Director position, School of Business, University of Fraser Valley

Position: Director, School of Business
Department: School of Business, Faculty of Professional Studies
Status: Faculty, Permanent (tenure-track); 100% full-time 
Start Date: August 1, 2019
Salary Scale: Appropriate placement on the Director Salary Scale
Review Date: April 12, 2019

About UFV
The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centers, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive, and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our u see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting Details
The School of Business offers a four-year Bachelor of Business Administration degree with several majors and minors, two-year diploma programs and 1-year certificates. The School currently has a complement of 28 full-time faculty members and an average enrollment of 6,500 students. The School of Business also offers the Bachelor of Business Administration program in Chandigarh, India, a one of a kind Canadian post-secondary institution on Indian soil that offers applied North American curriculum taught by a mix of International and Indian faculty.

For its high quality and international perspective the UFV Bachelor of Business Administration program has been awarded EPAS accreditation recognizing it as one of the leading business programs in the world. The UFV School of Business is a member of EFMD, one of the key business schools networks in the world. We pledge to provide responsible management education, research, and thought leadership through PRME.

UFV’s School of Business invites applicants for the full-time position of Director. This is a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in the School of Business with a five-year term as Director.

Reporting to the Dean of the Faculty of Professional Studies, the Director is responsible for managing all aspects of the School’s operations and leading a dynamic team of staff and faculty members. Working with Area Chairs for each major/discipline in the School, the Director manages curriculum and program development, program management, timetabling, staffing (Including faculty and sessional instructor recruitment), budgeting, educational planning, enrolment management, strategic planning, Chandigarh campus collaboration and community partnership building. 

The Director participates in the administration of the Faculty of Professional Studies through collaboration with the Dean and Associate Dean, and membership on the Professional Studies Heads and Directors Team. Working with a diverse range of students, including Indigenous and International students, the Director also has the responsibility to encourage high-quality teaching, learning, scholarship and service within the School. As a leader, the Director will build and maintain relationships within the School and the University. The Director is responsible for representing the School at the institutional and inter-institutional level, and within the wider external community, as well as Internationally including travel to UFV India in Chandigarh. Participation on institutional committees, service contributions, and ongoing professional development is an expectation. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that the School contributes to the fulfillment of UFV’s strategic directions and Education Plan priorities. 

We particularly encourage applications from Indigenous peoples and, those with experience of racialization or colonization.

Experience and interest in developing entrepreneurial and innovative experiential learning opportunities, including community-student partnerships, internships, study abroad and co-curricular activities is highly desirable. Demonstrable experience in technology-supported learning environments (e.g., hybrid, on-line, experiential, and computer-assisted learning) and innovative inter-disciplinary teaching environments would be an asset. Experience and interest in interdisciplinary and cross-Faculty collaborations is also highly desirable. Awareness regarding the use of evidence-based teaching and accessibility principles to optimize learning for all people (e.g. Universal Design for Learning, Principles of Accessibility) is an asset.

The successful candidate will possess a PhD in a business or management-related discipline from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited institution together with five years of relevant business education experience. The successful candidate will have a commitment to Indigenization and a strong track record of: 
• scholarship and teaching experience at an accredited public post-secondary institution;
• successful academic or professional administration experience; and 
• academic program development. 

The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership skills that include effective communication, planning and program administration, and conflict resolution skills. Experience in managing or supporting a formal program or institution accreditation process would be an asset.

How to Apply

The Selection Advisory Committee will begin reviewing applications on April 12, 2019; however, the position will remain open until filled. 

Applicants must submit:
(1) a letter of application (cover letter), 
(2) a curriculum vitae, 
(3) a teaching dossier (including a teaching philosophy statement and student evaluations), 
(4) a leadership philosophy (demonstrating areas including curriculum/program management, budgeting, community partnership building, stategic enrolment management, educational planning and staffing), 
(5) a statement of research interests, 
(6) two samples of academic scholarship, and 
(7) three letters of reference reflecting both industry and academic experience (may be submitted at interview stage). 

Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Direct your application – referring to Posting 2019.56 to:
Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Tel: (604) 854-4554 Fax: (604) 854-1538 Website:
Email applications to:

Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment. UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

Dean Position, Faculty of Business Administration, Lakehead University

Fewer than 5% of business programs worldwide have been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) – and Lakehead University’s Thunder Bay Campus is one of them. Dynamic, modern, and learner-centred, Lakehead University acknowledges all our students as valued leaders of tomorrow, whose education and success are most paramount to our institution. Both campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia promise an enriching university experience: a blend of academic excellence and opportunity with a variety of social and recreational activities. Lakehead’s small-class environment balances theoretical learning with practical experience to give our students opportunities not found at other business schools. Lakehead students gain a comprehensive understanding of core business disciplines early on before specializing in a field of study – empowering them to succeed on their own terms.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic), the Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration is responsible for the overall management of the Faculty and serves as a strategic and collegial leader to faculty, staff, and students. The Dean contributes to the further development of the Faculty and its programs in research, teaching, and service through a keen understanding of what makes the Faculty both exceptional and unconventional: small classes, emphasized experiential learning, substantial regional impact, and a high degree of contact between students and faculty. The Dean leads the development of and articulates a clear strategic vision for the Faculty and serves as an active and visible ambassador, working closely with internal and external partners and stakeholders, including local business and Indigenous communities.

As the ideal candidate, you possess a PhD Degree in business administration or management, a DBA Degree, or another relevant terminal degree. You are a well-established scholar and a thoughtful, strategic, entrepreneurial leader with a successful academic administrative background. You are passionate about advancing connections with local and global business partners, and relationships with Indigenous partners, by developing informed education, research, and service strategies. You understand the value proposition for a small school with multiple campuses and have supported the development of high quality undergraduate and graduate programs, and you know how to develop and maintain a culture of intense research, scholarly, and creative activity. Your engaging, open communication style helps you build friendly community relationships and expand outreach and donation programs. You are committed to social justice, to diversity, to inclusion, and to collegial governance.

If you are interested in this opportunity, contact Katherine Frank or Robert Fleming at 1-866-822-6022, or please apply online at .

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. The academic rank of the appointment will be commensurate with the qualifications of the successful candidate. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair Position, Social Innovation and Entrepreurship, Simon Frasier University

Together, the Beedie School of Business and Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) are actively building a diverse, welcoming and transformative community and invite applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the newly-emerging diverse and interdisciplinary field of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship beginning in September 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. SFU seeks an exceptional emerging scholar for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with demonstrated potential for leadership and international recognition. SFU requires the successful candidate to have a PhD in a relevant field and applicants should bring an original program of research, a commitment to transfer knowledge, capacity to receive external funding as well as the potential for building successful research teams.

The Chair will take a significant role in furthering the social innovation mandate of SFU, the Beedie School and FHS in research and experiential learning. The Chair will conduct research and guide graduate and undergraduate students in social innovation and entrepreneurship research and practice. Social Innovation in the two faculties refers to strategies and services that address social needs, and include processes and products of innovation that enhance social well-being writ large.

The Chair will be located in either the Beedie School or FHS, or as a joint appointment. This position is contingent upon the applicant receiving a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e. candidates must have been an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination). Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, including maternity leave, extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Please see the CRC website for eligibility details or contact the office for Institutional Strategic Awards. This position is subject to the availability of funding and to final approval of the University Board of Governors and the CRC Secretariat. The Canada Research Chair Program sponsorship of this position is for five years and renewable once, after which the university is responsible. Interested applicants are invited to review the appointment and renewal details of the CRC program at:

SFU recognizes that alternative career paths and/or career interruptions (e.g. maternity leave, leave due to illness, etc.) can impact research achievements and commits to ensuring that leaves are taken into careful consideration. Candidates are encouraged to highlight how alternative paths and/or interruptions have impacted them in their applications.

