Position: Assistant Professor in Marketing
Organization: MacEwan University
Unit: School of Business
Competition #: 22.10.241
MacEwan University is where caring faculty help people connect their passions to their future paths. Located in the heart of Edmonton's diverse and dynamic downtown community, and on the traditional lands of Treaty 6 First Nations and homelands of the Métis people, MacEwan is known for exceptional undergraduate learning. With its dedication to teaching excellence, informed by scholarly research, innovation, and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to human rights, environmental sustainability, and opportunities for community engagement. We are committed to creating an equitable, diverse, inclusive, and welcoming community for all peoples, cultures, and identities.
Our comprehensive undergraduate university offers 59 programs to more than 18,000 full- and part-time students in business, communications, community and human services, design, fine and performing arts, health, humanities, natural science, nursing, public safety, and social science. Through a wide array of experiential learning opportunities, and strategic relationships in the community, we partner with others to produce graduates of stature. Along with a robust grounding in their chosen disciplines, MacEwan students are given durable life skills that prepare them to take on the world!
The Department of International Business, Marketing, Strategy & Law in the School of Business invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in the following area of teaching, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing 1st of July 2023, subject to final budgetary approval.
The candidates for the above position should hold a Ph.D. in the relevant area of teaching expertise and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program.
You should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including your teaching philosophy, and recent teaching evaluations), a statement of research interests, and a sample of your research work. In your application, please provide the names of three referees. If you are shortlisted, we will ask for detailed references from your referees and for academic transcripts from the institution where you completed your degrees.
Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to the Chair of the Department, Murli Muralidharan, at email@example.com.
To apply, go to https://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting (22.10.241). If you require assistance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022, and continue until a suitable candidate is found.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
MacEwan University is committed to fostering the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion within our community, and we are dedicated to removing barriers that have been historically encountered and are currently experienced by some members of our society. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized persons, visible minorities, women, persons with disabilities, sexual and gender minorities, and members of all equity-deserving groups. We believe that the diversity of our students, staff, and faculty serves as a strength of our institution and benefit to society. We are committed to ensuring full and inclusive participation for all in our community.
We strive to provide an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, beginning with the hiring process. If you require accommodation, we want to ensure you have the support you need to showcase your abilities. Please contact email@example.com and we will support you to the best of our ability.
This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
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Position: Assistant Professor in Strategy (2 positions)
Competition #: 22.10.240
The Department of International Business, Marketing, Strategy & Law in the School of Business invites applications for two full-time tenure-track appointments in the following area of teaching, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing the 1st of July 2023, subject to final budgetary approval.
The candidates for the above positions should hold a Ph.D. in the relevant area of teaching expertise and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program.
To apply, go to https://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting (22.10.240). If you require assistance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Position: Canada Research Chair - Tier II - Business Analytics
Organization: Carleton University
Unit: Sprott School of Business
The Sprott School of Business invites applications from qualified candidates for a tenure track Canada Research Chair Tier 2 appointment in Business Analytics at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor level beginning July 1, 2024.
To see the full position posting, please visit Carleton University’s Deputy Provost’s website at https://carleton.ca/deputyprovost/jobs/academics/.
The Faculty seeks an emerging scholar specializing in Business Analytics with expertise in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence (AI), data analytics, machine learning (ML), statistics, or other related areas. The ideal candidate would have an ongoing research program and a clear research agenda for the design and use of state-of-the-art analytics methodologies in business applications for problem solving and decision making; and demonstrable experience in acquiring and processing datasets that have clear business impact. The candidate’s expertise may span the areas of AI, data analytics, social/text analytics and/or data visualization with applications in various business functional areas such as marketing, supply chain, information systems, or other related areas. The Faculty would also welcome applications from computer scientists who aspire to steer their research into one or more of the above-mentioned areas of business.
The successful applicant will possess:
Please send your application by email in one single PDF document to email@example.com by January 6, 2023, including: a covering letter, C.V., a record of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a sample of research publications or working papers as well as a statement that identifies your strengths in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in your discipline and on campus as well as your future plans. Please indicate in your application if you are currently legally eligible to work in Canada. Three letters of reference should be sent directly by the referees to firstname.lastname@example.org and be received by January 6, 2023.
For candidates with a Ph.D. in disciplines other than business, please include a statement in the cover letter clarifying how your current research or forthcoming research under a CRC position will use AI and data analytics methods in business applications.
To help us develop our equity programs, a confidential equity and diversity self-identification survey will be sent to all applicants separately.
