Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream - Business Technology Management

Employer
Institute of Communication, Culture, Information & Technology, University of Toronto Mississauga
Location
Canada
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 11, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (ICCIT) at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a full-time teaching stream appointment in the area of Business Technology Management at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream. The position start date is July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

Candidates must have a PhD in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computational Social Sciences, or a related field by the appointment start date, or shortly thereafter. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry, and have teaching experience in a degree granting program at both the undergraduate and graduate program levels that includes lecture preparation and delivery, development of online material/lectures, instructing students in hands-on development of technical skills, pedagogical research and publishing lab preparation and delivery, innovative assessment methods, and broader curriculum development. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to improving their pedagogical practices, and an interest in teaching-related scholarly activities.

Evidence of excellence in teaching and pedagogical inquiry can be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, awards and accolades, presentations at significant conferences, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application including a strong teaching statement, sample syllabi, course materials, and teaching evaluations, as well as strong letters of reference.

We are looking for candidates whose academic work focuses on the impacts of recent innovations in information and communications technologies on businesses and society. We are seeking candidates with both well-developed technical skill-sets and research and teaching interests that will complement our existing strengths. The successful candidate should have a record of teaching and research emphasizing the connections between information technology, business practice, and organizational forms. Areas of emphasis include management information systems, software development, web development, business analytics, design thinking, cybersecurity, UI design, virtualization, cloud computing, networking, and computer & information sciences.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

ICCIT focuses on teaching and research excellence in its three undergraduate programs: Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, Digital Enterprise Management and Professional Writing and Communication. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community of world-class scholars at Canada’s leading university. For information, please visit www.utm.utoronto.ca/iccit.

To be considered for this position, all application materials must be submitted online by October 13, 2020.

Applications must include the documents listed below, formatted as 4 attachments with naming convention LastnameFirstname_CV.pdf, LastnameFirstname_Writing.pdf, etc.:

Attachment 1: Cover Letter, CV

Attachment 2: Statement of Pedagogy and statement of contributions to equity and diversity (see details below)

Attachment 3: Writing Sample demonstrating experience with business technology management

Attachment 4: Teaching Dossier (Max. 20 pages, to include a teaching statement, list of courses taught, sample syllabi, course evaluation data summary)

Equity and diversity are among UTM’s core values and are essential to academic excellence. We seek candidates who value diversity and whose research, teaching and service bear out our commitment to equity. Candidates are therefore also asked to submit a 1-2 page statement of contributions to equity and diversity, which might cover topics such as (but not limited to): research or teaching that incorporates a focus on underrepresented communities, the development of inclusive pedagogies, or the mentoring of students from underrepresented groups.

Applicants must also provide the name and contact information of three references. At least one referee must primarily address the candidate’s teaching. The University of Toronto’s recruiting tool will automatically solicit and collect letters of reference from each once an application is submitted. Applicants, however, remain responsible for ensuring that references submit letters by the closing date, October 13, 2020. Letters of recommendation (on letterhead, signed, dated and scanned) should be addressed to Professor Rhonda McEwen, ICCIT Director.

Submission guidelines can be found at http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. If you have any questions about this position, please contact iccit.utm@utoronto.ca.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by October 13, 2020.

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

Diversity Statement
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.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

Please apply on the University of Toronto website:

https://jobs.utoronto.ca/job/Mississauga-Assistant-Professor%2C-Teaching-Stream%2C-Business-Technology-Management-ON/541042017/