About the Position

Field of Specialization: Indigenous 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 March 31, 2023 and continue until the position is filled

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

To see the full position posting, please visit Carleton University’s Deputy Provost’s website at https://carleton.ca/deputyprovost/jobs/academics/.

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

The successful candidate will deliver graduate and undergraduate courses to a culturally diverse student body, supervise graduate students, maintain an active research program, and participate 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.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. In addition to First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples, we welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to: women; visible minorities; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. In accordance with the University’s Employment Equity Program and pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code Section 14, this selection will be limited to Indigenous peoples. Candidates from Indigenous communities and the groups noted above are encouraged to self-identify. Carleton University acknowledges and respects the Algonquin Anishinaabe people, traditional custodians of the land on which the Carleton University campus is situated.


The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D., or equivalent, in Business, Management, Entrepreneurship or Finance with an emphasis on Indigenous business and entrepreneurship 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 Professor) consistent with AACSB guidelines for a doctoral-granting business school. Candidates should also demonstrate potential (Assistant Professor) or have a record of successful teaching (Associate Professor). Candidates with research and teaching interests in Indigenous issues in Indigenous entrepreneurship and economic development, integrating Indigenous knowledge into the learning environment, developing academic programs to serve Indigenous and non-Indigenous students and communities, working with Indigenous organizations, and related areas are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates are encouraged to identify community connections. Candidates should demonstrate alignment with the research interests of Sprott faculty and the strategic mission of the Sprott School of Business.

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 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 programs. 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.

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.

Applicants should also arrange for three individuals, including both academic and Indigenous community connections, to provide letters of recommendation electronically to the address below.

Dr. Dana Brown, Dean, Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

E-mail: hiring@sprott.carleton.ca URL: www.sprott.carleton.ca

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

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.

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.