Assistant Professor

Title: Assistant Professor

  • Employer: Queen’s School of Business
  • Website:
  • Location: Kingston, Ontario
  • Job Description:

    QUEEN’S SCHOOL OF BUSINESS is inviting applications for two tenure track positions in Finance, preferably at the Assistant Professor entry level.

    Candidates must have a PhD, or be near completion. The successful candidate will exhibit strong potential for innovative and high quality scholarly research leading to peer-assessed publications, as well as for outstanding teaching contributions and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence, in support of the School’s various public and private programs. The successful candidate will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the School, the University, and/or the broader community.

    COMPENSATION: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointees have access to substantial internal funds both for research and course development through Queen’s School of Business Research Program and the Faculty Development Fund.

    INSTITUTION: Queen's University has a long and rich tradition of academic excellence, dating back to a royal charter granted by Queen Victoria in 1841. Queen’s School of Business is one of the world's premier business schools, with an outstanding reputation for innovation and quality. Our MSc and PhD programs in Management attract highly qualified research-oriented students in seven fields of study. Our undergraduate Commerce program has among the highest entrance standards in Canada and is widely viewed as the country's best undergraduate business program. Queen’s has gained international recognition for its MBA and executive education programs. BusinessWeek ranks the full-time Queen’s MBA #1 in Canada and #4 outside the U.S., and Queen’s Executive MBA #1 in Canada and #29 in the world. Queen's School of Business is also home to Centres focused on business venturing, responsible leadership, business research in healthcare and corporate governance. The School is fully accredited by U.S.-based AACSB and Brussels-based EQUIS (the accrediting arm of EFMD – the European Foundation for Management Development). The learning environment at Queen’s is supported by outstanding library and computing facilities. More information is available at:

    THE CITY: Kingston, Ontario is a unique Canadian city of 125,000 with a distinct blend of history, recreation, industry and learning. Situated on the shores of Lake Ontario, it is within a two-and-a-half hour drive of Toronto, Montreal, and the nation’s capital, Ottawa. Kingston is a thirty minute drive from the international bridge linking Ontario and New York state, and another ninety minutes from Syracuse.

    This is an international search, open to candidates of all nationalities. However, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. The academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at: The appointments are subject to final budgetary approval.

    The effective date of the appointment will be July 1st, 2014, but is flexible. Applicants should submit a cover letter, current CV, three letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations and a sample publication (ie. working paper, thesis proposal or completed thesis), electronically to:  Applications should be submitted by December 1st , 2013.

    Finance Recruitment
    Queen’s School of Business – Rm. 346 Goodes Hall – Kingston, Canada K7L 3N6

  • Application Deadline: Should be received by Dec 1, 2013
  • Interview Date: At Conference
  • Contact Details: Teri Shearer,, 613-533-3361

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