Date Posted: 06/22/2022
Req ID: 25024
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Centre for Entrepreneurship
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Course Number and the Title: ENT391H1F – Exploring New Ventures   


Course description:    

This experiential learning course allows students to explore the inner working of new venture companies. The majority of the course consists of activities applying entrepreneurial concepts and tools to the student’s own venture with oversight from the Centre for Entrepreneurship. In-class activities facilitate the application of entrepreneurial tools to develop the students’ entrepreneurial skills. Note: students in the program must apply to be considered for participation in this course.   


Estimated course enrolment:  30 Students   


Estimated TA support:  n/a   

Class schedule: In-person, Thursdays 10:00am – 12:00pm, plus weekly office hours.   

Please note, the delivery method for this course is in-person. In keeping with current circumstances, the course delivery method may change as determined by the Faculty or the Centre. 

Sessional dates of appointment: September 01, 2022 – December 31, 2022 


Sessional Lecturer I: $8489.67,  

Sessional Lecturer I Long Term: $8869.25,  

Sessional Lecturer II: $9085.58,  

Sessional Lecturer III: $9301.90  


Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.  

Minimum Qualifications: MBA (or equivalent level of business knowledge), a background in teaching and applying Lean LaunchPad methodology, and who have previous experience teaching an equivalent course to students from a variety of academic disciplines at the University level.  


Preferred Qualifications:

Successful completion of the Lean LaunchPad Educators Course is an asset. Applicants may be asked to supply a proposed course outline and / or references. Experience with course management tools University of Toronto or similar online systems (e.g., Quercus, Canvas, Microsoft Teams, Zoom, etc.) not required but is an asset.  


Description of duties:    

This course is currently planned for in-person delivery in the Fall 2022 term. All normal duties related to the design and teaching of a university credit course, including: administering course in accordance with university regulations as described in the Faculty of Arts & Science Academic Handbook for Instructors; delivering lectures; developing syllabus and marking scheme; setting and invigilating term tests and final assessment; marking and reporting final grades; availability in office hours for academic counselling of students.  

Application Instructions:   

Applicants must submit an updated curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching in the relevant area (including student evaluations, if available), and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form located here: to:   


Business Office  

Centre for Entrepreneurship  

Faculty of Arts & Science  

University of Toronto

Closing Date: 07/15/2022, 11:59PM EDT

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement. 

 It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment. Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.  

Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 collective agreement.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

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

Diversity Statement

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