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. For more details, please see the Canada Research Chairs Secretariat and the Carleton Office for Research Initiatives and Services.
Accredited by AACSB, Sprott School of Business is a full-service business faculty comprising multiple degree programs from undergraduate, professional graduate and graduate research programs. The School is recognized as a research-intensive faculty with world-leading researchers in many different areas and has strong and growing interactions with a rich community of industries, government organizations, and other organizations located in Canada’s National Capital region. For more information, please visit: https://sprott.carleton.ca.
Located in Ottawa, Carleton is an innovative teaching and research institution with a tradition of leading change. Internationally recognized academics, staff, and researchers engage more than 31,000 students in over 100 programs of study. Our picturesque campus is fully accessible and, along with award-winning student services, Carleton’s Paul Menton Centre for Students with Disabilities has been heralded as the gold standard for disability support services in Canada. Learn more about our university and the city of Ottawa.
We are strongly committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in the nomination and appointment process. Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Furthermore, Carleton understands that career paths vary and interruptions will not prejudice the assessment process. We invite you to review our revitalized Indigenous strategy, Kinàmàgawin and visit our Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities for information about our commitment to leadership in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Accessibility is a university strategic priority and applicants selected for an interview who require accommodations are invited to contact the Chair as soon as possible to ensure that appropriate arrangements may be made.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.
Position: Assistant Professor in Supply Chain Management
Competition #: 22.10.244
The Department of Decision Sciences in the School of Business invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in Supply Chain Management at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2023, subject to final budgetary approval.
You will be part of our team of faculty in supply chain and operations management. You will teach our existing undergraduate courses in supply chain management (business logistics management, procurement and supply management, supply chain risk management, and supply chain process management) and help develop additional courses in this area. Your primary area of research should be aligned with supply chain management or a closely related field. As a faculty member in the discipline, you are expected to be active in building and fostering industry relations and in promoting the student co-op program within Alberta and beyond.
You will hold a Ph.D. in Supply Chain Management or a closely related field. You should demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program in areas related to, but not limited to, supply chain management, logistics, and procurement. Additional areas of research can include operations research, business analytics, artificial intelligence, and blockchain technology. Candidates with professional/industry experience in supply chain management, especially in logistics management and procurement in the Canadian context, will be highly desirable.
Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Rohit Jindal, Chair, Department of Decision Sciences (JindaLR@macewan.ca). Contact information and further information about the Department can be found at: https://www.macewan.ca/academics/academic-departments/decision-sciences/
To apply, go to https://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting (22.10.244). If you require assistance, please contact us at email@example.com.
A review of applications will begin on January 2, 2023, and continue until a suitable candidate is found.
Position: Assistant Professor in Risk Management
Competition #: 22.10.243
The Department of Decision Sciences in the School of Business invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track appointment in Risk Management at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2023, subject to final budgetary approval.
Our department is one of the few departments with an academic program in Insurance and Risk Management across Canada. You will oversee this program and teach our existing courses in insurance and risk management and in decision sciences, and help develop additional courses in this area. You are expected to maintain an ongoing program of academic research in risk management or a related field in decision sciences. As a faculty member in the discipline, you are expected to be active in building and fostering relationships with stakeholders in the insurance industry.
You will hold a Ph.D. in risk management, actuarial sciences, applied economics, management science, decision science, or a closely related field. You should demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program in areas related to, but not limited to, risk management, insurance, actuarial science, data science, or management science. Candidates with professional/industry experience in insurance and risk management, especially in the Canadian context, will be highly desirable.
To apply, go to https://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting (22.10.243). If you require assistance, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Organization: University of Victoria
Unit: Gustavson School of Business
Competition #: 5987
Closing date: 2022, October 20th
The University of Victoria (UVic) acknowledges and respects the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples on whose traditional territory the University stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and WSÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.
UVic’s commitment to research-inspired dynamic learning and vital impact make it Canada’s most extraordinary environment for discovery and innovation. UVic is consistently ranked in the top-tier of Canada’s research-intensive universities. Impact drives UVic’s sense of purpose. An internationally renowned teaching and research hub, we tackle critical issues that matter to people, places, and the planet. It’s different at UVic, naturally and by design. Situated in the Pacific Rim, its location and surroundings inspire a passion to defy boundaries, discover, and innovate in exciting ways.
