Mount Royal University Canada Research Chair, Tier II (Design Thinking) - MRU

Be a catalyst for cross-disciplinary scholarship in Design Thinking.
The Faculty of Business and Communications Studies at Mount Royal University seeks an exceptional emerging scholar who will provide strategic research vision in the area of design thinking research to be nominated for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC).  The successful applicant will also hold a tenure-track/tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  The position will commence July 1, 2020, subject to acceptance of the nomination by the Canada Research Chairs Program. The successful applicant will have demonstrated evidence of a sustained and productive research program grounded in design thinking either in an academic or industry setting.
About Mount Royal University

The Faculty of Business and Communications Studies (FBCS) is composed of the Bissett School of Business and the School of Communication Studies. The School of Business hosts four departments:

  • Accounting & Finance

  • Entrepreneurship, Marketing & Social Innovation

  • General Management & Human Resources

  • International Business & Supply Chain Management


The School of Communication Studies hosts three departments:

  • Broadcast Media Studies & Journalism

  • Information Design

  • Public Relations


There are several institutes closely link with the FBCS. These include:

  • Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

  • Institute for Community Prosperity

  • Institute for Environmental Sustainability

  • Trico Changemakers Studio