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Tenure Track, Assistant Professor, Human Resource Management and/or Industrial Relations

Saint Mary's University

The Department of Management in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human Resource Management and/or Industrial Relations at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Management, starting July 1, 2019.

The ideal candidate already holds a PhD, or is near completion, and can demonstrate potential for research, teaching excellence, and community engagement.

About the Position

Teaching and research interests of the successful candidate should be in Human Resource Management and/or Industrial Relations and related areas.

We particularly encourage applicants whose teaching and research align with the Sobey School of Business mission: “The Sobey School of Business, through active learning and the creation and mobilization of scholarship, prepares citizens of the world to lead sustainable, entrepreneurial businesses and communities.”

Applications consisting of (i) a letter of application clearly indicating eligibility to work in Canada, (ii) an up-to-date curriculum vitae, (iii) a teaching dossier that includes a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. teaching evaluations), (iv) future research plans, (v) an example of a recent scholarship output (e.g. publication in peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, working paper), (vi) copy of graduate school transcripts, and (vii) names and contact information of three referees should be emailed to Please specify Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Tenure Track in the subject line.

Consideration of applications will begin on January 25, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Although all applications will be acknowledged, only those that make the shortlist will be contacted.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from all qualified personnel, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Please specify your citizenship or residential status in your application.

About Saint Mary’s University

Saint Mary's is a public university with over 7,000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. Our university is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating community engagement as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students.

Saint Mary’s University is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 415,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States.

For information about the University and the Sobey School of Business please see our website at

About Sobey School of Business, Management Department

The Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary's University is a balanced teaching/research institution and it has the largest business program in the Atlantic Provinces. The Sobey School of Business consists of 81 full-time faculty and offers AACSB accredited degrees at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral levels. The Sobey School of Business is also a PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) signatory.

The Management Department consists of 19 full-time faculty who deliver core courses to the undergraduate and graduate programs. The Department also delivers courses contributing to the majors in Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations, and Management. The PhD in Management, the Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the certificate program in Human Resource Management are also associated with the Management Department.