Assistant Professor, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
University of Lethbridge
Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Innovation and Entrepreneurship
THE UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE is seeking applications for one tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in Innovation and Entrepreneurship on our Lethbridge Campus beginning July 2021 or January 2022. The successful candidate will be required to teach classes related to general business, innovation, and venture development. Candidates should possess a PhD in business or a related discipline before the anticipated start date, but highly qualified ABD candidates will be considered. The applicant must have a demonstrated ability to conduct high quality academic research, be well-versed in data analytics, and dedicated to creative and effective teaching. We offer competitive salaries, reasonable teaching loads, paid study leaves, a comprehensive benefits package as well as research and teaching support. This position is subject to budgetary approval.
Dhillon School of Business
The Dhillon School of Business is AACSB accredited and values both teaching and research excellence. We maintain close ties with the community through our experiential programs. Students can concentrate their undergraduate studies in a wide range of majors and combined degrees. There are approximately 55 full-time faculty and 1700 undergraduate majors located on our Lethbridge and Calgary campuses. Dhillon supports cross-disciplinary research and encourages faculty to work with students in thesis and course-based graduate programs. Active international exchange programs are in place for both students and faculty. Please visit our website at http://www.uleth.ca/dhillon for more information.
University of Lethbridge
The University of Lethbridge is a comprehensive academic institution offering programs in the faculties of Arts and Science, Education, Health Sciences, Fine Arts, the Dhillon School of Business and the School of Graduate Studies. There are approximately 8700 students from 90 countries enrolled on our main campus in Lethbridge and our satellite campus in Calgary. The University of Lethbridge has a reputation for providing high quality undergraduate and graduate education and is consistently ranked as one of the top three research institutions of our size in Canada. The university website, www.uleth.ca, contains more information about our history, vision and strategic plans.
The City of Lethbridge
Located in Southern Alberta, not far from the Rocky Mountains, the city of Lethbridge enjoys a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild, has excellent cultural and recreational amenities, and offers attractive economic conditions. For more information see the City’s website at www.lethbridge.ca
To apply for the position, please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and evidence of research and teaching. These materials should be submitted following the directions at the “Careers at the U” link on the University of Lethbridge Human Resources webpage at http://www.uleth.ca/hr. Applications will be reviewed commencing May 25, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference. Thank you to all applicants; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.