Free open Job in North, South & Central America Assistant or Associate Professors in Corporate Governance or Corporate Finance at Western University

The DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies invites applications from exceptional early or mid-career researchers for two tenured (at the rank of Associate or Full) or probationary (at the rank of Assistant or Associate) appointments in its Corporate Governance (CG) research cluster.  

DAN Management and Organizational Studies has an interdisciplinary ethos, and aims to make a real difference in improving lives and providing a new generation of business leaders. DAN is highly academically selective, attracting the very best students from across Canada and around the world. We invite you to visit our website:

The Corporate Governance (CG) research cluster focuses on the study of systems, processes, structures, and frameworks used to control and direct any corporation (for-profit and non-profit), and draws together perspectives from finance, strategy and business ethics. Faculty in this research cluster study the legal, regulatory, and ethical environment that set the stage for governance. DAN is a highly collegiate and supportive working environment. Potential applicants should have a PhD in economics, finance, management or cognate fields, and their research interests must be clearly linked to the CG research cluster.

Candidates considered for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment must have a superior academic record and a demonstrated record of publication of scholarly research in leading refereed journals, and evidence of excellent teaching ability. In addition, they should have the ability and willingness to contribute to the intellectual and scholarly life of the Faculty community and to the University more generally. Candidates considered for an appointment with Tenure must have an outstanding academic record with a strong record of academic publications and significant teaching experience. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain a strong research program, compete successfully for research funding, teach undergraduate courses in Finance and cognate fields, and contribute to ongoing curriculum and program development.

Rank and salary for all positions will be commensurate with previous performance, qualifications and experience in accordance with the Faculty Collective Agreement. The appointment is available to begin July 1, 2020, although an alternate start date may be arranged. 

Dating back to 1878, the University of Western Ontario is one of the most distinguished and most highly-ranked research intensive universities in Canada. It is located in London, Ontario, a highly affordable and family friendly city of approximately 350,000. London is situated approximately half-way between Toronto and Detroit with excellent access to these centers by car, train, or air. It is also within a 45 minute drive to the beaches of Lake Erie and Lake Huron and is a centre for winter sports. 

Interested candidates should send a curriculum vita, sample publications, evidence of teaching performance, and the names and contact information of three academic references to:  Professor Geoffrey Wood, Chair, DAN Department of Management and Organizational Studies, The University of Western Ontario, 1151 Richmond Street, Social Science Centre, Room 4330, London, Ontario, N6A 5C2. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2019 and applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Prospective applicants are welcome to address informal enquiries to Professor Wood at 

Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and particularly welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups / visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. 

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. 

Special accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require such accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Gloria Dawson by telephone at +1-519-661-2111 ext: 81367. 


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