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 ( and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs ( 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:  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
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(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
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 office: 740-593-2036
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