are known for our smaller class sizes as well as our friendly and inclusive culture. Strong community involvement and a spirit of entrepreneurship enhance CBU’s position in post-secondary education. 

Candidates should have a PhD (or its equivalent), or be in the later stages of their PhD program. As well, candidates should have demonstrated evidence of effective teaching and research in data analysis, data mining, database concepts and management, data visualization, and operations management. 

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 (BA1902), a complete dossier including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three current letters of reference (sent directly to CBU) to the Human Resources Department. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. March 1, 2019. 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

Tenure Track Position, Supply Chain Management, Shannon School of Business – Cape Breton University

The Shannon School of Business at CBU invites applications for a tenure-track position in Supply Chain Management at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence April 2019 (or shortly thereafter).

One of Canada’s youngest and most ambitious universities, CBU recognizes its location on Cape Breton Island as part of Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. CBU offers a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science, and professional programs and a unique commitment to community, economic development, aboriginal learning, and research into many aspects of environment and culture. Currently home to approximately 5000 students, CBU’s vision of higher education allows students to pursue diverse fields of study in programs with national reputations in final year student satisfaction, faculty-student interaction, and employability.

CBU delivers an authentic multicultural experience to all who become part of its academic community. Our faculty bring passion to their teaching and research, and we are known for our smaller class sizes as well as our friendly and inclusive culture. Strong community involvement and a spirit of entrepreneurship enhance CBU’s position in post-secondary education.

CBU is seeking candidates with demonstrated evidence of effective teaching and research in supply chain management, logistics, operations management, and procurement. Candidates should have a PhD, or its equivalent, or are in the later stages of their PhD program.

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 (SCM1902), a complete dossier including curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of research and teaching interests, and three current letters of reference (sent directly to CBU) to the Human Resources Department. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. 26 February 2019. 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 P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road Sydney, NS B1P 6L2 Website: http://www.cbu.ca/careers / email: humanresources@ns.aliantzinc.ca

Poste contractuel, Gestion des opérations, Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill cherche à pourvoir un poste d’enseignant contractuel en vue d’un engagement de deux ans au sein de l’unité Gestion des opérations avec spécialisation en analyse de données. Les candidats doivent posséder une maîtrise (de préférence une maîtrise en statistique ou en recherche opérationnelle) et au moins 3 années d’expérience professionnelle. Le candidat doit posséder une vaste expérience dans l’exécution de fonctions d’analyse et d’analyse de données, de modélisation avancée et d’analyse prédictive. De plus, une expérience de travail dans les outils Python, R, SQL, Big Data et AI / ML serait considérée comme un atout. De préférence, le candidat doit avoir des expériences d’enseignement dans des domaines proches de l’analyse de données et démontrer d’excellentes performances pédagogiques. Le titulaire de ce poste devra apporter une contribution appréciable à la Faculté, à l’Université et/ou à la communauté dans son ensemble en participant à des activités para-universitaires tout au long de l’année. La date d’entrée en service est le 1er juillet, 2019. 

Le titulaire de ce poste d’enseignant contractuel assumera une responsabilité principale. En tant que chargé de cours, il sera responsable de l’élaboration et de la mise en œuvre de divers cours expérientiels faisant partie intégrante du MMA (Master en gestion de l’analyse) et du MMR (Master en gestion du commerce de détail), ce qui nécessitera également la détermination et l’acquisition de l’infrastructure logicielle de pointe pour donner le cours. Le candidat retenu peut également être invité à contribuer à la réalisation des concentrations d’analyse commerciale lancées par la Faculté au niveau du premier cycle et des cycles supérieurs.

