Entrepreneurship: Instructor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation

Richmond, Virginia, USA
Apr 06, 2017
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Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Entrepreneurship: Instructor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation - 000683

The Management Department in the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond invites applications for an Instructor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation beginning in August 2017.

A faculty member in this type of position is expected to make substantial contributions in teaching and service. Accordingly, this position's primary functions are: teach undergraduate and MBA courses related to entrepreneurship & innovation, co-lead programs' development in the field, and provide service to the University and its students in such areas as (a) mentoring student entrepreneurs as well as student-run campus organizations/clubs, (b) advising students in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Track, (c) facilitating business pitch competitions, (d) supporting students in off-campus events, and (e) community engagement including off-campus service and speaking events.

This is a nonĀ­tenure-track teaching position subject to annual renewal, based on performance. The teaching load is two courses per semester for a total of four courses per academic year. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to effectively teach a variety of relevant courses (e.g., entrepreneurship, innovation, new venture creation, entrepreneurial finance, entrepreneurial marketing, social entrepreneurship).

Applicants must be either professionally or academically qualified as defined by AACSB criteria. Professional qualification requires a master's degree with a concentration in entrepreneurship or a closely related discipline and substantial work experience at the founder/co-founder level and/or senior managerial level. Academic qualification requires an earned doctorate in entrepreneurship (or a closely related field such as Organizational Behavior, Human Resources, Management, or Strategy) with an appropriate publication record.

The successful candidate will display the following characteristics:

1. Demonstrated teaching excellence. The Instructor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation will possess teaching capabilities that are commensurate with the Robins School's national reputation for exceptional learning. The candidate selected to fill the position will teach undergraduate and possibly MBA courses in Entrepreneurship & Innovation. Generally, undergraduate classes are scheduled during the day, and MBA classes meet once a week, typically in the evenings.

2. Strong record of service achievements evidenced by, for example, previous experience supporting an entrepreneurship center, advising and/or mentoring entrepreneurs, and building campus-community partnerships.

Preference will be given to candidates with work experience in business organizations. The Robins School has multiple areas of strategic interest complementary to entrepreneurship such as consulting, supply chain management, and international business. Applicants who may have experience in one or more of these areas are encouraged to note this in the cover letter.

The University of Richmond is a nationally-ranked liberal arts university offering a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in arts and sciences, business, leadership studies, law and continuing studies. The University's 350-acre campus is located in a residential neighborhood six miles from downtown Richmond and 90 miles from Washington, D.C. The University has approximately 3,000 students with a beautiful campus, excellent facilities, and a strong resource base, including an endowment exceeding $2 billion.

The University of Richmond is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition. It is the intent of the University's employment and personnel practices to conform to all
applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding non-discrimination.

To apply, please visit our Careers Site (http://jobs.richmond.edu) and complete the online application, please include the following materials with your application: (a) cover letter, (b) curriculum vitae or resume, (c) evidence of teaching excellence, and (d) the names and e-mail addresses of three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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