Assistant Professor, Economic Geography & Comparative Development


The Shannon School of Business at CBU invites applications for a 4-month full-time limited term position in Economic Geography & Comparative Development at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 2019.

The successful candidate will teach Economic Geography & Comparative Development courses in the MBA in Community Economic Development (MBA CED) degree program.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD. Experience teaching MBA courses and supervising research projects of MBA students is an asset. The School is seeking a collaborative individual with a track record of quality teaching and of inspiring students.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate potential and commitment with regard to teaching, research/creative/scholarly activities and service to Cape Breton University, community and profession.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the reference number (EG1904), a complete dossier including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three current letters of reference (sent directly to CBU) to the Human Resources Department. Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. May 17, 2019. Applicants who apply by email (pdf format preferred) will receive a return email confirming receipt.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2