La Faculté de gestion Desautels compte au-delà de 76 professeurs à temps plein et propose des formations menant à des diplômes de B. Com., de MBA et de doctorat. La Faculté propose une concentration en analytique d’affaires tant au premier cycle qu’au niveau du MBA. L’unité Gestion des opérations offre également la Maîtrise en gestion mondiale de la fabrication et de la chaîne d’approvisionnement, programme mené en collaboration avec l’Université du Zhejiang, située en Chine, et d’importants acteurs du secteur privé. Elle proposera aussi la Maîtrise en analytique de gestion, programme multidisciplinaire ne nécessitant pas d’expérience de travail préalable et axé sur l’apprentissage expérientiel en analytique d’affaires. L’ouverture de l’École Bensadoun de gestion du commerce au détail compte au nombre des projets d’envergure de la Faculté de gestion Desautels. L’École offrira des formations allant du premier au troisième cycle en partenariat avec des géants mondiaux du commerce de détail, fera de la recherche sur ce secteur qui évolue très rapidement et abritera un laboratoire pour la mise à l’essai, en milieu universitaire, d’idées, de technologies et de produits novateurs. Les membres de l’unité Gestion des opérations sont affiliés au CIRRELT ou au GERAD, deux des plus prestigieux centres de recherche en Amérique du Nord.

La date limite de dépôt des candidatures est le 28 février 2019. Les candidats sont priés d’envoyer leur curriculum vitæ, une lettre de motivation et trois lettres de recommandation (au moins deux provenant du secteur privé) par le truchement du site Web suivant : 
https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/research/specializations/operations-management/faculty-lecturer-recruitment-operations-management

L’Université McGill est située à Montréal, Ville UNESCO de design depuis 2006. La plus européenne des villes d’Amérique du Nord, Montréal se distingue par sa joie de vivre incomparable. Bilingue et cosmopolite, elle 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. 

L’Université McGill recrute en fonction du mérite et s’est fermement engagée à promouvoir et à instaurer l’équité et la diversité au sein de sa communauté. Nous accueillons favorablement les demandes d’emploi des personnes racisées et des minorités visibles, des femmes, des personnes autochtones, des personnes handicapées, des minorités ethniques, des personnes de toute orientation et identité de genre, ainsi que de toute personne possédant les aptitudes et les connaissances lui permettant de travailler en collaboration avec diverses communautés. 
McGill reconnaît en outre et considère à juste titre l’incidence de congés (comme les congés liés à des soins apportés à un membre de la famille ou liés à des problèmes de santé) qui auraient pu causer des interruptions ou des ralentissements de carrière. Nous encourageons les personnes candidates à nous informer de tout congé qui aurait eu un effet sur leur productivité, et conséquemment sur leur cheminement de carrière. Cette information sera prise en considération afin d’assurer une évaluation équitable du dossier de candidature. 

L’Université McGill met en œuvre un programme d’équité en matière d’emploi et invite les membres des groupes visés à indiquer leur appartenance à ces derniers dans leur dossier de candidature. Les personnes handicapées qui pourraient avoir besoin d’accommodements à n’importe quelle étape du processus de candidature sont invitées à communiquer en toute confidentialité avec la professeure Angela Campbell, vice-principale exécutive adjointe (équité et politiques académiques), par courriel à angela.campbell@mcgill.ca 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.

Contract Faculty Position, Operations Management, Desautels Faculty of Management – McGill University

Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University invites applications for a two-year Contractual Academic Staff (CAS) appointment in Operations Management (OM) with the specialization in data analytics. Candidates must have earned a Master’s degree (MS in Statistics or Operations Research is preferable) with at least 3 years of work experience. The applicant must have extensive experience performing data and data analytics functions, advanced modelling and predictive analytics. In addition, work experience in Python, R, SQL and Big Data and AI/ML tools would be considered an asset. Preferably the candidate should have teaching experiences in the subjects close to data analytics and can demonstrate excellent teaching performances. The successful candidate will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community through extra-curricular activities delivered throughout the year. The start date for the appointment will be July 1, 2019. 


This CAS appointment will assume one main responsibility. As a Faculty Lecturer, the individual will take the lead in developing and delivering various experiential courses integral in the MMA (Master of Management in Analytics) and MMR (Master of Management in Retailing), which will also require the determination and procurement of the state of the art software infrastructure to run the course. The successful candidate may also be asked to contribute to the delivery of the business analytics concentrations the Faculty has launched at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Desautels Faculty of Management has more than 76 full-time professors and offers B.Com., MBA, and Ph.D. degrees. The Faculty offers business analytics concentrations both at the undergraduate and MBA levels. The OM Area is also engaged in the Master in Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management (GMSCM) program and the launch of the Master of Management Analytics (MMA) Program. The former is a joint program with Zhejiang University in China and significant industry involvement, whereas the latter is a multidisciplinary pre-experience Master’s degree featuring experiential learning in the field of business analytics. The recent focus on launching the Bensadoun School of Retail Management within Desautels Faculty of Management is a significant initiative. The new retail school will offer academic programs from the undergraduate to the PhD levels with input from global retailers, conduct research on the fast-changing sector, and feature a retail innovation lab to test out new ideas, technologies and products within an academic setting. The members of the area are also affiliated with CIRRELT or GERAD, which are among the most established research centers in North America.

