Date: Jun 12, 2021
Location: Waterloo, CA
Company: Wilfrid Laurier University
Limited Term Appointment – Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management
The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics (Lazaridis School) at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for TWO (2) one-year Limited Term Appointment positions in Organizational Behaviour/Human Resource Management, at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor in the OB/HRM area, commencing September 1, 2021. These positions are subject to budgetary approval, and the home campus of the positions is in Waterloo.
The successful candidates will be primarily responsible for teaching core and elective OB/HRM courses in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs and service work for the OB/HRM area.
Applicants for this position must have the following qualifications:
A PhD (or near completion) with an emphasis in Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources, or related discipline;
Evidence for teaching excellence at the undergraduate and/or graduate (MBA) levels;
Flexibility to teach in the fall, winter, and spring semesters depending on program needs;
Ability to teach courses that fill program needs (e.g., BU 354, BU 398, and HR electives, which can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar);
Demonstrated ability to deal with student management issues such as timely grade assessments and academic misconduct;
Proven ability to deal with in-class and out of class technology including remote teaching technology such as Zoom;
Verifiable capacity to work as part of a faculty teaching team to ensure consistency across classes in a multi-section course including but not limited to teaching coordinated course content, meeting deadlines for drafting assignments and examinations, meeting deadlines for marking assignments and examinations, and meeting deadlines for return of assignments and examinations;
University-level experience teaching in a large class format in a business school environment;
Willingness and capacity to take on substantial service responsibilities as may be required;
At least one of the successful candidates must have the ability to teach courses in our MBA program.
The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics has over 150 full-time faculty and more than 6000 undergraduate and graduate students on campuses in Waterloo and Brantford, and a location in Toronto, Ontario. With a mission to achieve excellence in management education, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Honours BBA, MBA, MFin, MMA and PhD. Laurier’s undergraduate and graduate business programs are AACSB accredited. For more information, please visit http://www.wlu.ca/lazaridisschool.
Waterloo, Ontario is a highly innovative and dynamic region. It is the home to a number of leading high technology firms, insurance companies and educational/research institutions (e.g. University of Waterloo, the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics).
The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics is also home to the Lazaridis Institute, which helps Canadian technology companies reach their next level of growth through world-class programs; leading-edge research in innovation, management and disruption in the tech ecosystem; and the connection of international research, best practices in global scaling, and curriculum. http://www.lazaridisinstitute.ca.
All positions are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should send a CV, a summary of teaching experience and interest (including evidence of teaching effectiveness and a teaching dossier), and the names and contact information for three academic references. Electronic applications are strongly encouraged and all applications must include the Position Number 2021-03.
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Dr. Robert Mathieu
Associate Dean of Business: Faculty Development & Research
Lazaridis School of Business & Economics
Wilfrid Laurier University
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5
Electronic applications quoting Position Number 2021-03 are encouraged.
Deadline for applications is June 18, 2021.
Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applicants from qualified members of the equity-seeking groups. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcome to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidates from other equity seeking groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcome to contact Equity and Accessibility at email@example.com.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship(s), however, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:
Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada
Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to Michael Lisetto-Smith, Senior Administrative Officer (firstname.lastname@example.org). Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/about/governance/assets/resources/8.4-employment-equity.html.
Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or special circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching, in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact Michael Lisetto-Smith, Senior Administrative Officer (email@example.com).
The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the short list will be contacted.