The John F. Wood Chair in Community Engagement – University of Guelph


College: College of Business and Economics

Department: Department of Management

Date Posted: February 4, 2019
Deadline: February 28, 2019
Please reference AD #19-10

Position Description:

The Department of Management, College of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph is seeking an outstanding faculty member who will become the named John F. Wood Chair in Community Engagement. This position will be housed in the Department of Management and will contribute to the culture and programming of the John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise.

The position responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses and overseeing student consulting projects in the local community in support of both not-for-profit and profit-focused enterprise initiatives. The successful applicant will also oversee and facilitate field courses, in which students learn about and travel to socially and economically disadvantaged communities and work with community members in generating recommendations for sustainable development. In so doing, the John F. Wood Chair in Community Engagement will provide students, organizations, and communities with truly transformative learning opportunities.

Responsibilities also include applied scholarship in Management relevant to community engagement, and a variety of service activities including mentoring students in curricular and co-curricular activities, assisting with the launch of academic programs in entrepreneurship, conducting extensive outreach, and contributing to the academic responsibilities of the Wood Centre, the department, the college, and the university. The distribution of effort for this position is expected to be 50% teaching, 20% scholarship, and 30% service.

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