SL294137-Fall 2024-SCMA*3010 (Business Program) Research Methods in Business

Sessional Lecturer Work Assignment
Sessional Lecturer, Unit 2
Academic Unit: 
Guelph Humber Programs
Semester(s) of Assignment(s): 
Fall 2024
Number of Available Work Assignment(s) / Sections: 
4
Level of Work Assignment(s): 
1
Right of First Refusal (RoFR)
A Sessional Lecturer holds a RoFR (i.e., for a particular course) if they have successfully taught the course in the past six (6) semesters. A SL who holds a RoFR to this course is required to exercise their right by way of the online hiring system. Also see: What is Right of First Refusal (RoFR)?
A Sessional Lecturer Currently Holds a Right of First Refusal for this Course: 
Yes
Number of Assignments that Carry the Right of First Refusal: 
4
Course Details
Course Number: 
SCMA*3010 (Business Program)
Course Name: 
Research Methods in Business
Course Format: 
In-Person
Course Description: 
See Course Calendar
Other Course Description or Assignment Information: 
- This course examines contemporary research methods employed in business. Emphasis is placed on understanding the process of business research and how it relates to theory development, problem investigation, and management questions. Qualitative and quantitative techniques and applications are discussed. Other topics include ethics and politics of research, the nature of causation, conceptualization, measurement, development of hypotheses, data description, statistical analysis, sampling techniques, and preparation of case studies. Research examples and case studies are key aspects of the lectures and seminars. - To view course outlines from previous offerings of this course (if available), please visit: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/academic-services/course-outlines HEALTHY CAMPUS: The University of Guelph and the University of Guelph-Humber promote a healthy campus. To guide you with questions you may have around vaccinations (including COVID-19), masking policies (which are currently paused), and other healthier choices to promote health on campus, please refer to the tips on the University of Guelph’s Healthy Campus webpage (https://www.uoguelph.ca/healthy-campus/#containing-the-spread). Please also refer to the University of Guelph COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (https://www.uoguelph.ca/hr/staff-faculty-hr-policies-support-staff/713-covid-19-vaccination-policy), which is currently paused but may be un-paused should conditions warrant. Employees working at the University of Guelph-Humber are encouraged to download the Humber Guardian app (https://humber.ca/publicsafety/services/humber-guardian-app), which provides quick access to University of Guelph-Humber campus safety and security resources, emergency contact information, safety services and a safety toolbox. University of Guelph-Humber’s safety measures may change depending on public health directives or the recommendations of public health authorities. - Classes held on University of Guelph-Humber campus (Toronto).
Projected Class Enrolment: 
65/section
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities
Anticipated Duties and Responsibilities: 
Orientation-Training
Office Hours
Preparation
Student Consultation
Lecturing
Email Correspondence/Monitoring
Invigilating Exams
Grading
Other Duties (specified below)
Other Duties Described: 
Instructor may be required to participate in course website training.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications
Degree: 
Masters related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Successful teaching related to field at college or university level
Required competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Sound grasp of the principles and applications of both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to solve business problems
Preferred Qualifications
Degree: 
PhD related to field
Prior Teaching Experience: 
Many years of successful teaching related to contents of the course.
Research Experience: 
Quality and or Recent Research activity in areas relevant to the course demonstrating knowledge of current developments in course content.
Specific Preferred competence, capability, skill and ability related to course content: 
Candidates should provide in their application evidence of prior teaching experience and teaching success/excellence related to course content, which may include a dossier, teaching philosophy, examples of teaching innovations, course developments, evaluations of previously taught courses (e.g., peer evaluations and/or student feedback), reference letters, and any other relevant information they wish to have evaluated by the selection committee (some documents on file in the department or program, such as UofGH Student Feedback Questionnaires of courses taught on UofG contracts, may also be used).
Days Required and Wages
Days and Times Required: 
Section 01: Wednesday 11:40 AM - 2:20 PM Section 02: Friday 8:55 AM - 11:35 AM Section 03: Tuesday 8:00 AM - 10:40 AM Section 04: Tuesday 12:35 PM - 3:15 PM
Period of the Work Agreement (Start Date and End Date): 
August 30, 2024 to December 22, 2024
Wages (per semester, per full-load): 
minimum $8,519.05 (effective 2024/25)
Other Posting Information
Application Deadline (All postings will automatically expire at 11:59 pm on this day): 
Monday, June 24, 2024
Posting Email Contact: 
ghadmin@guelphhumber.ca
Hiring Contact Information: 
ghadmin@guelphhumber.ca Please apply through the online application process only: http://www.uoguelph.ca/sessional_ta/ NOTE: Applications via e-mail will not be accepted. If you have technical issues with the online application, please contact Computing and Communications Services (CCS) at University of Guelph: Email: 58888help@uoguelph.ca , Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 58888

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