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Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship position at St. Cloud State University

  • 1.  Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship position at St. Cloud State University

    Posted 02-05-2020 20:13

    St. Cloud State University seeks applications for a probationary (tenure-track) Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Management and Entrepreneurship Department of the Herberger Business School beginning Fall Semester 2020. In addition to eight undergraduate majors, the School offers an MBA and a Master of Science in Information Assurance. The School has been continuously accredited for more than 40 years by AACSB International. More department information is available at http://www.stcloudstate.edu/management/.

    The incumbent of the position may be either academically qualified, or professionally qualified.

    In order to be considered for tenure, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to:  1) teach and/or perform assignment effectively; 2) conduct scholarly achievement or research; 3) continue preparation and study in discipline; 4) contribute to student growth and development; and 5) provide service to the university and community. (IFO Article 22, Section B)

    Job description:

    Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Entrepreneurship and Management, broadly defined. Potential to teach courses in the MBA program. May need to teach other courses in the Department including Introduction to Professional Management and Strategic Management. Willingness to teach face-to-face, hybrid, and on-line classes. Advise students and provide service to the department, school, and university through participation in standing and ad-hoc committees and workgroups. Contribute to the achievement of all departmental goals. For academically qualified faculty, conduct and publish research in Entrepreneurship, broadly defined, in peer-reviewed journals and present research at conferences. For professionally qualified faculty, serve as advisor to student organization(s), facilitate efforts at engaging the regional entrepreneurship eco-system on and off campus, and facilitate cross-campus initiatives at promoting entrepreneurship.

    Required qualifications:

    For academically qualified faculty:

    • Doctorate in Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Management or related field from an AACSB-accredited university. Advanced ABDs will be considered (must be able to show proof of doctoral degree by appointment date).
    • Evidence of recent publications in peer-reviewed journals. ABDs and new Ph.D. graduates may use conference presentations, current working papers as evidence of their ability to publish in peer-reviewed journals.
    • Evidence of demonstrated ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.

    For professionally qualified faculty:

    • MBA from an AACSB accredited business school
    • Minimum of 10 years' entrepreneurial and business management experience with progressively wider supervisory responsibilities
    • Managerial experience in two or more of the following areas: entrepreneurship, small business management, franchising, strategy
    • Evidence of capability at teaching/training and working with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

    Preferred qualifications:

    For academically qualified faculty:

    • Recent teaching experience (with student evaluations) in entrepreneurship or related fields of management at a four-year university including face-to-face, hybrid and on-line.
    • Evidence of active research stream. 
    • Evidence of applying for and obtaining external research funding.

     For professionally qualified faculty:

    • Evidence of capability at teaching/training and working effectively with students, departmental colleagues and others in the university as demonstrated by past collaborative projects.
    • Evidence of successful mentoring to starting entrepreneurs. 
    • Willingness to contribute to student growth and development.
    About St. Cloud State University:

    Founded in 1869, St. Cloud State is an award-winning regional public university and proud member of the Minnesota State Universities & Colleges system. The 100-acre campus is about an hour northwest of Minneapolis and St. Paul, along the oak-crowned west bank of the Mississippi River. St. Cloud State students prepare for life, work and citizenship by exploring the world around them and making it better. St. Cloud State employees value active and applied learning, community engagement, sustainability, and global and cultural understanding. These commitments complement more than 200 majors, minors and pre-professional programs, 60 graduate programs and 250 student clubs and organizations. St. Cloud State began as a normal school in 1869 and became St. Cloud State Teachers College in 1921. Bachelor's degrees were first offered in 1925. Master's degrees debuted in 1957. In 1975, the institution became St. Cloud State University. In recent years, the University added applied doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration and Educational Administration and Leadership. A diverse mix of students from Midwestern towns and U.S. metropolitan areas are learning alongside more than 1,000 international students from about 80 nations.

    Additional information on St. Cloud State University can be found at: http://www.stcloudstate.edu

    Application and interview:

    As part of the interviewing process, candidates invited to an on-campus interview will be required to demonstrate teaching effectiveness and to present a current research project.  The interview, teaching, and research presentations will be evaluated by the Search Committee and other interested Management and Entrepreneurship faculty.

    To apply for this position, please use the following link:


    Applications must be submitted through the website above. We regret we cannot consider nor accept applications that are mailed or emailed to the Search Committee.

    If you have questions about the position, you may address them to: 

    Dr. Sergey Anokhin,
    Search Committee Chair
    Phone: 320-308-6646
    E-mail: sanokhin@stcloudstate.edu

    Sergey Anokhin
    St. Cloud State University
    St. Cloud MN