Faculty Positions

The Edwards School of Business at the University of Saskatchewan is seeking faculty members in several areas effective July 1, 2015. 

The Edwards School of Business has an undergraduate business program with approximately 1,800 students.  We also have thriving MBA, M.Sc. Finance, Masters of Professional Accounting and the newly created M.Sc. Marketing programs.  For more information on the Edwards School of Business, please visit our website at http://www.edwards.usask.ca

Tenure Track Positions:
All candidates for these positions must hold or be very near completion of a Ph.D.  The successful candidate will be appointed at an Assistant/Associate/Full professor rank and the salary bands for these positions are as follows: Assistant Professor $90,796 - $109,108; Associate Professor $109,108 – $127,420; Full Professor $127,420 - $148,784. 

Accounting: The ideal candidate will possess a Canadian professional accounting designation and have a teaching interest/background in the areas of Advanced Financial Accounting and Taxation. Experience in teaching Management Accounting will also be an asset. 

Management & Marketing: The ideal candidate will have teaching interest/background in all Marketing specializations.

Limited Term Positions in:
The successful candidate will be appointed at a Lecturer level and the salary band for these positions are $75,536 - $96,900. 

Finance & Management Science: The ideal candidate(s) will have a teaching interest/background in the areas of Finance and Operations Management.

Management and Marketing: The ideal candidate(s) will have teaching interest/background in Business Communications, Business Decision Making and Strategy, and General Management. 

Human Resources & Organizational Behaviour: The ideal candidate(s) will have teaching a interest/background in Human Resource Management.

Consistent with its goal of achieving business school accreditation, Edwards will recruit those individuals whose academic training and/or professional activities clearly align with our recruitment standards.  Candidates must satisfy any one of the following faculty categories:

  1. Scholarly Academics sustain their currency and relevance through academic scholarship and related activities.  Candidates would require a doctoral degree in an academic area clearly linked to the field in which they are expected to teach.
  2. Practice Academics sustain their currency and relevance through professional engagement and industry interaction.  Besides holding a doctoral degree in an academic area clearly linked to the field in which they are expected to teach, the candidate would have undertaken substantive consulting, linkages to practice, or other forms of professional engagement.
  3. Instructional Practitioners must have initial academic preparation (including a graduate degree), professional experience and ongoing professional engagement.  Their professional experience at the time of hiring must be significant in terms of duration and level of responsibility, and clearly linked to the field in which the candidate is expected to teach.  For those faculty teaching undergraduate courses, at least three years of full-time work experience would be required.  At least five years of full-time employment experience would be expected for those individuals assigned to teach in graduate programs.  Professional engagement activities must be substantive and sustained at levels that support currency and relevance for Edwards’ mission.”

These positions include a comprehensive benefits package which includes a dental, health and extended vision care plan; pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefits, and employee assistance program, a professional expense allowance and a flexible health and wellness spending program.

Applications must include:

  • A letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • A detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • Statements of teaching and research interests;
  • A teaching dossier or evidence of teaching effectiveness that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests;
  • Three current letters of reference forwarded by the referees directly to the Department

Head at the address or email listed below.

For more information on any of these opportunities please contact:

Accounting Position:  Dr. Ganesh Vaidyanathan – vaidyanathan@edwards.usask.ca 

Finance & Management Science Position:  Dr. Dev Mishra - mishra@edwards.usask.ca

Human Resources & Organizational Behaviour Position:  Dr. Rosemary Venne - venne@edwards.usask.ca

Management and Marketing Position:  Dr. Marvin Painter - painter@edwards.usask.ca

The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.  Saskatoon is a vibrant university city with a population approaching 270,000 people.  The city is located on a river in the heartland of Saskatchewan.  The city is well known for its summer festivals and riverbank events such as Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, the Jazz Festival, the Children’s Festival and the Fringe Festival. It has a progressive university serving 22,000 students.  For more information on the City of Saskatoon, please visit the following websites: http://tourismsaskatoon.com and http://www.downtownsaskatoon.com.


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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.