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Faculty position at Louisville

  • 1.  Faculty position at Louisville

    Posted 07-21-2020 12:46
    Edited by Robert Garrett 07-24-2020 12:33


    The Department of Entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville anticipates a tenure-track faculty position in entrepreneurship at the rank of Full, Associate, or Assistant Professor beginning August, 2021, subject to final budget approval. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. The applicant must have a Ph.D. by August 1, 2021. Candidates must demonstrate a strong research potential and a clear commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates must possess a record of research, teaching, and service sufficient to warrant appointment as Associate or Full Professor with tenure. The hire will be affiliated with the Center for Free Enterprise whose mission is to engage in research and teaching that explores the role of enterprise and entrepreneurship in advancing the well-being of society (see http://business.louisville.edu/freeenterprise/). The applicant's ability to communicate ideas relating to the mission of the Center will be an important consideration. Applicants should indicate in their letter of application how their background and research fits the Center. One of the responsibilities of the new candidates will be to help create online classes for either a certificate in entrepreneurship or a high school/undergraduate dual credit course on basic entrepreneurship, the benefits of free enterprise, and the importance of long term thinking and valued added.

    Teaching responsibilities may include online courses, undergraduate entrepreneurship courses, MBA courses, and PhD seminars. The teaching load is initially 3 courses per year. Summer research support may be negotiated. Members of the Search Committee will be involved with the Academy of Management placement services associated with the virtual conference of AOM in August 2020.

    About the College and City

    The University of Louisville is a metropolitan research university with 22,000 students. The College of Business serves 2,000 students with BSBA, MBA, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Business Analytics, and a PhD in Entrepreneurship degrees. It also is home to the Center for Free Enterprise, the Equine Industry Program, the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Family Business Center.

    Additional information about the Department of Entrepreneurship and the College of Business can be found at http://business.louisville.edu

    Louisville is a vibrant city with a population of over one million and that offers a relatively low cost of living. Major companies in the city include Humana, YUM! Brands, UPS, Ford Motor Company, GE Appliance, and more. The city also boasts a thriving cultural and arts scene, one of the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., and a world-class public park system.

    To Apply

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants must apply online at http://www.louisville.edu/jobs [Job ID# 39485].  Please attach (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current CV, and (3) three letters of reference [or list of three professional references], (4) sample research publications, and (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness. All documents must be combined into a single Word or PDF document.

    For additional information and to schedule a virtual interview in association with AOM's placement services, contact Robert Garrett, Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship, College of Business (phone: 502-852-4790, email: robert.garrett@louisville.edu).

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at employment@louisville.edu or 502-852-6258.

    R. P. Garrett, Ph.D.
    Brown and Williamson Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
    Director, Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship
    Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship
    College of Business, University of Louisville
    (502) 852-4790