The application deadline is February 28, 2019. Applicants should submit their cover letter, a CV and three letters of reference (at least two from industry) to the following website: 
https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/research/specializations/operations-management/faculty-lecturer-recruitment-operations-management

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. 

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 at angela.campbell@mcgill.ca 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.

Department Chair Position, International Business, Supply Chain Management and Aviation, Bissett School of Business – Mount Royal University

About MRU
Founded in 1910 and located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Mount Royal University has built a reputation on a strong, liberal education foundation. Our vision is to provide an exceptional undergraduate educational experience for our students. 

We are a community of engaged citizens, providing personalized, experiential and outcome-based learning in an environment of inclusion, diversity and respect. Through our focus on teaching and learning informed by scholarship, we are preparing our graduates for success in their careers and lives.

Mount Royal University presently offers 12 four-year baccalaureate degrees with 32 majors, with a view to grow this mix to 15 degrees and 50 majors by 2025. Current degree offerings are unique, and include four-year bachelor degrees in interior design, midwifery, child studies and health and physical education, as well as arts, criminal justice, business administration, communication, computer information systems, education, nursing and science. Mount Royal also offers robust continuing education programming as well as an internationally-renowned music conservatory.

More than 13,000 credit students attend Mount Royal University annually, with more than 90,000 Mount Royal alumni contributing to their communities worldwide. 

Our faculty provide a teaching and learning environment that welcomes challenging ideas. Our staff are dedicated to supporting our campus so that students are provided with an exceptional educational experience. Our management team provides leadership throughout the University, and inspires others at all levels to be leaders in their own important sectors. 
In support of our students, and in response to our broader community, we know that investing in our employees benefits the University as a whole. Talented and committed employees are the driving force behind student success. Our faculty, staff and management are united in creating a thriving learning environment for our students. 

Mount Royal University is an exceptional community focused on our people.


About the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies

Mount Royal University’s Bissett School of Business, within the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies, is a primary destination for undergraduate students seeking high quality business education. The school employs 100+ faculty, 50 of whom are full-time. The faculty is comprised of a highly motivated group of scholars, who are passionate about teaching while engaged in innovative scholarship. In order to support its objectives, the Bissett School of Business benefits from the associated Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Institute for Community Prosperity – making the school unique among Canadian undergraduate business schools. Approximately 2000 students are enrolled in the school’s programs. For further information regarding Mount Royal University and the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies can be found at www.mtroyal.ca

The Department of International Business and Supply Chain Management offers BBA concentrations in Supply Chan Management and International Business. Both programs are built on a foundation of international trade and supply chain understandings, with highly regarded networks into their respective industry and academic communities. These programs are strategic strengths of the business school. 
The Department is also home to the business law offerings and quantitative methods. Both of these disciplines are embedded in the core BBA curriculum and viewed as growth opportunities for the Faculty.

About the Role
The Department of International Business, Supply Chain Management and Aviation invites applications for the position of Department Chair, with tenure at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, commencing June 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval. The department, which includes 12 full-time faculty, 16 Contract faculty, and an Administrative Assistant, is committed to integrity, diversity, and equality in order to foster an inclusive, safe, and respectful environment.

