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Associate Professor, Information Technology Management

Ryerson University

The Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Associate Professor , beginning July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.

Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and applied learning. More than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada. yerson University is located in the multi-cultural heart of downtown Toronto. Toronto was ranked as one of the best places to live in and is one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world . Canada is also regularly ranked as one of the very best countries to live in.

The Opportunity
The Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management invites applications for a tenure stream position at the rank of Associate Professor , beginning July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.

Our School, consisting of 26 full-time faculty members, prides itself both on the quality of its teaching and the breadth of its research. It is accredited by AACSB and BTM Forum. The School, which hosts Canada’s largest and one of the most reputable business technology management (BTM) program is strongly committed to producing a workforce with competence in integrating information and communication technologies and managerial knowledge to support the regional, national, and global economy. Our multidisciplinary faculty actively participate in the Master of Science in Management and MBA programs, and support collaborative research with far-reaching impact towards solving real world problems. ITM faculty are consistently among the most productive researchers in TRSM . Please visit the School's website as well as our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Home to more than 10,000 students, TRSM is Canada's leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centered in an urban learning environment. TRSM offers 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, two Bachelor of Health Administration degrees, the Ted Rogers MBA, Professional Master’s Diplomas, Executive Education courses, and a Master of Science in Management. TRSM is also home to 15 innovative research enters, institutes and labs. Located in the heart of Toronto's diverse business community, our Bay Street location reinforces our strong links to corporate Canada. With an emphasis on relevant curriculum and excellence in teaching and research, our Schools continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation and program quality by combining academic rigor with real-world learning. To learn more about our Schools, please visit

The successful candidate will be expected to: maintain a strong, independent, externally-funded research program; collaborate with colleagues on research grants and publications; publish in top-ranked journals; supervise graduate students; teach at undergraduate and graduate levels; and engage in collegial service.

Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly, research or creative activities and will be expected to demonstrate their ability to work with a diverse student population.

The following are expectations of the successful candidate:

a PhD in Information Systems from an accredited business school; holding a tenured position at a recognized and reputable university; demonstrated expertise in the areas of social media and collaboration;
strong evidence of obtaining significant research funding from competitive national and international funds;a strong research profile with evidence of peer reviewed publications in top management journals;
a strong pipeline of research articles to be submitted to top management journals;
a strong record of effective student teaching and research training;
demonstrated experience in undergraduate and graduate course development and teaching; demonstrable involvement with PhD programs or designs; capacity for collegial service.

Equity at Ryerson University
Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity inthe broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment inCanada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for 2015, 2016 and 2017. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit , check out @RyersonU , @RyersonHR and @RyersonECI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page .

How to apply?
Applicants should submit their application online by April 26, 2019 via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application process” Above to begin). The application must contain the following:

A letter of application and a detailed curriculum vitae
Three representative research publications Results of teaching evaluations (or equivalent evidence, such as a teaching dossier)
The names of 3 individuals who may be contacted for references.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.

Confidential inquiries can be directed to Dr. Ozgur Turetken, Director of the School of Information Technology Management .

Any inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal can be sent to Laurie Shemavonian at . Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, at .

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA).

The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at:
The RFA’s website can be found at: .
A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: