The Department of Human Enterprise and Innovation, School of Business and Economics (SoBE) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment, open rank in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, with a preferred starting date of July 1st, 2022. In this research position, candidates will maintain an active research agenda while teaching five sections per academic year. We focus on developing a good relationship with our students and to this end our sections are generally less than 40 students. In the first year, the teaching load is reduced by one course. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to teach in a variety of courses related Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
The Department of Human Enterprise and Innovation is seeking high-caliber, original thinkers, and innovators to help us pioneer cutting-edge programs and research in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. This is a rare opportunity to be part of the vanguard in an exciting development at a dynamic, creative, and innovative University. Our quickly growing department is building on the core foundations of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Human Resource Management, and Organizational Behaviour to 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 Department of Human Enterprise and Innovation is one of five departments in the School of Business and Economics. It is a highly supportive and collegial team, with nine active full-time faculty members who are innovative teachers and successful researchers publishing in FT50 and other high-ranked journals. The Department manages Major, Minor and post baccalaureate programs in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Human Resource Management, a Minor in Leadership, and is a major contributor to the MBA program. As a group we are also heavily involved with our local indigenous communities through the delivery of academic programs, courses (Graduate and Undergraduate), and practitioner focused workshops.
SoBE seeks applicants with a strong commitment to excellence in scholarly research and teaching in the field of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. A Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship or a related area is required. The position entails developing and sustaining high-quality teaching and learning environments for students and conducting and publishing rigorous academic research. It is expected that applicants demonstrate the potential to publish in peer-reviewed Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and related business journals. Candidate’s will also make a strong ongoing service contribution to the department, school, university and/or the broader community.
Assessment of applications will begin December 1st, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit the following:
•Statement of research interest and teaching philosophy
•Examples of scholarly research including conference papers, working papers and/or publications
•Teaching evaluations (if available)
•Contact information of three references
Applications are made online through Thompson Rivers University’s (Deltek) Human-Resources system.