The Peter B. Gustavson School of Business at the University of Victoria is recruiting its next Dean. The Gustavson School is a leader in program innovation and a prominent contributor to research and community engagement, particularly in its areas of expertise: International Business, Entrepreneurship, Service Management, and Sustainability. The Gustavson School is one of the few North American schools accredited by both EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and an early signatory to the UN Global Compact Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME). The School is home to 1,300 students across its Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Innovation, and the world’s first custom MBA in Indigenous Reconciliation, Master of Global Business, Master in Management degrees, and PhD in International Management and Organization programs.
We teach differently at Gustavson. All programs have an international focus embedded in their curricula and a strong experiential education component. Consistent with the University’s mission and principles, the Gustavson School is committed to creating a globally oriented, ethical, and sustainably minded approach to educating current and future leaders. We foster rigorous and insightful research and influential thought leadership and we are deeply dedicated to economic and social value creation.
The Dean reports directly to the Vice-President Academic and Provost and leads the Gustavson School’s community of faculty and the School’s Research Centres and Special Projects. As a member of the University’s senior leadership team, the Dean will collaborate with other Deans, academic leaders, senior administrators, staff, and other key stakeholders to implement and proactively advance UVic’s Strategic Plan and objectives. The Dean will play a national leadership role in shaping business education in Canada. The Dean will provide leadership for the School’s future strategy. Building on the Gustavson School’s four long-standing value pillars (International, Integrative, Innovative, Socially Responsible and Sustainable), along with its Strategic Plan, the Dean will focus their efforts on the School’s six priority areas:
The University is seeking a dynamic and progressive academic leader with a recognized track record of scholarship. The ideal candidate will be eligible for appointment at the rank of full Professor at Gustavson, but Associate Professors nearing promotion to Full Professor will be considered. Alongside this academic credibility, they will also possess evidence of sustained relevant administrative leadership experience, demonstrated commitment to collaboration and collegial governance, and direct experience or openness to working in a non-departmentalized business school environment. They must also bring a commitment to and have demonstrated experience in advancing the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion, anti-racism, Indigenization, decolonization, and sustainability.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The five-year renewable appointment will be effective July 1, 2023, or as mutually agreed.
In accordance with the University of Victoria’s Equity Plan, and pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights code, preference will be given to applicants from any of the following equity-deserving groups: Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of a visible minority, women, or those who identify as Black, African or Caribbean descent. Candidates from one or more of these equity-deserving groups who wish to qualify for preferential consideration must self-identify in their cover letter.
An executive search is being undertaken by the University of Victoria search partner Perrett Laver. Perrett Laver will support the University in helping to identify the widest possible field of qualified candidates and assist in the assessment of candidates against the requirements for the role.
Interested individuals should review the appointment details document (at the below link) which includes the position description and selection criteria. Applications should consist of a full CV detailing academic and professional qualifications and relevant achievements and should be accompanied by a covering letter describing briefly how candidates meet the ‘candidate criteria’ particularly the ‘Core Qualifications’ listed in the appointment details, why the appointment is of interest and what they believe they bring to the role.
Further information, including details on how to apply can be found at www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting the reference number 5987. The committee will begin reviewing applications after Thursday, October 20, 2022.
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 will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power. We actively encourage applications from members of groups experiencing barriers to equity. Read our full equity statement here: www.uvic.ca/equitystatement.
The University acknowledges the potential impact that career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement. We encourage applicants to explain in their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record.
Persons who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should advise Perret Laver of any accommodation needs. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Please indicate in your application package if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
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Position: John M. Thompson Chair in Engineering Leadership and Innovation
Organization: Western University
Unit: Ivey Business School
Faculty of Engineering and the Ivey Business School at Western University, London, Ontario seek candidates for the John M. Thompson Chair in Engineering Leadership and Innovation. This endowed position is funded by a generous donation from John M. Thompson, former Chancellor of Western University and past Vice-Chair of IBM. This Chair provides an opportunity for the creation of technology-based innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities and collaboration between industry partners, faculty and students.
Applicants will be considered for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, or Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. A Limited Term appointment may also be considered; rank to be determined by qualifications and experience. The position is available to begin in July 2022, although alternate start dates may be arranged. The initial appointment for the John M. Thompson Chair will be a 5-year term.
We are seeking a scholarly educator who is a natural collaborator and relationship builder to become the next John M. Thompson Chair in Engineering Leadership and Innovation. The goal of the Chair is to cross-pollinate activities between the Ivey Business School and the Faculty of Engineering. The Chair is responsible for the academic content of the Certificate in Engineering Leadership and Innovation, leading the Thompson Centre to innovate in curriculum development. The ideal candidate understands engineering principles and has experience in the areas of leadership and innovation, communications, teamwork and business awareness, which are at the core of success for professional engineers.
