Faculty of Business
Tenure Track Position
The DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure track appointment in the Strategic Management area. The appointment will commence July 1, 2014 or be advertised until the position is filled, subject to budgetary approval. Rank will depend upon qualifications and experience.
The DeGroote School of Business strives to create a strong, supportive and collegial research culture, building the research capacity of faculty and graduate students. We are one of six faculties at McMaster and we believe in experiential learning: complementing classroom studies with hands-on experience. The School has over 2,800 undergraduate students, 600 MBAs, 60 PhDs and 70 full-time faculty.
The School hosts three research centres and a number of research chairs that contribute to the prosperity of society at large and provide value to business. DeGroote operates at two campuses, the McMaster University main campus in Hamilton, Ontario and a new state-of-the-art facility in nearby Burlington, Ontario, housing the MBA and executive programs. The successful candidate is expected to be active at both locations, teaching undergraduate and/or post-graduate courses as well as teaching in the School’s professionally oriented executive development programs and/or Director’s College.
Preference will be given to candidates that have demonstrated leadership in research initiatives through the proven ability to attract research funding, publication of research results in major scholarly outlets, and excellent instruction in the classroom. Proficiency in English is required. Candidates will have a PhD in Strategic Management or a related field.
Applicants must have a strong theoretical and methodological background and an ability to apply this knowledge to important Strategic Management problems. DeGroote has a strong research-oriented faculty that is supportive of serious scholarship. We are interested in individuals with outstanding research skills and a passion for teaching.
All applications must be received electronically via e-mail by January 31, 2014.
Candidates should submit a cover letter, statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, research samples (published articles or working papers), evidence of teaching effectiveness, names and contact information of at least three references to:
Attention: Dr. John Medcof
Associate Dean (Faculty Affairs and Accreditation)
Job Posting ID: Strategy FP2014
DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University
DSB #243 – 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4M4
Phone: (905) 525-9140 ext. 24058
Posted: December 19, 2013
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre
at ext. 222-HR (22247).