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Department Chair, Decision Sciences
School of Business

MacEwan University inspires students through a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Located in culturally-enriched, downtown Edmonton, our comprehensive undergraduate university offers over 65 programs to 19,000 full- and part-time students. With a dedication to teaching excellence informed by scholarly research and creative activity, MacEwan provides an exceptional collaborative and supportive learning environment with a commitment to environmental sustainability and opportunities for community engagement.  In support of faculty professional development, unique and enhanced services are provided through Teaching and Learning Services.

The School of Business at MacEwan University invites applications for one full-time, tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, commencing 1 July 2019, to serve as the department chair of the Department of Decision Sciences. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All positions are subject to budgetary approval. The School will consider applicants who have demonstrated teaching and research expertise in decision sciences, statistics, or supply chain management. 

The School of Business has over 70 full-time faculty, across four departments. The Decision Sciences Department has 15 faculty and offers a Bachelor of Commerce major in supply chain management, which is accredited by the Supply Chain Management Association. It also offers one of the top insurance and risk management diplomas in the country.

Under the direction of the School of Business Dean, the Decision Sciences Department Chair will provide academic leadership in the department. In particular, s/he will provide faculty mentorship, and guidance, as well as conduct annual evaluations; have financial responsibility for the departmental budget, resolve student disputes, and provide input on the effective utilization of School and University resources. As a tenured faculty member, the selected candidate will be expected to make progress with her/his research agenda, as well as teach undergraduate courses.

Preferred candidates will have:
- a PhD in Business, or a related field;
- evidence of excellent teaching ability, and a demonstrated primary commitment to undergraduate teaching;
- a demonstrated record of quality academic research in decision sciences, statistics, or supply chain management;
- evidence of academic leadership capabilities;
- an academic record that meets or exceeds MacEwan University’s standards for tenure and the rank of Associate Professor;
- a clear willingness to support collegial academic governance;
- an ability to build and maintain relationships, internally and externally

Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Wanda Costen, Dean, School of Business: costenw@macewan.ca 

How to Apply:   

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including your teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations), and a statement of research interests. The names and contact information for three references should be sent to careers@macewan.ca. Please be sure to indicate the competition number in your cover letter.

Only applications received electronically will be considered.  To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting. 

Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.

For general inquiries, please contact us at careers@macewan.ca.

This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.

MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Category Full-time Tenure
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date Open until suitable candidate is found
Competition No. 18.11.244
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