Professor, Haskayne School of Business

Job Description & Qualification

Position Description
As part of the Inclusive Excellence Cluster Hire Initiative, the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary invites applications for an academic position in any of our core areas of focus, such as: Accounting, Business Technology Management, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Operations Management, Organizational Behavior, or Strategy. Within each of these areas are multiple sub-areas, and we encourage interested candidates to look at faculty interests within the school to learn more about our areas of expertise ( This position is only open to qualified women candidates.

The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Professor (with tenure). The anticipated start date is July 1, 2023, or a mutually agreed upon date.

The position will establish an active research program that focuses on any discipline within business provided it is aligned with the University of Calgary’s, and the Haskayne School of Business’ strategic plans. Additionally, the position will play an important role in teaching and research supervision of students in Haskayne’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Service to the department, faculty, University, and community is also expected.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of a prolific and diverse research environment in the Haskayne School. The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses relevant to their core area. In terms of research, the successful applicant will be expected to conduct high-quality research, evidenced by publications in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals, securing external research funding, and maintaining an active profile in their field.

Candidates will have:

A PhD in business, management, or a relevant cognate discipline,
An international reputation in any field in management, as evidenced by:
A very strong record of research with several publications in Financial Times’ Top 50 Journals (or equivalent) as well as other highly-ranked journals;
The number of publications expected will be commensurate with norms in the field for the professor rank
Demonstrated impact in the profession in terms of citations and professional activities (e.g., editorships, keynote addresses, etc.);
A demonstrated history of excellent teaching;
A history of successful graduate student supervision (if their previous universities had graduate programs);
Evidence of effective service leadership (e.g., committee chair, leadership roles) to their current university and profession.
The Haskayne School of Business seeks to recruit and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce that will contribute to the future of business. We are committed to fostering diversity through cultivating an environment where people with a variety of backgrounds, genders, interests, and talents feel welcome and supported. This includes the provision of a formal mentoring program, internal grant review programs that enhance success in research grant applications, pilot funding programs, and other support programs.
Interested individuals are encouraged to apply online via the 'Apply Now' link. Please indicate in your cover letter the rank and area to which you are applying.

Please be aware that the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents, such as publications):

Cover letter and curriculum vitae, including the name and contact information only of three referees. Applicants must self-identify as a woman in their cover letter to be considered for this position.
Statement of research interests
Statement of teaching philosophy/teaching dossier
Statement on equity, diversity and inclusion
All applicants will be required to complete an attestation confirming their eligibilty for this position in the application process.

Questions may be addressed to:
Dr. Sandy Hershcovis, Search Committee Chair
Professor and Senior Associate Dean (Research & Faculty)
Haskayne School of Business

Application Procedure

For information and to apply:

Application deadline: December 11, 2022

About the Organization

The University of Calgary recognizes the importance of creating and maintaining a welcoming and equitable environment that enables every member of our campus to thrive. The Inclusive Excellence Cluster Hiring Initiative has been launched to advance and embed the institution’s commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility, Indigenous engagement, and inclusive excellence. This initiative, which was developed in accordance with Section 10.1 of the Alberta Human Rights Act, is a key step to ameliorate the under-representation of members of equity deserving groups at the university, to build a critical mass of scholars who reflect the diversity of our student body and the broader community, to advance epistemic pluralism and the creation of new knowledges and ways of knowing, and to broaden the culture of inclusivity and engagement.
The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion ( and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources (

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Haskayne School of Business visit Careers in the Haskayne School of Business.

About the Haskayne School of Business
Accredited by AACSB International, the Haskayne School of Business is a progressive and innovative business school. Our mission is to create an open, mutually accountable community of students, faculty, and alumni, and to provide rich experiential learning opportunities to our students. With 3,000 full and part-time students currently enrolled in bachelors, masters, PhD and executive education programs, the business school boasts more than 18,000 alumni in 60 countries around the globe.

About the University of Calgary
Located in Canada’s most enterprising city, the traditional territory of the peoples of Treaty 7 and Region 3 of the Métis Nation of Alberta, the University of Calgary (UCalgary) is a global and innovative intellectual hub for teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and community engagement. UCalgary ranks fifth among Canada’s top research universities in Research Infosource Inc.’s latest Top 50 Research Universities list released on Jan. 25, 2022. UCalgary is the youngest university to have reached the top five.

UCalgary has more than 6,500 graduate students and 28,500 undergraduate students, more than 1,800 academic staff (continuing, contingent term or limited term appointment), more than 1,300 sessionals, and more than 3,200 non-academic staff, in 14 Faculties, across five campuses. The vibrant and research-intensive environment at UCalgary is home to 146 research chairs (75 Canada Research Chairs), and more than 50 research institutes and centres. UCalgary has the fastest growth rate in attracting research funding among the 10 largest universities in Canada.

About Calgary, Alberta
Calgary has been named one of the world’s most livable cities, has been ranked one of the most sustainable cities in the world, and is the third most diverse in Canada. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

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Job ID

ID: J12295