– Entrepreneurship (Open Rank)
Kogod School of Business, Management
The Kogod School of Business at
American University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track
appointment in Management with specialization in entrepreneurship to begin
in Fall 2016. The tenure-track faculty position will be open rank, but
Advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor is preferred. The
successful candidate will be expected to provide intellectual leadership
to our Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation Initiative. Applicants
should have a Ph.D. in appropriate management field with primary focus
on entrepreneurship and possible secondary interests in strategy, family
business, global corporate citizenship, and/or sustainability. Candidates
should be effective teachers and must be strongly committed to excellence
in scholarly research. Preference will be given to candidates who have
a strong academic and business background and are actively engaged with
the entrepreneurship community. Depending on qualifications, the
appointee to the tenure track position may be recommended for tenure at
the time of hiring.
We welcome applications from candidates
engaged in high-quality scholarship. Teaching specialization in entrepreneurship
is required with secondary teaching interests in other management areas.
In addition to scholarship and teaching, responsibilities will include
providing intellectual leadership to the Kogod Sustainable Entrepreneurship
and Innovation Initiative and participation in department, school and university
activities. Candidates applying to the Associate and Full Professor
ranks should have a track record of high quality scholarship, outstanding
teaching, and demonstrated leadership in academic and professional communities.
Salary and benefits are competitive.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the
position is filled. An application must include a cover letter, a current
and complete curriculum vitae or résumé, copies of all teaching evaluations,
and three references. Candidates shall submit all application materials
electronically via interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/30085)
. Candidates who wish to be considered for the Academy of Management screening
should submit all materials by 5 pm EDT July 20, 2015.
Requests for information should
be directed to:
Professor Parthiban David, Entrepreneurship Search Committee Chair
c/o Ms. Takei Roach, Kogod Academic Affairs Coordinator
Kogod School of Business, American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016-8044
Tel: (202) 885-1963 Email:
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American University is a private
institution within easy reach of the many centers of government, business,
research, and the arts located within the nation’s capital. For
more information about American University, see http://www.american.edu/.
Established in 1955, the Kogod
School of Business offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs
and is one of the leading business schools in Washington, DC. Kogod encourages
interdisciplinary study through collaboration with other academic programs
within American University. The Management department's faculty include
professors Barbara Bird, Mark Clark, Parthiban David, Richard Linowes,
Alexandra Mislin, Serge P. Da Motta Veiga, and executives-in-residence,
David Bartlett , Bill Bellows, Sally Fowler, Tom Kohn, Jay Pope, John Simson,
Mark Starik, and Tommy White. Learn more about Kogod at http://www.kogod.american.edu/.
The new Sustainable Entrepreneurship
and Innovation Initiative launched September 2013 and the Entrepreneurship
Incubator opened September 2014 which supports business and social student
ventures. We have raised approximately $235,000 for an Entrepreneurship
Venture Fund. The Entrepreneurship Initiative participated in Global
Entrepreneurship Week hosting six panels which drew over 435 individuals
and 35 entrants from across the University for a two-minute video “The
Big Idea” Pitch Competition. In addition, the Kogod School has an
active Entrepreneurship Advisory Council composed of leading entrepreneurs,
business and other leading business and nonprofit leaders. During
AY 2014-15 there were over 300 students enrolled in Kogod School entrepreneurship
classes. Learn more about our Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Initiative at http://www.american.edu/kogod/innovation/index.cfm.
American University is an equal
opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance
with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal
appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political
affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic
information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively
“Protected Bases”) in its programs and activities. American University
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