The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training

The Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University invites applications for an eight-month limited-term appointment to teach introductory and upper-level Management Science courses. The appointments will be made at the Assistant Professor or Lecturer level depending on experience and qualifications. The position will begin on September 1, 2019.

What you'll do


The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in management science and quantitative methods for business and economics (involving introductory calculus, linear algebra, linear programming, probability, and statistics), and application materials should clearly demonstrate suitable qualifications to do so. A focus on active learning, student engagement, teaching in a multi-cultural setting, and integrating technologies as part of the learning process is an asset.

What you'll need


Candidates are expected to hold PhDs, or have ABD status, in Management Science or a closely related field. Candidates with a combination of MA or MS degrees in Management Science, or closely related field, and professional or teaching experience may be considered. Successful teaching in a university business school environment is also expected. A research stream in Management Science or a related field is an asset. The candidate's availability to teach Quantitative Methods I or Statistics in China during the Winter term 2020 is desirable.

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

Founded in 1802, Saint Mary's University is one of Canada's oldest and leading institutions of higher learning and has evolved into a vibrant and engaged community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni from more than 100 countries around the world. Saint Mary's University is home to one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Visit our web site at

Are you interested?

Work With Us

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 the principles of employment equity.

Apply for this opportunity online by visiting and use our online application system through CareerBeacon. Select the position you are interested in and apply by clicking the "Apply Online Now" button. Applicants should submit an application package consisting of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of recent scholarly writing (if available), graduate school transcripts, and names and contact information of three referees. Because of space restrictions, reference to links may be necessary.

Consideration of applications will begin April 30, 2019 and applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.

No telephone calls please.