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Tenure Track Position in Entrepreneurship & Strategy

Ryerson University

The Opportunity: The Department of Entrepreneurship & Strategy in the Ted Rogers School of Business Management invites applications for an Open Rank Faculty position, likely at the Associate Professor level, to commence July 1, 2019. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University (TRSM) is developing collaborative, creative leaders who will drive 21st century business forward while making a positive impact on society. Home to nearly 11,500 students and more than 250 industry-connected faculty, TRSM is Canada's leading diverse, entrepreneurial business school centred in an urban learning environment. TRSM offers 12 Bachelor of Commerce degrees, two Bachelor of Health Administration degrees, the Ted Rogers MBA, Professional Masters Diplomas, Executive Education courses, a Master of Science in Management, a Master of Health Administration (Community Care) and is developing a PhD program in Management. TRSM is also home to several innovative research centres, including the Social Media Lab and the Institute for Innovation and Technology Management.TRSM is accredited by AACSB, and is an Advanced Signatory of Principles for Responsible Management Education and a Member of EFMD.

Located in the heart of downtown Toronto's diverse business community, our Bay Street location reinforces our strong links to the heart of corporate Canada. With an emphasis on relevant curriculum and excellence in teaching and research, our Schools continue to demonstrate their commitment to innovation and program quality by combining academic rigour with real-world learning. To learn more about our Schools, please visit www.ryerson.ca/tedrogersschool.

Responsibilities: Working with a team of established entrepreneurship and strategy scholars, your primary role will be to contribute to research, curriculum development and program delivery in both entrepreneurship & strategy. Our faculty members are committed to scholarly excellence, innovative teaching, and engagement with the community and are involved with entrepreneurship initiatives across the campus, as teachers, coaches and advisors. The position will have research, teaching and service obligations. The teaching responsibility will primarily involve the delivery of upper year undergraduate and Masters’ level courses in Entrepreneurship & Strategy.


Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in Entrepreneurship or Strategy from an AACSB accredited institution and at least five (5) years academic success at a top tier academic or research institute.

Successful candidates must have:

an extensive research record with publications in A level peer reviewed journals;
a history of grants and research funding;
demonstrated evidence of related teaching excellence in delivering classes at the undergraduate level and Masters levels; and
a strong track record of service to their institution, including experience in management of graduate students.
Candidates are also expected to be able to demonstrate a capacity for collaboration and 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 and 2017. 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). The review of applications will begin in February 2019 and will continue until March 19, 2019.

The application must contain a letter of application, a detailed curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching experience, one-page statement of research specialization and interests, results of teaching evaluations, if any, and names and contact information of three references.

Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
Any inquiries regarding accessing the Faculty Recruitment Portal can be sent to Laurie Shemavonian, HR Advisor, at lshemavo@ryerson.ca 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 t26king@ryerson.ca.

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/