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Open Rank position at University of Louisville

  • 1.  Open Rank position at University of Louisville

    Posted 12-18-2020 10:07

    Position Description

    The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville anticipates a tenure-track faculty position in Entrepreneurship/Management beginning August, 2021, subject to final budget approval. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. The applicant must possess a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship, Management, or a closely-related field. Candidates must demonstrate a strong research potential and a clear commitment to excellence in teaching.

    A desired responsibility of this position will be to direct the College's graduate programs in Entrepreneurship.  These include a Ph.D. program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the IMBA (Innovation MBA; an independently-directed MBA curriculum focused on Entrepreneurship and Innovation), and potentially yet-to-be-developed graduate certificates.  Due to this strategic need associated with the position, preferred candidates will possess a record of research, teaching, and service sufficient to warrant appointment as Associate or Full Professor with tenure.

    Teaching responsibilities may include online courses, undergraduate entrepreneurship courses, MBA courses, and Ph.D. seminars.  Summer research support may be negotiated.

    About the College and City

    The University of Louisville is a metropolitan research university with 22,000 students. The College of Business serves 2,000 students with BSBA, MBA, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Business Analytics, and a PhD in Entrepreneurship degrees. It also is home to the Center for Free Enterprise, the Equine Industry Program, the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Family Business Center.

    Additional information about the Department of Entrepreneurship and the College of Business can be found at http://business.louisville.edu

    Louisville is a vibrant city with a population of over one million and that offers a relatively low cost of living. Major companies in the city include Humana, YUM! Brands, UPS, Ford Motor Company, GE Appliance, and more. The city also boasts a thriving cultural and arts scene, one of the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., and a world-class public park system.

    Review of applications will begin January 20, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants must apply online at http://www.louisville.edu/jobs [to Job ID# 40308].  Please attach (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current CV, and (3) three letters of reference [or list of three professional references], (4) sample research publications, and (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness. All documents must be combined into a single Word or PDF document.

    For additional information contact Robert Garrett, Chair, Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, College of Business (phone: 502-852-4790, email: robert.garrett@louisville.edu).

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employment@louisville.edu or 502.852.6258.

    R. P. Garrett, Ph.D.
    Brown and Williamson Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
    Director, Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship
    Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship
    College of Business, University of Louisville
    (502) 852-4790