Position Announcement – Entrepreneurship (Open Rank)
Kogod School of Business, Management Department
American University

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: [log in to unmask]

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 is a tobacco and smoke free campus.

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