The Management Department at the Kogod School of Business of American University invites applications for a full-time term faculty appointment in Entrepreneurship to begin Fall 2022. Please see below for details!
Mark A. Clark, Ph.D.
Chair & Assoc Prof, Management (OBHR)
Kogod School of Business, American University
Washington, DC USA 20016; (202) 885-1873
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Term Faculty Position In Entrepreneurship
Department of Management, Kogod School of Business
American University, Washington DC
The term faculty appointment in entrepreneurship will be expected to teach a range of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels that can include topics such as design thinking, introduction to entrepreneurship, innovation & entrepreneurial mindset, customer discovery & validation, business planning, entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, social impact and global entrepreneurship They may also be called on to teach other courses in general management as directed. This position carries a service component, titled as Assistant Director, AU Center for Innovation (AUCI), through which it provides direct support and leadership for various programming events and coaching/mentoring activities to 20 – 25 student startup ventures in the AUCI Incubator Program. AUCI brings together prospective student entrepreneurs, educators, and experienced entrepreneurs to develop entrepreneurial mindsets, identify opportunities, refine business models, and launch new ventures. Over 120 student ventures have been launched since AUCIs founding impacting over 500 students, and generating over $9.0 million in venture revenue and $3.6 million in investments.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An application must include a cover letter, a current and complete curriculum vitae, copies of teaching evaluations, and contact information for three references (note: references may be contacted if candidates move past the review stage). Candidates shall submit all application materials electronically via interfolio, http://apply.interfolio.com/105656.
Salary and benefits are competitive.
- MBA or MA in relevant business disciplines or other relevant terminal degrees
- Founder or co-founder startup experience, including launching and growing a business to sustainable revenues and profitability. Successful exit of a business a plus.
- Multi-disciplinary business experience through leadership roles
- Active leadership and participation in the applicant's local startup ecosystem.
- Presentations and/or teaching at the higher education or corporate training (workshop) level in general business and/or entrepreneurship related topics.
- Demonstrated collegiality, good citizenship, and professional background
- Providing high quality undergraduate and graduate teaching in the identified topics
- Serving as the Assistant Director in the AU Center for Innovation with requisite programming activities & coaching
- Participation in department, school, university, and professional activities
Requests for information should be directed to:
MGMT Term Faculty Search Committee
c/o Ms. Mia Pearlstein, Kogod Academic Affairs Coordinator
Kogod School of Business, American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20016-8044
(202) 885-1963, firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Kogod School of Business is a leading accredited business school with a global focus, established in 1955, that offers a top-ranked undergraduate degree, a full-time residential MBA, online MBA, and seven specialized MS degrees. The Management Department's tenure line and term faculty include professors David Bartlett, Bill Bellows, Meredith Burnett, Emma Chen, Mark Clark, Parthiban David, John Delaney, Heather Elms, Anna Fung, Brett Gilbert, Yujin Jeong, Tom Kohn, Nandini Lahiri, Stacy Merida, Alexandra Mislin, Tomasz Mroczkowski, Jennifer Oetzel, Jay Pope, Robert Sicina, John Simson, and Tommy White, as well as incoming faculty Hayley Blunden and Garima Sharma.
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