Applicants for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor will hold a PhD or other earned Doctorate. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar in their field, as demonstrated by publications in the highest quality academic journals, an active continuing research program, external research funding, scholarly awards, and invited presentations at seminars and major conferences. Teaching scholarship or an area of business may be their primary area of research. Preference will be given to candidates who provide evidence of strong teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, preferably in areas of leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Applicants for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor must already have, or be nearing completion of, their PhD. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated teaching innovations, excellent research potential and capabilities as demonstrated by publications, and strong letters of reference from recognized leading scholars. They should also demonstrate the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
Applicants are expected to have a PhD or related graduate degree plus significant relevant experience. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in curriculum development and teaching.
The Search Committee is being assisted by Katherine Frank and Mark Gillis from Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette (KBRS). Applicants are encouraged to submit materials (letter of interest, curriculum vitae, copies of research papers and three letters of recommendation) online at https://www.kbrs.ca/Career/14900 (See http://www.ivey.uwo.ca/faculty/career-opportunities/ for other application details). Please ensure that the form available at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf is completed and included in your application submission. All materials will be provided to the Search Committee. Review of applicants will commence on April 28, 2022. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
To learn more about this opportunity, contact Katherine Frank (email@example.com) or Mark Gillis (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Ivey Business School’s mission is to develop leaders who think globally, act strategically and contribute to the societies within which they operate. Ivey is committed to values and practices of equity, diversity and inclusion. It is Canada’s premier business school and is recognized globally for the quality of its research and management education. The School is internationally oriented in terms of research, curricula, faculty, and student exchanges, with campuses in London (Canada), Toronto and Hong Kong. Ivey is the world’s second largest producer of case studies.
Faculty of Engineering (Western Engineering) has earned an international reputation for conducting leading-edge research and offering its students unique learning opportunities. Western Engineering is making an impact on complex global problems that require a diversity of skills, ideas and talents through interdisciplinary and collaborative research. Our research centres and institutes foster collaboration within the Faculty, across campus, as well as with national and international partners. Further information about Western Engineering can be found at http://www.eng.uwo.ca/ and https://www.eng.uwo.ca/research/institutes-and-centres/index.html. Western Engineering is embarking on a major expansion of faculty to complement a planned growth in student numbers. Western Engineering’s Mission, Vision and Values statement can be found at https://www.eng.uwo.ca/files/departments-units/human-resources/values-mission-statement.pdf.
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
Western University has recently committed $6 million in funding for EDI initiatives (https://news.westernu.ca/2021/06/western-invests-6-million-to-support-new-edi-initiatives/). Ivey and Western Engineering have established EDI Advisory Councils and launched a series of initiatives to ensure that our faculty, staff and students are a diverse and inclusive community, committed to long-term career development. We especially encourage applicants from under-represented populations to apply. Spousal and family relocation assistance programs are in place.
The University seeks applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact email@example.com.
Position: Chair in Telecommunication Economics, Policy and Regulation
The Ivey Business School at Western University, London, Ontario seeks candidates for a new Chair in Telecommunication Economics, Policy and Regulation. This Chair will provide an opportunity to enhance research in the area of economic, policy, regulatory and investment environments of Canada’s digital and telecommunication market. The ideal candidate will have an accomplished academic publication record and/or extensive career experience at senior leadership levels in government or the telecommunication industry. They will be a recognized academic and/or practitioner expert in the area of telecommunications policy and regulation. They will likely hold a PhD in business, economics, or a related social science discipline.
Applicants will be considered for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, or Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor; rank to be determined by qualifications and experience. A Limited term appointment will also be considered. The position is available to begin in July 2022, although alternate start dates may be arranged. The initial appointment for the Chair in Telecommunication, Economics, Policy and Regulation will be a 4-year term.
The Ivey Business School is seeking a scholarly educator or leading industry expert who is a natural collaborator and relationship builder to hold the Chair in Telecommunication, Economics, Policy and Regulation. With the generosity of donor funds, the Chair will have an opportunity to hire and supervise a Postdoctoral Fellow in order to expand research capabilities and enhance economic analysis of the Canadian telecom market. The Chair holder, in consultation with the Dean of the Ivey Business School and the Director of the Lawrence National Centre will also have access to additional funding that will further enhance outreach and external engagement to convene research workshops and/or smaller roundtables on current regulatory and policy trends in the telecom sector.
