The Faculty of Business, University of New Brunswick Saint John invites applications for a tenure track position in Finance at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2024 or a mutually acceptable date thereafter. This position is subject to budgetary approval.
We are looking for a person with a PhD or Doctorate in Finance or a related discipline and potential for high quality teaching and research. Candidates with a PhD or Doctorate nearing completion will be considered for appointment as Lecturer (completion expected within a year of commencing). This position will require teaching both Corporate and Managerial Finance at both the undergraduate and MBA level.
The University of New Brunswick (UNB)
The University of New Brunswick (UNB) is the oldest English-language university in Canada. With two campuses in Fredericton (New Brunswick's capital) and Saint John (Canada's oldest incorporated city), UNB offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate programs. Boasting a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio, UNB facilitates rich connections, collaboration, and the opportunity to make an immeasurable impact in students' lives and the global community.
Overlooking the Kennebcasis River, the University of New Brunswick Saint John campus is located on the unsurrendered and unceded traditional Wolastoqey territory. Surrounded by natural beauty and enjoying strong local support and collaboration, UNB Saint John isn't just a campus - it's a community where genuine Maritime friendliness and a supportive and inclusive culture is experienced. This supportive environment promotes creativity, risk taking, and creating a future that matters. UNB Saint John has a Faculty of Arts; Faculty of Business; Faculty of Science, Applied Science and Engineering; and is the home of the Integrated Health Initiative.
Smaller, collegial, and collaborative, the Faculty of Business includes a commitment to enhance students' understanding of the world in which they live and work. The Faculty's mission clearly identifies student citizenship and community impact as key deliverables for its Faculty, Staff and Students. We are a faculty of subject matter experts, with a commitment to experiential learning and pursuit of applied research that meets the needs of local business, industry, non-profit organizations, and New Brunswick's growth efforts. We're proud of our engagement with the Saint John and NB communities - and those beyond our borders. Recognized for the highest standards of excellence on the global stage, UNB's Faculty of Business is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - a distinction fewer than 6% of the world's business schools have earned. The Faculty of Business has shown itself to be an innovative leader in program development offering one of the first Electronic Commerce Degrees and establishing a Research Centre to support it. More recently, The Faculty of Business' MBA Program announced the first English language degree program in Professional Sales, achieved program accreditation through CPSA and is currently looking to hire an Applied Research Chair to support applied research in the area. At the undergraduate level, the Faculty of Business was among the first to offer a Bachelor of Applied Management Degree, and offers a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree with majors and minors across all core areas of business as well as interdisciplinary opportunities with Arts. The MBA Program offers several accredited streams of study, many of which offer a pathway to professional designations. Opportunities may exist for faculty members to engage virtual classrooms through semestered online offerings and other unique and innovative delivery modes.
The City of Saint John
As Canada's oldest incorporated city (1785), Greater Saint John area has a population of about 135,000. Saint John (or Menaqesk as it is known in Peskotomuhkati-Wolastoqey) is a vibrant and diverse inter-modal port city on the Bay of Fundy known for the world's highest tides. It's surrounded by forests, rivers, lakes, and beaches yet also boasts many metropolitan amenities and events including the Imperial theatre, the AREA 506 music festival, a CHL Major Junior Hockey team and other major sporting events, the annual uptown moon market, galleries, public art, live music, dance performances, and festivals. Saint John also has access to larger cities a short drive away - Halifax (4 hours), Montreal (9 hours), Boston (7 hours), and New York (10 hours) - and closer by plane.
Application packages should be submitted by email:
Dean, Faculty of Business
University of New Brunswick Saint John
Applications should include:
- a cover letter
- an up-to-date curriculum vitae
- a brief teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness
- a brief research statement and a job market paper
- three letters of reference.
Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.
The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.