Simon Fraser University is an institution whose strength is based on our shared commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion. Diversity is an underlying principle of our Strategic Vision, which pledges SFU to “foster a culture of inclusion and mutual respect, celebrating the diversity reflected among its students, faculty staff and our community.” SFU is committed to ensuring no individual is denied access to employment opportunities for reasons unrelated to ability or qualifications. Consistent with this principle, SFU will advance the interests of underrepresented members of the work force, specifically Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons and women; embrace gender and sexual diversity; ensure that equal opportunity is afforded to all who seek employment at the University; and treat all employees equity. Candidates that belong to underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

SFU is also committed to ensuring that the application and interview process is accessible to all applicants; if you require accommodations or have questions about SFU benefits, services, accommodations policies, or equity considerations please contact Catherine Stoddard, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at

To apply, please provide a cover letter, an up-to-date and full curriculum vitae, four examples of refereed published scholarly work, a proposed program of research (an outline of the proposed CRC research program over five years, an explanation of how the proposed research aligns with and advances SFU’s 2016-2020 Strategic Research Plan and a discussion of how this Chair would strengthen graduate training at SFU (2-6 pages single spaced)) and the names of four referees (with contact information) to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To learn more an about this exciting and challenging opportunity, please contact either Maureen Geldart or Cameron Geldart at 604.926.0005.

*Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University Academic Appointment Competitions will be collected. For further details, the Collection Notice.

Position de Chaire de recherche du Canada de niveau 2, Entrepreneuriat (PME/PMO), Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

L’Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) sollicite des candidatures pour une Chaire de recherche du Canada de niveau 2 dédiée à l’étude de l’entrepreneuriat et/ou des PME et des PMO. La personne recherchée devra compléter et renforcer l’équipe de l’Institut de Recherche sur les PME (INRPME; et apporter une contribution significative au développement des axes de recherche de l’Institut. Toutes les expertises et les perspectives d’étude de l’entrepreneuriat et/ou des PME et PMO pourront être considérées. Ainsi, la personne recherchée peut être un expert ou une experte de l’entrepreneuriat et/ou des PME et PMO avec une spécialisation sur :

  • une thématique particulière, par exemple : la cognition entrepreneuriale; le processus de démarrage; genre, diversité et entrepreneuriat dans les marges; l’entrepreneuriat social et durable; l’accompagnement entrepreneurial; l’éducation à l’entrepreneuriat; l’entrepreneuriat familial; le repreneuriat; les petites et moyennes organisations d’économie sociale; les PME de haute technologie; le développement local ou régional et les PME-PMO; etc.
  • une fonction de gestion: par exemple, la finance entrepreneuriale; le marketing des PME et PMO; la comptabilité des PME-PMO; la gestion des ressources humaines en contexte de PME-PMO; la stratégie de gestion des PME-PMO, la gestion de la performance en PME-PMO, la gestion des systèmes d’information en contexte de PME-PMO, etc.

La polyvalence en matière de théorie et de méthodologie de recherche ainsi que la capacité des candidats et candidates à développer des collaborations fructueuses avec d’autres chercheur·e·s œuvrant dans les domaines de l’entrepreneuriat et/ou des PME et PMO sont des qualités qui feront l’objet d’une attention particulière lors de l’évaluation des dossiers.


Les Chaires de recherche du Canada

Les Chaires de recherche du Canada de niveau 2 sont accordées après un processus d’évaluation rigoureux à des chercheur·e·s émergent·e·s exceptionnel·lle·s. Les personnes qui souhaitent obtenir une Chaire de niveau 2 doivent avoir obtenu leur doctorat depuis moins de 10 ans au moment de soumettre le dossier de candidature au Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada (22 avril 2019). Ceux et celles qui ont obtenu leur doctorat plus de 10 ans auparavant (et dont la carrière a été́ interrompue en raison, entre autres, d’un congé de maternité d’un congé parental ou d’un congé de maladie prolongé) peuvent faire examiner leur admissibilité au moyen du processus de justification des Chaires de niveau 2 du Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada. Prière de communiquer avec le Décanat de la recherche et de la création de l’UQTR pour obtenir plus d’information sur le processus de justification (


Engagement envers l’équité, la diversité et l’inclusion

L’UQTR est déterminée à offrir un milieu équitable, diversifié et inclusif essentiel au développement de connaissances et de technologies novatrices. C’est pourquoi l’UQTR s’engage

  • respecter les politiques fédérales de non-discrimination et d’équité́ en matière d’emploi. L’Université́ encourage spécialement les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles, les Autochtones et les personnes handicapées qui ont les compétences requises à présenter leur candidature. Des mesures d’adaptation peuvent également être offertes aux personnes handicapées en fonction de leurs besoins.