Responsibilities
In collaboration with department colleagues, the Chair will be expected to provide academic leadership by guiding the future direction of the Department. The Chair will be expected to:

• Maintain and communicate a sense of direction
• Act as a responsible advocate for the Department
• Encourage respect for a range of career paths and different forms and fields of teaching and scholarship
• Provide mentorship to tenure-track and new hires
• Foster values of fairness, excellence, and collaboration
• Maintain a sense of pride, achievement, and community among all members (students, staff, and faculty) of the Department.
In terms of administrative capabilities, the Chair will be expected to:
• Work within the practices and policies of the university including collective agreements
• Be responsible for following and shaping departmental policy to ensure effective, efficient and collegial operation of the Department
• Provide mentorship and direction to individual members of the Department
• Work effectively as a representative on the advisory council to the Dean of Business and Communication Studies
• Ensure that Department interests are well represented in university level initiatives. 

The Chair will be expected to offer academic leadership for innovative curriculum development. Promoting student success and advancing scholarship within these two complementary disciplines are the most important mandates of the Chair. MRU is known for its experiential learning with a commitment to co-operative education, community service learning and field schools. The ideal candidate will also be comfortable representing the disciplines with the related professional communities, locally, nationally and internationally. 

Qualifications
Credentials require a masters, with strong preference for a PhD and demonstrated leadership experience, preferably as a Chair or equivalent. The academic appointment will be at the Associate or Full Professor rank; therefore, applicants are required to have tenure at a Universities Canada recognized institution.
The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and an ability to balance strong academic leadership qualities with demonstrated administrative capabilities. Candidates should also demonstrate an understanding of the challenges associated with leading an interdisciplinary department, appreciate the diversity of our community, and exhibit skills as a consensus builder. 

Closing Date: January 14, 2019

Please apply directly on our website at: https://mtroyalca.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/590

Applications
Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement demonstrating experience and excellence in leadership, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of recent teaching excellence, a statement of scholarly interests, and three (3) reference letters covering various dimensions of your professional life (leadership, teaching, departmental colleagues, etc.)

For further information, contact Dr. Elizabeth Evans, Dean, Faculty of Business and Communication Studies at (403) 440-6315 or eevans@mtroyal.ca.

Recognizing that Mount Royal University is located within the traditional lands of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot), Îyârhe Nakoda, Tsuu T’ina nations and is also home to the Metis Nation of Alberta, Region III, the Faculty of Business and Communication Studies is committed to meeting the educational needs of all Indigenous peoples and their allies. We value Indigenous knowledge and promote the use of culturally-responsive pedagogies and practices, and promote partnerships with Indigenous learners, families and communities. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply.

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.

Position de Chaire de recherche du Canada de niveau 2, Entrepreneuriat (PME/PMO), Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

L’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) sollicite des candidatures pour une Chaire de recherche du Canada de niveau 2 dédiée à l’étude de l’entrepreneuriat et/ou des PME et des PMO. La personne recherchée devra compléter et renforcer l’équipe de l’Institut de Recherche sur les PME (INRPME; http://www.inrpme.ca) et apporter une contribution significative au développement des axes de recherche de l’Institut. Toutes les expertises et les perspectives d’étude de l’entrepreneuriat et/ou des PME et PMO pourront être considérées. Ainsi, la personne recherchée peut être un expert ou une experte de l’entrepreneuriat et/ou des PME et PMO avec une spécialisation sur :

  • une thématique particulière, par exemple : la cognition entrepreneuriale; le processus de démarrage; genre, diversité et entrepreneuriat dans les marges; l’entrepreneuriat social et durable; l’accompagnement entrepreneurial; l’éducation à l’entrepreneuriat; l’entrepreneuriat familial; le repreneuriat; les petites et moyennes organisations d’économie sociale; les PME de haute technologie; le développement local ou régional et les PME-PMO; etc.
  • une fonction de gestion: par exemple, la finance entrepreneuriale; le marketing des PME et PMO; la comptabilité des PME-PMO; la gestion des ressources humaines en contexte de PME-PMO; la stratégie de gestion des PME-PMO, la gestion de la performance en PME-PMO, la gestion des systèmes d’information en contexte de PME-PMO, etc.

La polyvalence en matière de théorie et de méthodologie de recherche ainsi que la capacité des candidats et candidates à développer des collaborations fructueuses avec d’autres chercheur·e·s œuvrant dans les domaines de l’entrepreneuriat et/ou des PME et PMO sont des qualités qui feront l’objet d’une attention particulière lors de l’évaluation des dossiers.

