Faculty Positions

Position Title / Tenure-Track, Assistant/Associate Professor: Management Strategy

College: College of Business and Economics

Deadline: December 31, 2017

Position Description:

The College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position (Assistant or Associate Professor), specialising in Management Strategy. Primary responsibilities of this post include teaching the capstone strategy course in the Bachelor of Commerce degree and niche MBA program, the pursuit of scholarly research, and contributing to the PhD in Management.

Formed in 2006, the College of Business and Economics is the youngest college at the University of Guelph, but delivers one of the largest undergraduate business programs in Ontario with over 3,500 students currently enrolled. Through four constituent academic units (Depts. of Management; Marketing and Consumer Studies; Economics and Finance; and the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management), the College also offers graduate programmes with approximately 350 graduate students enrolled in management, economics, marketing, hospitality, tourism and leadership programs (www.uoguelph.ca/business).

The successful candidate will be an emergent or established scholar who can demonstrate excellence in teaching, research and industry engagement. They will need to:
• Demonstrate research expertise and scholarship through peer-reviewed and professional publications in management strategy;
• Demonstrate excellence in teaching at the post secondary level with experience in curriculum development, experiential and active-learning techniques, and case-teaching related to: management strategy;
• Demonstrate an ability to mentor students, and support curricular and extra-curricular activities at both undergraduate and graduate levels relating to management strategy;
• Show significant business knowledge, with demonstrated ability to build professional relationships with external partners across a diversity of business sectors and industries;
• Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with others to help achieve the College’s goals.

Applicants should have (or be very near the completion of) a doctorate in management, business administration or allied subject with a particular focus on management strategy. Preference will be given to those with proven teaching excellence at the post-secondary level, practical management knowledge and experience and proven scholarly research and publication in a relevant discipline.

Closing date for the submission of applications: 31 December 2017.

To ensure consideration, applications must include a letter of introduction; curriculum vitae; three reference letters; a teaching philosophy statement that includes teaching interests; a research agenda for the next three years; and a sample of a recent research publication. Applications should be emailed to:

Dr. Statia Elliot
Director, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management
College of Business and Economics
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Email: statia@uoguelph.ca

The University of Guelph is ranked as one of Canada's top comprehensive universities, a reflection of its commitment to student learning and innovative research. It is dedicated to cultivating the essentials for our quality of life - water, food, environment, health, community, commerce, culture and learning. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, an obligation to address global issues and a concern for international development. As one of the most research-intensive universities in Canada, Guelph is Canada’s ‘Food University’, internationally renowned for its broad spectrum of research. It is well known for its commitment to student learning, research intensity, collaboration with world-class partners, and international outreach.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Guelph acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.