Dear Colleagues, 

Please find details on a new tenure track position in entrepreneurship and innovation with the University of San Francisco School of Management in the following.  

Position Title: Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (Tenure track)

                            University of San Francisco School of Management

                      Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Strategy

Job Application Link:

Applications should be submitted no later than September 30, 2016 for full consideration. 


Job Summary: The School of Management at the University of San Francisco seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Strategy in the School of Management.


Job Responsibilities:  The new faculty in entrepreneurship and innovation will conduct research that leads to impactful publications in the discipline and teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate level.  The new faculty will also enjoy a collaborative environment with other faculty in the department, school and university to complete meaningful research and build new courses and programs that serve our students and the broader Bay Area community.  


Requirements: The successful candidate must have completed a doctorate by June 30, 2017 in Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Strategy, Information Technology, or a related field from an AACSB-accredited Business School.  Relevant entrepreneurial, business, or technology management experience and research in the field is preferred.  The candidate will be a member of the Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Strategy and will have the opportunity to teach and develop courses related to her/his expertise.  High competence in the application and teaching of technology in support of entrepreneurial and innovative ventures is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate high potential for impactful research and innovative and effective teaching.  The ideal candidate will also have an interest and ability to build and maintain relationships with Silicon Valley organizations and a capacity to build and direct new programs in entrepreneurship and innovation.


About USF and the EIS Department:  The University of San Francisco is located in the heart of one of the world’s most innovative and diverse cities, and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields.  Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes and outstanding opportunities in the city itself.  USF is San Francisco’s first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite students’ passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World From Here.”


USF has been recognized as a top 20 entrepreneurial research university (Forbes 2015). The USF EIS department faculty has a strong research orientation and has published in leading academic and professional journals (e.g. AMJ, SMJ, ETP, MIR, TIBR, CMR, CHQ, JHTMR, VCIJEF) as well as globally impactful books (e.g. Not for Sale) and research reports (e.g. Bloomberg: SVVCCI).  Leveraging our San Francisco/Silicon Valley location, EIS faculty have engaged with the professional community and built programs in high-tech entrepreneurship, corporate innovation, social enterprises,  and family business. The EIS faculty supports the undergraduate major and minor in entrepreneurship and innovation, the BSBA capstone classes, as well as the MBA emphasis in entrepreneurship and innovation, EMBA entrepreneurship, innovation, and strategy courses, and the Masters in Global Entrepreneurial Management, Silicon Valley Immersion Program, and plans to launch a new M.S. in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Fall 2017

For more information on USF, please visit, and to learn more about the USF EIS faculty, please visit


EEO Policy: The University is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. The University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.


Required Documents:


1.     CV

2.     Letter of Interest


All applications must go through the USF HR website:

Applications should be submitted no later than September 30, 2016 for full consideration. 


Mark V. Cannice, Ph.D.
Professor and 
Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Strategy
School of Management l University of San Francisco
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