Assistant Professor - International Business

Teaching & Education
Thompson Rivers University
Kamloops, Canada. Kamloops, Canada
Job Details
Company Detail Thompson Rivers University, School of Business and Economics (SoBE) invites applications for a teaching, Open Rank tenure-track appointment in International Business, starting July 2022. In this teaching position, candidates will maintain an active teaching agenda 8 sections per academic year. Each section has a maximum of 40 students. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach in a variety of International Business courses.
Description About the Department of Management, International Business, Information and Supply Chain (MISC):
Our department is a collection of individuals interested in what keeps the modern world functioning. While we are defined as academics in supply chain, international business, strategic management, and management information systems, we believe that we have a responsibility as global citizens to try to make the world a better place now and in the future. Our interests are broad but may be encompassed by two primary themes: global citizenship and data-driven decision making. We invite individuals interested in teaching topics related to these themes to apply for this position. Examples of such topics include, but are not limited to, humanitarian logistics, sustainable supply chains, supply chain analytics, bottom-of-the-pyramid with a global focus, indigenous supply chain issues, supply chain transparency, and international business as an enabler of improved human welfare.

About the School of Business and Economics:
With over 4000 on-campus students, the School of Business and Economics is the largest business school in the interior of British Columbia, offering undergraduate, post baccalaureate, and graduate programs in business and economics including Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Environmental Economics and Management, and Master of Science in Environmental Economics and Management. SoBE is also Thompson Rivers University's largest faculty. What makes SoBE special is that even with its size, it maintains a collaborative environment, with support provided to assist professors with both research and teaching.

About Thompson Rivers University:
With over 25,000 on-campus and online students and more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in eight diverse faculties, TRU celebrates academic excellence and excels at providing exceptional experiential learning opportunities. TRU delivers graduate and undergraduate programs in Business, Law, Nursing, Education, Computer Science and Arts and Science. Our students and faculty reflect the local, national, and global community. TRU provides a rich and engaging student-centered environment where students and faculty know each other by name. TRU strives to create inclusive and rewarding student experiences, both on and off campus.

What TRU Offers
TRU offers competitive salary, benefits and a defined benefit pension plan, personal development funds and sabbaticals outlined by the TRUFA collective agreement. SoBE and TRU provide researchers the opportunity to apply to a variety of research funding sources available. TRU's classes and offices are located on a spectacular campus with panoramic views of the Thompson Rivers and surrounding mountains. Nestled between hiking trails of Kenna Cartwright Park and within walking distance of downtown, TRU offers a country in the city feeling that is unlike any other university.

Welcome to the BC Interior
Thompson Rivers University is located in Kamloops, British Columbia. Life in the sunny interior of British Columbia provides immediate access to some of the most incredible outdoor experiences Canada has to offer ranging from winter sports at Sun Peaks Resort, to some of Canada's best mountain biking and hiking trails, walking distance from TRU. Located between the coastal and Rocky Mountains, Kamloops is within 30 minutes from hundreds of beautiful freshwater lakes, and only 3 hours from Vancouver. With a relatively mild winter and spectacularly warm and dry summers, Kamloops offers a high quality of life. A city with less than 100,000 residents, it is served by an airport, a hospital, a university, a WHL hockey team and yet still maintains a small-town feel where one never commutes longer than 10 minutes. It is a safe community to raise a family with reasonable housing prices.

TRU is committed to building and fostering an inclusive environment. TRU continuously strives to increase the diversity of its faculty and welcomes applications from all; including those who identify as Indigenous, from visible minorities, those having disabilities and from persons of any sexual and gender identities. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. As per the Canadian immigration requirements, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The university will assist any candidate who requires assistance to accommodate disabilities during the recruitment process. If required, please notify us of your request with your application.


SoBE seeks applicants with a strong commitment to excellence in teaching in the field of International Business. A Ph.D. in International Business or a related area is desired. Applicants who are ABD and close to completion of their PhD, as well as applicants with a master's level credential in international business and significant professional experience, are welcome to apply and will be considered. The position entails developing and sustaining high-quality teaching and learning environments for students while being committed to developing and maintaining strong teaching skills. It is also expected that the candidate will make a strong ongoing service contribution to the department, school, university and/or the broader community. The ability to teach multiple classes in the department is desirable.

Application Process
**Assessment of applications will begin in January 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

  • Applications are made online through Thompson Rivers University's (Deltek) Human-Resources system

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Qualification A Ph.D. in International Business or a related area is desired.
Field of Experience Need Experience.
Salary Competitive Salary
Employment Type Full-Time, Permanent