Limited Term Faculty Position in Entrepreneurship & Strategy
Located in downtown Toronto, Ryerson University is a distinctly urban, culturally diverse teaching and research institution offering more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs, distinguished by a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, research and creative activities, to over 45,000 students. Ryerson is known for its culture of entrepreneurship and innovation and is recognized as a city builder, as it continues its growth through award-winning architecture and expansion of its campus.
The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy in the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University (www.ryerson.ca) is pleased to invite applications for a One-Year Limited Term Faculty (LTF) position at the rank of Assistant Professor in areas of Entrepreneurship. The appointment shall be effective August 1st, 2019, subject to budgetary approval.
The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy consists of 14 tenure-stream faculty members and offers undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) programs across campus. Our faculty prides itself on the excellence of its research and on the quality of its teaching. We are interested in candidates that will contribute to our existing teaching strengths by bringing innovative and diverse perspectives and experiences to the work.
Limited Term Faculty appointments at Ryerson University may not exceed a combined total of four years. Applicants with prior Ryerson LTF appointments need to consider this limitation, as it may render them ineligible to apply.
The successful candidate will engage in a combination of teaching and service duties only. Specific courses likely to be delivered will come from the following list:
BSM 100: The New Business: From Idea to Reality;
BSM 200: The Growing Business: Breaking Even;
ENT 526: Introduction to Entrepreneurial Behaviour;
BUS 800: Strategic Management.
The candidate will contribute to our undergraduate programs through teaching, mentoring and supervision of students from a wide range of disciplines. The candidate will engage in maintaining an inclusive, equitable, and collegial work environment across all activities. The candidate will not be required to carry out SRC activity.
Candidates must hold an earned Doctorate in Entrepreneurship or a closely related field by the appointment date. Practical experience in the field would be advantageous.
Evidence of excellence in teaching in closely-related courses must be provided through a teaching dossier that outlines the teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments, including experience with course/curriculum review/development, excellent pedagogical practice, sample syllabi and teaching evaluations. Evidence of strong communication skills and a demonstrated ability to supervise undergraduate and graduate students.
The successful candidate must have a demonstrated commitment to our values of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion as it pertains to service, teaching, and scholarly research or creative activities, including a demonstrated ability to make learning accessible and inclusive for a diverse student population.
Candidates must also demonstrate an ability to contribute to the life of the Department and the University through collegial service.
Equity at Ryerson
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 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. To learn more about our work environment, colleagues, leaders, students and innovative educational environment, visit www.ryerson.ca, check out @RyersonU, @RyersonHR, and @RyersonECI on Twitter, and visit our LinkedIn company page.
How to Apply:
Applicants must submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (click on “Start Application Process” to begin) by July 5, 2019.
The application must contain a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, teaching dossier, results of teaching evaluations and names of three (3) potential referees.
In order for the University to comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, candidates must indicate in their application if they are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident by including one of the following statements in reference to their status: “I am a permanent resident or citizen of Canada” OR “I am not a permanent resident or citizen of Canada”. Candidates are not required to specify their country of origin or citizenship in their application.
Any inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal can be sent to Jennifer Tejay, Human Resources Consulting Advisor at email@example.com. Aboriginal candidates who would like to learn more about working at Ryerson University are welcome to contact Ms. Tracey King, M.Ed., Aboriginal HR Consultant, Aboriginal Recruitment and Retention Initiative, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA) and relevant information can be found as follows:
RFA Website: www.rfanet.ca.
RFA Collective Agreement: https://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/faculty-affairs/rfa-collective-agreement/RFA_CA_2015_to_2018.pdf
RFA Benefits: https://www.ryerson.ca/hr/employee-resources/rfa/full-time-LTF/benefits/