Open-Rank Professor Faculty Position in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (EDI)

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  • FullTime

McGill University

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Open-Rank Professor Faculty Position in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (EDI)

Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Position Description:
The Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University is recruiting for an open-rank tenure-track faculty member who will be expected to make a major contribution to teaching, research, and administrative leadership in the Faculty’s mission of excellence in the practice of equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI). The position comprises two main roles: faculty member and Director of EDI for the Faculty of Management. Candidates from all areas of management (Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior, Strategy and Organizations) and related disciplines (psychology, sociology, economics) will be considered. The start date for the position is flexible.
 

Job Duties:
As a faculty member, the successful candidate will be expected to maintain an outstanding program of high-quality research and to teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels emphasizing EDI principles.

As EDI Director, the appointee’s role will be to articulate the Faculty’s EDI goals, develop an action plan, lead initiatives, and develop measures for the achievement of the University’s five-year strategic plan for EDI Strategic Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) which states: “Our EDI commitment must also be inspired by the recognition that excellence is fostered by bringing together individuals and groups of diverse experiences, identities and ideas.” 

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Applicants should either be tenured professors or have a record of teaching, research, and service that is tracking toward a successful tenure application in any field of management (Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour, Strategy and Organizations) or a related discipline (economics, sociology, psychology).

In addition, the successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of promoting an equitable, diverse and inclusive academic environment for students, staff and faculty through pedagogy, research, and administration.

McGill University is an English-language university where most teaching and research activities are conducted in the English language, thereby requiring English communication both verbally and in writing; but knowledge of French or a willingness to learn French is desirable.  

Faculty/Department/Unit:
Desautels Faculty of Management

Job Type:
Tenure-track
Salary:
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Posting Period:
We will begin reviewing applications 30 days after posting and continue to do so until the position is filled. 

Application Requirements:

Applicants should upload the following documents (using the Workday portal):

  • signed letter of interest, indicating your specific field of management: (Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behaviour, Strategy and Organizations)

  • curriculum vitae

  • research statement

  • teaching statement

  • service statement

  • up to three research papers

Make sure you upload all documents with the CV on Workday

Letters of interest may also be sent directly to:  

Professor Saibal Ray

Desautels Faculty of Management

McGill University

1001 Sherbrooke Street West

Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1G5

The position will remain open until it is successfully filled.

Questions about the position should be directed to Desautels Academic Affairs at [email protected]

McGill University

McGill is a leading research-intensive university located in the heart of Montreal.  With 80 current tenured/tenure-track professors, the Desautels Faculty of Management is committed to continued growth. The Faculty has 2,300 B.Com. students, 250 MBA/ EMBA/ MM students, 76 Ph.D. students, as well as a wide range of executive education offerings.  

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Faculty members conduct research with a variety of approaches. Professors have diverse disciplinary backgrounds and enjoy a high level of independence in their research and teaching endeavors.  McGill’s emphasis is on research quality, innovation, and impact.

Montreal boasts an experience between North America and Europe. It is a bilingual city with a vibrant restaurant scene, diverse and dynamic cultural offerings, numerous leisure and recreational activities, and country getaways within a short driving distance. Housing costs, government-funded health care, subsidized day care and free public primary and secondary education help make living in Montreal more affordable. It is also family-friendly and deemed the 4th best city in North America for quality of life in the 2018 Mercer survey and the top city in the world for students in the HelpfulProfessor.com 2023 report.

  • https://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/montreal-ranked-as-the-best-city-in-the-world-for-students
  • https://helpfulprofessor.com/best-cities-to-study-in-across-the-world/

More information about the Desautels Faculty of Management can be found at: https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/about

McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures . Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected] .

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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