Le dossier de candidature

Les personnes qui souhaitent présenter leur candidature sont invitées à soumettre leur dossier avant le 14 décembre 2018, dossier comprenant: un curriculum vitæ; une brève description de la programmation de recherche qui sera développée dans le cadre de la Chaire (3 pages); quelques exemplaires de contributions significatives à leur domaine de recherche (articles avec comité de lecture, monographies, etc.); une lettre qui démontre que le programme de la Chaire s’insère bien dans les thématiques de l’INRPME et qui met en valeur les possibilités de collaborations avec les autres membres de l’Institut; les noms de trois experts prêts à écrire une lettre de recommandation en leur faveur. Les candidats et les candidates peuvent également joindre à leur dossier des précisions sur les circonstances particulières qui ont pu entraîner un ralentissement ou une interruption de leurs activités de recherche. L’UQTR tiendra compte de ces circonstances particulières lors de l’examen des dossiers. L’ensemble des documents requis doit être transmis en un seul document PDF à l’aide du formulaire en ligne de déclaration volontaire accessible à cette adresse :


Processus de sélection

Chaque dossier sera d’abord évalué par un comité responsable d’identifier les candidatures qui répondent adéquatement aux critères de sélection de l’Université et du Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada. Les candidatures retenues seront ensuite soumises à un comité qui s’assurera que les règles et les objectifs en matière d’équité, de diversité et d’inclusion de l’Université ont été pris en considération. L’octroi du poste étant conditionnel à l’approbation d’un département de l’Université, les candidates et candidats devront également se soumettre au processus d’embauche d’un département avant de présenter une demande au Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada. Le candidat ou la candidate retenu·e sera invité·e à présenter un dossier complet au Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada et se verra offrir, si la Chaire lui est accordée, un poste de professeur·e conduisant à la permanence.


Liens utiles

Pour plus d’information sur le Programme des Chaires de recherche du Canada, consultez le site du programme:

Pour plus d’information sur le processus d’attribution des Chaires de recherche du Canada à l’UQTR ou sur les critères de sélection, consultez le site web:

Pour plus d’information sur la programmation scientifique de l’Institut de Recherche sur les PME (INRPME) et ses axes de recherche, consultez le site web:

Pour plus d’information sur les mesures d’adaptation qui peuvent être offertes aux personnes handicapées, contactez Madame Annie Dubois du Service des ressources humaines de l’UQTR à cette adresse :

Tier 2 Canada Research Chair Position, Entrepreneurship (SME/SMO), Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) is calling for applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair dedicated to the study of entrepreneurship and/or SMEs and SMOs. The person sought will complete and strengthen the Institut de Recherche sur les PME [SME Research Institute] (INRPME; team and will make a significant contribution to the development of the Institute’s research topics. All expertise and perspectives regarding the study of entrepreneurship and/or SMEs and SMOs will be considered. Thus, the person sought could be an expert in entrepreneurship and/or SMEs and SMOs with one of the following specializations:

  • A specific theme, such as: entrepreneurial cognition; start-up process; gender, diversity and entrepreneurship; social and sustainable entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial coaching; entrepreneurial education; family entrepreneurship; business transfer; social economy small and medium-sized organizations; high technology SMEs; local and regional development and SMEs-SMOs; etc.
  • A management function: for example, entrepreneurial finance; marketing of SMEs and SMOs; SME-SMO accounting; human resource management in an SME-SMO context; SME-SMO management strategy, performance management within SMEs-SMOs, information system management in an SME-SMO context, etc.

Versatility in research theory and methodology as well as the candidate’s ability to develop fruitful collaborations with other researchers working in the fields of entrepreneurship and/or SMEs and SMOs will be the subject of special attention during assessment of the applications.

