Assistant Professor in Finance and Economics - Faculty of Business Administration

Tenure Track Faculty Positions - Thunder Bay Campus
Business Administration
Application Deadline: 
Friday, July 31, 2020 - 11:59pm

Application Deadline: Until the Position is Filled

Faculty of Business Administration

Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in Finance and Economics 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 August 1, 2020.

The Thunder Bay campus of the Faculty of Business Administration is accredited by Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (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:

For further information, please contact Dr. D. Richards, Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration, at (807) 343-8410 or Detailed information on the School and our programs is available at:


Review of applications will begin on April 20, 2020 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.  A completed Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form must accompany your package. This form is available on our website at

The position will involve an active program of scholarly research; teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in finance, economics, quantitative analysis, and related topics; supervision of Masters students’ research; and service contributions to the Faculty and the University.

Candidates will have a Ph.D. or DBA (or close to completion) in Finance or Economics from a school recognized by Canadian universities. A professional designation in a relevant discipline (or a willingness to work towards one) will be considered an asset.


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



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 to make appropriate arrangements.

This position is subject to budgetary approval.