The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training

Date Posted: March 18, 2024

Posting Deadline: Posted until filled

Department: Management

Type of Employment: Permanent, Full-Time

Group Affiliation: SMUFU

At Saint Mary's University, you will be surrounded by a talented and dedicated team of professionals committed to accessibility, diversity, and the provision of a positive and supportive learning environment. We recognize the importance of the contribution and growth of each individual in the University's success.

The Department of Management in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Sustainability and/or Ethics at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2024, or at the earliest opportunity. The ideal candidate already holds a PhD, or is near completion, and can demonstrate potential for research, teaching excellence, and community engagement.

Teaching and research interests of the successful candidate should be in Sustainability, Ethics, and related areas. 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."

Application Details

Applications should consist 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,

(v) an example of a recent scholarship output (e.g. publication in peer reviewed journal, conference proceeding or working paper),

(vi) copy of graduate school transcripts and evidence of course work relevant to the position, and

(vii) names and contact information of three referees.

These materials should be sent as one consolidated PDF via email to [email protected]. Please specify Sustainability/Ethics Tenure-Track in the subject line. Consideration of applications will begin on April 26 and continue until the position is filled. Although all applications will be acknowledged, only those that make the shortlist will be contacted.

At Saint Mary's University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment of inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at [email protected]

About Sobey School of Business, Management Department

The Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University is a balanced teaching/research school and is the premier business school in Atlantic Canada. The Sobey School of Business consists of approximately 80 full-time faculty and offers AACSB accredited degrees at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral levels. Since 2014, the Sobey School of Business has been a PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) signatory, and a PRME Champion since 2020. In October 2022, the Sobey School became one of 10 Canadian business schools to be accredited by EQUIS, and one of seven Canadian business schools to have both AACSB and EQUIS accreditation.

The Management Department consists of 18 full-time faculty. Our faculty prides itself on research excellence, in terms of both high-quality publications and attracting external funding, and the quality of its teaching. The Department delivers core courses to undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department also delivers courses contributing to majors in Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations, and Management and is associated with several graduate and certificate programs in the Sobey School of Business, including the PhD in Business Administration and the Certificate Program in Human Resource Management. For additional information about the University and the Sobey School of Business please visit our website at

A little bit about us

Saint Mary's University - Faculty Employment Opportunities

Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's top primary undergraduate universities--known for its international collaborations, leadership in entrepreneurship, and research that benefits local and global communities. Our programs in Arts, Science, Graduate Studies and the Sobey School of Business are among Canada's best and feature professors who are committed to the success of their students. Saint Mary's provides our 7,000 students with a place that fosters possibility, excellent research opportunities, and distinguished graduate and professional programs combined with a caring community. Nestled in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, on Canada's east coast, Saint Mary's University is marked by iconic buildings, green spaces and fresh ocean air. The Saint Mary's University community is committed to a prosperous future for the world-a world without limits.

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