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Tenure track position in Business

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Full-time  Open until October 17, 2022 Starts: July 1, 2023
Redeemer University's School of Business invites applications for a tenure track position in Business to start July 2023.
Redeemer University's School of Business invites applications for a tenure track position in Business to start July 2023.

Why Work at Redeemer?

For nearly 40 years Redeemer University has prepared the next generation of Christian leaders. Redeemer is committed to a Christian undergraduate liberal arts and sciences education that develops the whole person.

Rooted in a Reformed Biblical worldview, and including a diverse community representing over 50 Christian denominations, Redeemer seeks to answer the fundamental questions about where we fit into God’s story while it prepares students to engage in society’s biggest challenges. A rigorous academic program with an interdisciplinary core is supported by a vibrant community characterized by caring discipleship. The result is an enriching and transformational educational experience integrating faith, learning and service.

Redeemer offers 34 majors and streams that lead to either a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Business Administration degree. The university expects to welcome about 1000 students in the fall, served by approximately 200 faculty and staff.

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Tenure track position in Business
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Full-time  Open until October 17, 2022 Starts: July 1, 2023

The Position

Applications are invited by Redeemer University for a tenure-track position in Business to begin July 2023. Candidates must be aligned with and passionate about Redeemer’s Christian mission of integrating faith in teaching and research. Candidates should possess expertise in a range of Business disciplines, especially Marketing. Business is one of the largest academic programs at Redeemer and has had large incoming classes in recent years. Our graduates have the benefits of a liberal arts and sciences core, a broad foundation in business, and then specialize in Accounting, Marketing, Management, or Not-for-Profit Management.

Responsibilities

This position carries a teaching load of 6 to 7 courses per year (65% of the position’s responsibilities), with a focus on Management and Marketing. Expertise in other areas of Business, such as Operations Management, International Business, Not-for-Profit Management or Social Enterprise is an asset. In addition, 25% of the position is dedicated to academic research, professional writing (e.g., writing Ivey cases) and/or professional consulting; and 10% of time is devoted to service to the School of Business, University, and wider community. Flexibility exists to vary this breakdown of responsibilities and could include remaining active in industry instead of doing research. Due to two projected retirements within the School of Business over the next few years, we are looking for someone with leadership qualities and administrative gifts who welcomes a challenge.

Preferred Skills and Attributes

  • The preferred candidate would possess a Ph.D. or D.B.A. along with professional and teaching experience.
  • Candidates with an M.B.A. plus significant industry experience, professional certifications, and teaching experience will also be considered.
  • As a liberal arts and sciences undergraduate university rooted in the Reformed tradition of Christianity, we seek candidates who are committed to teaching and pursuing scholarship within this framework.

Other Requirements

  • Understanding of and commitment to Redeemer University (mission, values, and Reformed Christian identity) and ability to articulate its mission effectively and persuasively
  • Participation in communal activities that supports and encourage a university campus environment where the holistic development of all persons embodies Christian principles that advance the mission and Christian character of Redeemer University

Salary is dependent upon experience and qualifications. Redeemer offers an excellent benefits package, including a pension plan, insurance, and medical/dental coverage. Vacation is generous, starting at four weeks. The rewards of mentoring young people are priceless!

The Application Process

Interested applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching quality, and three letters of references. In addition to these materials, applicants must include a one- to two-page statement describing their own Christian faith commitment, its alignment with Redeemer’s mission, and its impact on their academic and professional work. Deadline for applications is October 17, 2022 or until the position is filled.

Redeemer University offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.

Direct applications to: Dr. Kyle Spyksma, Interim Vice President, Academic

Submit applications to: facultysearch@redeemer.ca (please quote position title in subject line)

Expiry date: Posted until October 17, 2022 (applications will be reviewed upon submission, so please apply ASAP)

Anticipated start date: July 1, 2023

Applicants are requested to email their application materials and include a statement that articulates their faith perspective and its relation to the mission of Redeemer University. A range of qualifications are evaluated including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity as a university in the Protestant and Reformed Christian tradition. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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