The Roy A Jodrey Chair in Commerce or Business Administration (Business & Society)
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Tenure Track or Tenured
Rowe School of Business
The Roy A Jodrey Chair in Commerce or Business Administration (Business and Society)
The Roy A. Jodrey Chair was established at Dalhousie University in 1969. The Chair was established by Roy A. Jodrey, who founded Nova Scotia Power companies and the Minas Basin Pulp & Paper Company and built a financial empire. Jodrey came from humble Maritime roots but was determined to teach himself the basics of business. He was known for his grit, determination, and vision. He is remembered for his outstanding and generous contribution to the economic prosperity of Nova Scotia.
We are pleased to be recruiting for our next Roy A. Jodrey Chair. We welcome all qualified candidates to submit their applications. The Chair will hold or be given their regular tenure track/tenured appointment at the initial rank of Associate Professor or Professor (dependent upon qualifications and experience) and will commence July 1, 2022 (negotiable). The Chair position will initially be for a five-year term and renewable subject to the terms of the Chair. The successful applicant will be expected to serve as an intellectual leader and to advance interdisciplinary scholarship related to business and society. The successful applicant is also expected to have a robust research track record and an ambitious research agenda. They will be committed to the success of the Faculty’s programs and students, and eager to contribute to the intellectual life of the Faculty. As the chair holder, the successful applicant receives a research stipend as well as a teaching reduction during the term of this Chair.
PhD from an accredited program in a relevant discipline
An exceptional record of scholarly activity commensurate with their career stage
Evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and to foster safer spaces for equity-deserving groups
Demonstrated capacity to make a significant contribution to the Rowe School of Business and the Faculty of Management
Preference will be given to candidates whose focus in the fields of business and society bridges the conventional boundaries of commerce and business administration and who is likely to contribute to more than one of our seven area groups: accounting, finance, TIME (technology, innovation management and entrepreneurship), supply chain and decision sciences, marketing, management, and strategy. Dalhousie’s Faculty of Management is in an ambitious period of renewal and development. Our vision is a world where talented people across sectors work together to create social and economic value and new possibilities. We embrace a culture of collaboration and connection. We seek a Chair-holder who will embrace that vision and who will collaborate actively with our community to realize it.
The Rowe School of Business within the Faculty of Management is an AACSB-accredited school with a strong research culture and a member of EFMD and EFMD Global Network. It serves over 1800 students and prides itself on developing the next generation of innovative leaders. Information about the Rowe School of Business and its programs may be found at http://www.dal.ca/faculty/management/rsb.html
Dalhousie University is one of Canada’s leading teaching and research universities. It is a member of the U15 (a collective of some of Canada’s most research-intensive universities). Dalhousie’s mission is to lift the intellectual, social, and economic vitality of our local, national, and global communities through an institution-wide commitment to a world-class student experience, interdisciplinary collaboration, and mutual respect and inclusion in all aspects of our academic, research, and civic priorities. Dalhousie’s Third Century Promise, or Si’st Kasqimtlnaqnipunqekl Teli L’wi’tmasimk in Mi’kmaq, includes “Inclusive Excellence” as a strategic priority; we embrace this priority in the Faculty of Management through a Strategic Plan Pillar of “Support Inclusion and Reconciliation”.
Dalhousie University is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax, a vibrant coastal city, is the capital of Nova Scotia, and is the largest urban area in Atlantic Canada. It offers a high quality of life with various indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities in and near the city and rich arts and cultural institutions, including an excellent library system and plans for a new art gallery.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity. Applicants should prepare and submit the following materials:
Cover Letter that includes a discussion of the relationship of your work to the Jodrey Chair’s Business and Society focus
Research Profile and Agenda (maximum two (2) pages, summarizing your major research accomplishments and describing your five-year research plan)
Teaching Statement (maximum two (2) pages, summarizing your teaching philosophy, effectiveness, and interests)
Dossier of evidence of teaching effectivenessand experience such as teaching evaluations, letters from colleagues or students, and/or research related to the scholarship of teaching and learning may be provided
Equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility and decolonization statement (Upload as “Portfolio.”) (maximum two (2) pages, reflective of your perspectives on broadening engagement, interrogating bias, integrating critical perspectives and pedagogies, and engaging collaborative and inclusively with colleagues and students)
List of references: Names and contact information of three (3) persons. Reference letters are not required at this stage