Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Engineering Business

Location
Toronto,
Posted
May 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Engineering Business - 1700316


The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering at the University of Toronto invites applications for an Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream appointment in the field of Engineering Business. The incumbent will be appointed to the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. The appointment will commence on July 1, 2017.

The Faculty welcomes applications from individuals with demonstrated excellence in business pedagogy and curriculum development, preferably in an engineering context. Applicants must have experience teaching within a business program and have an MBA degree (or a PhD in a business program) and preferably a degree in engineering. It would also be preferable that the candidate have experience working as an engineer. The successful candidate will be expected to teach some core courses in the Engineering Business Minor at the University of Toronto that may include: 1) Fundamentals of Accounting and Finance, 2) Markets and Competitive Strategies, and/or 3) People Management and Organizational Behavior. In addition, a second role would be to maintain curriculum oversight of the Business Minor itself, adjusting the course content in consultation with instructors in each of the core courses, and ensuring that they keep up with both modern business and engineering practice and understanding. The Engineering Business Minor is a mixture of business practice and understanding, in the engineering context.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and a demonstrated commitment to excellent pedagogical practices will be demonstrated through strong teaching evaluations, letters of reference from referees of high standing endorsing excellent teaching and commitment to teaching innovation, and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Toronto is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to research and teaching. The Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering offers opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research and teaching, and the excitement of working with a diverse student population. Established in 1873, the Faculty of Engineering has earned an international reputation for excellence in education and knowledge creation and is known as a forward-thinking resource to address global concerns. As the economic and intellectual hub of Canada, Toronto provides access to leading policy and decision makers at all levels, and is a vibrant, cosmopolitan and safe city.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply. All application materials should be submitted online, and will include: 1. A cover letter and detailed curriculum vitae; 2. A teaching dossier, including a statement of teaching philosophy and course evaluations. Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in the PDF format. Candidates must arrange to have three letters of reference (on letterhead, signed, and scanned) sent directly by referees to Professor Jonathan Rose via email at eng.academic.hr@ecf.utoronto.ca. The letters should be received by the closing date and comment specifically on the applicant's experience in teaching and curriculum development.

Applications will begin to be reviewed on May 10, 2017, but the search will continue until the position is filled. For more information about the Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering please visit www.engineering.utoronto.ca. For information about the Engineering Business Minor please visit http://uoft.me/bizminor.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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



The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

Job Field: Teaching Stream
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Department: Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Mar 10, 2017
Job Closing: May 10, 2017 Open Until Filled

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