Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Finance & Quants - Limited Term Appointment

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Position Title Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Finance & Quants - Limited Term Appointment
Posting Number F598P
Type of position Limited Term
Department/Unit Finance
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
About the opportunity
The Department of Finance at the Faculty of Management, Dalhousie University, invites applications for a twelve-month limited-term appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, starting August 1, 2024 (negotiable).

The ideal candidate will demonstrate potential for teaching excellence and a dedication to student success, while upholding values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in teaching. Responsibilities include teaching introductory finance and quantitative courses to both undergraduate and graduate students. This is a one-year position with no guarantee of future roles.

Required qualifications, experience, and skills
A PhD or Masters degree in a relevant field (e.g. an MBA), or equivalent professional accreditation;
- Established record of teaching excellence in relevant courses, and promise of teaching excellence in the case of early career individuals or individuals outside of academia;

Preferable qualifications, experience, and skills
- Ph.D. or equivalent, or equivalent professional accreditation and professional experience of at least 5 years;
- Evidence of efforts to foster safer spaces for equity-deserving groups;
- Experience teaching larger introductory undergraduate courses;
- Experience with online teaching and pedagogical innovation.

The Department of Finance is home to eight full-time faculty members who work collegially to accomplish our goals. Our faculty distinguish themselves as authors who deploy a range of research methods that result in high-quality publications in different marketing outlets. Our faculty’s dedication to teaching is widely appreciated, further enhancing our department’s reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Members of the department serve on committees as required, and contribute to the department, the Faculty of Management, the university, and the profession.

The Faculty of Management has a long history of providing a world-class education and supporting innovative research leaders. A leader in experiential and work-integrated learning, we’re focused on being responsive to the world around us. Our research is relevant not just in our core areas, but also stretches across the University to fields like health, psychology, humanities, engineering, law, computer science, oceans, and agriculture. We are an inclusive community driven by curiosity, integrity, and discovery. We welcome and celebrate diverse perspectives.

With more than 2500 students (over one-quarter graduate students) and 80 faculty members, we offer undergraduate programs (Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Management) and graduate programs (direct-entry and mid-career versions of the Master of Information, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Public Administration; and the Master of Science in Business. All of our degree programs are externally accredited. We actively participate in Dalhousie’s Interdisciplinary PhD program and the multi-Faculty Master of Digital Innovation.

Dalhousie University is among Canada’s U15 group of leading research-oriented universities. We are located in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada a city known for its great quality of life. Located in one of Canada’s more temperate areas, Nova Scotia gets warm, sunny summers; long, colorful autumns; and cool, snowy winters.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

The review of applications will begin on May 15, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about this position may be addressed to najah.attig@dal.ca. The position is covered by the collective agreement between the Board of Governors of Dalhousie University and the Dalhousie Faculty Association (DFA), which can be viewed online at: https://www.dfa.ns.ca/collective-agreement/current-agreement

Applicants should submit:

(i) a letter of application emphasizing commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
(ii) evidence of eligibility to work in Canada
(iii) an updated curriculum vitae;
(iv) a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of
teaching effectiveness; and
(v) contact information for three referees.

Applications are to be submitted at the following link: https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/16008

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed here.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Teaching Dossier
  5. List of referees
  6. EDIA Statement
Optional Documents