Job – Tenure Track Position to Support Aboriginal Initiatives at Beedie School of Business, Simon Fraser University, Apr 15, 2015

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SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY– The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia seeks outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position (Rank: assistant or associate professor) to support our initiatives to incorporate an understanding of aboriginal issues and perspectives into our programs. The School has taken an important first step by establishing the Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership, now in its second year. In addition to bringing expertise to support best delivery of this program, the individual will be expected to support students as well as faculty members who wish to incorporate aboriginal issues and ways of thinking into their courses across the School’s curriculum. While the primary responsibility will be providing this expertise, the successful candidate will also have a strong research and publication record in one or more of our existing areas of business including, but not limited to, organizational behaviour, entrepreneurship, sustainable development, or strategy. Additionally, the candidate must have demonstrated teaching competence in one of those areas at the undergraduate, graduate, and/or executive education levels. A Ph.D. is required. Candidates of Aboriginal heritage are preferred.

The Beedie School of Business is accredited by both AACSB and EQUIS, and is signatory to Principles for Responsible Management Education. We have programs at the Undergraduate, Masters, Ph.D., and Executive levels, including Canada’s first Executive MBA program.

The school is the recent recipient of a record-setting $22 million gift from alumnus Ryan Beedie and his father Keith. The donation will bolster the faculty’s already strong position as a global leader in research.

With three award-winning British Columbia campuses located in Burnaby, Surrey and downtown Vancouver, Simon Fraser University offers a strong research environment in a dynamic Pacific Rim setting that is ranked by the Economist Intelligence Unit as one of the world’s most livable cities. For further details about the Beedie School of Business, visit our website at

In accordance with the requirements of Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)/Service Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Under the authority of the University Act, personal information required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see:

For further details regarding these tenure-track positions see the following web site:

Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and recent teaching evaluations (in separate electronic files, pdf preferred) to (please use only this email address) and three signed letters of reference to:


Chair of the Appointments Committee

Beedie School of Business

Simon Fraser University

8888 University Drive

Burnaby, British Columbia Canada V5A 1S6

Search closes April 15, 2015 or when position is filled.

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