The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa is seeking applications for a faculty position in Family Business for all ranks commencing on July 1, 2019.
The University of Ottawa is a top-ten research-intensive university in Canada and is committed to becoming globally recognized for its interdisciplinary research and entrepreneurial culture across campus. The internationally accredited School of Management encompasses a vibrant and rapidly growing faculty. More than 50% of the faculty hired over the last 5 years. The school is currently in the process of bringing together an interdisciplinary group of scholars in the area of family business who have the shared vision of becoming an internationally leading hub and thought leader in family business. The Ottawa region has a vibrant community of business owners and business families with many head offices, a strong technology sector and enviable access to government data and to policy makers. In short, it is an ideal environment for studying family businesses, for engaging with business families and for influencing policy.
Title of the position: Professor in Family Business (open rank). Experienced scholars with a demonstrated track record will be considered for a privately funded chair or professorship.
Duties will include in varying proportions: a) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities; c) academic service activities; and d) supervision of graduate students.
Working with a team of established entrepreneurship scholars, the candidate has a track record of publication in peer-reviewed journals; has a track record of submitting research proposals to external granting agencies (success in receiving funds preferable); has a promising research program aligned with the School's goal of publishing in internationally respected journals such as Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Research Policy, Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Small Business Economics, and Journal of Small Business Management. The Telfer School of Management has existing strengths in International Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Firm Growth and Family Business. Whilst applicants with interest in any area of entrepreneurship are encouraged to apply, applications from individuals with expertise in family business and in early stage entrepreneurship are particularly welcome.
Terms: Tenure-track position.
Salary & Benefits Package: Salaries are competitive and commensurate with experience. They commonly range around $125,000 for Assistant Professors, $150,000 for Associate Professors and $175,000 for Full Professors. Chairs and professorships can carry additional stipends, a reduced teaching load, and research funds that are commensurate with rank and experience. The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long-term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, a University of Ottawa defined benefits pension plan, optional life insurance and a reimbursement of eligible moving expenses. The School also offers a start-up period with a reduced teaching load and start-up funding for research.
Location of work:
University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5.
Education: Ph.D. in a related discipline.
Language: English or French. Strong preference will be given to candidates who are able to conduct research in English, and teach in both language
A high-potential program of research as demonstrated by articles published in Financial Times 50 journal as well as other quality peer-reviewed journals in management;
Strong teaching competency at the undergraduate, professional (MBA) and Masters and/or Ph.D. levels as demonstrated by past teaching evaluations and a presentation given to faculty members and students if invited for an interview;
Experience in graduate student supervision;
Applicants appointed at the Associate or Full Professor level are expected to be able to demonstrate a track record of success in attracting competitive research funding.
Application deadline: Applications received prior to March 15, 2019will be given first consideration. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.
Applications must contain: 1) a letter of intent, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a brief research statement, 4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 5) recent teaching evaluation reports and 6) for those applying at the rank of Assistant, three letters of recommendation sent under separate cover including a recommendation letter from the Ph.D. thesis supervisor. Otherwise, for those applying at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, names and contact information of three individuals who may be contacted for references.
We thank all for submitting their application. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. When submitting your application, please indicate your status.Equity is a University of Ottawa policy; women, Indigenous peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.
Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.