About the Position

Field of Specialization: Entrepreneurship

Academic Unit: Sprott School of Business

Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track)

Rank/Position Title: Professorial Ranks

Start Date: July 1, 2023

Closing Date: Consideration of complete applications will begin on October 31, 2022 and continue until the position is filled

The Sprott School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship (Assistant/Associate/Full) effective July 1, 2023.

The successful candidate will be associated with the Technology Innovation Management program in delivering graduate and undergraduate courses to a culturally diverse student body, supervising graduate students, maintaining an active research program, and participating actively in the ongoing development of our academic programs and initiatives in a highly collegial environment. Additionally, the successful candidate will develop academic content and collaborative programs across academic discipline areas to support Carleton University’s newly established Innovation Hub and the growth of Entrepreneurship programs across the university.

Candidates from all disciplinary backgrounds with demonstrated scholarly work in technology innovation, cross-border, digital and/or inclusive entrepreneurship are welcome to apply.


Candidates for this position will possess a Ph.D., or equivalent in a relevant field or be near completing their degree by July 2023. Candidates should demonstrate potential (Assistant Professor) or have a strong record of research publications and productivity (Associate/Full Professor) consistent with AACSB guidelines for a doctoral-granting business school. Candidates should also demonstrate potential (Assistant Professor) or have an established record of successful teaching (Associate/Full Professor). Publications should clearly demonstrate focus on technology entrepreneurship and innovation management, cross-border, digital and inclusive entrepreneurship, or closely related areas. Experience in leading people and projects in industry, launching new companies or business units, and managing global initiatives would be considered an asset.

About the Academic Unit

The Sprott School of Business is committed to excellence in teaching and research and is accredited by AACSB. The School offers the following degrees: Bachelor of Commerce with Honours including a concentration in Entrepreneurship, a Bachelor of International Business with Honours, a Master of Business Administration including an off-campus program in China, a Master of Accounting, a Master of Entrepreneurship, a Master of Applied Business Analytics and a Ph.D. in Management. In addition, Sprott faculty contribute to the Master of Applied Science and Master of Engineering within the Technology Innovation Management program. More information on the School can be obtained from the website, http://sprott.carleton.ca, while general information on the University can be found on the Provost’s website at www.carleton.ca/provost.

Application Instructions

Please send your application by email in one single PDF document to hiring@sprott.carleton.ca including: a covering letter, C.V., a record of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a description of your key research interests including a sample of representative research publications. Three letters of reference are also required and should be sent directly by the referees to the address below.

Dr. Dana Brown, Dean, Sprott School of Business Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, Canada Tel. 613-520-2600
E-mail: hiring@sprott.carleton.ca URL: www.sprott.carleton.ca

Please provide a statement that identifies your strengths in advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in your discipline and on campus as well as your future plans.

Please indicate in your application if you are currently legally eligible to work in Canada.

Subject to budgetary approval, salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The search will close when the position has been filled, however the hiring committee will begin reviewing applications on October 31, 2022.

About Carleton University

Located in Ottawa, Carleton is an innovative teaching and research institution with a tradition of leading change. Internationally recognized academics, staff, and researchers engage more than 31,000 students in over 100 programs of study. Learn more about our university and the city of Ottawa.

Carleton University is committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our university including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. Furthermore, Carleton understands that career paths vary and interruptions will not prejudice the assessment process. We invite you to review our revitalized Indigenous strategy, Kinàmàgawin and visit our Department of Equity and Inclusive Communities for information about our commitment to leadership in the areas of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Accessibility is a university strategic priority and applicants selected for an interview who require accommodations are invited to contact the Chair as soon as possible to ensure that appropriate arrangements may be made.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.