Applicants for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor will hold a PhD. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar in their field of research, as demonstrated by publications in the highest quality academic journals, an active continuing research program, external research funding, scholarly awards, and invited presentations at seminars and major conferences. Preference will be given to candidates who provide evidence of strong teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Applicants for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor will hold a PhD. The ideal candidate should have excellent research capabilities as demonstrated by high quality working papers, presentations at major conferences, publications in top academic journals, and strong letters of reference from recognized leading scholars. They should also have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
Applicants are expected to have a PhD or related graduate degree plus significant relevant experience. The ideal candidate should have extensive career experience at senior leadership levels in government or the telecommunication industry. They will be a recognized practitioner expert in the area of telecommunications policy and regulation. They should also have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
Applicants must submit the following materials to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Please ensure that the application form is completed and included in your application submission. Review of applicants will commence on March 23, 2022. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western's COVID 19 Vaccination Policy.
Western University has recently committed $6 million in funding for EDI initiatives (https://news.westernu.ca/2021/06/western-invests-6-million-to-support-new-edi-initiatives/). Ivey has established an EDI Advisory Council and launched a series of initiatives to ensure that our faculty, staff and students are a diverse community, committed to long-term career development. We especially encourage applicants from under-represented populations to apply. Spousal and family relocation assistance programs are in place.
Organization: University of Manitoba
Unit: I.H. Asper School of Business
The University of Manitoba (UM) invites nominations, applications, and expressions of interest for the position of Dean, I.H. Asper School of Business.
UM – as a member of Canada’s U15 research intensive universities – is committed to academic and research excellence, an accessible, inclusive and supportive environment on our campuses, and engagement and Reconciliation with Indigenous peoples and communities.
Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), and as a member of the university ’s senior leadership team, the Dean is responsible for the overall academic and administrative leadership of the I.H. Asper School of Business (Asper School). The Dean will be an inspiring and innovative leader with the skills and vision to work with the School to establish exciting new initiatives, enrich and strengthen existing programs, and build on Asper’s national and international reputation for teaching and research excellence. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational, managerial and facilitation skills; bring experience in academic administration; boast a proven track record of working collaboratively and collegially in pursuit of strategic goals; and lead with a commitment to accessibility, equity, diversity and inclusion. Centring the student experience in their leadership, the Dean will connect with and inspire students from diverse backgrounds to engage and connect within the Asper community. The Dean will be exceptionally skilled at reaching out to the business community and important partners to enhance and advance Asper’s priorities, and to shape Manitoba’s and the world’s future leaders.
Asper provides world-class education to students, leaders, and innovators who contribute ethically to the social and economic well-being of Manitoba and the world. In its almost 80 years, the School has grown extensively, featuring a broad range of programs and interdisciplinary opportunities and forging linkages with other faculties and Centres across the University and the broader community. As an AACSB-accredited business school, Asper is committed to maintaining excellence in teaching and scholarship for its 1859 undergraduate and 260 Stu Clark Graduate School students. It is comprised of five departments – Accounting and Finance, Business Administration, Marketing, Supply Chain
Management, and the Warren Centre for Actuarial Studies and Research, and is home to the Transport Institute and the James W. Burns Leadership Institute. Award-winning faculty members contribute to the creation of new knowledge, and Asper students have won numerous national and international business planning and case competitions, and have launched successful companies with significant market capitalization. The Asper School of Business is proud to have a robust co-operative education program, and has developed other links with the community through its Stu Clark Centre for Entrepreneurship, James W. Burns Executive Education programs, and the Associates and Young Associates business networks. Fifty-seven of the world’s leading business schools have established international exchange partnerships with the Asper School of Business.
Just as its programs have evolved to address the changing needs of business, organizations and people, Asper is evolving to proactively address important societal issues and longstanding inequities amongst all groups subject to historical discrimination. To support our commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), the School has formed a faculty-wide EDI task force with a mandate to address sources of exclusion and inequity. Driving a cultural shift to foster an inclusive learning environment for every student, the task force is proactively creating systemic inclusion. This involves embedding practices, principles and values of equity, diversity and inclusion into educational programming and throughout the School’s organizational culture. The Asper School of Business’s Indigenous Business Education Partners program is committed to providing a welcoming and supportive community for its 45 Indigenous students.
Visit http://umanitoba.ca/asper/ to learn more.