Canada Research Chairs

Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs are awarded after a thorough assessment process to exceptional emerging researchers. Candidates who wish to obtain a Tier 2 Chair must have held a Ph.D. for less than 10 years when they submit their application to the Canada Research Chair Program (April 22, 2019). Those who have held a Ph.D. for more than 10 years (and whose careers were interrupted because of maternity leave, parental leave or a prolonged medical leave among others) may have their eligibility examined using the Tier 2 Justification Assessment form from the Canada Research Chair Program. Please contact UQTR’s Deanship of Research and Creation to obtain more information regarding the justification process (

Commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion

UQTR is determined to offer a workplace that is fair, diversified and inclusive, which is essential to the development of knowledge and innovative technology. That is why UQTR is committed to complying with federal policies regarding non-discrimination and equity in employment. The University specifically encourages women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons and persons with disabilities who have the required qualifications to present their application. Adaptation measures can also be offered to persons with disabilities according to their needs.

Application process

Those who wish to apply are invited to submit their application before December 14, 2018. The application must include: a curriculum vitae, a brief description of the research program that will be developed during the Chair (3 pages); several examples of significant contributions to their research field (articles with a reading committee, monographs, etc.); a letter stating how the Chair program aligns with the INRPME’s themes and highlighting the possibilities of collaboration with the Institute’s other members; as well as the names of three referees who are willing to write a letter of recommendation in their favour. The candidates may also submit with their application any statements regarding special circumstances that caused a slow-down or interruption in their research activities. UQTR will take these special circumstances into account when examining the applications. All documents required shall be submitted in a single PDF document using the online self-disclosure statement form available at:

Selection process

Each application will first be evaluated by a committee responsible for identifying applicants that adequately meet the University’s selection criteria as well as that of the Canada Research Chair Program. The applications retained will then be submitted to a committee who will ensure that UQTR’s rules and objectives regarding equity, diversity and inclusion matters have been taken into consideration. Since granting of the position is conditional to approval by a University Department, candidates will have to undergo the hiring process for the department before presenting an application to the Canada Research Chair Program. The successful candidate will be invited to present a complete application to the Canada Research Chair Program, and successful Chair recipients will be granted a tenure-track professorial position.

Useful links

For more information regarding the Canada Research Chair program, consult the program’s site at:

For more information regarding the Canada Research Chair awarding process at UQTR or the selection criteria, consult the following website:

For more information regarding the Institut de Recherche sur les PME’s (INRPME) scientific programming and its research topics, consult the following website:

For more information regarding the adaptation measures that can be provided for persons with disabilities, contact Ms. Annie Dubois with the UQTR’s Human Resource Department at:

Advanced Tenure-Track or Tenured Position, Entrepreneurship/ Innovation/ Venture Capital, Desautels Faculty Of Management McGill University

McGill University’s Desautels Faculty of Management invites applications for an advanced tenure-track or tenured position starting 1 August 2019 focusing on one or more of the following: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Venture Capital. Successful candidates will sustain a cutting-edge, high quality research program and publish in top journals. They are also expected to work actively with doctoral students, and to teach in our undergraduate and graduate programs. We seek applications from those at the level of advanced assistant, associate, or full professors. While the recruitment process for this position is cross-disciplinary, the successful candidate will be affiliated with a specific functional area. Salary is negotiable, according to qualifications and experience. The successful candidate that satisfies the eligibility conditions of the Canada Research Chair (CRC) program may be supported by the University for nomination to a Tier 2 Chair.

Applicants should have research and teaching interests related to entrepreneurship, innovation and / or venture capital and should have a Ph.D. in a related discipline (e.g., accounting, entrepreneurship, finance, information systems, innovation, management, operations management, marketing, organizational behaviour, strategy) or in a relevant foundational discipline (e.g. economics, sociology). Ideal candidates will have a record of research publications in high quality, peer-reviewed journals, evidence of effective teaching, and clear promise of pursuing an interesting and innovative research agenda.

Whereas teaching is done in English, knowledge of French or a willingness to learn French is desirable.

