Faculty Positions

Position Title / Rank: Assistant Professor Management

College: Gordon S. Lang School of Business & Economics

Department: Management

Deadline: October 15, 2018
Please reference AD #18-56

Position Description:

The Department of Management (DoM), in the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics (SBE), at the University of Guelph invites applications for two contractually-limited positions (3 years) at the Assistant Professor level.

Applicants should have earned a doctorate in Management or related field. Preference will be given to applicants who have business experience, a track record of effective teaching Management/Leadership at the undergraduate, graduate and professional (MBA, MA Leadership) levels and practical business experience. We are particularly interested in a candidate whose research connects management theory with management practice and produces impact on both practice and the development of theory. We are respectful of different approaches and perspectives in meeting these objectives.

The first position will be teaching focused and the anticipated distribution of effort is expected to be: 80% teaching, 10% scholarship, 10% service. The successful candidate in the second position will seek to further distinguish DoM as an important source of relevant, applied research in Management, and will conduct extensive outreach activities to engage external contributors and disseminate knowledge to our business community. In recognition of the position's significant service responsibilities, the successful candidate will have an anticipated distribution of effort of 60% teaching, 10% scholarship, 30% service.

The Department of Management has 20 faculty members and responsibility for two majors in the Bachelor of Commerce program - Accounting, and Leadership and Organizational Management. The Department also offers an undergraduate leadership certificate, an MA in Management, and contributes to SBE’s MBA, MA in Leadership, and PhD in Management. Faculty members are committed to SBE’s vision of “being and developing leaders for a sustainable world” and take a sustainable approach to organizational success through teaching and research in accounting, entrepreneurship, financial management, business policy/strategy, human resource management, organizational behaviour, leadership, and corporate social responsibility.
Further information about the Department is available at: www.business.uoguelph.ca

The Department of Management is an integral part of the Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics. Formed in 2006, and renamed in 2019, the Gordon S. Lang School 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 4,000 students currently enrolled. Our School provides a learning environment that encourages critical reflection, personal growth, and promotes traditional and emerging themes of management and economics. We offer a wide range of specialized programs in business and economics across undergraduate, graduate, and professional education.

The University of Guelph is the largest employer in Guelph, a city of approximately 130,000 people, located about an hour drive west of Toronto, Ontario. University of Guelph is a top-ranked comprehensive university in Canada with an enrolment of about 28,000 undergraduate and graduate students across approximately 40 academic units. The University is known for its commitment to student learning, innovative research, and collaboration with world-class partners. It is a unique place, with transformative research and teaching and a distinctive campus culture. People who learn and work here are shaped and inspired by a shared purpose: To Improve Life. Reflecting that shared purpose in every experience connected to our university positions us to create positive change, here and around the world. Our University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, a drive for international development, and an obligation to address global issues.

Application Process

Assessment of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following materials (preferably as a single PDF file): (1) a cover letter; (2) a curriculum vitae. Shortlisted applicants will be requested to arrange for three letters of reference to be sent under separate cover. Applications should be sent to the attention of:

Sandra Scott, Acting Chair
Department of Management
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
Telephone: 519-824-4120 Ext. 54257
Email: sjscott@uoguelph.ca

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

The University recognizes that applicants may have had obligations outside of work that have negatively impacted their record of achievements (e.g., parental, elder care, and/or medical). You are not required to disclose these obligations in the hiring process. If you choose to do so, the University will ensure that these obligations do not negatively impact the assessment of your qualifications for the position.

The University of Guelph resides on the ancestral lands of the Attawandaron people and the treaty lands and territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and we 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.

If you require a medical accommodation during the recruitment or selection process, please contact Occupational Health and Wellness at 519-824-4120 x52674.