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Faculty Position in Entrepreneurship

The Sprott School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship (Assistant/Associate/Full) effective July 1, 2017. 

The successful candidate will deliver undergraduate and graduate courses to a culturally diverse student body, supervise graduate students, maintain an active research program, and participate actively in the ongoing development of our academic programs in a highly collegial environment.

Candidates for this position should have an area of specialization in technology entrepreneurship with emphasis in at least one of the following areas: platform businesses, emergent technologies, business ecosystems and communities anchored around open source assets, entrepreneurial bricolage, digital services, technical sales, “born global” technology entrepreneurs, and disruptive or radical innovation that upsets the status quo.

The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D., or equivalent, in Management, Engineering or Science or be near completing their degree by July 2017.  Candidates should demonstrate potential (Assistant Professor) or have a strong record of research publications and productivity (Associate/Full Professor) consistent with AACSB guidelines for a doctoral-granting business school. Candidates should also demonstrate potential (Assistant Professor) or have an established record of successful teaching (Associate/Full Professor).  Publications should clearly focus on technology entrepreneurship, innovation management, and high-growth technology businesses. Experience in leading people and projects in industry, launching new companies or business units, and managing global initiatives would be considered an asset.

The Sprott School of Business is committed to excellence in teaching and research and is accredited by AACSB.  The School offers the following degrees Bachelor of Commerce with Honours including a concentration in Entrepreneurship, a Bachelor of International Business with Honours, a Master of Business Administration including off-campus programs in China and Colombia, a Master of Accounting, a Master of Entrepreneurship and a Ph.D. in Management. In addition, Sprott faculty contribute to the Master of Applied Science and Master of Engineering within the Technology Innovation Management programs.  More information on the School can be obtained from the website, https://sprott.carleton.ca, while general information on the University can be found on the Provost’s website at www.carleton.ca/provost.

Please send your application by email in one single PDF document to hiring@sprott.carleton.ca including: a covering letter, C.V., a record of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a sample of research publications or working papers.  Three letters of reference are also required and should be sent directly by the referees to the address below.

Dr. Jerry Tomberlin, Dean, Sprott School of Business
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, Canada
Tel: (613) 520-3532
Fax: (613) 520-2532
E-mail: hiring@sprott.carleton.ca
URL: sprott.carleton.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.  Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Subject to budgetary approval, salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications.  The search will close when the position has been filled, however the hiring committee will begin reviewing applications on March 1, 2017.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding.  Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide academic opportunities in more than 100 programs of study to more than 28,000 full- and part-time students, from every province and more than 100 countries around the world. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts.

Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus, bordered by the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa, with a population of almost one million, is Canada’s capital city and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.