Bill and Sharon Sheriff Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship

Las Cruces, Dona Ana County
Aug 04, 2014
New Mexico State University College of Business Department of Management Bill and Sharon Sheriff Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship Made possible through a generous gift provided by Bill and Sharon Sheriff, applications are being sought for the inaugural holder of the Bill and Sharon Sheriff Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship. This Endowed Chair is for a non-tenure track, College Full Professor, whose responsibilities will span the academic year and begin January 2015. The term of the Endowed Chair will be three years with eligibility for renewal. The primary responsibility of the Chair holder will be service and outreach in order to develop entrepreneurial resources for the advancement of New Mexico and the region, as well as working closely with New Mexico State University’s Arrowhead Center ( Arrowhead Center was created by NMSU to be an engine for sustainable economic development, ultimately improving the quality of life for all New Mexicans. In addition, the Chair holder will teach two courses related to entrepreneurship per semester. The Endowed Chair must possess a graduate degree (Masters or Doctorate) in business, or a related field, from a regionally accredited school, with a preference for AACSB accreditation. In addition, the Chair holder will be responsible for maintaining his or her AACSB qualifications (i.e., Scholarly Practitioner, Instructional Practitioner, Scholarly Academic, or Practitioner Academic). Of great importance is that the Chair holder will have a demonstrated track record of expertise in any area of entrepreneurship that will allow for him or her to provide strong leadership and expertise toward the goal of cultivating a spirit of entrepreneurship among New Mexicans. Application Procedure: Online application must be submitted by September 7, 2014. For complete job description, qualifications and application process visit: Offer contingent upon verification of eligibility for employment in the United States. New Mexico State University is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.