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Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems

Simon Fraser University

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 July 1, 2023 (Rank Assistant Professor).

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have demonstrated strong ability for delivering high-quality, scholarly research, teaching excellence, leadership abilities and service. Special consideration will be given to candidates with scholarly program aligned with MIS research and teaching , as well as alignment with Beedie School’s Vision 2022 strategic priorities (of innovation, social responsibility, and a global perspective). Of particular interest to the MIS faculty group are candidates with a scholarly program that emphasizes novel business research questions in innovative and cutting-edge domains. Such candidates will also be expected to create original teaching content in these domains, thereby aligning their research and teaching agendas. Candidates should also have the potential to engage with practitioner communities and make an impact on practice through their research. Recruitment decisions will also be influenced by the school’s priorities for diversity and inclusion.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD in MIS or a closely related field by the employment start date; however, PhD candidates with solid indication of imminent completion may be hired at the rank of Instructor and will be promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor upon completion of the PhD.

Duties

The candidate will be expected to teach courses in traditional MIS areas such as Digital Business Strategy, Project Management, Business Database Management, Business Software Development, Information Systems Analysis and Design and Business Analytics, at either undergraduate or graduate levels. The candidate will also be expected to augment these course offerings with content covering recent technological trends and industry needs.

Teaching responsibilities also include regular review of course content covered by part-time faculty as well as coaching and supporting students in experiential activities such 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 Beedie

Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business is a dynamic teaching and learning setting with a reputation for producing global-class research. Located on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), q̓íc̓əy̓ (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), qʼʷa:n̓ƛʼən̓ (Kwantlen), Səmyámə (Semiahmoo), and sc̓əwaθən (Tsawwassen) Peoples, ,SFU is actively building a diverse and inclusive community.

As a top ranked research school, SFU Beedie has the distinction of being among only one per cent of business schools worldwide with double accreditation by AACSB and EQUIS. SFU Beedie is a signatory to Principles for Responsible Management Education and offers programs at the undergraduate, master’s, PhD, and executive levels. We pioneered Canada’s first Executive MBA, Management of Technology MBA, and the first EMBA in Indigenous Business Leadership in North America. SFU Beedie prides itself on innovation and entrepreneurship and we are home to the RADIUS social innovation lab and venture incubator.

SFU is the top university in the world for entrepreneurial spirit and the top university in Canada for innovation. With three award-winning British Columbia campuses located in Burnaby, Surrey, and downtown Vancouver, SFU offers a strong research environment and is recognized as one of Canada’s top 100 and top family-friendly employers.

Application Instructions

Full consideration will be given to applications submitted directly to our in-house application tracking system by September 26, 2022 via the link here: https://beedie.sfu.ca/about/work-with-us
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an in-person interview.

A complete application must include:
• a cover letter
• an up-to-date, full curriculum vitae (include details of research and teaching, scholarly record, funding, and list of collaborations/partnerships)
• statement outlining the alignment of your research and teaching to the position’s qualifications, Beedie’s strategic priorities and vision
• proposed program of research and two examples of scholarly work
• a teaching portfolio and/or evidence of teaching potential in the area (this may include a statement of pedagogy, prior or proposed syllabi, and evidence of your commitment to improving your teaching practice)
• names and email addresses of 3 referees (ranked in order of preference). SFU will contact referees directly.

About SFU

SFU recognizes that alternative career paths and/or career interruptions (e.g. parental leave, leave due to illness) can impact research achievements and commits to ensuring that leaves are taken into careful consideration. Candidates are encouraged to highlight how alternative paths and/or interruptions have impacted them in their application. SFU also recognizes the value of mentoring and research training, outreach, professional service, and non-traditional areas of research and/or research outputs; demonstrated experience and willingness in increasing diversity in the previous institutional environment, and in curriculum, is also an asset.

Simon Fraser University encourages applications from all qualified applicants, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Simon Fraser University is an institution whose strength is based on our shared commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is an underlying principle of our Strategic Vision, which pledges SFU to “foster a culture of inclusion and mutual respect, celebrating the diversity reflected among its students, faculty, staff, and our community.” SFU is committed to ensuring that no individual is denied access to employment opportunities for reasons unrelated to ability or qualifications. Consistent with this principle, SFU will advance the interests of underrepresented members of the work force, specifically Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, and women; embrace gender and sexual diversity; ensure that equal opportunity is afforded to all who seek employment at the University; and treat all employees equitably. Candidates that belong to underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

SFU offers several benefits and services aimed at creating a more inclusive and accessible campus community for faculty, please see the Faculty Relations, Benefits and Service page for more details. SFU is also committed to ensuring that the application and interview process is accessible to all applicants; if you require accommodations or have questions about SFU benefits, services, accommodations policies, or equity considerations please contact the Specialist, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Faculty Relations.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is 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

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.