University of Alberta: Assistant Professor in Business Administration

Assistant Professor – Business
Augustana Faculty- University of Alberta
Competition No. – A105620465
Closing Date – September 1, 2013

This position is located in Camrose, Alberta.

The Augustana Faculty of the University of Alberta enrols approximately 1000 undergraduate students in baccalaureate degree programs on a picturesque residential campus in the city of Camrose, 90 kilometers southeast of Edmonton. The Faculty is committed to building on its reputation for academic rigour, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and extensive opportunities for students in the areas of community service learning, undergraduate research, and international study. Augustana provides a distinctive undergraduate experience characterized by close student-faculty relationships and numerous opportunities for student participation in athletics, clubs, and campus organizations. Students benefit from the advantages of a small campus while earning a degree from one of Canada’s leading universities.

The Faculty seeks to attract promising scholars who will share its enthusiasm for teaching in a small-campus environment, participate actively in a collegial culture of inquiry and public engagement, and flourish as researchers in an undergraduate, interdisciplinary, and rural milieu.

The Department of Social Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Business, with a preference for a specialization in one of the following areas: corporate social responsibility, sustainability, international business, rural business, and entrepreneurship. The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary department of more than twenty faculty members and will teach in the Bachelors of Management program with a stream in Business Economics. Applicants should possess (or be near completion of) an earned doctorate in Business or a related field.

Applicants should be interested in the continuing development of a teaching-oriented Management program and must possess a strong record of scholarly research and publications or demonstrate evidence of potential in these areas (e.g. a stream of work-in-progress that has the potential to yield publications in refereed journals). The successful candidate will maintain a strong research program in core management areas and will have experience/expertise to teach undergraduate courses in these aforementioned areas.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly work, a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations and the names of three references. Electronic applications are required. Your application and supporting documents should be submitted online through the University of Alberta’s job website @ University of Alberta’s job website @

Questions about this position or the Management degree program at Augustana should be directed to Dr. William Foster, Associate Professor, Management via e-mail at or Dr. Jeremy Mouat, Chair of Social Sciences, via email at or by phone at 780 679-1633.

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For information about Augustana and particular programs, please consult the Faculty webpage at