Recognized as Western Canada’s first university, and located in the vibrant city of Winnipeg, the University of Manitoba is a place where students come to learn and be inspired. The University, home to approximately 31,000 students, 5,200 academic staff, and 3,800 support staff, offers a strong foundation in liberal arts and sciences as part of its broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs. As Manitoba’s only medical- doctoral institution and as a member of the U15 Group of Research Universities, the University dominates the Manitoba research landscape and ranks among Canada’s most research-intensive universities.
The University of Manitoba is located on Anishinaabe and Métis traditional land and is home to a thriving community of Indigenous researchers, staff, and 2,600 First Nations, Métis and Inuit students. For more information on the University of Manitoba, an institution that is taking its place on the world stage, visit http://umanitoba.ca/.
The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the “Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).”
Consideration of candidates will begin in early 2022. Nominations, applications or expressions of interest should be directed to Laurie Sterritt at Laurie@LeadersInternational.com.
Organization: Wilfrid Laurier University
Unit: Lazaridis School of Business and Economics
Wilfrid Laurier University is seeking an inspiring, engaging, visionary, leader with a deep commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and Indigenization as its Dean, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics.
Wilfrid Laurier University and its campuses are located on the Haldimand Tract, traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishnaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples. This land is part of the Dish with One Spoon Treaty between the Haudenosaunee and Anishnaabe peoples and symbolizes the agreement to share, protect our resources and not to engage in conflict.
The university’s 2019-2024 Strategy, Today. Tomorrow. Together. focuses on two distinct themes – thriving community and future-readiness – and positions Laurier to address societal and sector challenges and harness opportunities by leveraging foundational strengths in academic excellence, research, partnerships and community. In acknowledgement of its exemplary workplace policies and programs, and its commitment to sustainability and lifelong learning, Laurier was named one of the Waterloo Area’s Top Employers in 2019, 2020 and 2021. Laurier specializes in the humanities and social sciences, business and economics, music, science, social work, education and theology.
The Lazaridis School is one of Canada’s most selective and prestigious business and economics programs. With more than 33,000 alumni, 160 full-time faculty and 6,000 students, the Lazaridis School has the largest business-degree co-op program in Canada.
The mission of the Lazaridis School is to develop leaders with the skills in management and economics for a rapidly changing and complex global environment. We seek to advance knowledge and practices in these fields by supporting both theoretical and applied research. Furthermore, we strive to serve business and our community by fostering mutually beneficial alliances with leaders at local, national and international levels.
Located within one of the most vibrant start-up communities in Canada, the Lazaridis School which is accredited by AACSB offers undergraduate and graduate business and economics degrees along with a PhD in Management on Laurier’s Waterloo campus. Our Business Technology Management bachelor’s program is located on the university’s Brantford campus, and we offer a Master of Finance and MBA at our downtown Toronto location. In Kitchener, we operate an executive development program as part of the Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises.
As Dean you are responsible, internally and externally, for advancing the Lazaridis School’s academic mission and goals, leading the overall strategic and organizational management; fostering an exceptional student experience; supporting academic programming; promoting inclusive excellence, innovation and operational efficiencies; increasing research intensity; and forging a strong sense of cohesion, belonging, collegiality, justice, transparency and community. Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President: Academic, the Dean empowers others within the Lazaridis School to ensure the current and future health, wellbeing and support of students, staff and faculty. Committed to decolonization and Indigenization, equity, diversity, and inclusion, the Dean ensures sustainable growth and competitiveness, provides coaching and development opportunities, seeks and develops links within the university and with industry and community partners, as well as the Lazaridis School alumni nationally and around the world, and enhances the external stature of the School.
As the ideal candidate, you are a visible, collaborative and approachable leader, forging cohesion and alignment within the school and with the Laurier community and encouraging strong links with alumni, industry and community partners. You display empathy, action, active listening, confidence, decisiveness, and sound judgement in leading within complex, multi-stakeholder environments. Your experience in strategic planning, budgeting and finance, resource allocation, internationalization, alumni and donor relations, and change management will serve the School well, as will your record in promoting fundraising, scholarly excellence, new technologies and innovative programming across disciplines.
Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors (https://wlu.ca/about/working-at-laurier/employer-philosophy.html).
Equity, diversity and creating a culture of inclusion are part of Laurier’s core values and central to the Laurier Strategy. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any minority sexual and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives. Candidates from other equity deserving groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity & Accessibility email@example.com. We have strived to make our application process accessible, however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. Contact information can be found at careers.wlu.ca/content/How-to-Apply/
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