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Three (3) Limited Term Faculty (LTF) Positions in Information Technology Management

Ryerson University

Three (3) Limited Term Faculty (LTF) Positions in Information Technology Management

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the School of Information Technology Management in the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University invites applications for three (3) Limited Term Faculty (LTF) positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointments shall be effective July 1, 2021 for a one year term, subject to final budgetary approval.

The successful candidates will engage only in the teaching and service duties of faculty members in the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management, while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across such activities. Teaching will be assigned in one of the following course packages.

Position 1: ITM 200 – Fundamentals of Programming; ITM 207 – Computer-Enabled Problem Solving

Position 2: ITM 301 – IT Infrastructure; ITM 820 – Information Systems Security and Privacy

Position 3: ITM 410 Business Process Design; ITM 415 – Business Process Management; ITM 706 – Enterprise Architecture (Fall 2021 courses will be taught in the evening)

Teaching assignments will consist of six total courses in the Fall and Winter semesters, and may include courses other than those listed above. Course outlines can be found on the ITM School website (ryerson.ca/itm).

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Information Systems or a closely related field by the appointment date. Candidates who are all-but-dissertation (ABD) and are able to demonstrate that they are very close to completion may also be considered. In addition, the successful candidate must present evidence of:
demonstrated capacity for teaching excellence at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, as evidenced by a teaching dossier that includes a teaching philosophy statement, experience with course and curriculum review and/or development, examples of best practices in pedagogy, including effective use of classroom technology and any experience with experiential learning, sample syllabi, strong teaching evaluations, teaching awards, and other relevant achievements in teaching;
commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population; and
an ability to contribute to the life of the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management and the University through collegial service.

Our committee recognizes that candidates have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.

Note: Limited Term Faculty appointments at Ryerson University may not exceed a combined total of four years. Applicants with prior Ryerson LTF appointments need to consider this limitation, as it may render them ineligible to apply.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) (www.rfanet.ca).
The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of RFA benefits can be found here.

Ryerson University
Serving a highly diverse student population of over 45,000, with 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning and distinguished by a professionally focussed curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities, Ryerson is a vibrant, urban university known for its culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, community engagement and city-building through its award-winning architecture.

The Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management (TRSITM)
Our School offers undergraduate and graduate (Master’s and Doctoral) programs to more than 2,000 students of diverse backgrounds. Our faculty prides itself on the excellence of its research, the quality of its teaching and community engagement. We are interested in candidates who will contribute to our existing strengths in research/creativity activity and teaching through academic, professional and diverse lived experiences and perspectives.

TRSITM is part of the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University (TRSM), TRSM is developing collaborative, creative leaders who will drive 21st century business forward while making a positive impact on society. Home to 11,000+ students and more than 250 industry-connected faculty, TRSM is Canada's leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. TRSM offers 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, a Bachelor of Health Administration degree, a Masters of Health Administration in Community Care, the Ted Rogers MBA, Professional Masters Diplomas, Executive Education courses, a Masters of Science in Management, and a PhD in Management. TRSM is also home to 15 innovative research centres, institutes and labs. www.ryerson.ca/tedrogersschool

Working at Ryerson
At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. At Ryerson and within our school, we firmly believe that equity, diversity and inclusion are integral to this path; our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Dedicated to a people first culture, Ryerson is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto Top Employer. We invite you to explore the range of benefits and supports available to faculty and their family, including access to our diverse faculty and staff networks.

Visit us on Twitter: @RyersonU, @RyersonHR, @RyersonVPFA and @RyersonECI and our LinkedIn company page.

Ryerson is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities. To find out more about legal and policy obligations please visit the accessibility and Human Rights websites.

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 in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, Black-identified persons, other racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+.

How to Apply
Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application Process” to begin). The committee will begin reviewing applications on June 11, 2021 and will continue to accept applications until the positions are filled. The application must contain the following:

a letter of application;
a curriculum vitae;
a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations; and
names of three individuals who may be contacted for references.

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.

Contacts
Any confidential inquiries can be directed to the DHC Chair Dr. Catherine Middleton at catherine.middleton@ryerson.ca.

Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous Human Resources Lead at t26king@ryerson.ca.

Black identified candidates who wish to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Shurla Charles-Forbes, Black Faculty & Staff Community Network at bfscn@ryerson.ca.

For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact Jennifer Tejay at jennifer.tejay@ryerson.ca.