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Two Limited Term Faculty (LTF) Positions in Information Technology Management

Toronto Metropolitan University

wo Limited Term Faculty (LTF) Positions in Information Technology Management
TRSM Information Tech Mgmt
Posted: May 16, 2023
Deadline to Apply: Friday, June 16, 2023

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 Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) invites applications for two (2) Limited Term Faculty (LTF) positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in area of Information Technology Management. The appointments shall be effective July 1, 2023 as follows and are subject to final budgetary approval:

Position 1- one year term

Position 2- two year term

Please indicate on your application whether you wish to be considered for position 1 or position 2.

The successful candidates will engage only in the teaching and service duties of faculty members in the School, while maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across such activities. Teaching assignments for both positions will consist of a total of six one-semester courses over the Fall and Winter semesters. Candidates may be assigned a combination of the courses below.

ITM 200 – Fundamentals of Programming

ITM 207 – Computer-Enabled Problem Solving

ITM 301 – IT Infrastructure

ITM 706 – Enterprise Architecture

ITM 711 – Cloud Computing

ITM 820 – Information Systems Security and Privacy

Course outlines are available on the ITM School website.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Information Systems or a closely related field by the appointment date. 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 teaching and service 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 School of Information Technology Management and the University through collegial service.

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

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Toronto Metropolitan Faculty Association (TFA) ( The TFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of TFA benefits can be found here.

Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU)

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, TMU 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

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 through academic, professional and diverse lived experiences and perspectives.

Ted Rogers School at Toronto Metropolitan University is developing collaborative, creative leaders who will drive the 21st-century business forward while making a positive impact on society. Home to more than 13,000 students and more than 200 industry-connected faculty, Ted Rogers School is Canada's leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. Ted Rogers School offers 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, a Bachelor of Health Administration degree, the Ted Rogers MBA, a Master in Health Administration (Community Care), a Master of Science in Management, Professional Master’s Diploma, Executive Education courses and a PhD in Management. Ted Rogers School is also home to 15 innovative research centres, institutes and labs.

Working at TMU

At the intersection of mind and action, Toronto Metropolitan University is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. At TMU 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, TMU is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s 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: @torontomet, @VPFAtorontomet and @TorontoMetHR, and our LinkedIn page.

TMU 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.

Toronto Metropolitan 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 [] by clicking on “Start Application Process” to begin. Applications, consisting of the following, must be received by June 16, 2023:

a letter of application;
a curriculum vitae;
a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations;
an indication of which of the ITM courses listed above the applicant is qualified to teach; 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.


Any confidential inquiries can be directed to the Departmental Hiring CommitteeChair Dr. Catherine Middleton at

Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at Toronto Metropolitan University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Miigis Kwe, the Indigenous Human Resources Lead and the Founding Co-Chair of the First Nations, Métis and Inuit Community Group at

Black identified candidates who wish to learn more about working at Toronto Metropolitan University are welcome to contact Shurla Charles-Forbes, Black Faculty & Staff Community Network at

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