The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is seeking applications for two faculty positions in Family Business commencing on either July 1, 2019 or January 1st, 2020.
The University of Ottawa is a top-ten research-intensive university in Canada and committed to becoming globally recognized for its research in family business. The Telfer School of Management is among the world’s elite schools of management, having obtained accreditation from all three of the most prestigious international sanctioning bodies: Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association of MBAs (AMBA). The school encompasses a young, vibrant and research-oriented faculty; over the last 5 years, more than 50% of its faculty members were hired. The school is now in the process of building a centre in family business that will assume thought leadership and become an internationally leading hub in the field.
Title of positions and their terms
Professor in Family Business (tenure-track,open rank). Experienced scholars with a demonstrated track record will be considered for a professorship. Full Professors may be considered for a professorship and/or a privately funded chair.
Duties will include in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities; c) academic service activities; and d) supervision of graduate students.
Working with a team of scholars and graduate students, your primary roles will be to contribute to research. In addition to scholarly excellence, our faculty members are committed to innovative teaching, and engagement with the community. The faculty with a focus on family business maintains a strong research agenda and publishes in journals such as Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Annals, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Family Business Review, Journal of Business Ethics, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, to name a few.
The Telfer School of Management also has complementary research strengths in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, OB/HR, corporate governance, and sustainability. Applicants with interest in any area of family business research are encouraged to apply
Wage and benefits package
Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. They commonly range around $ 125,000 for Assistant Professors, $ 150,000 for Associate Professors and $ 175,000 for Full Professors. Professorships and Chairs can carry additional stipends, a reduced teaching load, and research funds that are commensurate with rank and experience.
The University of Ottawa provides a complete and generous compensation package which includes long-term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, a University of Ottawa defined benefits pension plan, optional life insurance and a reimbursement of eligible moving expenses. The School also offers a start-up period with a reduced teaching load and start-up funding for research.
The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides free of charge training to faculty members and to their spouses in their second official language (French or English).
University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management, 55 Laurier Ave. East, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5
The Telfer School of Management
The school has obtained accreditation from all three major international sanctioning bodies: AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. Fewer than 60 business schools worldwide have earned this triple international recognition. The school comprises more than 90 full-time faculty members and approximately 4,200 students enrolled in our undergraduate and graduate programs. Telfer is strategically developing research and teaching excellence in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management, Health Systems Management, Performance Management and Business Analytics. The University is a bilingual institution. Accordingly, these positions are open to both Francophone and Anglophone colleagues. However, strong preference will be given to candidates with the ability to research and teach in English.
Ottawa offers a vibrant community of business owners and business families. The region also boosts a strong technology sector, many corporate headquarters, and enviable access to government data and policy makers. In short, it is an ideal environment for studying family businesses, for engaging with business families and for influencing policy.
The capital city has a vibrant cultural life with an abundance of theatres, national museums, and festivals. With a population of more than one million residents, the city is also famous for its green spaces, bicycle paths and rivers, making it especially appealing to people with an active lifestyle. The city also boosts excellent public schools and affordable housing. Mercer ranks Ottawa, Canada's Capital, among the top 15 cities worldwide with respect to quality of life. Moreover, Ottawa is a leading centre for the high technology, life sciences, education, medical sciences and bio-technology sectors, explaining why it is also known as Silicon Valley North. If you want to learn about more reasons for “Why Ottawa?”, please follow the following link:
Language: English or French. Strong preference will be given to candidates who are able to conduct research in English and teach in both languages.
A high-potential research program as demonstrated by articles published in Financial Times 50 journals as well as other quality peer-reviewed journals in the area of management;
Strong teaching competency at the undergraduate, MBA, MSc and/or Ph.D. levels as demonstrated by past teaching evaluations and a presentation given to faculty members and students if invited for an interview;
Experience in graduate student supervision is an asset;
Applicants appointed at the Associate or Full Professor level are expected to be able to demonstrate a track record of success in attracting competitive research funding.
Applications will be accepted until March 31st 2019 or until the position is filled. Applications must contain: 1) a letter of intent, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a brief research statement, 4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 5) recent teaching evaluation reports and 6) three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover by the due date. For those applying at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, names and contact information of three individuals who may be contacted for references.
All qualified candidates are invited to apply. However, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Please indicate your status in your application.
The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information will be handled in confidence. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.
We thank all applicants who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that any job offer is subject to availability of funds.