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Assistant/Associate Professor, Management Information Systems

University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Faculty of Business and Information Technology
Tracking Code: 1764-136
Appointment Type: Full-Time Continuing
Position Type: Assistant/Associate Professor, Management Information Systems
Posting Date: September 4, 2019
Application Review Date: October 14, 2019

Ontario Tech University (University of Ontario Institute of Technology), located in Oshawa, Ontario, advances the discovery and application of knowledge through a technology-enriched learning environment and innovative programs responsive to the needs of students, and the evolving 21st-century workplace. Ontario Tech promotes social engagement, fosters critical thinking, and integrates outcomes-based learning experiences inside and outside the classroom. We invite you to consider joining Ontario Tech's globally trained faculty as we further our reputation for providing a leading-edge learning environment and delivering innovative research.

The Faculty of Business & Information Technology invites applications, from qualified individuals, for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Management Information Systems effective July 1, 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct active and innovative research programs and to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Ontario Tech is a technology-enhanced learning environment and the candidate shall be expected to have skills in the integration of technology into teaching and to model those skills in their own teaching in the University’s web-centric and mobile learning environment.

Applicants should hold a PhD, or be near completion of their doctorate in Management Information Systems or a related discipline. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated teaching potential in Business Analytics and Enterprise Data Warehouses. The candidate will also be able to teach other subjects in our Technology Management majors such as Internet of Things, Design Thinking, Business Application Development, Cloud Services and Emerging Trends in IT. Teaching experience with experiential learning methods and Business Technology Management programs is preferred.

Applicants should possess a strong academic background and an established record of excellence in innovative and scholarly research leading to peer assessed publications. Candidates must also demonstrate strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions. In addition, candidates should possess excellent English language skills demonstrating an ability to ensure strong, two-way communications on an ongoing basis that contribute to collaborative/collegial relationships with faculty, staff, students, and the community at large.

The successful applicant will be expected to engage in leading-edge research with colleagues and students at the intersection of Business and Information Technology, and will have the opportunity to supervise graduate students in the shared Masters and PhD programs at Ontario Tech University. The Faculty of Business and IT has research labs in Finance, Marketing, Business Analytics, Networking, Human Machine Interaction, Game Development, Virtual Reality, Health Informatics, Security and Artificial Intelligence.

The successful applicant will be expected to engage in leading-edge curriculum development using the latest commercial products such as S/4 HANA and SAS Viya as well as open source applications such as Python, Cloud Foundry or Neo4j for example. Duties will include preparing and delivering lectures, tutorials or workshops, preparing and marking assignments, tests and examinations, responding to student inquiries, maintaining regular office hours, and invigilating tests and examinations.

The successful candidate will be expected to follow a 40% Teaching 40% Research and 20% Service workload each year.

The Faculty offers honours undergraduate degrees in Commerce as well as in Information Technology, with specializations in Technology Management. We offer the Master of IT Security (MITS) degree. MSc and PhD programs in Computer Science are offered jointly by the Faculties of Business and IT, Engineering and Science. Information about the Faculty of Business and IT can be found at:

This position falls within the bargaining unit represented by the Ontario Tech Faculty Association and will be subject to the terms and conditions of the collective agreement between the University and the UOIT Faculty Association. The collective agreement may be found on the Human Resources section of our website.

Review of applications will begin on October 14, 2019 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants should submit in electronic format (as a single pdf file) a covering letter; a curriculum vitae including a list of publications; a statement of teaching interests/experience; an outline of their present research program; a brief future research plan; and the names of three referees through the Ontario Tech University website.

Ontario Tech University is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, while especially encouraging applications from women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Ontario Tech University respects people's different needs and therefore will take all reasonable steps to ensure accommodation for applicants where appropriate. If you require an accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please notify the Human Resources Department.

Job Location
Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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