[Sessional Lecturer] International Business for Engineers – APS1020H

University of Toronto


Date Posted: 03/26/2024

Req ID: 36671

Faculty/Division: Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering

Department: APSC: Ofc of the Dean – Faculty General

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

Position: Sessional Lecturer I (1 position available)

Course title and code: International Business for Engineers – APS1020H

Course description: Students will learn the basic concepts to be considered when growing businesses via entering into foreign markets, and internationalizing entrepreneurial companies. The course is an introduction to global entrepreneurship; managing global strategy; diversifying, acquiring, and restructuring across borders; governing the corporation around the globe; making alliances and acquisitions work; understanding how institutions and resources affect the liability of foreigners; and managing corporate social responsibility within a global content. There will be example cases of how companies throughout the world, including Brazil, China and India have expanded globally. For a better understanding of the international arena while internationalizing entrepreneurial companies, there will also be a brief review of some recent global developments, including the current impact of the 2009 global economic crisis.

Estimated Enrolment: Approximately 40 students

Estimated TA support: TBA

Class schedule: One three-hour lecture per week; timetable to be determined.

Sessional date of appointment: Summer May – June 2024.

Salary: Minimum level of pay is $9,457.89 (Sessional Lecturer I), which includes vacation pay, and may increase depending on applicant’s level of experience and suitability for the position.

Qualifications: Applicants must have extensive experience in and knowledge of international business processes, as they relate to formal institution politics, laws, and economics, as well as knowledge of the role of national development agencies in financing international businesses. The applicant must have strong knowledge of and skills in using SWOT analysis and the VRIO framework, in addition to expert knowledge of supply chain management and multinational market strategies. The applicant must have experience in entrepreneurial firms, the logistics of entering foreign markets, and managing global competitive dynamics. Further, the applicant must be familiar with Free Along Side (FAS), Ex Works (EXW), Free on Board (FOB), and Cost Insurance & Freight (CIF). Applicants should have a strong record of presenting lectures. The applicant must be able to lecture in a clear voice, and explain concepts clearly.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

Brief description of duties: Duties include: preparation of lectures and course materials; delivery of lectures; possible supervision of Teaching Assistants; setting and marking of projects, tests and exams; evaluation of final grades; contact with students.

To indicate interest in this position, please complete the CUPE UNIT 3 application form, downloaded from:

https://gradstudies.engineering.utoronto.ca/files/2022/08/UNIT-3-Application-Form.pdf and submit to [email protected]

Office of the Vice Dean Graduate Studies, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, University of Toronto

44 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2E4, Email: [email protected]

Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

The Department’s hiring policy is available in the Department office and at the CUPE, Local 3902 office.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Closing Date: 04/07/2024, 11:59PM EDT

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. 

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail. 

Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

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