Assistant Professor, Economic Geography & Comparative Development


Cape Breton University, an institution with extensive global connections, is located on world-renowned Cape Breton Island, a region highly regarded for creativity, diversity, innovation, and hospitality. CBU has a reputation for small class sizes, strong community involvement, and strong internal support for faculty research. The Shannon School of Business, CBU delivers a variety of programs, including BBA, BHTM, and MBA.

The School invites applications for a four month term faculty position in Economic Geography and Comparative Development to commence immediately following selection. Teaching courses will include the Comparative Development and Economic Geography courses in the MBA in Community Economic Development degree program.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. Experience with teaching MBA courses and supervising research projects of MBA students is an advantage. The School is seeking a collaborative individual who has a track record of quality teaching.

 Qualified candidates should send a letter of application quoting the reference number (EGC1705), a complete dossier including curriculum vitae, 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. June 14, 2017. 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. CBU is open to part time and job share applications.

Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

P.O. Box 5300, 1250 Grand Lake Road

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2