Tenure Track Positions in Quantitative Methods

Ryerson University Ted Rogers School of Management

Two [2] Tenure Track Positions in Quantitative Methods

TRSM Global Management Studies

Posted: December 15, 2020

Deadline to Apply: Monday, February 1, 2021

Two [2] Tenure Track Positions in Quantitative Methods

Located in downtown Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada and on the  territory of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee and the Wendat Peoples, the Department of Global Management Studies in the Ted Rogers School of Management [TRSM] at invites applications for two [2] tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Quantitative Methods, and Data Analytics. The appointments shall be effective July 1, 2021, subject to budgetary approval. 

The successful candidates will engage in a combination of teaching, research and service duties, maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities. Responsibilities include: pursuing an innovative and independent research program that is externally funded and produces cutting-edge, high quality research; contributing to our undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MBA, MMSc/PhD) programs through teaching, mentoring and supervision of students to facilitate junior scholars and diversify the field; designing curriculum within the area of Quantitative Methods including developing courses in statistics and quantitative methods as applied to Business; and engaging in the life of the Department, Faculty and University through service activities. 

Candidates must hold an earned Ph.D.  (or demonstrate that they are all-but-dissertation (ABD) with final defense date scheduled) in applied statistics, quantitative methods, data science, data analytics or closely related field by the appointment date.  In addition, the successful candidates must present evidence of: 

  • strong emerging scholarly research, as evidenced by but not limited to, peer review publications, working papers, book chapters, public policy contributions, presentation at significant conferences and other writing or creative production that contributes to the visibility and prominence of the discipline; 
  • excellence in teaching through a teaching dossier that outlines the teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments, including experience with course/curriculum review/development, excellent pedagogical practice, sample syllabi, teaching evaluations, and other relevant achievements in teaching; 
  • strong communication skills and a demonstrated ability to supervise undergraduate and graduate students; 
  • a commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population;  
  • an ability and willingness to contribute to the life of the Global Management Studies Department; and 
  • relevant business experience.  

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) (www.rfanet.ca). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed here and a summary of RFA benefits can be found.

Ryerson University

Serving a highly diverse student population of over 45,000, with 100+ undergraduate and graduate programs built on the integration of theoretical and practical learning and distinguished by a professionally focussed curriculum with a strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities, is a vibrant, urban university known for its culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, community engagement and city-building through its award-winning architecture. 

About the GMS and the TRSM

Within the Ted Rogers School of Management, the Department of Global Management Studies consists of courses related to both international topics and courses designed to help business students make better decisions with the use of Quantitative Methods.   Our 10 full-time RFA, and 7 tenure-stream faculty members have industry experience in a wide range of sectors such as Oil & Gas, Financial and Business Consulting Services, Health Care Management, Manufacturing, AI & Information Technology, Food Distribution, and Supply Chain Systems to name a few.  Our faculty prides itself on the excellence of its research and on the quality of its teaching, and therefore we are interested in candidates that will contribute to our existing research and teaching strengths by bringing innovative and diverse perspectives and experiences to the position.

The Global Management Studies Department thrives as one of the largest and most popular programs within the Ted Rogers School of Management.   The Department’s strategic vision is to produce global citizens who have the breadth and depth of knowledge to make good business decisions by providing relevant research on important global issues.   Our team of experts develop and teach courses related to business environments in key strategic world regions.  We seek a dynamic individual with global management expertise to join our team.

The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University (TRSM) is developing collaborative, creative leaders who will drive 21st century business forward while making a positive impact on society. Home to 11,000+ students and more than 250 industry-connected faculty, TRSM is Canada's leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. TRSM offers 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, a Bachelor of Health Administration degree, a Masters of Health Administration in Community Care, the Ted Rogers MBA, Professional Masters Diplomas, Executive Education courses, and a Masters of Science in Management. A PhD in Management is anticipated to begin in 2020, pending approvals. TRSM is also home to 15 innovative research centres, institutes and labs.. 

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How to Apply

Applicants must submit their application online via the (click on “Start Application Process” to begin) by February 1, 2021. The application must contain the following: 

  • a letter of application; 
  • a curriculum vitae; 
  • a statement of research interests; 
  • a teaching dossier and results of teaching evaluations; and
  • names of three individuals who may be contacted for reference letters.

Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration regulations. Candidates must therefore indicate in their application if they are a permanent resident or citizen of Canada.  

Contacts

Any confidential inquiries can be directed to the DHC Chair, Professor Michael Manjuris [].  

Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Tracey King, Indigenous Human Resources Lead [].  

Black identified candidates who wish to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Shurla Charles-Forbes, Black Faculty & Staff Community Network at .  

For any confidential accommodation needs in order to participate in the recruitment and selection process and/or inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal, please contact Jennifer Tejay at [], HR Advisor.