The Desautels Faculty of Management, and McGill University:

McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management ( offers a collegial, research-oriented atmosphere. With more than 80 current tenured/tenure-track professors, the Faculty is committed to continued growth. There are approximately 2,300 B.Com. students, 250 MBA/EMBA/MM students, and 60 Ph.D. students. The Faculty supports a culture of excellence in research and teaching (exclusively in English) and encourages international, cross-cultural, integrative and multidisciplinary research. Faculty members enjoy a high level of independence in their research and teaching endeavors. The Faculty’s emphasis is on quality, innovation and impact. Research is well supported through a combination of internal funding and government grants. The Faculty provides excellent administrative support for grant applications to funding bodies such as SSHRC (, and generous, philanthropically-supported fellowships and faculty awards are also available. Founded in 1821, McGill University is among Canada’s best-known institutions of higher learning and has been ranked as the number 1 research university in Canada for 13 years in a row by Maclean’s University Rankings.

McGill is located in Montreal, a UNESCO City of Design since 2006. Montreal offers a true joie de vivre, boasting an experience between North America and Europe. It is a bilingual city with a vibrant restaurant scene, diverse and dynamic cultural offerings, numerous leisure and recreational activities, and country getaways within a short driving distance. Low housing costs, government-funded health care, subsidized day care and free public primary and secondary education help make living in Montreal more affordable. It is also family-friendly and deemed the 4th best city in North America for quality of life in the 2018 Mercer survey.

Application Requirements:
To ensure immediate consideration, materials should be submitted through our electronic application system by November 23, 2018. Your application should include: (1) a cover letter expressing your interest; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a brief research statement; (4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy plus documentation of teaching effectiveness; (5) the names of three individuals who would be writing your recommendation letters and who would only be contacted should your application move forward; and (6) copies of representative research article(s), including the full paper you would present if invited for a campus visit.

Review of materials will begin immediately after the due date 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 December 2018.

Any questions about the position should be addressed to and any questions about receipt of your materials should be addressed to

All application materials should be submitted electronically by November 23 2018.
Only complete, electronic submissions are accepted.

The cover letter in the application may be addressed to:

Professor Morty Yalovsky, Vice Dean Faculty
Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University
1001 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1G5

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Poste de professeur chevronné permanent ou menant à la permanence, en entrepreneuriat, innovation et capital de risque, faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill sollicite des candidatures en vue de pourvoir un poste de professeur chevronné permanent ou menant à la permanence dont le mandat, qui commencera le 1er août 2019, devra porter sur l’un ou plusieurs des domaines suivants : entrepreneuriat, innovation et capital de risque. Le candidat retenu devra mener un programme de recherche de pointe et de haut niveau, publier les résultats de ses travaux dans de prestigieuses revues scientifiques, travailler activement auprès d’étudiants au doctorat et enseigner au premier cycle et aux cycles supérieurs. Nous invitons les professeurs adjoints expérimentés, les professeurs agrégés et les professeurs titulaires à soumettre leur candidature. Bien qu’il s’agisse d’un processus de recrutement interdisciplinaire, le candidat retenu sera affilié à un secteur fonctionnel précis. Le salaire est négociable et sera fonction de la compétence et de l’expérience de la personne retenue. La candidature retenue qui répond aux conditions d’admissibilité du programme des chaires de recherche du Canada (CRC) peut être soutenue par l’Université pour une titularisation à une chaire de niveau 2.

Les candidats doivent démontrer de l’intérêt pour la recherche et l’enseignement en entrepreneuriat, en innovation ou en capital de risque, et détenir un doctorat dans une discipline connexe (comptabilité, entrepreneuriat, finance, systèmes d’information, innovation, gestion des opérations, marketing, comportement organisationnel, stratégie, etc.) ou une discipline fondamentale pertinente (économie, sociologie, etc.). Le candidat idéal devra avoir publié les résultats de ses travaux dans de prestigieuses revues scientifiques révisées par des pairs, avoir fait preuve d’excellence en matière d’enseignement et démontrer clairement son intention de réaliser un programme de recherche intéressant et novateur.

Les activités d’enseignement se font en anglais, mais la connaissance du français ou la volonté d’apprendre cette langue est souhaitable.

