Open Rank - Professor of Commerce, General Faculty (Entrepreneurship Area)

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Working Title: Open Rank - Professor of Commerce, General Faculty (Entrepreneurship Area)

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: McIntire School of Commerce

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-08-2018

Posting Summary:
The McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia is seeking applicants for a full-time, general faculty (non-tenure) in our Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) group. The position will begin Fall 2019, and the faculty member is expected to teach courses in innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as engaging in relevant service activities. The incumbent reports to the Director of the Galant Center for I&E as a member of a team tasked with serving the exploding interest in I&E across Grounds. The faculty member is expected to undertake a full teaching schedule while participating in co-curricular activities including events, competitions, and team mentoring.

Applicants must possess an advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred, but Master's degree considered) combined with significant experience in starting, managing, and/or advising new and innovative businesses in a commercial or academic environment. Previous experience as a faculty member at an AACSB accredited institution, evidence of excellence in teaching entrepreneurship, innovation, and/or related courses, and demonstrated thought leadership in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation are required.

Founded in 2008 through initial funding from Mark E. Galant (McIntire '80), The Galant Center for I&E is dedicated to advancing the study and practice of I&E. Through the Center, McIntire develops innovative curricula, engages in significant research, and executes meaningful events that bring innovators, entrepreneurs, and students together. Experiential learning is an important element of the Center's approach. Through Center-sponsored activities, students are exposed to and work with business leaders to convey both the challenges and opportunities that confront new business ventures and corporate innovators. In sum, the Center seeks to develop and disseminate best practices and latest thinking in the area of I&E.

The McIntire School of Commerce is regarded as one of the nation's finest business schools, offering world-class programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and certificate levels. McIntire offers a Master of Science in Business Analytics. McIntire's undergraduate business program is consistently among the top ten programs in the nation as ranked by BloombergBusinessWeek and US News and World Report. Our 675 undergraduates and 250 graduate students are recruited by major professional services firms and many Fortune 500 corporations. Our academic complex is in the heart of UVA's historic Central Grounds. For more information about our school, please visit:

To apply, visit and search for posting 0624441. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least 3 references.

The University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the University's research and teaching mission.

For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit

For questions about the position, please contact: Heather Cullop at [email protected]
For additional information about the application process, please contact Rhiannon O'Coin at [email protected]

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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/4/2019
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