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Chair, Faculty of Management

Category: Faculty
Closing Date: May 15, 2018

Concordia University of Edmonton (CUE) is a boutique university, small enough where every student is essential yet large enough for a global outlook.  We’re constantly seeking the right balance between teaching and research, between specialization and adventurousness. Our ultimate goal has not changed since 1921: to create a community of active citizens, of good and honourable people. Our vision is to become Canada’s pre-eminent small university.

The Faculty of Management invites applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor in the focus areas of Human Resource Management, Leadership, or Finance. The position of Chair, Faculty of Management is available to begin July 1, 2018.

Reporting to the Dean of Management, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to provide broad academic leadership in program and curriculum development, research, and experiential learning for programs within the Faculty in the areas of theoretical and applied approaches to support the learning process and student success.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Teaches at the undergraduate level using multi-model learning strategies
  • Conducts research
  • Recruits, coordinates and supports sessional instructors for CUE’s Management courses
  • Approves course syllabi and grades
  • Conducts transfer credit assessments and waiver requests
  • Represents the institution at the Management Education Coordinating Council of Alberta (MECCA), Open Houses and other recruitment events
  • Provides information and reports to the Dean
  • Participates in both Faculty-and University-related committee service
  • Other duties as arise

As a scholar-practitioner who brings professional practice, research and academic scholarship to the program you will have:

  • Completion of a PhD in Human Resource Management, Leadership, Finance or a related discipline.
  • Minimum five (5) years of teaching/research experience in a post-secondary environment. Industry experience would be an asset.
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence at the bachelor level in field of study.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of academic programs, with a commitment and ability to advance the quality and content of programs, courses, initiatives and the student-learning experience.
  • Experience in the integration and use of adult-learning principles in curriculum design, delivery and assessment, particularly at the bachelor level, is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially as a team member with a variety of stakeholder groups.
  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office, familiarity with educational technologies and Google Suite with an aptitude to learn other software as required.
  • Professional designations, i.e. CPHR or CFM, or working towards an applicable professional designation is an asset.

The normal undergraduate teaching assignment is 9 contact hours per semester in the first year and 12 contact hours per semester for subsequent years. In the position of Chair, an additional course release of 6 contact hours is granted to the faculty member. In addition, the successful candidate will be committed to growing the diversity of and building professional relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the broader community.

Interested individuals may contact the Dean of the Faculty of Management, Dr. Alison Yacyshyn (alison.yacyshyn@concordia.ab.ca). All application packages must be directed to the Office of Human Resources, as specified below.

Closing Date: This position will be filled subject to budget approval.  Application review will commence May 15, 2018. Concordia is an equal-opportunity employer. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience as per Concordia’s Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

Application packages must include:

  • Cover letter (including a statement of citizenship/immigration status);
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Transcripts of all graduate-level courses;
  • A teaching portfolio including a statement on teaching philosophy;
  • Recent student evaluations;
  • A statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, broadly understood, and/or plans to make future contributions; and
  • Three confidential professional and/or post-secondary letters of reference forwarded to the following address under separate cover by the referees.

Please forward all documents to:

Human Resources

7128 Ada Boulevard

Edmonton, AB   T5B 4E4

E-mail: humanresources@concordia.ab.ca


We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.