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CUNY is looking to hire an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship

  • 1.  CUNY is looking to hire an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship

    Posted 15 days ago
    FACULTY VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    The Department of Economics and Business in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at the City College of New York seeks candidates for a tenure track faculty position in Management at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2022. While preference is given to candidates specializing in entrepreneurship, other fields will be considered. Applicants must be able to demonstrate their commitment to teaching as well as excellent scholarly work. The City College of New York has provided a world-class higher education to an increasingly diverse student body serving as one of the single most important avenues to upward mobility in the nation. Access to excellence and opportunity remains the vision of the College. The search committee is particularly interested in candidates who can continue those traditions in both their teaching and research. They ideal candidate will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.

    About the Colin Powell School

    Inaugurated in 2013, the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership (formerly the Division of Social Science) comprises the five departments of Anthropology, Economics and Business, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology, and dynamic interdisciplinary programs including International Relations, Mental Health Counseling, Public Service Management, Women's Studies, and the Skadden Arps Honors Program for Legal Studies. The School offers a wide variety of traditional and interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degrees. The internationally recognized scholarship of the Colin Powell School's diverse faculty addresses critical topics of societal concern from multiple intellectual perspectives. Our students constitute one of the most unique academic communities in the country. Intellectually curious and highly motivated, they come from broadly diverse national and ethnic backgrounds, united in the mission to improve the world they will inherit. Colin Powell School students serve in community clinics, international development projects, local advocacy organizations, and communities at home and abroad. They also matriculate at top law schools and pursue graduate degrees at highly ranked universities around the globe.

    About the City College of New York

    For 160 years, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. Over 13,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the School of Architecture, the School of Education, the Grove School of Engineering, the Center for Worker Education and the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. Notable graduates of The City College include: Gen. Colin L. Powell, USA (ret.), '58, former Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; Andrew S. Grove, '60, co-founder and former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intel Corp., and Dr. Jonas S. Salk, '34, who discovered the first polio vaccine. In addition, The City College of New York has produced nine Nobel laureates, the most of any public college or university in the United States.

    QUALIFICATIONS
    A Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management or a closely related field, and the demonstrated potential for publication in top journals required. The position also requires both the interest and skills for effective teaching and interaction with students of multi-ethnic backgrounds in an urban commuter setting. An ideal candidate would be interested in interdisciplinary entrepreneurship such as Fintech, biotech, renewable energy or technology entrepreneurship in general. Also required is the ability to teach successfully, demonstrated scholarship or achievement, and the ability to cooperate with others for the good of the institution.

    The City College of New York has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of individuals, including women and underrepresented groups. Upon request, reasonable accommodations will be provided for individuals with disabilities.


    COMPENSATION
    CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.

    HOW TO APPLY
    Only applications submitted through CUNYfirst will be considered for this position.

    If you are viewing this job posting in CUNYfirst, please click on "Apply Now" on the bottom of this page and follow the instructions.

    If you are viewing this job posting externally, please apply as follows:
    - Go to www.cuny.edu and click on "Employment"
    - Click "Search job listings"
    - Click on "More options to search for CUNY jobs"
    - Search for Job Opening ID number 22838
    - Click on the "Apply Now" button and follow the instructions.

    Applications, including the following must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website as a single PDF document:
    (1) Cover Letter
    (2) Curriculum Vitae

    CLOSING DATE

    Open until filled with review of applications to begin October 15, 2021.

    JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

    CUNY Job Posting: Faculty
    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

    For any inquiries related to this position, please email Prof Marta Bengoa, mbengoa@ccny.cuny.edu.

    We look forward to hearing from you!


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    Punit Arora
    City University of New York
    New York NY
    (212) 650-8502
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