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Limited Term Positions, Lecturer or Assistant Professor, Computing and Information Systems


Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University

Halifax City, Nova Scotia


Sobey School of Business

Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science

Two Term Positions in Computing and Information Systems

The Department of Finance, Information Systems, and Management Science in the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University is seeking applications for two full-time, 8-month term appointments commencing September 1, 2017.  The appointments will be made at the Assistant Professor or Lecturer level depending on experience and qualifications.

Candidates are expected to hold PhDs, or have ABD status, in Information Systems or a closely related field.  Candidates with a combination of MA or MS degrees in the above-mentioned field, and professional or teaching experience may be considered.  Successful teaching in a university business school environment is also expected.  A research stream in Information Systems or a closely related field is an asset.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in Computing and Information Systems.  Courses will include Introduction to Computer Applications, along with upper-division courses depending on qualifications and experience.  Possible teaching assignments may include Visual Basic, database programming, web information systems, or data analytics.  A focus on active learning, student engagement, teaching in a multi-cultural setting, and integrating technologies as part of the learning process is an asset. 

Although candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents (all applicants should clearly indicate their status as a Canadian citizen or permanent resident).  Saint Mary’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity.

Apply for this opportunity online by visiting and use our online application system through CareerBeacon.  Select the position you are interested in and apply by clicking the “Apply Online Now” button.  Applicants should submit an application package consisting of a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including evidence of teaching effectiveness, a sample of recent scholarly writing (if available), graduate school transcripts, and names and contact information of three referees.  Where possible, please merge these documents into one (1) PDF file. 

Consideration of applications will begin May 15, 2017 and applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.

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