Tenure-Track Position, Open Rank, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, School of Business and Economics, Thompson Rivers University

The School of Business and Economics (SOBE) at Thompson Rivers University invites applicants for a tenure track position, open-rank, in entrepreneurship and innovation.

The Department of Human Enterprise and Innovation is seeking high-caliber, original thinkers and innovators in the area of Entrepreneurship & Innovation to help us pioneer a cutting-edge department and school. This is a rare opportunity to be part of the vanguard in an exciting development at a dynamic, creative and innovative University. Our new department is building on the core foundations of Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, and Entrepreneurship to form a focus on human centered activities – where creativity, collaboration, innovation, and entrepreneurial thinking, are key integrated themes in the design and management of dynamic organizations.

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) provides many paths to learning, a hands-on approach and a supportive inclusive environment to over 25,000 regional, national, and international learners. Research, creativity and innovation are integrated into teaching and learning in over 140 on-campus programs and 60 programs in our Open Learning Division.

Thompson Rivers University’s spectacular main campus is at the heart of Kamloops, British Columbia, a small city of 85,000 in BC’s sunny interior. Enjoy four seasons of outdoor adventures, a rich cultural scene and a vibrant, diverse campus community.

The School of Business and Economics (SoBE) is a dynamic part of TRU and offers a wide array of successful graduate and undergraduate degree, diploma, and certificate programs in both business and economics. These programs are taught to domestic and international students using both on-campus and distance delivery methods.


The successful candidate will have a strong focus on developing research that specializes in areas such as understanding new venture creation, entrepreneurship, innovation and design thinking – with an overall focus on ‘business design’ – where creative intelligence and entrepreneurial thinking, are key integrated themes. They will continue to initiate, collaborate, and develop a research agenda focusing on scholarly and practical knowledge that unites current creative and innovative organizational practices to the organizational challenges of the future.

It is expected that the new faculty member’s research agenda will produce both peer reviewed conference presentation’s and published research papers/case studies in established high quality journals.

The successful candidate will teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Entrepreneurship. A tripartite faculty member (A faculty member who contributes to Research, Teaching and Service) would typically be expected to teach five, 3 credit courses per year. There is also an opportunity to become the lead in developing the Entrepreneurship Major.

Faculty are also expected to make service contributions to their profession, department, school, institution or community by participating on various committees and contributing to other initiatives.


  • Candidates should possess a Doctorate with a specialization in Entrepreneurship. (ABDs will be considered, but must provide evidence of imminent completion).
  • Candidates at the Assistant Professor level must demonstrate research potential as demonstrated by published journal articles and/or conference papers focusing on entrepreneurship, innovation and new venture creation.
  • Appointments at Associate and Full Professor normally require an established record of quality research achievement.
  • Candidates should have strong teaching experience or demonstrated potential supported by relevant evidence.



REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Applications will be reviewed commencing December 1, 2017, and may continue until the position is filled.



Please apply here:  https://tru.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/9906


Tenure-Track Position in Strategy & Organization, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University

Position Summary
The Strategy and Organization (S&O) area in the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University is recruiting for one or more tenure-track positions at the rank of assistant professor and/or associate professor, subject to budgetary approval. The start date for the position is August 1st, 2018. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in management, strategy, or organization theory. Applicants with a research and teaching agenda focused on international business, sustainability, or innovation / entrepreneurship are especially welcome; applicants in other sub-disciplines will be considered, as will applicants from relevant disciplinary departments. In addition, the applicant must have demonstrated research proficiency through publication in top-tier academic journals, and possess a superior teaching and academic service record.
Applicants possessing outstanding potential, both as a researcher and a teacher, who are recent doctoral graduates or who plan to have completed the requirements for their Ph.D. by December 2018 may also be considered.

McGill University
McGill is a leading research-intensive university located in the heart of Montreal, a cosmopolitan, bilingual city with a diverse and vibrant cultural life. With more than 75 current tenured/tenure-track professors, the Desautels Faculty of Management is committed to continued growth. The Faculty has 2300 B.Com. students, 250 MBA/ EMBA/ MM students, 64 Ph.D. students, as well as a range of executive education offerings.
Faculty members in the Strategy & Organization Area conduct research with a variety of approaches in strategy, organization theory, international business, entrepreneurship and innovation, including management in developing and transition economies, not-for-profit organizations, and environmental and social issues. Professors have diverse disciplinary backgrounds, and enjoy a high level of independence in their research and teaching endeavors. McGill’s emphasis is on research quality, innovation, and impact.
More information about the Desautels Faculty of Management and the Strategy & Organization Area can be found at: https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/about
Compensation levels, teaching load, research funding and travel support are competitive and similar to those at other leading business schools in North America.

Application process and deadline
The on-line application form is available as follows: https://www.mcgill.ca/desautels/research/specializations/strategy-organization/recruitment-strategy
All available application materials can uploaded (as pdf attachments) when completing the form. Applicants will receive instructions for submitting revised and missing materials after completing the form.
Your application should include: (1) a cover letter expressing your interest; (2) CV; (3) a brief research statement; (4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy plus documentation of teaching effectiveness (if available); (5) three letters of reference (preferably also sent electronically); and (6) copies of representative research article(s), including the full paper you would present if invited for a campus visit. Doctoral candidates and recent graduates should submit work from their dissertation.
All application materials should be submitted electronically by October 16, 2017.
Only complete, electronic submissions are accepted.
The cover letter in the application may be addressed to:

Professor Jan Jorgensen, Co-ordinator
Strategy & Organization Area
Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University
1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1G5

Review of materials will begin shortly after the due date above and will continue until the position is filled or the search is terminated. Short-listed candidates invited to meet with members of the Faculty should expect to travel to Montreal as of November 2017.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.