Open Rank Faculty, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University

TRSM Entrepreneur & Strategy
Posted: February 23, 2017
Deadline to Apply: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Ted Rogers School of Business Management invites applications for an Open Rank Faculty position to commence on or before September 1, 2017. The position is subject to final budgetary approval. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto’s diverse business community, our Bay Street location reinforces our strong links to the heart of corporate Canada. With an emphasis on relevant curriculum and excellence in teaching and research, our Schools continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation and program quality by combining academic rigour with real-world learning. To learn more about our Schools, please visit

Working with a team of established entrepreneurship and strategy scholars, your primary role will be to contribute to research, curriculum development and program delivery in both entrepreneurship & strategy. Our faculty members are committed to scholarly excellence, innovative teaching, and engagement with the community and are involved with entrepreneurship initiatives across the campus, as teachers, coaches and advisors. The position will have research, teaching and service obligations. The teaching responsibility involves the delivery of upper year undergraduate and Master’s level courses in Entrepreneurship & Strategy. Therefore, this position is directed to candidates who have a PhD in Entrepreneurship or Strategy from an AACSB accredited institution and at least ten (10) years academic success at a top tier academic or research institute.

Successful candidates will have:

An extensive research record with publications in A level peer reviewed journals,
A significant history of grants and research funding;
Demonstrated evidence of related teaching excellence in delivering classes at the undergraduate level and Master’s levels; and
A strong track record of service to their institution, including experience in management of graduate students.

Candidates are also expected to be able to demonstrate a capacity for collaboration and collegial service. Prior experience supervising graduate students is desirable.

Applicants are asked to apply online by clicking the posting link above by submitting your detailed curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching experience, one-page statement of research, specialization and interests and names of three references. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. The review of applications will begin in March 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. We strongly encourage applications from those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Ryerson University and our Department are strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA).

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Ryerson provides a complete compensation package which includes long-term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, a pension plan and optional life insurance.

Ryerson University, Canada’s leading innovation and Entrepreneurship University, is known for its innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and applied learning. More than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada. The Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University offers distinctive Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) and graduate (MBA and MScM) degrees in six schools – Accounting & Finance, Business Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Information Technology Management, Retail Management, and Health Services Management (BHA).

At the intersection of mind and action, Ryerson is on a transformative path to become Canada’s leading comprehensive innovation university. Integral to this path is the placement of equity, diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our institutional culture. Our current academic plan outlines each as core values and we work to embed them in all that we do.

Ryerson University welcomes those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion and will assist us to expand our capacity for diversity in the broadest sense. In addition, to correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, including First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQ+. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

As an employer, we are working towards a people first culture and are proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers and a Greater Toronto’s Top Employer for both 2015 and 2016. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit, check out @RyersonU, @RyersonHR and @RyersonEDI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.