Assoc Professor, Business Ethics (tenure), UBC. Due: Sept 30th, 2016

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Tenured Position in Business Ethics

The Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) invites applications for a new professorship in the broad area of Business Ethics, which could include the study of Responsible and Social Impact Investing, ESG-based risk management and/or accounting, Strategy and Corporate Responsibility, Values-based Corporate Culture, and Ethical Decision-Making, broadly construed. Although we will consider applications at all levels of seniority, we are particularly interested in recruiting a scholar at the associate professor level. Applicants should have a strong record of high-quality research in a business-related field and should have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline such as Business/Management, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, or Philosophy.

The position would be associated with a division within our existing research-based divisional structure (i.e., Accounting, Finance, Management and Information Systems, Marketing and Behavioural Science, Operations and Logistics, Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources, and Strategy and Business Economics.)

Duties include maintaining an active research program, teaching in one or more of the Bachelor of Commerce, MBA and Ph.D. programs, supervising Ph.D. students, as well as contributing to other teaching and administrative initiatives at the Sauder School of Business. Ideally, the successful applicant would be able to contribute to a core research division within the School as well as provide interdisciplinary leadership around the themes of business ethics and the positive social impact of business. In addition to providing world-class research leadership, the successful applicant would also provide academic leadership to the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics, a new teaching, outreach, and research centre in the School. Teaching and service requirements are similar to other research-intensive universities.

The Sauder School of Business is part of the University of British Columbia (UBC) and attracts a high quality, diverse student body to its undergraduate, Masters, and Ph.D. programs. UBC is located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which is regularly listed as one of best places to live in the world. With a population of 2.5 million, greater Vancouver is a vibrant and culturally diverse metropolitan area situated between mountains and the Pacific Ocean on Canada’s west coast.

Subject to budgetary approval, the position starts July 1, 2017. Information regarding hiring is available on our website at:

To apply, interested candidates should submit (1) a letter of interest for the position (no more than 3 pages), (2) a current curriculum vitae, preferably including the names and contact information of four references on the last page, (3) statement of research interests (no more than 3 pages), and (4) statement of teaching interests and past accomplishments (no more than 2 pages). Please do not send letters of reference unless we request them. Applications should be sent via e-mail to Questions about the position may be directed to the Centre’s interim academic director, Dale Griffin, at The deadline for applications is September 30th, 2016. However, applications may be considered after this date until the position is filled.

Applicants to faculty positions at the Sauder School of Business are asked to complete the following equity survey. The survey link for this ad is Your participation is voluntary and anonymous. The information will not be used to determine eligibility for employment. The answers will be collated to provide data that can assist us in understanding the diversity of our applicant pool and identifying potential barriers to the employment of designated equity group members. This survey takes only a minute to complete. You may self-identify in one or more of the designated equity groups. You may decline to identify in any or all of the questions by choosing “not disclosed.” Thank you in advance for your participation.

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