Field of Specialization: Indigenous Leadership and Management
Academic Unit: Sprott School of Business
Category of Appointment: Preliminary (Tenure-Track)
Rank/Position Title: Assistant or Associate Professor
Start Date: July 1, 2019
Closing Date: March 10, 2019

About the Position:

The Sprott School of Business invites applications for a tenure-track position in Indigenous Leadership and Management (Assistant/Associate) effective July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will deliver undergraduate and graduate 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 in a highly collegial environment.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. In accordance with the University’s Employment Equity Program and pursuant to Section 14 of the Ontario Human Rights Code, this selection will be limited to Indigenous candidates. Candidates from Indigenous communities are encouraged to self-identify. Indigenous candidates who are women; persons with disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression are also encouraged to apply and self-identify.

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, 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 Science in Management, and a Ph.D. in Management. More information on the School can be obtained from the website,, while general information on the University can be found on the Provost’s website at


The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D., or equivalent, in Business/Management with an emphasis in Indigenous business and leadership, or be near completing their degree by July 2019.  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 leadership and management, integrating Indigenous knowledge into the learning environment, developing academic programs to serve the Indigenous market, 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.

Application Instructions:

Please send your application by email in one single PDF document to, by the deadline, March 10, 2019, including: a covering letter, C.V., a record of teaching experience and effectiveness, and a sample of research publications or working papers.  Three letters of reference including both academic and Indigenous community connections are also required and should be sent directly by the referees to the address below and be received by the deadline.

Dr. Linda Schweitzer, Interim Dean, Sprott School of Business

Carleton University



Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

About Carleton University:

Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution with a national and international reputation as a leader in collaborative teaching and learning, research and governance. With over 30,000 students, 900 academic faculty, and 1,100 staff and more than 100 programs of study, we encourage creative risk-taking enabling minds to connect, discover and generate transformative knowledge. We are proud to be one of the most accessible campuses in North America.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada’s capital city has a population of almost one million and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for scholarship and research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country. To learn more about our university and the City of Ottawa, please visit

Carleton understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be taken into careful consideration.

Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the Dean as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely manner.

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

 Carleton University acknowledges and respects the Algonquin people, traditional custodians of the land on which the Carleton University campus is situated.


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