TTT Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Entrepreneurship
WORCESTER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
Worcester, MA, US
3d ago

Posting Information Position Title Department SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Position Status Basic Function

The successful candidate will teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and advise undergraduate projects. PhD advising experience preferred.

Research, especially leading to publication in high quality refereed journals, is expected and supported, and grant applications are encouraged.

Good communication and interpersonal skills are expected as is a demonstrated ability to collaborate across organizational and disciplinary lines

Posting Date 07 / 13 / 2018 Closing Date Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications are especially welcome from entrepreneurship scholars with research interests in strategy and / or entrepreneurship and related teaching experience.

About the school : As the business school of a premier technological university, Foisie Business School integrates science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) into the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Consistent with WPI’s motto of theory and practice, a project-based approach to learning and doing pervades the WPI Foisie Business School’s curriculum.

Our students take advantage of the university’s strong relationships with technology-intensive organizations around the world and a network of more than 40 global project centers.

Graduates of the WPI Foisie Business School are prepared to lead at the intersection of technology and business, applying entrepreneurial thinking and harnessing the power of technology and teamwork to solve complex human problems.

About the University : WPI is a selective private university with an innovative curriculum centered on business, engineering, science, technology.

Ranked highly by US News & World Report among national comprehensive universities, WPI enrolls over 4,000 undergraduates and over 2,000 graduate students and enjoys close working relationships with many corporations, due in part to its project-

enriched curriculum that engages students and faculty in real-world problem solving, often at corporate or international sites.

Business Week ranked our part-time MBA program #1 in the nation in 2010.

WPI is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff, and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply.

Applications including cover letter, vita, teaching evaluations, and names of three references must be submitted electronically.

For questions or clarifications, please contact Dr. Frank Hoy, Recruiting Committee Chair, fhoy wpi.edu.

EEO Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability.

We are looking for individuals who value creativity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Criminal Background check statement

A pre-employment criminal records check is required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities Principal Duty and Responsibility

Teaching, research, and service.

Position Requirements Requirement

Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in entrepreneurship or related field or anticipate completion of a doctorate before the Fall 2019 start date.

All ranks (new PhDs through full professors) of entrepreneurship are invited to apply. Candidates must demonstrate the ability and motivation to publish in high-

quality refereed journals and to teach effectively. Ability and willingness to teach at the undergraduate and MBA levels and supervise student projects and graduate independent studies are required.

PhD advising experience preferred. We seek candidates who will be fully committed to our project-based learning curriculum and have a demonstrated ability to collaborate across organizational and disciplinary lines.

Applications are especially welcome from entrepreneurship scholars with research interests in technology and commercialization and related teaching experience.

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