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Assistant Professor in Social Enterprise - Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Business Administration

17 Feb 2023 1:48 PM | Pierre-Jean Darres (Administrator)

Position: Assistant Professor in Social Enterprise

Organization: Memorial University of Newfoundland

Unit: Faculty of Business Administration

Competition #: F03968-2022-201

Closing date: 2023, March 31

The Faculty of Business Administration is committed to excellence and relevance in its teaching, research and community engagement. Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position in Social Enterprise at the rank of assistant professor with a proposed commencement date of July 1, 2023. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should have or be very near completion of a PhD or DBA, have demonstrated research productivity commensurate with the rank, and a commitment to teaching and research in a university environment. The Faculty of Business Administration is leading the development of teaching and research capacity in social enterprise and entrepreneurship at Memorial University through an MBA in Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (MBA-SEE) and a Centre for Social Enterprise (CSE). The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct research in the areas of social enterprise. The successful candidate will be expected to be actively involved in the CSE and the MBA-SEE and contribute to the strong relationship between the Faculty of Business Administration and external and internal stakeholders in the social enterprise domain. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in social enterprise. Expertise in sustainability, and corporate social responsibility would be assets. An interest for innovative course delivery, experiential learning and relevant practitioner experience would be an advantage.

If the successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, they shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of assistant professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, they shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.

The Faculty of Business Administration is a leader in management education and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Approximately 2,100 students are registered in the undergraduate programs of the Faculty, with another 200 students completing graduate programs, including a PhD, an MBA, an MBA in Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, and an MSc in Management. For additional information about our Faculty, please visit our web site at

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial, please visit

The deadline to receive applications is March 31, 2023. Applications should include: (1) a cover letter addressing in detail how the applicant meets the stated qualifications for the position; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and teaching experience, (4) a statement of research interests and plans; and (5) up to three recent examples of significant writing output (e.g., academic publications, working papers, practitioner articles). Please send complete applications electronically to the address below, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent directly by the referees to the same address. Please quote reference: F03968-2022-201. Virtual meetings might be organized with applicants in case more information is needed.

Travor Brown, PhD

Interim Dean

Faculty of Business Administration

Memorial University of Newfoundland

St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, A1B 3X5


For further information telephone (709) 864-8851 or e-mail

Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive learning and work environment. If there is anything we can do to ensure your full participation during the application process, please contact directly, and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities, and racialized people; and people with disabilities. As part of Memorial University’s commitment to employment equity, all applicants are invited to identify themselves as a member of a target group(s) as appropriate. Applicants cannot be considered as a member of a target group(s) unless they complete an employment equity survey. If you do not receive a survey or have any questions, please contact

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