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Entrepreneurship Faculty Position at St. Edward's University (Austin)

  • 1.  Entrepreneurship Faculty Position at St. Edward's University (Austin)

    Posted 11-15-2018 17:11

    Assistant/Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship 
    St. Edward's University

    The Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward's University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship to begin in Fall 2019. The position on the faculty of The Bill Munday School of Business will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with salary depending on qualifications and experience. The individual selected will take a lead role in developing and teaching courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Teaching emphasis will be on contemporary entrepreneurship practices, including design thinking, new venture creation and entrepreneurial finance. Specific classroom competencies sought include SME and Family Business experience as well as familiarity with Social Entrepreneurship. Successful candidates will have the technical skills commensurate with teaching these subjects.

    Qualifications Required

    • Earned Doctorate in Entrepreneurship from an AACSB accredited school.
    • 3 years in entrepreneurial enterprises, either as business owner or part of a startup team preferred.
    • Prior teaching experience in teaching entrepreneurship subjects is also preferred.
    • Strong evidence of ability to develop programs and courses and innovate across many curricula.
    • Demonstrated evidence of research and scholarship potential and familiarity with the AACSB faculty qualification standards.
    • Demonstrated research efforts in entrepreneurship and/or innovation, excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Experience with and commitment to working with a diverse population.
    • Successful candidate must complete an employment and/or criminal background check.


    • Fulfill teaching requirements: 4/3 teaching load'total of 7 classes per academic year.
    • Interact with local, regional, national, and international business, nonprofit, government, and community representatives to develop applied service learning projects and study opportunities for students.
    • Develop new courses and curriculum as needed.
    • Participate in assessment of student performance in the discipline.
    • Maintain commitment to social responsibility in the classroom setting in line with the University's mission.
    • Maintain/enhance competency in entrepreneurship through research, writing, teaching and/or industry experience.
    • Maintain an active program of quality research and qualification as a Scholarly Academic (AACSB)
    • Meet School and University service requirements through participation on committees.
    • Fulfill other required faculty responsibilities as outlined in the St. Edward's University Faculty Manual.

    About The Bill Munday School of Business
    The Bill Munday School of Business delivers an experiential, values-based education anchored in the liberal arts and the Holy Cross traditions of learning and service. The Bill Munday School of Business offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, and Master of Science in Leadership and Change. Over 1,200 students are enrolled in the undergraduate and graduate business programs offered by The Bill Munday School of Business. The school educates students to excel professionally in the dynamic 21st century business environment by emphasizing creative thinking, critical analysis, global collaboration, lifelong learning, adaptation to change, and ethical behavior. The school promotes relationships on our campus with our global partners and across the rich business ecosystem of Austin, focusing on technology, creativity, social enterprise and emerging trends.

    About St. Edward's University
    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

    About Austin, Texas 
    St. Edward's is in the heart of the thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city of Austin, Texas. St. Edward's students live, learn and grow in a city that provides a wealth of resources and opportunities. One of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs. Google, Apple, Facebook, Samsung, IBM, Oracle, NXP, Advanced Micro Devices, Cisco, Cirrus Logic, and 3M are among the many other technology companies with significant operations in Austin. Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. In addition, the Austin Technology Council predicts that 9,000 new tech jobs will be created by 2017, which led to the city ranking second on the Forbes list of Best U.S. Cities for Future Job Growth. 
    The city also hosts the annual SXSW Interactive festival and is an entertainment mecca. With more than 200 live music venues the city is "the live music capital of the world" and hosts the popular Austin City Limits live music program and the SXSW Music and Film festivals. The city regularly appears in lists of America's smartest, coolest, greenest and most livable cities. Forbes recently identified Austin as the U.S. city most likely to grow and prosper during the next decade. Known for its welcoming, tolerant and casual atmosphere, Austin has been recognized by Parents & Colleges as the country's top college town.

    How to Apply
    Interested applicants should submit an online application at www.stedwards.applicantpro.com Please attach a resume and cover letter to the application. In your cover letter, please discuss how your record of teaching, service and research demonstrates your commitment to diversity and inclusion as emphasized in the mission of St. Edward's University. The cover letter should also address your experiences or interest in global initiatives. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the mission of St. Edward's University and our commitment to diversity and global initiatives
    The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
    St. Edward's University is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply to our vacancies and hire only U.S. Citizens and documented workers. We do not offer sponsorship at this time.

    Keith Ward
    St. Edward's University
    Austin TX
    (512) 448-8636