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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: http://www.sauder.ubc.ca/Faculty/People/Faculty_Openings.

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 BusinessEthics@sauder.ubc.ca Questions about the position may be directed to the Centre’s interim academic director, Dale Griffin, at dale.griffin@sauder.ubc.ca. 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 https://survey.ubc.ca/s/SauderEmploymentEquity/. 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.

March 23, 3-5 pm: eco-poetics & community engagement, at UBC

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Monday, March 23: Eco-Poethics & Discussion Around Community Engagement

Join the Faculty of Education Community Engagement for collaborative performances and discussions about the companion-planting of ideas (poetic, storytelling, movement, design, music, dramatic, etc.) to explore critical and ethical ways of community engagement and agency.

Community includes: human, non-human and more-than-human.

Three sharing circles will be shaped by the following themes:

local & global
equivalency of epistemologies & methodologies
social & eco-justice

RSVP: ce.educ.ubc.ca/rsvp-march23/

CFP – “Environmental Ethics and Activism in Indigenous Literature and Film”, Canadian Review of Comparative Literature, Due Feb 1, 2015

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Call for Proposals on “Environmental Ethics and Activism in Indigenous Literature and Film”

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

for a
special bilingual issue of the

Canadian Review of Comparative Literature (CRCL)

entitled

“Environmental Ethics and Activism in Indigenous

Literature and Film”

co-edited by
Warren Cariou (University of Manitoba), Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair (University of
Manitoba) and Isabelle St-Amand (University of Manitoba)

This special journal edition aims to showcase comparative perspectives on the issues of environmental ethics and activism in Indigenous cultures, and also to highlight the relationships among different media and genres of Indigenous creative expression. We want to explore the diverse and interrelated forms of Indigenous creativity, including literature, film, new media and performance. Our comparative and bilingual approach seeks to explore themes of environmental ethics and activism in a contemporary context where resource extraction and industrialization are increasingly being countered by indigenized forms of thought and action. We encourage proposals that examine the discourses, aesthetics, and knowledges that are emerging at the intersections of public protest, artistic expression, and environmental ethics. Themes to be examined include but are not limited to:

Land and sovereignty
Relationships between human and other-than-human
Colonial violence and resource extraction
Urban rallies and embodied knowledge
Kinship and responsibilities
Resistance and resurgence
Territories of the imagination

Deadlines for Submissions:
Proposals (300 words): February 1st, 2015
Final submissions (preference given to articles between 6000 to 7500 words): July 15th, 2015

The CRCL is a pluralistic, bilingual and peer-reviewed journal devoted to projects and articles that speak to concerns in Canadian culture and literature and beyond in a comparative context. The CRCL encourage excellence and are blind to the stage of the scholar or his or her identity.

If you are interested in contributing to this special issue, please send your proposal to :
cariouw@cc.umanitoba.caniigaanwewidam@umanitoba.caisstamand@gmail.com.