Assistant or Associate Professor – Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Simon Fraser University

Simon Fraser College
Metro Vancouver, British Columbia

The Beedie Faculty of Enterprise at Simon Fraser College in Metro Vancouver, British Columbia seeks excellent candidates for one tenure-track place in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, starting July 1, 2024 (Rank: Assistant or Affiliate Professor).


The profitable candidate shall be anticipated to contribute to excellence in analysis and scholarship by prime quality publications, and assist information analysis efforts of their areas of experience and in connection to Beedie’s strategic priorities of innovation, social accountability, and a world perspective. Along with analysis, people ought to have expertise or aptitude to contribute to Beedie’s instructing excellence by instructing innovation and entrepreneurship programs on the undergraduate and graduate ranges. The profitable candidate can even have the power to interact with communities of observe and make an impression by their analysis. As well as, the profitable candidate will actively take part in Beedie’s collegial self-governance and supply help and steerage to college students, friends, and the educational neighborhood by actions reminiscent of committee work, mentorship, and experiential studying alternatives and have the potential to develop into management and administrative roles. A PhD in Innovation and Entrepreneurship or a associated subject is required, and business expertise associated to innovation and/or entrepreneurship, social innovation or incubation can be an asset.

{Qualifications} for Assistant Professor

Candidates for the Assistant Professor place will need to have a PhD; nevertheless, PhD candidates with a strong indication of imminent completion could also be employed on the rank of Teacher and shall be promoted to the rank of Assistant Professor upon completion of the PhD. The profitable candidate can have a document of publications in respected journals or proof of a robust pipeline of papers beneath assessment. There must also be clear indications that the person has the aptitudes of a profitable instructor, the potential to develop in stature as a scholar, in addition to a willingness to play an energetic position within the College.

{Qualifications} for Affiliate Professor

Candidates for the Affiliate Professor place will need to have a longtime document of excellence in analysis and scholarship. The profitable candidate is anticipated to have developed a transparent program of analysis and have the ability to present prospects for future and ongoing contributions to the literature inside their subject. With regard to instructing, it’s anticipated {that a} candidate can have demonstrated ongoing growth of tutorial effectiveness, in addition to teaching-related contributions. A document of participation in service to their college and the neighborhood can be required.

About Beedie and SFU

Simon Fraser College’s Beedie Faculty of Enterprise is a dynamic instructing and studying setting with a popularity for producing global-class analysis. Situated on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), q̓íc̓əy̓ (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), qʼʷa:n̓ƛʼən̓ (Kwantlen), Səmyámə (Semiahmoo), and sc̓əwaθən (Tsawwassen) Peoples, SFU is actively constructing a various and inclusive neighborhood.

As a high ranked analysis college, SFU Beedie has the excellence of being amongst just one % of enterprise faculties worldwide with double accreditation by AACSB and EQUIS. SFU Beedie is a signatory to Rules for Accountable Administration Schooling and gives applications on the undergraduate, grasp’s, PhD, and government ranges. We pioneered Canada’s first Government MBA, Administration of Expertise MBA, and the primary EMBA in Indigenous Enterprise Management in North America. SFU Beedie prides itself on innovation and entrepreneurship and we’re residence to the RADIUS social innovation lab and enterprise incubator.

SFU is the highest college on the earth for entrepreneurial spirit and the highest college in Canada for innovation. With three award-winning British Columbia campuses situated in Burnaby, Surrey, and downtown Vancouver, SFU gives a robust analysis setting and is acknowledged as one in all Canada’s high 100 and high family-friendly employers.

Software Directions

Full consideration shall be given to purposes submitted on to our in-house utility monitoring system by October thirtieth, 2023, nevertheless, we’ll proceed to simply accept purposes past that date till the place is crammed. Please point out clearly the rank you want to be thought-about for.

A whole utility should embrace:
• a canopy letter
• an up-to-date, full curriculum vitae (embrace particulars of analysis and instructing, scholarly document, funding, and record of collaborations/partnerships)
• assertion outlining the alignment of your analysis and instructing to the place’s {qualifications} and to Beedie’s strategic priorities and imaginative and prescient
• proposed program of analysis and two examples of scholarly work
• a instructing portfolio and/or proof of instructing potential within the space (this will likely embrace a press release of pedagogy, prior or proposed syllabi, and proof of the standard of any prior instructing (e.g. pupil or peer suggestions) and of your dedication to bettering your instructing observe)
• names and e mail addresses of three referees (ranked so as of choice). SFU will contact referees straight.

SFU acknowledges that different profession paths and/or profession interruptions (e.g. parental depart, depart as a result of sickness) can impression analysis achievements and commits to making sure that leaves are taken into cautious consideration. Candidates are inspired to spotlight how different paths and/or interruptions have impacted them of their utility. SFU additionally acknowledges the worth of mentoring and analysis coaching, outreach, skilled service, and non-traditional areas of analysis and/or analysis outputs; demonstrated expertise and willingness in growing range within the earlier institutional setting, and in curriculum, can be an asset.

SFU is an establishment whose energy is predicated on our shared commitments to range, fairness, and inclusion. Variety is an underlying precept of our Strategic Imaginative and prescient, which pledges SFU to “foster a tradition of inclusion and mutual respect, celebrating the variety mirrored amongst its college students, college, employees, and our neighborhood.” SFU is dedicated to making sure that no particular person is denied entry to employment alternatives for causes unrelated to capacity or {qualifications}. In step with this precept, SFU will advance the pursuits of underrepresented members of the work pressure, particularly Indigenous peoples, individuals with disabilities, racialized individuals, and girls; embrace gender and sexual range; be certain that equal alternative is afforded to all who search employment on the College; and deal with all staff equitably. Candidates that belong to underrepresented teams are significantly inspired to use.

SFU encourages purposes from all certified candidates; nevertheless, Canadian residents and everlasting residents shall be given precedence.

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We thank all candidates for his or her curiosity; nevertheless, solely short-listed candidates shall be contacted.

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