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Faculty Position in International Business

The Telfer School of Management of the University of Ottawa invites applications for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor position in management commencing July 1, 2018.

The University of Ottawa, a top-ten research-intensive university in Canada, is committed to becoming a globally recognized institution in management. With the highly ranked Faculties of Medicine, Engineering and Law, along with an internationally accredited School of Management, many of the structures are already in place. The Telfer School of Management, at the University of Ottawa, develops Strategic Areas of Expertise (SAE’s) that we define as some distinctive, relevant, and sustainable platforms for achieving national and international recognition in research, teaching, and outreach.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.

Areas of Expertise: International business including, but not limited to, global governance, sustainable development, international entrepreneurship, non-market strategy, and global value chains.

Title of the Position: Professor in management at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The rank is commensurate with experience.

Duties: Duties of a faculty member will include in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities; c) academic service activities; and d) supervision of graduate students.

Terms: Tenure-track position.

Salary & Benefits Package: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience and typically starts at $115,000 per year.  The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package, which includes long-term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, a University of Ottawa pension plan, optional life insurance and reimbursement of eligible relocation expenses. Benefits also include a start-up period with a reduced teaching load and start-up funding for research. 

Location of Work: University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

Application Deadline: Applications received prior to November 15th, 2017 will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

Skills Requirements:

  • Education: Ph.D. in a related discipline
  • Language: Strong preference will be given to candidates who are able to teach and conduct research in French.
  • Work experience:
    • A high-potential program of research as demonstrated by articles published in good quality peer-reviewed journals;
    • Strong teaching competency at the undergraduate, professional (MBA) and Masters and/or Ph.D. levels as demonstrated by past teaching evaluations and a presentation given to faculty members and students if invited for an interview;
    • Experience in graduate student supervision;
    • Applicants appointed at the Associate or Full Professor level are expected to be able to demonstrate a track record of success in attracting competitive research funding.

The Telfer School of Management is among the world’s elite having obtained accreditation from all three of the most prestigious international sanctioning bodies: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. Fewer than 60 business schools worldwide, among them only two in Canada, have earned this international recognition. The Telfer School of Management is also one of the larger management schools in Canada, with over 75 full-time faculty and some 4,000 students enrolled in our undergraduate and graduate programs. We are also a fully bilingual management School, unique in a North American context.

Ottawa has a vibrant cultural life with an abundance of theatres, national museums, and festivals. With a population of more than one million residents, the area is famous for its green spaces, bicycle paths and rivers, making it especially appealing to people with an active lifestyle. Also known as Silicon Valley North, Ottawa is a leading centre for the high technology, life sciences, education, medical sciences and bio-technology sectors. Mercer ranked Ottawa, Canada's Capital, among the top 15 cities worldwide with respect to quality of life.

Applications must contain: 1) a letter of intent, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a brief research statement, 4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 5) recent teaching evaluation reports, and 6) for those applying at the rank of Assistant, three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover including a recommendation letter from the Ph.D. thesis supervisor. Otherwise, for those applying at the rank of Associate or Full, names and contact information of three individuals who may be contacted for reference letters if the candidate is short-listed.

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or send by mail to:

Mark Freel, Vice-Dean of Career Development
Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa
55, Laurier Ave. East
Ottawa (Ontario), K1N 6N5

We thank all applicants who apply.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that offers are subject to availability of funds.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. When submitting your application, please indicate your status. Equity is a University of Ottawa policy; women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.