Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship

University of Manitoba



University of Manitoba, I.H. Asper School of Business Department of Business Administration Position in Entrepreneurship (Position Number 27728) Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship in the I. H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment start date is July 1, 2020. The budget for this position has been approved.
Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, and providing professional service for the School, the University, and the community.
Candidates must have completed or be close to completing a Ph.D. in entrepreneurship or a closely-related field. We would welcome a later stage junior faculty member as well as someone newly on the market. The candidate should have a strong record of publication or a promising research agenda in entrepreneurship as well as teaching experience or interest in this area. An industry background or experience in working with the business community will be important assets. The normal teaching load at the Asper school is four courses (e.g., 2 + 2). Salary is competitive and will depend on qualifications and experience. The I. H. Asper School of Business is the principal business school in the province of Manitoba and is accredited by AACSB. The School has a strong focus on Entrepreneurship research, teaching and practice that includes four dedicated faculty positions including two research chairs, the Stu Clark Centre for entrepreneurship and the Entrepreneurship behavioral research lab. Students can major in entrepreneurship with undergraduate, MBA, M.Sc. and PhD degrees. In addition, we offer a mandatory entrepreneurship course for all commerce undergraduates as well as a number of courses that reach across the whole university. The Asper School is a research intensive institution comprised of approximately 56 full-time faculty members publishing in leading academic journals. Substantial research funding is provided to new faculty members as is a fully paid six-month sabbatical after three years. The School is located in a modern facility overlooking the Red River. Visit the website of the Asper School of Business ( to learn more.
The University of Manitoba is located in Winnipeg, a cosmopolitan city with a population over 700,000. Winnipeg is a culturally diverse community and is known for its variety of summer and winter festivals. The city has all the facilities of a major centre, but with the atmosphere of a smaller, friendlier city. It provides a high quality of life at modest expense and offers access to some of the most beautiful lake country and recreational facilities in North America. The public education system is excellent, and a wide variety of private schools are also available. For more information on the city of Winnipeg, visit The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process. Application materials should include: curriculum vitae, names and contact information for three references, a one-page statement of research interests, a one-page statement of teaching interests, and evidence of effective teaching if available (e.g., teaching ratings). We will be conducting a limited number of interviews at the Academy of Management conference. If you wish to be considered for an interview, please send your CV by July 22, 2019. A formal review of applications will begin on September 01, 2019, but we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Please send your application by email to Miss Qiao Xu at Please address your application materials to:

Dr. Jijun Gao,
Chair Entrepreneurship Search Committee
I.H. Asper School of Business
Room 426 Drake Centre University of Manitoba Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3T 5V4

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