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Doctorate or PhD
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30 Sep, 2017

Faculty Position in Corporate Sustainability - Any Business Discipline - Ivey Business School, Western University

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The Ivey Business School at Western University seeks candidates for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a Tenured appointment, at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with research interests consistent with the areas of Corporate Sustainability or Responsibility. A Limited Term or Visiting appointment may also be considered; rank to be determined by qualifications and experience. The position is available to begin in July 2018, although alternate start dates may be arranged.

The successful candidate will contribute to the school’s research focus on the corporate actions that concurrently manage both public and private interests, which supports the school’s research centre on Building Sustainable Value ( The successful candidate will teach corporate sustainability or responsibility and may also be called upon to teach core courses within his/her disciplinary area. The School will consider qualified candidates from all areas of business. The willingness and ability to be involved with the Centre for Building Sustainable Value ( and the Network for Business Sustainability (, which aim to bridge the gap between research and practice, will be considered an asset. 

TENURED POSITION: Applicants for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor will hold a PhD (or equivalent degree). The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to publish in the highest quality academic outlets and is a recognized expert in his or her field of research as demonstrated through a vigorous research program, external research funding and invited talks/conferences. Demonstrated ability to successfully teach in core undergraduate and/or MBA courses using a case discussion format is required.

PROBATIONARY (TENURE-TRACK) POSITION: Applicants for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor must already have, or be nearing completion of, their doctorate. Candidates should have a strong academic background as demonstrated in ability to publish in high quality academic outlets. The ability to teach in core undergraduate, MSc and/or MBA courses using a case discussion format is essential.

LIMITED TERM POSITION: Applicants for a Limited Term appointment are expected to hold at least a Masters’ degree. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in case teaching in core undergraduate and/or MBA courses using a case discussion format.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants are encouraged to submit materials (curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and copies of research papers) online to (See for other application details). Please ensure that the form available at is completed and included in your application submission. A preliminary review of applicants will commence on July 19, 2017 for informal meetings at disciplinary conferences (e.g. Academy of Management). Please indicate the meeting and dates in your cover letter so a preliminary meeting can be arranged if possible and appropriate. A full review of applicants will take place after September 30, 2017 for campus interviews. 

The Ivey Business School is Canada’s premier business school and is recognized globally for the quality of its management education and research. The School’s major activities include: a highly regarded MBA program and undergraduate program; a well-established doctoral program; a diverse portfolio of executive programs; and the launch of a new MSc stream in Data Analytics. The School is internationally oriented in terms of curricula, research, faculty, and student exchanges, with campuses in London (Canada), Toronto and Hong Kong.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites 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/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. 

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact