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Open Rank Position in Organizational Leadership

Dalhousie University
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Rowe School of Business

Open Rank Position in Organizational Leadership

The Rowe School of Business (RSB) invites applications for a probationary tenure-track, tenure-track, or tenured 100% FTE appointment in Organizational Leadership at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant, Associate, or full Professor (dependent upon qualifications and experience) commencing July 1, 2022 (negotiable). The successful applicant will be expected to engage in leading-edge research with faculty and students, to apply for external grants, to teach, and to contribute to the academic life of the School through committee service and other activities.

Required qualifications:

  • PhD from an accredited program in a relevant discipline. Applicants very close to their thesis defense date may also be considered.
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience.
  • Clearly defined research agenda with established record of publication or promising track record in leadership areas such as inclusive leadership, discursive leadership, complexity leadership, Africentric leadership, Indigenous leadership, collective leadership, or critical approaches to leadership.
  • Demonstrated potential for making significant contributions to our MBA program by teaching organizational leadership from the standpoint of inclusion, collaboration, and relationship management.

Preferred qualifications, experience, and skills:

  • Research focus in Africentric and Indigenous approaches to organizational leadership, such as Ubuntu and Etuaptmumk (Two-Eyed Seeing) perspectives.
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues in the school’s research clusters: healthcare, innovation, behavioural analytics, and responsible organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and co-create curriculum to foster safer spaces for equity-seeking groups.
  • Record of service positions that contribute to and reinforce a unit.

The Management Area Group in the RSB is home to faculty members who come together with diverse methodological and disciplinary expertise, publishing in top-tier and diversity-focused journals (such as Journal of Management; Administrative Science Quarterly; Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: An International Journal; Business and Society; Journal of Business Ethics; Journal of Occupational Health Psychology; Harvard Business Review). Our research positively impacts industry and our communities through applied publications, applied research, and research collaborations with the public sector, healthcare, and the military.

The Rowe School of Business is housed in Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management. We offer life-changing management education in a diverse and inclusive community that inspires social and economic innovation and responsible action, with a focus on the United Nations sustainable development goals. We are a leader in innovative, experiential learning and conduct research with lasting impact.  Our vision is a world where talented people from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors work together to create social and economic value and we embrace a culture of collaboration and connection. 

The RSB is an AACSB-accredited school with a strong research culture and a member of EFMD and EFMD Global Network. It serves over 1800 students and prides itself on developing the next generation of innovative leaders. It specializes in experiential learning including residencies, consulting projects, co-op work terms, internships, and new venture creation. Collaboration with our employer partners from around the globe brings opportunity to our students and relevancy to our programs (the Bachelor of Commerce Co-op, Bachelor of Management, Corporate Residency MBA, Blended/Online MBA in Financial Services or Leadership, Executive Education, and MSc. in Business).

Dalhousie University is one of Canada’s leading teaching and research universities. It is a member of the U15 (a collective of some of Canada’s most research-intensive universities). Dalhousie’s mission is to lift the intellectual, social, and economic vitality of our local, national, and global communities through an institution-wide commitment to a world-class student experience, interdisciplinary collaboration, and mutual respect and inclusion in all aspects of our academic, research, and civic priorities. Dalhousie’s Third Century Promise, or Si’st Kasqimtlnaqnipunqekl Teli L’wi’tmasimk in Mi’kmaq, includes “Inclusive Excellence” as a strategic priority and one that we embrace in the Faculty of Management through a Strategic Plan Pillar of “Support Inclusion and Reconciliation”. More than words of a strategic plan, we are taking steps to diversify our curriculum, increase inclusion of students and faculty, and address systemic inequities.

Dalhousie University is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax is a vibrant coastal capital city and is the business, academic, and medical centre for Canada’s east coast. It offers a high quality of life with various indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities in and near the city and rich arts and cultural institutions, including an excellent library system and plans for a new art gallery.

Information about the Rowe School of Business and its programs may be found at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

Applicants should prepare and submit the following information within our online application system:

  • Cover Letter
  • Recent CV
  • Research Statement (one (1) page, reflective of your substantive research focus and the methodological approaches that you use to address your research).
  • Teaching Statement (one (1) page, reflective of your teaching philosophy and teaching interests).
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience such as teaching evaluations, letters from colleagues or students, and/or research related to the scholarship of teaching and learning.
  • Commitment to diversity and equity statement (upload as “Portfolio”) (one (1) page, reflective of your perspectives on broadening participation, integrating multicultural experiences in pedagogical techniques/instruction and research to meet the needs of diverse constituents).
  • List of references: Names and contact information of three (3) persons. Reference letters are not required at this stage.

Applications must be submitted electronically at

Review of applications will begin November 22, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be sent to Dr. Dana Kabat-Farr, Chair of the Search Committee at:






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