Athabasca University Professor, Strategic Operations Full Time in Alberta

Athabasca University

Branch AB CA

Professor, Strategic Operations

Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor Strategic Operations Management with an ability to teach in a…

Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business is seeking an Assistant or Associate Professor Strategic Operations Management with an ability to teach in a secondary area such as Productivity, Quality, Supply Chain Management, etc. We encourage candidates who have other secondary specialties and cross-disciplinary teaching experience to also apply.

Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business offers a full range of business degree programs that include a Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Commerce, Post Baccalaureate in Leadership and Management Development, Masters of Business Administration – the world’s first online MBA launched in 1994 – and a Doctorate of Business Administration. Developed and taught by leading and distributed academic faculty and business experts, our courses and programs give students the expertise and skills they require to succeed in today’s fast-paced and globally connected world of business.

As Canada’s leading distance education and online university, we offer flexibility not only to our students, but to our faculty as well. We are seeking new faculty members who are driven by a passion for quality learning, scholarship and service—factors that have shaped our Faculty and contributed to our programs ranking among the top Executive MBAs in the world (Financial Times, UK).

Successful candidates will be competent in the use of computing technology, demonstrate strong research skills, innovative approaches to teaching, and be able to make significant contributions to the development of the Faculty’s academic programs.

The academic job description can be viewed at: http://careers.athabascau.ca/documents/Academic/Academic-role-description.pdf

This position is an AUFA full-time tenure-track positions; however applicants who are interested in part-time work may also be considered.

To discuss your particular situation, and for further information about specific responsibilities regarding this position, please contact Dr. Deborah Hurst at (780) 418- 7522 or via e-mail: [email protected] .

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Please note: Applications will only be received and accepted through our online recruitment system. When applying, please include your resume, letter of application, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references.

Job Requirements

Successful candidates will hold a PhD in Strategic Operations Management, with secondary area in Productivity, Quality, or Supply Chain Management, etc. and have a combination of relevant teaching, research and management experience. Experience with distance education is preferred and a keen interest in, and willingness to use, this pedagogy is essential. Experience supervising doctoral students is an asset.

All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada. Athabasca University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education ( MSCHE ) in the United States and is one of the province of Alberta’s four Comprehensive Academic and Research Institutions ( CARI ).

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: , AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-24
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