[AISWorld] Tenure track Assistant Professor position

JM Goh jmgoh at sfu.ca
Mon Aug 14 15:45:36 EDT 2017

Simon Fraser University 

Metro Vancouver, British Columbia 

The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia seeks outstanding candidates for one tenure-track position in Management Information Systems, beginning Fall 2018 (Rank Assistant Professor). 

The successful candidate will possess a passion for high-quality research, demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate level, the potential to teach at the graduate and executive levels, and leadership abilities. Candidates working in all areas of Information Systems are encouraged to apply. Research interests consistent with Beedie’s strategic priorities of innovation, socially responsible and sustainable business, and issues related to global business will be valued. Candidates with industry experience, who seek to engage with communities of practice, and make an impact through their research will be a good fit with the School’s research culture. A publication record or pipeline in top and leading IS journals or a related field is an asset. Ph.D. is required by August 2018. 

The Beedie School of Business is recognized as a top ranked research school, is accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS, and is signatory to Principles for Responsible Management Education. We have programs at the Undergraduate, Masters, Ph.D. and Executive levels, including Canada’s first Executive MBA program. 

SFU Beedie was named following a $22 million gift from alumnus Ryan Beedie and his father Keith in 2011. The donation has allowed the school to build on its strong reputation as a global leader in research, while pursuing its strategic vision of developing innovative and socially responsible business leaders with a global perspective through education. The successful candidate will share Beedie’s commitment to diversity, engagement and generating positive change in its communities. 

With three award-winning British Columbia campuses located in Burnaby, Surrey and downtown Vancouver, Simon Fraser University offers a strong research environment in a dynamic Pacific Rim setting that is ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit as the world’s most liveable city. For further details about the Beedie School of Business, visit our website at [ http://www.beedie.sfu.ca/ | http://www.beedie.sfu.ca/ ] . 

A complete application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, a published work that best represents your current research profile and teaching evaluations, should be submitted in electronic format to [ mailto:chair_busappts at sfu.ca | chair_busappts at sfu.ca ] . Please ask three references to send confidential letters of recommendation directly to [ mailto:chair_busappts at sfu.ca | chair_busappts at sfu.ca ] . Applications should clearly specify the competition number (2017APMIS) and the position title. Unfortunately, we are unable to process general applications at this time. 

For best consideration, complete applications must be received by the initial deadline for applications, November 1, 2017, although applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please indicate in your submission whether you are attending the ICIS conference between December 10 to 13, 2017. Faculty members from the Management Information Systems Area will be attending this conference and would like to use this opportunity to meet prospective candidates. We anticipate the position will start September 1, 2018 or on a mutually agreed upon date. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent residents will be given priority. SFU is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. All positions are subject to budgetary approval and approval by the Board of Governors. 

Under the authority of the University Act, personal information required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: 

[ http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html | http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html ] 

For further details regarding this position, please see the following web site: 

[ http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/Beedie_School_of_Business.html | http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/Beedie_School_of_Business.html ] 

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