The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia (BC) seeks outstanding candidates for one tenure-track position in Management Information System, beginning July 1, 2020 (Rank: Assistant Professor).
The successful candidate will have a record of high-quality scholarly research and demonstrated teaching excellence. While the research interests will lie in the domain of Information Systems Management, candidates whose research meets the strategic priorities in Beedie School’s Vision 2022 such as innovation, social responsibility, and a global perspective, will be prioritized. Candidates with a scholarly program that emphasizes novel business research questions in the newer domains of Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Agile Systems Development, Distributed Ledger Technologies, Cloud Computing, Process Data Mining, and others, will also get special consideration. Candidates should also demonstrate the ability to engage with practitioner communities and make an impact through their research.
Applicants should have a PhD degree in MIS or closely-allied disciplines. ABD candidates will also be considered.
The candidate will be expected to teach courses in traditional MIS areas such as Business Database Management, Digital Business Strategy, Business Software Development, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Data Mining, at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Additional courses serving recent technological trends and industry needs will be encouraged. Teaching responsibilities also include regular review of course content covered by part-time faculty as well as coaching students for case competitions. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to Beedie’s research and teaching excellence. In addition, the successful candidate will actively participate in Beedie’s collegial self-governance and offer assistance and guidance to students, peers and the academic community through activities such as committee work, mentorship and experiential learning opportunities.
About the Beedie School of Business
Since the creation of Canada's first Executive MBA in 1968, Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business has championed lifelong learning, productive change and the need for innovation as it delivers research and teaching that makes an impact. As part of Canada’s leading comprehensive university, SFU Beedie offers a collaborative work environment that fosters interdisciplinary research. The Beedie School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and has received the EQUIS Quality award from the European Federation for Management Development (EFMD). AACSB and EFMD are globally recognized accrediting agencies for business schools. Less than 1% of business schools worldwide have earned both of these accreditations.
Supported by extensive partnerships with public, private and not-for-profit organizations, SFU Beedie’s mission is to develop innovative and socially responsible business leaders with a global perspective through education, inspired by research and grounded in practice. SFU Beedie boasts over 25,000 alumni in 83 countries around the world.
SFU has ranked among Canada’s Top 100 Employers and BC’s Top Employers and is the only Western Canadian university on Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers list. The university offers a generous compensation package that allows faculty members to dedicate time to research and teaching excellence while maintaining a work-life balance.
A complete application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and teaching evaluations from the past three years, should be submitted in electronic format. Applications should be submitted directly to our in-house application tracking system via the link here: https://beedie.sfu.ca/about/work-for-us. Three reference requests will be sent directly through our office. Applicants should make an application for each position if they have an interest in more than one job opening from our School.
Please indicate in your submission whether you are attending the Conference on Information Systems and Technology at INFORMS between Oct 18-20, 2019, Seattle, or International Conference on Information Systems between December 15-18, 2019. Faculty members from the MIS Area will be attending these conferences and would like to use this opportunity to meet prospective candidates. To be considered for an interview at INFORMS, please submit your application by October 15, 2019. We will continue to accept applications until our final deadline of November 15, 2019 to anticipate further interviews at the International Conference on Information Systems in December. We expect the position will start July 1, 2020 or on a mutually agreed upon date.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.