The Ivey Business School at Western University seeks candidates for a full time, limited term faculty position in the area of Information Systems. Applicants will be considered for appointment at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor to be determined by candidate qualifications and experience. The position is available to begin in July 2023, although alternate dates may be arranged. The appointment will be for up to three years with the potential for renewal.
The creation of this new faculty role represents an expansion of the Information Systems area to address the increasing influence of information technology on both organizations and society. The focus of the role will be to teach about the commercialization of information systems and in particular, digital technologies, within the curriculum of the HBA, MBA, EMBA and MSc programs.
Information Systems courses are taught in student centered, case-based classes supplemented with experiential learning practica. Core course titles include Leveraging Information Technology, Digital Transformation, Digital Platform Implementation and Digital Innovation Studio among others.
Candidates are expected to have Masters or PhD (or nearing PhD completion) degrees in Business Administration, Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science or other related fields. Demonstrated knowledge of the adoption and management of information systems as well as emerging technologies is considered essential. Candidates may have acquired this knowledge through practice, research or both. Previous teaching experience, experience in organizational learning or experience consulting in information systems topics is valued. Candidates are sought who have an interest in actively engaging with students as part of the Ivey educational experience; this may include teaching in Ivey’s executive development programs.
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Please ensure that the application form is completed and included in your application submission. Review of applicants will commence on November 3, 2022. Virtual interviews will begin shortly thereafter. Applications will be considered until the positions are filled.
The Ivey Business School’s mission is to develop leaders who think globally, act strategically and contribute to the societies within which they operate. Ivey is committed to values and practices of equity, diversity and inclusion. It is Canada’s premier business school and is recognized globally for the quality of its research and management education. The School is internationally oriented in terms of research, curricula, faculty, and student exchanges, with campuses in London (Canada), Toronto and Hong Kong. Ivey is the world’s second largest producer of case studies.
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.
Western University has recently committed $6 million in funding for EDI initiatives (https://news.westernu.ca/2021/06/western-invests-6-million-to-support-new-edi-initiatives/). Ivey has established an EDI Advisory Council and launched a series of initiatives to ensure that our faculty, staff and students are a diverse community, committed to long-term career development. We especially encourage applicants from under-represented populations to apply. Spousal and family relocation assistance programs are in place.
The University seeks applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
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