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The Opportunity

Halifax, NS
Education and Training
Experienced
Full-time - Permanent

The Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science at the Sobey School of Business of Saint Mary's University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Management Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2023 The review of applications will begin on October 24, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

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What you'll need

Qualifications

Candidates should hold an earned Ph.D. (or demonstrate that they are all-but-dissertation (ABD) with a final defense date scheduled) in Operations Management, Management Science, Business Analytics, or a closely related area.

Also, the successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • strong emerging scholarly research agenda at the intersection of key functional Management Science areas, Data Analytics, and/or Business Analytics. Specific applications considered include supply chain management, transportation and logistics, health systems, retail management, service management, and sustainability management;
  • ability and willingness to teach in at least two of the core subject areas offered by the Management Science Group in the Undergraduate and Graduate Programs (Business Analytics, Data Analytics, Management Science, and Operations Management);
  • openness to innovation in pedagogical approaches (active learning, problem-based learning, case method, use of technology, blended learning, flipped classroom, …);
  • strong communication skills and ability to connect with students from diverse backgrounds;
  • ability to build research and education connections with other areas (disciplines, programs, departments) of the Sobey School of Business and Saint Mary's University. Experience working and applying management science or data analytics tools in the private or public sectors is an asset.

A little bit about us

Saint Mary’s University

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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Work With Us

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. Saint Mary's is community-focused with strong values, operating the way the world should. We embrace diversity, are committed to sustainability, and bravely tackle the issues that matter to society. With students from as many as 118 different countries and partnerships with institutions in dozens of other countries, Saint Mary's University is a leader in international and intercultural education. 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. Our campus is based in Mi'kma'ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi'kmaq, and is global in reach and influence. The Saint Mary's University community is committed to a prosperous future for the world-a world without limits. Information about Saint Mary's is available at http://www.smu.ca/about/welcome.html Work With Us The Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University offers a balanced research/teaching environment for faculty. It has one of the largest business programs in the Atlantic Provinces with over 2,300 students and offers AACSB-accredited degrees at the undergraduate, master's, and Ph.D. levels. The Sobey School is located in a modern facility, providing classrooms with state-of-the-art technology. The Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science consists of 26 full-time faculty members, 7 in the Management Science area. Academic calendars with program and course information are available at https://smu.ca/academics/calendar. For information about the University and the Sobey School of Business, please visit our website at http://www.sobey.smu.ca. How to Apply Apply for this opportunity online by visiting www.smu.ca/employment and submitting all application material electronically through CareerBeacon. Select the position you are interested in and apply by clicking the "Apply Online Now" button. Only electronic applications submitted through CareerBeacon can be accepted. Applications received by October 24, 2022, will be given first consideration; however, the search will remain open until the position is filled. The application must contain • a letter of application • a curriculum vitae • a statement of research • a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations (if available), • and contact information for three individuals who may be contacted for references. All applicants need to contact Ms. Kirti Sharma ([email protected]) to request the "Self-Identification Questionnaire". Once complete, the form should be emailed to Saint Mary's University Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, Ms. Deborah Brothers-Scott ([email protected]). Any other questions or confidential inquiries about the application can be directed to the Selection Committee Chair, Dr. Paul Dixon ([email protected]). The Sobey School of Business wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and only those applicants selected for the shortlist will be contacted. Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Saint Mary's University 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]