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Position Announcement: Miami University The Lance and Diane White Assistant Professorship in Entrepreneurship (Tenure Track) in the Department of Entrepreneurship in the Farmer School of Business

  • 1.  Position Announcement: Miami University The Lance and Diane White Assistant Professorship in Entrepreneurship (Tenure Track) in the Department of Entrepreneurship in the Farmer School of Business

    Posted 07-21-2021 11:42
    POSITION: The Department of Entrepreneurship in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University invite applications for the The Lance and Diane White Assistant Professorship in Entrepreneurship (tenure track) to teach entrepreneurship; maintain an active research program and publish in highly regarded management and entrepreneurship journals; advise students; and provide service to the institution. Appointment begins Fall 2022.

    BACKGROUND: Miami University, established in 1809, is ranked among the top 50 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report. As an original Public Ivy, Miami provides Ivy League-quality education at a public school price with an exceptional return on investment. Miami is a place where ambitious students find their purpose and prepare for a lifetime of success.

    Winner of the NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence Award given annually by NASDAQ and the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) to the top entrepreneurship program in the world and ranked among the "Top 10 Public Schools for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Studies" for thirteen consecutive years in The Princeton Review® and Entrepreneur Magazine annual survey of undergraduate entrepreneurship programs, the Department of Entrepreneurship combines strong academic scholarship and rigorous theoretical and empirical research with immersive, practice-based learning opportunities for students in startup and venture capital, social entrepreneurship and impact investing, corporate innovation and technology commercialization, and creativity and entrepreneurial thinking. Distinguishing features include small class sizes and teacher-scholars with founder experience that deliver personalized learning, an interdisciplinary focus that engages students from every undergraduate major across campus, immersive, practice-based experiential learning opportunities in every class and in every co-curricular program, and integration with entrepreneurial ecosystem builders across the U.S.

    Entrepreneurship faculty publish regularly in the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Business VenturingEntrepreneurship Theory & Practice, and Journal of Business Ethics, among other leading scholarly academic journals. Our faculty have earned a wide range of international scholarly research awards, including awards from the Academy of Management (AoM), Strategic Management Society (SMS), the Babson College Entrepreneurship Research Conference, the Annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference, and the Kauffman Foundation, among others. In addition, entrepreneurship faculty serve as editor and/or on the editorial review board for leading academic research journals in management and entrepreneurship-including Journal of Business Venturing, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Journal of Social Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Exchange, and Journal of Management, among others.

    For more information about the Department of Entrepreneurship, please visit: https://miamioh.edu/fsb/academics/entrepreneurship/.

    REQUIRED: Ph.D. in entrepreneurship or related field of study by date of appointment.

    DESIRED: Consideration may be given to candidates with a proficiency in empirical research in the field of entrepreneurship; a commitment to excellence in teaching high-quality undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship courses; or the ability and desire to conduct empirical entrepreneurship research for publication in highly-regarded refereed management and/or entrepreneurship journals; with interest and ability to teach courses in entrepreneurship and in their field of research at both the undergraduate and Master's level.

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Submit a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness/performance (if available), a research sample to https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/498938/lance-diane-white-assistant-professorship-in-entrepreneurship. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Brett R. Smith at smithbr2@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin August 3, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

    Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination, and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.

    As part of the University's commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free. 

    Tim R. Holcomb Ph.D.
    Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship
    Director, John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship
    Farmer School Endres Associate Professor Fellow and
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