Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, Canada
2d ago

The Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia seeks outstanding candidates for one teaching faculty position in Management Information System, beginning July 1, 2020 (Rank : Lecturer).


The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and leadership abilities.

Teaching experience consistent with Beedie’s Vision 2022 strategic priorities of innovation, social responsibility, and a global perspective will be prioritized.

Applicants should have a graduate degree in MIS or closely-allied discipline such as computing or information sciences.


The candidate will be expected to teach eight course sections per year in areas such as Business Database Management, Digital Business Strategy, Software Project Management, Business Software Development, Information Systems Analysis and Design, Data Mining, primarily at the undergraduate level but with some courses also offered at the graduate levels.

Teaching responsibilities also include regular review of course content covered by part-time faculty as well as coaching students for case competitions.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to Beedie’s teaching excellence, actively participate in Beedie’s collegial self-governance and offer assistance and guidance to students, peers and the academic community through activities such as committee work, mentorship and experiential learning opportunities.

About the Beedie School of Business

Since the creation of Canada's first Executive MBA in 1968, Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business has championed lifelong learning, productive change and the need for innovation as it delivers research and teaching that makes an impact.

As part of Canada’s leading comprehensive university, SFU Beedie offers a collaborative work environment that fosters interdisciplinary research.

The Beedie School of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and has received the EQUIS Quality award from the European Federation for Management Development (EFMD). AACSB and

EFMD are globally recognized accrediting agencies for business schools. Less than 1% of business schools worldwide have earned both of these accreditations.

Supported by extensive partnerships with public, private and not-for-profit organizations, SFU Beedie’s mission is to develop innovative and socially responsible business leaders with a global perspective through education, inspired by research and grounded in practice.

SFU Beedie boasts over 25,000 alumni in 83 countries around the world.

SFU has ranked among Canada’s Top 100 Employers and BC’s Top Employers and is the only Western Canadian university on Canada’s Top Family-Friendly Employers list.

The university offers a generous compensation package that allows faculty members to dedicate time to research and teaching excellence while maintaining work-life balance.

Application Requirements

A complete application including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier and teaching evaluations from the past three years, should be submitted in electronic format.

Applications should be submitted directly to our in-house application tracking system via the link here. Names of three referees will be required at the time of application and reference requests will be sent directly through our office.

Applicants should make an application for each position if they have an interest in more than one job opening from our School.

Application Instructions

Please indicate in your submission whether you are attending the Conference on Information Systems and Technology at INFORMS between Oct 18-20, 2019, Seattle, or International Conference on Information Systems between December 15-18, 2019.

Faculty members from the MIS Area will be attending these conferences and would like to use this opportunity to meet prospective candidates.

To be considered for an interview at INFORMS, please submit your application by October 15, 2019. We will continue to accept applications until our final deadline of January 15, 2020 to anticipate further interviews at the International Conference on Information Systems in December.

We expect the position will start July 1, 2020 or on a mutually agreed upon date.

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

SFU is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected.

For further details see the Collection Notice.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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