Assistant/Advanced Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship

Normal, Illinois
Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Jun 08, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Normal, Illinois


The Department of Management and Quantitative Methods (MQM) is seeking applications for a nine- month tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship at the Assistant/Advanced Assistant Professor level to begin August 16, 2018. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, Management, or related field, from an AACSB accredited university. Senior ABDs may be considered if they are in the late stages of their program. (Note that candidates must have successfully defended their dissertation proposal prior to the campus visit.) Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.

The new hire's primary teaching responsibilities will be courses in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management at the undergraduate and graduate levels, along with other Management courses as needs dictate, typically on a 3-3 load.

The department also offers programs in HRM, Organizational Leadership, Business Administration, and International Business. We offer competitive compensation and a competitive benefits package.

Illinois State University is a doctoral-granting institution with approximately 18,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students. The Chronicle of Higher Education has named ISU to its "Great College To Work For" list. The College of Business is home to over 3,500 undergraduates and 200 graduate students, and offers 10 undergraduate and three MBA programs. The College is accredited by AACSB International, and its programs are consistently ranked among the best in Bloomberg Business Week, The Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, and Princeton Review.

The Department of Management and Quantitative Methods is home to the George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies ( Its mission is to provide business and non-business majors with learning experiences outside the classroom that foster their entrepreneurial spirit, encourage them to start new businesses, and support them through mentoring, networking, and funding. The Means Center hosts an accelerator program, a business startup competition, and various cross-campus initiatives that involve faculty from multiple disciplines in entrepreneurial pedagogy and student support.

To assure full consideration, please apply online to posting number 0709509 and attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement (one page max), a teaching statement (one page max), and three letters of reference; a writing sample is optional (e.g., dissertation chapter, job market paper, manuscript or publication) at Screening will begin August 25, 2017. Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please direct job related questions to Dr. Roberta Seelinger Trites, MQM Department Chair (

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