Faculty Position in Organizational Studies
The Richard J. Wehle School of Business at Canisius College invites applications for one or more assistant- or associate-level tenure-track positions in the area of Organizational Studies starting the fall term of 2013. Candidates should have a disciplinary background in Organizational Behavior or a closely related field, such as human resource management, labor relations and industrial and organizational psychology. Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent degree or be ABD with a very good chance of earning their PhD by fall 2013.
As an AACSB-accredited institution, Canisius seeks individuals who are capable of excellence in the classroom and are committed to an ongoing program of scholarly research leading to national and international recognition. While Canisius is a teaching-oriented institution, quality scholarship meeting or exceeding AACSB standards for schools with MBA programs is required for tenure. The Wehle School of Business offers BS degrees in several business disciplines. It also offers the MBA degree in a long-established part-time program as well as in an accelerated one-year full-time program.
Canisius College is located in the Buffalo/Niagara Region of New York State where the cost of housing, excellent school districts, numerous cultural organizations and a wide range of sports, entertainment and dining venues are just a few of the many things that make for an excellent quality of life. Our four-season climate allows for myriad outdoor recreational activities that range from the beach in the summer to the ski slopes in the winter. Furthermore, we are only 90 minutes away from Toronto, Canada, an additional source of recreational and cultural activity. The faculty at the Wehle School of Business enjoys the support of the local business community, and the College encourages interaction between faculty and local business organizations. Canisius is the home of a federally-funded Women's Business Center and the Center for Professional Development, which provide opportunities for faculty to become engaged in teaching, consulting and service opportunities in the business and civic life of the region.
Canisius College is an independent, Catholic college in the Jesuit tradition. Jesuit education has as its foundation the fundamental values of academic excellence, leadership, faith and social justice. Canisius is committed to educating and preparing men and women to become leaders in their professions and their communities, and in service to humanity. The college is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.
One or more members of the search committee will be attending the annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Boston on August 3-5, 2012 to interview applicants. Those hoping to interview at the conference should try to submit their application letter and related materials by July 15, if possible. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To apply, please email a letter of application along with a vita to: Dr. Gordon Meyer, Chair – Management Department at firstname.lastname@example.org(please put OBJOB in the subject line).
Canisius College of Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.
Additional Information about the Organizational Studies Position
Most faculty in the Department of Management teach 2 undergraduate sections and 1 graduate (MBA) section each semester. Departmental norms place an emphasis on high quality teaching and scholarly activity in conjunction with a modest amount of institutional service.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach some combination of the following courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels: Introduction to Management, Organizational Behavior and Leadership and Human Resources Management. In addition, faculty are encouraged to develop electives in one or more of these areas depending on their interests, research and experience. Candidates who are able to teach leadership or organizational behavior courses related to International Business or Entrepreneurship will receive special consideration in the selection process.
The department is made up of 11 full-time faculty and a handful of regular adjunct professors. There is a core Organizational Studies group of four faculty. Currently, this group is comprised of Drs. Michael Gent, Gordon Meyer, and Howard Stanger and Ms. Nancy Lynch. Other subgroups in the department include Production and Operations Management, Strategy and Managerial Environment, Entrepreneurship, and International Business.
Faculty are encouraged to develop relationships with members of the business community, and will find many opportunities to do so by participating in programs offered by the Women’s Business Center http://www.canisius.edu/wbc/and the Center for Professional Development http://www.canisius.edu/cpd/ The Business Advisory Council is a large group of area business leaders that work to promote the interests and success of the Richard J. Wehle School of Business. Frequent interaction between faculty and Business Advisory Council members provides networking and consulting opportunities as well.
The department has a very strong tradition of collegial governance and group decision making. Collaboration and interaction on research and curricular initiatives – at the departmental, school, and college levels – is strongly encouraged and supported. In short, we think that Canisius, and specifically the Department of Management in the Wehle School of Business is an exciting and rewarding place to work.
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Management Program http://www.canisius.edu/manage/
Department Faculty Profiles http://www.canisius.edu/management/faculty.asp
Information about Canisius College and the Richard J. Wehle School of Business
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The Wehle School of Business http://www.canisius.edu/business/
The Buffalo/Niagara Region
The Buffalo/Niagara region is comprised of a number of diverse communities that offer residents a wide variety of housing options and life-style choices. The city of Buffalo is noted for its rich architecture, wonderful “old style” neighborhoods, and a plethora of recreational, cultural and sports related entertainment venues. The “Chippewa Strip” and the Allentown District are just two nightlife hotspots available to those who enjoy live music, dancing and fun times. The region is an up-and-coming cultural destination for, among other things, its art http://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/things-to-do/art/,its architecture http://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/things-to-do/architecture/, its lively and diverse theater community http://www.theatreallianceofbuffalo.com/, and a varied music scene which includes the Grammy-Award winning Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra http://www.bpo.org/and numerous indoor and outdoor performance venues for everything from community choruses, bands and orchestras to jazz, indie rock, hip hop and classic rock http://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/things-to-do/entertainment/performing-arts/. The theater district features the internationally-acclaimed Shea’s Performing Arts Theater http://www.sheas.org/and the region is home to several other very high quality regional theaters and cinemas. The city also enjoys an active and celebrated arts community including such institutions as The Albright-Knox Art Gallery http://www.albrightknox.org/, the Burchfield Penney Art Center http://www.burchfieldpenney.org/and the annual Allentown Arts Festival http://www.allentownartfestival.com/.
For those who prefer suburban life, the community of Amherst (including the village of Williamsville) and the more rural community of Clarence lie to the northeast of the city. The towns of Orchard Park and Hamburg are two popular communities that lie to the south of the city. Each of these areas boasts excellent school districts, new housing construction, wonderful shopping opportunities, extremely low crime rates, and easy commutes to the city (15-30 minutes).
To learn more about the Buffalo/Niagara Region, select from the links below
Map of Western New York Mapquest - WNY
Fun things to do and see in Western New York http://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/
Dining, Art & Theater, Music and Much More http://www.buffalo.com/entertainment/default.asp
Sports & Recreation http://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/things-to-do/sports-outdoor/
Buffalo Bills Football http://www.buffalobills.com/
Buffalo Sabres Hockey http://www.sabres.com/
Buffalo Bisons Baseball http://www.bisons.com/
Canisius College Golden Griffins http://www.canisius.edu/athletics/default.asp
Area information from the Buffalo Niagara Convention and Visitors Bureau http://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/
Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival http://www.buffalowing.com/
Buffalo/Niagara Business and Civic Groups
Buffalo Niagara Enterprise (BNE) http://www.buffaloniagara.org/
Buffalo Niagara Partnership http://www.thepartnership.org/
Infotech Niagara http://www.infotechniagara.org/
Amherst Chamber of Commerce http://www.amherst.org/
The New Millennium Group http://www.nmgonline.org/
Voice-Buffalo Inc. http://voice-buffalo.org/AboutUs.html