The Ivey Business School at Western University, London, Ontario seeks candidates for a faculty position in the area of Entrepreneurship. Applicants will be considered for a Probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor or a Tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The position is available to begin in July 2022, although alternate start dates may be arranged.
Western recognizes that our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion is central to the University’s mandate as a research-intensive institution of higher learning and a community leader and understands that our pursuit of research excellence and our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion are mutually supporting. All applicants to this hiring opportunity must self-identify as a woman, member of a racialized group, Indigenous person or person with a disability. This applicant self-identification information will be used for the purposes of screening and consideration. This particular search process follows the provisions for a special program as described in Section 14 of the Ontario Human Rights Commission in order to address underrepresentation among our faculty complement.
The Ivey Entrepreneurship group has a collegial atmosphere and a strong research focus aimed at FT50 publications. Preference will be given to scholars with a demonstrated interest in research areas which could include design, gender, equity-deserving groups, Indigenous entrepreneurship, and social entrepreneurship. We are open to all research methodologies. The group’s goal is to produce research that impacts the world and that is connected to practice. Successful candidates will receive generous research funding support to contribute to this goal and will be expected to teach Entrepreneurship subjects in our student-centered, case-based undergraduate, MBA, or EMBA programs, or in the MSc or PhD programs.
Probationary (Tenure-Track) Appointment: Applicants for a probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor must already have, or be nearing completion of, their PhD. The ideal candidate should have excellent research capabilities as demonstrated by high quality working papers, presentations at major conferences, publications in top academic journals, and strong letters of reference from recognized leading scholars. They should also have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
Tenured Appointment: Applicants for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor will hold a PhD. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized scholar in their field of research, as demonstrated by publications in the highest quality academic journals, an active continuing research program, external research funding, scholarly awards, and invited presentations at seminars and major conferences. Preference will be given to candidates who provide evidence of strong teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, especially using a case discussion format, and supervision of graduate students.
Please ensure that the application form is completed and included in your application submission. Review of applicants will commence on January 10, 2022. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
The Ivey Business School’s mission is to develop leaders who think globally, act strategically and contribute to the societies within which they operate. Ivey is committed to values and practices of equity, diversity and inclusion. It is Canada’s premier business school and is recognized globally for the quality of its research and management education. The School is internationally oriented in terms of research, curricula, faculty, and student exchanges, with campuses in London (Canada), Toronto and Hong Kong. Ivey is the world’s second largest producer of case studies.
Western University has recently committed $6 million in funding for EDI initiatives (https://news.westernu.ca/2021/06/western-invests-6-million-to-support-new-edi-initiatives/). Ivey has established an EDI Advisory Council and launched a series of initiatives to ensure that our faculty, staff and students are a diverse community, committed to long-term career development. We especially encourage applicants from under-represented populations to apply. Spousal and family relocation assistance programs are in place.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
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