The Roy A Jodrey Chair in Commerce or Business Administration (Business and Society)

Dalhousie University

The Roy A Jodrey Chair in Commerce or Business Administration (Business and Society)

  • Institution: Dalhousie University
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Halifax, NS CA
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The Roy A Jodrey Chair in Commerce or Business Administration (Business and Society)

  • Dalhousie University | Halifax, NS CA
  • Hourglass IconDeadline: February 12, 2022
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Job TitleThe Roy A Jodrey Chair in Commerce or Business Administration (Business and Society)

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Executive

Salary Range -

Location Halifax, NS CA

Deadline February 12, 2022

Contact Information

Contact Name Dr. Iraj Fooladi, Chair of the Search Committee

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Job Description

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The Roy A. Jodrey Chair was established at Dalhousie University in 1969. The Chair was
established by Roy A. Jodrey, who founded Nova Scotia Power companies and the Minas Basin
Pulp & Paper Company and built a financial empire. Jodrey came from humble Maritime roots
but was determined to teach himself the basics of business. He was known for his grit,
determination, and vision. He is remembered for his outstanding and generous contribution to the
economic prosperity of Nova Scotia.
We are pleased to be recruiting for our next Roy A. Jodrey Chair. We welcome all qualified
candidates to submit their applications. The Chair will hold or be given their regular tenure
track/tenured appointment at the initial rank of Associate Professor or Professor (dependent upon
qualifications and experience) and will commence July 1, 2022 (negotiable). The Chair position
will initially be for a five-year term and renewable subject to the terms of the Chair. The
successful applicant will be expected to serve as an intellectual leader and to advance
interdisciplinary scholarship related to business and society. The successful applicant is also
expected to have a robust research track record and an ambitious research agenda. They will be
committed to the success of the Faculty’s programs and students, and eager to contribute to the
intellectual life of the Faculty. As the chair holder, the successful applicant receives a research
stipend as well as a teaching reduction during the term of this Chair.
Required qualifications:
 PhD from an accredited program in a relevant discipline
 An exceptional record of scholarly activity commensurate with their career stage
 Evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience
 Demonstrated ability to collaborate and to foster safer spaces for equity-deserving groups
 Demonstrated capacity to make a significant contribution to the Rowe School of Business
and the Faculty of Management
Preference will be given to candidates whose focus in the fields of business and society bridges
the conventional boundaries of commerce and business administration and who is likely to
contribute to more than one of our seven area groups: accounting, finance, TIME (technology,
innovation management and entrepreneurship), supply chain and decision sciences, marketing,
management, and strategy. Dalhousie’s Faculty of Management is in an ambitious period of
renewal and development. Our vision is a world where talented people across sectors work
together to create social and economic value and new possibilities. We embrace a culture of
collaboration and connection. We seek a Chair-holder who will embrace that vision and who will
collaborate actively with our community to realize it.

The Rowe School of Business within the Faculty of Management is an AACSB-accredited
school with a strong research culture and a member of EFMD and EFMD Global Network. It
serves over 1800 students and prides itself on developing the next generation of innovative
leaders. Information about the Rowe School of Business and its programs may be found at
Dalhousie University is one of Canada’s leading teaching and research universities. It is a
member of the U15 (a collective of some of Canada’s most research-intensive
universities). Dalhousie’s mission is to lift the intellectual, social, and economic vitality of our
local, national, and global communities through an institution-wide commitment to a world-class
student experience, interdisciplinary collaboration, and mutual respect and inclusion in all
aspects of our academic, research, and civic priorities. Dalhousie’s Third Century Promise, or
Si’st Kasqimtlnaqnipunqekl Teli L’wi’tmasimk in Mi’kmaq, includes “Inclusive Excellence” as
a strategic priority; we embrace this priority in the Faculty of Management through a Strategic
Plan Pillar of “Support Inclusion and Reconciliation”.
Dalhousie University is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Halifax, a vibrant coastal city, is the
capital of Nova Scotia, and is the largest urban area in Atlantic Canada. It offers a high quality of
life with various indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities in and near the city and rich arts
and cultural institutions, including an excellent library system and plans for a new art gallery.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents
will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture
grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from
Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including
persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a
minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to
the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit Applicants should prepare and submit the following materials:
 Cover Letter that includes a discussion of the relationship of your work to the Jodrey
Chair’s Business and Society focus
 Recent CV
 Research Profile and Agenda (maximum two (2) pages, summarizing your major research
accomplishments and describing your five-year research plan)
 Teaching Statement (maximum two (2) pages, summarizing your teaching philosophy,
effectiveness, and interests)
 Dossier of evidence of teaching effectiveness and experience such as teaching evaluations,
letters from colleagues or students, and/or research related to the scholarship of teaching and
learning may be provided
 Equity, diversity, inclusion, accessibility and decolonization statement (Upload as
“Portfolio.”) (maximum two (2) pages, reflective of your perspectives on broadening
engagement, interrogating bias, integrating critical perspectives and pedagogies, and
engaging collaborative and inclusively with colleagues and students)
 List of references: Names and contact information of three (3) persons. Reference letters are
not required at this stage
Applications must be submitted electronically at

Review of applications will begin January 31, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
Questions regarding the position may be sent to Dr. Iraj Fooladi (at ), Chair
of the Search Committee.
The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or may seek an
accommodation from Dalhousie’s vaccine requirements on grounds protected under provincial
human rights legislation. Visit the Campus Check website for more information.

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