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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Thompson Rivers University, School of Business and Economics, Department of Human Enterprise and Innovation

Job Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Job Location: Kamloops , CA
Canada
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Business: management, public admin
Business: marketing
Business: other
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-10-10
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description





Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Entrepreneurship and Innovation

School of Business and Economics
Thompson Rivers University

The School of Business and Economics (SOBE) at Thompson Rivers University invites applicants for a tenure track position, open-rank, in entrepreneurship and innovation.

The Department of Human Enterprise and Innovation is seeking high-caliber, original thinkers and innovators in the area of Entrepreneurship & Innovation to help us pioneer 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.

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) provides many paths to learning, a hands-on approach and a supportive inclusive environment to over 25,000 regional, national, and international learners. Research, creativity and innovation are integrated into teaching and learning in over 140 on-campus programs and 60 programs in our Open Learning Division.

Thompson Rivers University's spectacular main campus is at the heart of Kamloops, British Columbia, a small city of 85,000 in BC's sunny interior. Enjoy four seasons of outdoor adventures, a rich cultural scene and a vibrant, diverse campus community.

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.

DUTIES:

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. There is also an opportunity to become the lead in developing the Entrepreneurship Major.

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.

Job Requirements

  • Candidates should possess a Doctorate with a specialization in Entrepreneurship. (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.
  • Appointments at Associate and Full Professor normally require an established record of quality research achievement.
  • Candidates should have strong teaching experience or demonstrated potential supported by relevant evidence.


Information and Application Process Instructions

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/68bn8cng8jmt6k9r

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Thompson Rivers University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers-Canada.com or www.AcademicCareers.com or www.UniversityJobsCanada.com

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