À propos de la Faculté de gestion Desautels et de l’Université McGill

La Faculté de gestion Desautels de l’Université McGill ( offre une atmosphère axée sur la collaboration et la recherche. Comptant plus de 80 professeurs occupant un poste permanent ou menant à la permanence, la Faculté connaît une croissance soutenue. Elle accueille quelque 2 300 étudiants inscrits au programme de baccalauréat en commerce, 250 étudiants au programme de MBA, de MBA pour cadres ou de maîtrise en gestion et 60 doctorants. La Faculté vise l’excellence dans les domaines de la recherche et de l’enseignement (exclusivement en anglais), et favorise la recherche internationale, interculturelle, intégrative et multidisciplinaire. Les membres du corps professoral jouissent d’une grande autonomie pour leurs activités de recherche et d’enseignement. La Faculté accorde une grande importance à la qualité, à l’innovation et aux retombées en matière de recherche. La recherche y est financée par des sources internes et des subventions gouvernementales. La Faculté offre un excellent soutien administratif pour la présentation de demandes de subventions aux organismes de financement, comme le Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada (, et de généreuses bourses et subventions de recherche sont également offertes aux membres de son corps professoral par des philanthropes. Fondée en 1821, l’Université McGill est l’une des plus prestigieuses institutions d’enseignement supérieur au Canada et occupe depuis treize ans le premier rang des universités de recherche dans le palmarès universitaire du magazine Maclean’s.

L’Université McGill est située à Montréal, Ville UNESCO de design depuis 2006. La plus européenne des villes d’Amérique du Nord, Montréal se distingue par sa joie de vivre incomparable. Bilingue et cosmopolite, elle est reconnue pour ses excellents restaurants, sa scène culturelle dynamique et diversifiée, ses innombrables activités récréatives et les nombreux sites de villégiature qui se trouvent à une courte distance en voiture. Un marché immobilier abordable, des services de santé financés par l’État, des places subventionnées par l’État dans les garderies et les services de garde ainsi que l’éducation gratuite au primaire et au secondaire dans les établissements publics contribuent à faire de la métropole une ville accessible. Montréal est également accueillante pour les familles et occupe le quatrième rang du classement nord-américain de l’Enquête Mercer sur la qualité de vie de 2018.
Afin de vous assurer que votre candidature soit étudiée sans délai, vous devez nous soumettre les documents exigés au moyen de notre système électronique, à l’adresse suivante :, au plus tard le 23 novembre 2018. Votre candidature doit comprendre : (1) une lettre de présentation précisant ce qui motive votre intérêt pour le poste; (2) votre curriculum vitæ; (3) un bref énoncé sur vos intérêts en matière de recherche; (4) un bref énoncé sur votre philosophie en matière d’enseignement, ainsi que des documents attestant de votre compétence dans ce domaine; (5) le nom de trois personnes qui accepteraient de rédiger une lettre de recommandation si l’étude de votre candidature atteignait cette étape; et (6) des exemplaires d’articles de recherche représentatifs de vos travaux, y compris la version intégrale de ces articles que vous seriez susceptible de présenter si vous étiez invité à visiter notre campus.

L’étude des candidatures débutera immédiatement après le 24 novembre 2018 et se poursuivra jusqu’à ce que le poste soit pourvu ou que la recherche d’un candidat soit terminée. Les candidats retenus en sélection finale seront invités à rencontrer des membres de la Faculté à Montréal, en décembre 2018.

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Tous les documents doivent être soumis électroniquement d’ici au 23 novembre 2018.
Seules les candidatures complètes et soumises électroniquement seront acceptées.

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

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 Department of Human Enterprise and Innovation is seeking high-caliber, original thinkers and innovators in the area of Entrepreneurship & Innovation and strategy to help us establish 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.


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.

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 and strategy. (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.
  • Candidates should have strong teaching experience or demonstrated potential supported by relevant evidence.

Applications should include a letter of interest (Quote the Competition #), a research agenda – including one or two publications or conference papers, a teaching portfolio, curriculum vitae, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees and/or references, a copy of graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and a minimum of three student evaluations reflecting teaching ability.



REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Applications will be reviewed commencing November 15, 2018, and may continue until the position is filled.


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