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Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship, University of North Texas

  • 1.  Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship, University of North Texas

    Posted 07-02-2019 17:48
    Edited by Anat BarNir 07-03-2019 09:34

    Department of Management
    G. Brint Ryan College of Business


    The G. Brint Ryan College of Business at the University of North Texas invites innovative leaders with a notable record of research, teaching, and service to serve as its Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship.

    About the position

    The appointee is expected to have an internationally recognized research record, pursue continuing research and scholarship, and provide expertise, innovation, and leadership to our entrepreneurship and strategy group.

    The primary focus of the selected individual's research interest would fall within entrepreneurship as broadly defined, with possible secondary focus in related fields. The Chair will be an enthusiastic and motivational scholar who will work closely with our constituencies and will marshal resources to help develop a successful and recognized entrepreneurship program and exercise leadership in the development of graduate and undergraduate programs of study and research. Responsibilities include helping to establish an internationally recognized entrepreneurship-focused research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in entrepreneurship and related areas, and providing service to the university and the profession. Salary, benefits, and teaching load are typical for a major research university.


    Minimum qualifications require an earned doctorate in Business or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution and a distinguished record of excellence in research, teaching, and service. A nationally recognized research record in entrepreneurship is required, as are a record of developing and teaching a variety of courses in entrepreneurship and closely related areas, mentoring graduate students, and teaching excellence. Preferred qualifications include (but are not limited to) a history of leadership in entrepreneurship on research projects, international reputation, editorial positions in leading journals, involvement with major professional organizations, successful collaboration with faculty, and evidence of external grants or funded research are preferred.

     UNT and The Ryan College of Business

    The University of North Texas is a Carnegie R1 national research institution located in the vibrant and rapidly expanding Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is situated in close proximity to DFW International Airport. University enrollment is over 38,000 students with more than 6,500 graduate students. The G. Brint Ryan College of Business is accredited by AACSB International. Please visit our website (https://cob.unt.edu) to learn more about the Ryan College of Business and the University.

    Inquiries and Application

    Qualified applicants are encouraged to visit https://facultyjobs.unt.edu to get more information and/or submit an application for the position (System ID 6002257). All applications must be submitted electronically, through the UNT online system.

    College & Department representatives will be available at the AOM conference to meet with interested parties for informational discussions. To arrange a time to meet, please email Dr. Anat BarNir (anat.barnir@unt.edu) or Dr. Manjula Salimath (Manjula.salimath@unt.edu), along with a recent CV.  The college will also host a small reception on Sunday, 8/11, 4:30 – 6:30, to provide interested individuals an opportunity to mix & mingle with college and departmental representatives. For details, contact Dr. BarNir at the email above. 

    Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Anat BarNir (anat.barnir@unt.edu).


    The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action.  The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

    Anat BarNir, PhD
    Entrepreneurship & Strategy Program Director
    Department of Management, Ryan College of Business
    University of North Texas