Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Marian University of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN

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Professional Fields, Business & Management
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Title:

Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

Job Description:

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews, Marian University seeks an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship to promote our Catholic Franciscan mission and identity. The Byrum School of Business at Marian University in Indianapolis invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship position, to start in the Fall 2022. This is a 10-month position with annual renewal. Exceptional candidates are sought in all areas of Entrepreneurship, with a preference for those that complement existing departmental strengths. Preference will be given to experiences entrepreneurs with the ability to oversee Byrum’s Freshman Business Plan Competition, a distinguished element of the Byrum School’s Experiential Business Core. Experience teaching at the university level is desired. Marian University is a Catholic, comprehensive, regional institution of higher education dedicated to excellent teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts traditions and offers a multitude of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Marian University has been experiencing significant growth over the last decade and is expanding its expanding its academic offerings in many areas. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services.
  • Teach a variety of courses within the Byrum School with an emphasis on the Freshman Business Plan Competition.
  • Engage undergraduate students with industry professionals.
  • Actively participate in curriculum development and assessment within the department.
  • Actively participate in faculty meetings and university service.
  • Mentor and advice students.
  • Share in the ongoing development and implementation of department and college activities and projects.
  • Exhibit leadership potential, promote academic excellence, and actively participate in the life of the campus.
  • Teach 24 credits per academic year.
Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic University in Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Midwestern rankings to be names #6 Most Innovative Regional University, #15 Best Value University, and #30 Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national championship varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, and the more than 40 USA Cycling national championships. Review of applications will begin January 1, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a letter of application, a current CV, three letters of recommendation, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of work that demonstrates expertise in Entrepreneurship. Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:


  • An MBA or other graduate degree with an entrepreneurial focus is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have college-level teaching experience and significant experience in business or industry.
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence and innovation in student-centered instruction and a commitment to project-based learning.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with colleagues and students of diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience with or potential for ongoing activity with professional entrepreneurship associations and with industry professionals in the local business community.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University.

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