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Saint Mary's University (www.smu.ca) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Aboriginal Business relevant to any of the following disciplines: Accounting, Business Law, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing,
Communications, Information Systems and Management Science. Candidates with a demonstrated record in research and teaching in Aboriginal Business fields are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have completed, or be near completion of, a PhD in one of the disciplines noted above and have excellent qualifications for research and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate program level. Candidates must have a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion as it pertains to research activities, teaching and service. The appointment will commence July 1, 2018.

The Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with 3400 students, is proud of its pivotal role as Atlantic Canada’s largest business school. Our mission statement is, “through active learning and the creation and mobilization of scholarship, we prepare citizens of the world to lead sustainable, entrepreneurial businesses and communities.” The Sobey School offers a comprehensive range of education programs from a robust Bachelor of Commerce through our rigorous Masters degrees, a well-respected PhD in Management, and a business-focused catalogue of executive and professional development programs. Approximately 95% of our eighty full-time faculty have PhDs, and we are proud to host two current Canada Research Chairs. Our academic programs are AACSB-accredited, placing us among the 5% of business schools in the world to have achieved this recognition. The Sobey School is a signatory to the United Nation's Principles for Responsible Management Initiative
(http://www.smu.ca/academics/sobey/sobey-about-accreditation-and-partnerships.html). The Sobey School is in a modern facility providing state of the art technology for classrooms. The Sobey School of Business is committed to fostering a diverse, and inclusive academic environment. We welcome those who contribute to the diversity and excellence of their academic community.

Saint Mary’s University is Nova Scotia’s second largest university with a rich 215-year history. A primarily undergraduate university, with select, high-quality graduate programs (http://www.smu.ca/webfiles/SRP-Senateapproved.pdf), our 7,200 students enjoy a personal experience with average introductory class sizes of only 40 students. Saint Mary’s is a vibrant, diverse, and globally connected community; 67 per cent of our students coming from Nova Scotia and Canada and 33 per cent of our students hailing from more than 119 countries—a proportion of international students not matched by any other university in Canada. In recent years, the university has increased experiential learning opportunities for students such as co-ops, internships, research, community-engaged service learning and competitions. Saint Mary’s has a tradition of engagement with our community, drawing upon our active 50,000 alumni, many of whom
are national, and international leaders in business, politics, the arts, culture, science, and industry.

The university is committed to serving the local, regional, national, and international communities and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. The University has gone through significant renewal in the past decade, with over 250 full-time faculty involved in innovative teaching, research and service. Interdisciplinary studies are a prominent feature and strength of the University. Saint Mary’s is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational and economic centre for Atlantic Canada and is conveniently located near recreational areas and other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint
Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, women, visible minorities, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

Applicants should submit an application package consisting of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of recent scholarly writing, and three letters of reference.

Consideration of applications will commence on January 31, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Please send applications by mail to:

Dr. Mark Raymond
Associate Dean - Academic
Sobey School of Business

c/o

Ms. Sandra Fougere
Sobey School of Business
Saint Mary's University
923 Robie St.,
Halifax N.S., B3H 3C3
Tel. 902-420-5781
Web: www.sobey.smu.ca

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