Job Posting: Assistant Professor at Sobey School of Management

Management – Assistant Professor

Saint Mary’s University – Sobey School of Business

Location: Nova Scotia
Date posted: 2016-10-18
Advertised until: 2016-12-18

The Department of Management in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Management, starting July 1, 2017. The ideal candidate already holds a PhD, or is near completion, and can demonstrate potential for research and teaching excellence.

Teaching and research interests of the successful candidate can be in any of the areas of interest of the Management Department (Entrepreneurship, Ethics and Social Responsibility, Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Innovation, Organizational Behaviour, Leadership, or Strategy). Teaching experience with large classes will be considered an asset. We particularly encourage applicants whose teaching and research align with the Sobey School of Business mission: The Sobey School of Business, through active learning and the creation and mobilization of scholarship, prepares citizens of the world to lead sustainable, entrepreneurial businesses and communities.

Saint Mary’s is a public university with over 7,000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our university is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating community engagement as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. The Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University is a balanced teaching/research institution and it has the largest business program in the Atlantic Provinces. The Sobey School of Business consists of 75 full-time faculty and offers AACSB accredited degrees at the undergraduate, master and doctoral levels.

The Management Department consists of 20 full-time faculty who deliver core courses to the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department also delivers courses contributing to the majors in Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations, Global Business Management, and Management. The PhD in Management, the Master and Diploma in Management of Co-operatives and Credit Unions, and the certificate program in Human Resource Management are also associated with the Management Department.

Saint Mary’s University is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 415,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. For information about the University and the Sobey School of Business please see our website at

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents (all applicants should clearly indicate their status as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident). Saint Mary’s University is committed to principles of employment equity and encourages applications from aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and women.

Applications consisting of (i) a letter of application clearly indicating eligibility to work in Canada, (ii) an up-to-date curriculum vitae, (iii) a teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. teaching evaluations), (iv) future research plans, (iv) an example of a recent working paper or publication, (v) copy of graduate school transcripts, and (vi) names and contact information of three referees, should be emailed to and specify Management Tenure Track as well as yourarea of expertise in the subject line. Consideration of applications will begin on January 7th 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Although all applications will be acknowledged, only those that make the shortlist will be contacted.

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