Limited Term Appointment - ODS Area

Wilfrid Laurier University
May 28, 2023
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Limited Term Appointment - ODS Area

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Date: May 8, 2023

Location: Waterloo, CA

Company: Wilfrid Laurier University

Faculty/Academic Area: Lazaridis School of Bus. & Econ.

Department : Lazaridis Business

Campus: Waterloo

Employee Group: WLUFA

Requisition ID: 5661

Limited Term Appointment – Operations and Decision Sciences (ODS) Area

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics (Lazaridis School) at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a one-year Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Lecturer in the ODS area, commencing July 1, 2023 . This position is subject to budgetary approval.

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics has over 150 full-time faculty and over 6000 undergraduate and graduate students on campuses in Waterloo and Brantford and a location in Toronto, Ontario. With a mission to achieve excellence in management education, the school offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Honours BBA, MBA, MFin, MMA and Ph.D. Laurier's undergraduate and graduate business programs are AACSB accredited. For more information, please visit https:// www.

Waterloo, Ontario, is a highly innovative and dynamic region. It is the home to several leading high technology firms, insurance companies and educational/research institutions (e.g., the University of Waterloo, the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics).

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics is also home to the Lazaridis Institute, which helps Canadian technology companies reach their next level of growth through world-class programs; leading-edge research in innovation, management, and disruption in the tech ecosystem; and the connection of international research, best practices in global scaling, and curriculum. https:// www. .

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for teaching core and elective ODS courses / coordinating course(s) in the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) programs and service work for the ODS area.

Applicants for this position must have the following qualifications:

  • Master's or Ph.D. Degree in operations and/or decision sciences.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate and/or graduate (MBA) levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with student management issues such as timely grade assessments and academic misconduct.
  • Proven ability to deal with in-class and out-of-class technology, including remote teaching technology such as Zoom.
  • Verifiable capacity to work as part of a faculty teaching team to ensure consistency across classes in a multi-section course, including but not limited to teaching coordinated course content, meeting deadlines for drafting assignments and examinations, meeting deadlines for marking assignments and examinations, and meeting deadlines for return of assignments and examinations.
  • University-level experience teaching in a large class format in a business school environment.
  • Willingness and capacity to take on substantial service responsibilities as required.
  • Industry experience in related fields is considered an important asset.
  • Applications must include the following:

  • A letter of application / a cover letter
  • A curriculum vitae
  • A teaching statement / Teaching Dossier / a statement regarding teaching experience and interests
  • A research statement / a statement of current and prospective research interests/copies of publications
  • The names and emails of at least three academic referees
  • Applicants may also include teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching ability. Only complete applications will be considered. All applications must include the Position Number 5661, and should be addressed to:

    Dr. Sapna Isotupa

    Associate Dean of Business: Faculty Development & Research

    Lazaridis School of Business & Economics

    Wilfrid Laurier University

    Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5

    Email: [email protected]

    Electronic applications should quote Position Number 5661.

    The deadline for applications is May 28, 2023

    Diversity and creating a culture of inclusion is a crucial pillar of Wilfrid Laurier University's Strategic Academic Plan and is one of Laurier's core values. Laurier is committed to increasing faculty and staff diversity and welcomes applications from qualified members of the equity-deserving groups. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcome to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives at [email protected]. Candidates from other equity-deserving groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programming at Laurier are welcome to contact Equity and Accessibility at [email protected].

    All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, as per Canadian immigration laws, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada's reporting requirements, the University is obligated to gather information about applicants' status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship. However, all applicants must include one of the following statements in their cover letter:

    Yes, I am a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

    No, I am not a current citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

    Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to Michael Lisetto-Smith, Senior Administrative Officer ([email protected]). Further information on the equity policy can be found at https: // www. equity.html.

    Applicants are encouraged to address any career interruptions or exceptional circumstances that may have affected their record of research and teaching in accordance with SSHRC and NSERC definitions and guidelines. To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please get in touch with Taylor Hendry ([email protected]).

    The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. All nominations and applications shall be reviewed and considered under a set of criteria established by the Search Committee, and a short list of candidates shall be interviewed. Only those applicants selected for the shortlist will be contacted.

    Wilfrid Laurier University endeavors to fill positions with qualified candidates who have a combination of education, experience, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position while demonstrating Laurier's Employee Success Factors.

    Equity, diversity and creating a culture of inclusion are part of Laurier's core values and central to the Laurier Strategy. Laurier is committed to increasing the diversity of faculty and staff and welcomes applications from candidates who identify as Indigenous, racialized, having disabilities, and from persons of any minority sexual and gender identities. Indigenous candidates who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact the Office of Indigenous Initiatives. Candidates from other equity deserving groups who would like to learn more about equity and inclusive programing at Laurier are welcomed to contact Equity & Accessibility. We have strived to make our application process accessible, however if you require any assistance applying for a position or would like this job posting in an alternative format, please contact Human Resources. Contact information can be found at Apply-/

    Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visit www. for additional information and the online application system. All applications must be submitted online. Please note, a CV and letter of introduction will be required in electronic form.

    While proof of vaccination requirements will be paused May 1, Laurier community members should remain up to date with their COVID-19 vaccinations, including booster doses, as recommended by public health. The university reserves the right to re-implement the vaccination requirement at any time in response to public health conditions.

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