Faculty Career Opportunity



Competition: D6518ES
JOB TITLE: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, INTERNATIONAL
BUSINESS
Position Type: Tenure Track
Term: August 2015
Department: Bissett School of Business
Date Posted: July 02, 2014
Closing Date: October 1, 2014
 
Description: The Bissett School of Business at Mount Royal
University invites applications for a tenure track
position which will commence August 15, 2015,
subject to final budgetary approval. The roles and
responsibilities of faculty in a tenure track
position at Mount Royal include teaching and
service. Mount Royal is clear that instruction
and the quality of the student experience are the
primary mission of the institution.

Courses in International Business are primarily
included in the Bissett School of Business-
Bachelor of Business Administration, Minor in
International Business. Students who complete the
International concentration also are able to apply
for a Forum for International Trade Training
(FITT) certificate and diploma.

The Bissett School of Business is a primary
destination for undergraduate students seeking
high a quality business education. The school
employs 50 full-time faculty and a number of
sessional or contract faculty. The faculty is
comprised of a highly motivated group of scholars,
who are passionate about teaching while engaged in
innovative scholarship. In order to support its
objectives, the Bissett School of Business
benefits from the associated Institute for
Nonprofit Studies and the Institute for Innovation
and Entrepreneurship – making the school unique
among Canadian undergraduate business schools.

The Bissett School of Business offers a four-year
Bachelor of Business Administration degree.
Students can pursue majors in accounting, general
management, human resources and marketing. In
addition to the four majors, the Bissett School of
Business offers many minors including business and
society, finance, financial services, innovation
and entrepreneurship, international business,
nonprofit studies, risk management, and supply
chain management, as well as a diploma in
Aviation, and certificates in advanced accounting,
human resources, and marketing. Approximately 1800
students are enrolled in the school’s programs.

MRU is located in Calgary, Alberta; a city that is
less than one hour drive from the majestic
Canadian Rocky Mountains. Calgary brings a mix of
dynamic big-city energy, cheerful western
hospitality, and wondrous natural beauty. The city
was recently ranked by the Economist as one of the
top five liveable cities in the world.

Since opening in 1910, Mount Royal has embraced
change in order to meet the needs of the people
and community it serves. At Mount Royal students
experience high quality education enhanced by
smaller class sizes, personalized learning and a
single-minded dedication to premier undergraduate
learning. Mount Royal is known for its collegial
working environment.
 
Duties: New faculty are hired into one of two work
patterns. The teaching/scholarship/service (TSS)
pattern has a focus on teaching with the
requirement that the faculty member be involved in
a research program as well as service to the Mount
Royal community. The teaching/service (TS) pattern
has a focus on teaching and service only. There is
an option to change work patterns after tenure.
Candidates should be prepared to maintain active
liaison with industry partners or professional
associations and be involved with course and
program development.
 
Qualifications: We need a strong candidate that will represent
Bissett School of Business with good work ethic
and would preferably hold a Ph.D, although
consideration will be given to candidates with a
combination of a Masers level credential,
professional designation (including CITP) and
relevant international expertise.

The successful applicant should be able to teach
in the area of International Business and Supply
Chain Management. The candidate must be prepared
to maintain active liaison with business
representatives and organizations. A candidate
with an interest in pursuing scholarship would be
preferred.

A completed or close to completion PhD/Doctorate
is preferred; consideration will be given to
candidates with a combination of a Masters level
credential, professional designation (including
CITP) and relevant international expertise.

The successful candidate should also have a
minimum of three years’ business experience. In
addition, the successful candidate should have
teaching experience at the post secondary level.
It would be an asset to have experience in Cross
Cultural Management, Supply Chain, Global Business
Environment, and International Marketing.

A complete dossier including curriculum vitae, the
names and contact information for three (3)
references, and evidence of teaching excellence
should be submitted quoting competition
#D6518ES.


For further information, contact Dr. Halia
Valladares, Chair, Bissett School of Business at
403.440.8637, or hvalladares@mtroyal.ca.
 
Closing Date: October 1, 2014
 
Reply To: MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
4825 MOUNT ROYAL GATE SW
CALGARY, ALBERTA T3E 6K6
F: 403.440.6629
E-mail: webapply@mtroyal.ca

Submit a separate covering letter and resume for each position you are applying for, quoting appropriate competition number to the address noted above.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

If applying by email, please send your resume as an attachment, in either .doc, .docx or .pdf formats only

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Mount Royal University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to fostering diversity as a source of excellence, intellectual and cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, faculty and their scholarship including but not limited to Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, ethnic, national or socio-economic background, religion or age.