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.

Pour obtenir de plus amples renseignements sur le poste, écrire à Toute question au sujet de la réception de vos documents doit être acheminée à

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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