Tenure Track Position in Management Science

Posting Details

Job Category


Position Type


Career Level

Entry Level

STEM Sector


Job Description

The successful candidate will engage in maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across teaching and service activities. Responsibilities include:

an active and innovative research agenda resulting in impactful achievements such as peer-reviewed publications, working papers, book chapters, presentations at significant conferences, awards, major external funding, and other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline;

potential to foster and add value to one or several of the existing graduate programs supported by the Management Science group (MBA, Master in Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation, and Master in Business Analytics);

potential to contribute to curriculum renewal of undergraduate courses and the development of new programs in data analytics and supply chain management;

engagement in the life of the Department, Faculty, and University through service activities;

commitment to upholding the values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in all aspects of teaching, research, and service. This includes the ability to foster creative and collaborative intellectual inquiry by bringing diverse knowledge, experiences, and perspectives to learning activities and research projects.


Candidates should hold an earned Ph.D. (or demonstrate that they are all-but-dissertation (ABD) with a final defense date scheduled) in Operations Management, Management Science, Business Analytics, or a closely related area.

Also, the successful candidate must demonstrate:

strong emerging scholarly research agenda at the intersection of key functional Management Science areas, Data Analytics, and/or Business Analytics. Specific applications considered include supply chain management, transportation and logistics, health systems, retail management, service management, and sustainability management;

ability and willingness to teach in at least two of the core subject areas offered by the Management Science Group in the Undergraduate and Graduate Programs (Business Analytics, Data Analytics, Management Science, and Operations Management);

openness to innovation in pedagogical approaches (active learning, problem-based learning, case method, use of technology, blended learning, flipped classroom, …);

strong communication skills and ability to connect with students from diverse backgrounds;

ability to build research and education connections with other areas (disciplines, programs, departments) of the Sobey School of Business and Saint Mary’s University.

Experience working and applying management science or data analytics tools in the private or public sectors is an asset.

How to Apply

Application Deadline: 24/10/2022

Apply for this opportunity online by visiting www.smu.ca/employment and submitting all application material electronically through CareerBeacon. Select the position you are interested in and apply by clicking the “Apply Online Now” button. Only electronic applications submitted through CareerBeacon can be accepted. Applications received by October 24, 2022, will be given first consideration; however, the search will remain open until the position is filled. The application must contain

a letter of application

a curriculum vitae

a statement of research

a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations (if available),

and contact information for three individuals who may be contacted for references.

All applicants need to contact Ms. Kirti Sharma ([email protected]) to request the “Self-Identification Questionnaire”. Once complete, the form should be emailed to Saint Mary’s University Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, Ms. Deborah Brothers-Scott ([email protected]).

Section I of this form is mandatory and relates to citizenship. The University must comply with federal government requirements regarding the recruitment of foreign academics and give priority to qualified Canadian citizens and permanent residents, whether in Canada or abroad.

Any other questions or confidential inquiries about the application can be directed to the Selection Committee Chair, Dr. Paul Dixon ([email protected]).

The Sobey School of Business wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and only those applicants selected for the shortlist will be contacted.