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The School of Business at Trinity Western University (TWU) announces a full-time faculty position in economics to begin in August 2023. We seek applicants with the ability to teach economics in the undergraduate and MBA programs. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in appropriate professional and scholarly activities, advise students, and carry out other faculty responsibilities. School of Business at TWU is one of the top business schools in Canada known for its high quality of education and career placement. We offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in business to 1000+ students. Our undergraduate programs are offered on the main campus in Langley, BC, in a brand-new state-of-the-art building. Our MBA program is offered in Langley and Richmond, in Canada, and Shanghai, Tianjin and Beijing in China. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are designed around business application with a focus on developing future professionals, general managers and leaders, and successful entrepreneurs for the global business environment. All qualified faculty will be expected to teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs based in Langley, BC, and may be required to teach occasionally in our other campuses in Canada and China. The School of Business will provide you with many opportunities, nationally and internationally, to enhance your knowledge, skills, abilities, and the integration of your faith within your business discipline. More information about Trinity Western’s School of Business and its programs can be found here.
TWU seeks applications who are committed Christians and able to articulate the intersection of Christian faith and business, specifically related to their discipline.
An earned doctorate, or ABD, in Economics is preferred.
Proven teaching excellence at a post-secondary institution is essential as well as the ability to interact with students as an academic advisor and mentor.
As a leader in global business education, TWU desires candidates who have an in-depth understanding of the global marketplace.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Applicants should have expertise in and be academically qualified to teach a broad range of economics courses both at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Engagement with professional communities.
Model genuine Christian faith in and beyond the classroom.
Engagement with students outside the classroom, including advising, social interaction, and informal academic and cultural settings.
Intentionally and explicitly integrate the Christian faith with teaching and scholarship.
Participation in the work of the university, including serving on university committees as needed.
Trinity Western University is Canada’s premier Christian University of the arts, sciences, and professions. Recognized for quality, TWU is consistently ranked among the top two universities in Canada for Educational Experience by the National Survey of Student Engagement; holds four Canada Research Chairs; wins National Championships in U Sports; and emphasizes experiential learning to prepare graduates to make a global impact. TWU has been developing leaders of character and competence for more than 50 years. Interested candidates are asked to carefully review the TWU Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, and Community Covenant (available here). Successful candidates must be willing to support these statements during their employment at TWU.
All prospective faculty are required to submit the following as part of their online application:
a cover letter;
a curriculum vitae;
verification of doctoral (or terminal) degree;
signed Statement of Faith and Community Covenant; and
a document (no more than two pages) which describes how you anticipate your Christian faith would influence your teaching and scholarship if you were a faculty member at TWU.
Please complete the online application available here; only complete applications will be considered. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
Trinity Western University encourages applications from all eligible candidates who are able to commit to the university’s mission, values, and Christian identity as articulated in its Statement of Faith and Community Covenant. We are committed to an ethic of inclusion and to the equal treatment of all persons without discrimination in accordance with human rights law. We particularly invite applications from indigenous people, women, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations during the application process should contact Isabel Lopez (Isabel.Lopez@twu.ca) in the Human Resources Department.
Trinity Western University is located on the traditional and ancestral unceded territory of the Sto:lo people.
BENEFITS OF WORKING AT TWU:
A comprehensive benefits package which includes extended health, dental, and insurance and an RRSP matching program.
Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Tuition Benefit for TWU undergraduate and graduate level courses to enhance knowledge and professional competency.
Torch tuition scholarship for dependents of eligible employees attending TWU.
Free access to TWU’s fitness/gym facilities and the Norma Marion Alloway Library.
Discounts and perks for the on-site Trinity Western Outfitters bookstore and cafeterias, as well as shops and restaurants in Fort Langley.
Wellness benefits (i.e., counselling, sick days, personal days, and reimbursement for annual wellness/recreation related purchases).
Established in 1962, Trinity Western University (TWU) is a fully accredited institution and a member of the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada since 1984. Trinity Western offers 42 undergraduate and 19 graduate degree programs. More importantly, lives are changed at TWU through its whole-person, Christ-centred approach to education. With a wide array of programs, TWU equips leaders of character and competence to make a positive impact in the lives of others.