Ohio University Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship O’Bleness Professor of Entrepreneurship The College of Business at Ohio University invites applications for the Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship (CE) with the possibility of also serving as the O'Bleness Endowed Chair of Entrepreneurship. We seek a dynamic, energetic and collegial director who will be the champion for the CE and its related academic programs (i.e., the Entrepreneurship Major, the Entrepreneurship Certificate, the various entrepreneurship-related student organizations, and related research initiatives). S/he will assist in academic planning; teach classes within the various academic programs; cultivate relationships in the College and University; manage the academic budget; and collaboratively define/maintain the quality of students’ experiences within the CE. To be considered for the O’Bleness Professorship position, the ideal candidate must have a research background commensurate with appointment to the rank of full professor and as an endowed chair. We seek someone with an academic emphasis (teaching and research) in entrepreneurship. Interest in international dimensions of entrepreneurship can be a positive consideration in the selection decision. The CE is an interdisciplinary center that works with all of the Colleges in the University and is a joint venture between the College of Business (www.cob.ohio.edu) and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs (www.ohio.edu/voinovichschool/index.cfm). The University is very committed to assisting high growth entrepreneurial firms, with an emphasis on firms in the Appalachian region. We have developed and support several early stage equity funds and the third largest rural angel network in the country. Those interested in applying should view the full job description and submit their application materials (cover letter, current CV, and statement of teaching philosophy) at the following site: www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings. To receive full consideration for this position, please submit your application materials by January 21, 2013. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with candidate’s experience. The position is contingent on final budgetary approval. The preferred starting date is August 2013. If you have questions related to the position, please feel free to contact Dr. Patrick Kreiser Search Committee Chair and Robert H. Freeman Professor of Entrepreneurship Department of Management Ohio University [log in to unmask] (740) 597-3045. Ohio University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, equal access employer. J. Michael (Mike) Geringer, Ph.D. O'Bleness Professor of International Strategy Director, Center for International Business Education and Development College of Business Copeland Hall Room 609A Ohio University Athens, OH 45701 cell: 805.459.1383 office: 740-593-2036 email: [log in to unmask] *** Every day is a new adventure *** ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.