Position: Assistant Professor in Social Enterprise (tenure-track)
Organization: Memorial University of Newfoundland
Unit: Faculty of Business Administration
Competition number: F03968-2022-201
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, 2024. 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 have 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 academic graduate programming, a Centre for Social Enterprise (CSE) and a Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in social enterprise. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and conduct research primarily in the area of social enterprise. The successful candidate will be expected to be actively involved in the CSE and the social enterprise academic programming 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. Academic experience or education in a business school setting would be an asset, as would expertise in sustainability and/or corporate social responsibility. An interest in 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 250 students completing graduate programs, including a PhD, an MBA, and an MSc in Management. For additional information about our Faculty, please visit our website at www.business.mun.ca.
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 www.mun.ca.
The deadline to receive applications is January 3, 2024. 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
Faculty of Business Administration
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, A1B 3X5
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