Faculty of Business Administration - Thunder Bay

Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 - 11:59pm

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment in business analytics or related field under the discipline of Information Systems/Operations Management in the Faculty of Business Administration. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. The position will commence on December 1, 2019.

The ideal candidate has a program of research and the ability to teach/develop a variety of courses in the discipline, including business analytics, large-scale data problems, data-driven operations management, and/or supply chain analytics.

The Thunder Bay campus of the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead University is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Chartered Professional Accountants Canada (CPA).  

Lakehead is a comprehensive university with a reputation for innovative programs and cutting-edge research. With campuses located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has approximately 10,000 students and 2,160 faculty and staff.  With an emphasis on collaborative learning and independent critical thinking and a multidisciplinary teaching approach, Lakehead offers a variety of degree and diploma programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels through its ten faculties, including Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Health and Behavioural Sciences, Natural Resources Management, Science and Environmental Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities, Graduate Studies, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (West Campus) and Ontario’s newest Faculty of Law. For further information, please visit: www.lakeheadu.ca.

For further information, please contact Dr. David Richards, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration at (807) 343-8525 or david.richards@lakeheadu.ca.  Detailed information on the School and our programs is available at: http://business.lakeheadu.ca/.

Review of applications will begin on September 8, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The electronic application (in the form of one PDF document) should include: a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (including a statement of teaching philosophy, course outlines and teaching evaluations for previously-taught courses), a statement of a research plan (current and future interests), copies of the three most significant publications, and the names and contact information of three references. 

The preferred candidates will have:

(i)              An earned Ph.D. or DBA in business administration or a related field from a recognized university. Applicants near completion may be considered.

(ii)             A demonstrated potential for scholarship and a commitment to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels that complements the needs of the discipline group and the Faculty.

(iii)            The potential to make service contributions to the Faculty, the University, and their discipline.

Applicants should submit their electronic application to:  

Dr. David Richards,

Dean, Faculty of Business Administration

Lakehead University

955 Oliver Road

Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1

E-mail:  position.business@lakeheadu.ca        

A completed Confirmation of Immigration /Citizenship Status should accompany your package. This form is available on our website at:  


Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified. Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.