 

Les Chaires de recherche du Canada

Les Chaires de recherche du Canada de niveau 2 sont accordées après un processus d’évaluation rigoureux à des chercheur·e·s émergent·e·s exceptionnel·lle·s. Les personnes qui souhaitent obtenir une Chaire de niveau 2 doivent avoir obtenu leur doctorat depuis moins de 10 ans au moment de soumettre le dossier de candidature au Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada (22 avril 2019). Ceux et celles qui ont obtenu leur doctorat plus de 10 ans auparavant (et dont la carrière a été́ interrompue en raison, entre autres, d’un congé de maternité d’un congé parental ou d’un congé de maladie prolongé) peuvent faire examiner leur admissibilité au moyen du processus de justification des Chaires de niveau 2 du Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada. Prière de communiquer avec le Décanat de la recherche et de la création de l’UQTR pour obtenir plus d’information sur le processus de justification (drc@uqtr.ca).

 

Engagement envers l’équité, la diversité et l’inclusion

L’UQTR est déterminée à offrir un milieu équitable, diversifié et inclusif essentiel au développement de connaissances et de technologies novatrices. C’est pourquoi l’UQTR s’engage

  • respecter les politiques fédérales de non-discrimination et d’équité́ en matière d’emploi. L’Université́ encourage spécialement les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles, les Autochtones et les personnes handicapées qui ont les compétences requises à présenter leur candidature. Des mesures d’adaptation peuvent également être offertes aux personnes handicapées en fonction de leurs besoins.

 

Le dossier de candidature

Les personnes qui souhaitent présenter leur candidature sont invitées à soumettre leur dossier avant le 14 décembre 2018, dossier comprenant: un curriculum vitæ; une brève description de la programmation de recherche qui sera développée dans le cadre de la Chaire (3 pages); quelques exemplaires de contributions significatives à leur domaine de recherche (articles avec comité de lecture, monographies, etc.); une lettre qui démontre que le programme de la Chaire s’insère bien dans les thématiques de l’INRPME et qui met en valeur les possibilités de collaborations avec les autres membres de l’Institut; les noms de trois experts prêts à écrire une lettre de recommandation en leur faveur. Les candidats et les candidates peuvent également joindre à leur dossier des précisions sur les circonstances particulières qui ont pu entraîner un ralentissement ou une interruption de leurs activités de recherche. L’UQTR tiendra compte de ces circonstances particulières lors de l’examen des dossiers. L’ensemble des documents requis doit être transmis en un seul document PDF à l’aide du formulaire en ligne de déclaration volontaire accessible à cette adresse : www.uqtr.ca/CRC_Declaration_volontaire.

 

Processus de sélection

Chaque dossier sera d’abord évalué par un comité responsable d’identifier les candidatures qui répondent adéquatement aux critères de sélection de l’Université et du Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada. Les candidatures retenues seront ensuite soumises à un comité qui s’assurera que les règles et les objectifs en matière d’équité, de diversité et d’inclusion de l’Université ont été pris en considération. L’octroi du poste étant conditionnel à l’approbation d’un département de l’Université, les candidates et candidats devront également se soumettre au processus d’embauche d’un département avant de présenter une demande au Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada. Le candidat ou la candidate retenu·e sera invité·e à présenter un dossier complet au Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada et se verra offrir, si la Chaire lui est accordée, un poste de professeur·e conduisant à la permanence.

 

Liens utiles

Pour plus d’information sur le Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada, consultez le site du programme: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/home-accueil-fra.aspx

Pour plus d’information sur le processus d’attribution des Chaires de recherche du Canada à l’UQTR ou sur les critères de sélection, consultez le site web: http://www.uqtr.ca/CRC_balises.

Pour plus d’information sur la programmation scientifique de l’Institut de Recherche sur les PME (INRPME) et ses axes de recherche, consultez le site web: www.inrpme.ca

Pour plus d’information sur les mesures d’adaptation qui peuvent être offertes aux personnes handicapées, contactez Madame Annie Dubois du Service des ressources humaines de l’UQTR à cette adresse : Annie.Dubois@uqtr.ca