Assistant/Associate Professor of Management in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon University
Responsibilities: The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business (LSB) invites applications for a tenure-track position (Assistant/Associate Professor) to teach Entrepreneurship/Strategy starting fall 2020. We seek candidates who are effective teachers, scholars, and mentors to teach a mix of entrepreneurship (2/3) and strategic management (1/3) courses in the LSB's undergraduate and master's programs. Successful applicants will also possess the ability and desire to teach in Elon's core curriculum. Our preference is for candidates with an earned doctorate in business administration (entrepreneurship and/or strategic management) from an AACSB-accredited university by the time of employment. We value individuals who have previous experience either in an organization or as an entrepreneur. We also value prior experience as a faculty member teaching Entrepreneurship/Strategy courses.
About the School: The AACSB-accredited Martha and Spencer Love School of Business has emerged from a time of dramatic growth to become a leader in business education. Our faculty are both dynamic teachers who promote engaged learning and leading scholars who publish their work in top journals. To support our teacher/scholar mission, we provide extensive teaching and research development programs, including a pre-tenure sabbatical, summer and academic year research grants, course releases, and teaching workshops. The LSB is housed in the Koury Business Center and Sankey Hall, which feature state-of-the-art classrooms, multiple student engagement areas, the LaRose Digital Theatre, the Chandler Family Professional Sales Center, the Reed Finance Center, the Doherty Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, the Center for Organizational Analytics, and the Porter Family Professional Development Center. We offer graduate classes on the Elon campus and in the fast-growing Research Triangle Park (RTP) area. In 2018, Poets and Quants ranked the school's undergraduate program #50 in the nation and, in 2016, Bloomberg Businessweek ranked the part-time MBA program #1 in the state and #17 in the nation.
About the University: Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered environment for experiential learning, with an emphasis on strong personal relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon students are ambitious, curious and compassionate, inspired to be big thinkers and creative problem-solvers.
Elon's rigorous curriculum is grounded in the arts and sciences and complemented by nationally accredited professional programs. The 446 full-time faculty members teach in more than 60 undergraduate majors and nine graduate programs. Elon's four-year graduation rate of 79 percent ranks in the top six percent in the nation.
Elon's 6,277 undergraduate and 811 graduate students come from 48 states and 47 other countries. About 24 percent are from North Carolina, with strong enrollment numbers from the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and other states across the country.
Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a #2 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and #11 for innovation. Elon is the only university in the nation recognized by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs "Focused on Student Success." Included are #1 rankings for study abroad and learning communities and #2 rankings for first-year experiences and service learning.
Global engagement is central to Elon's experience and 78 percent of students have at least one international study experience, often combined with internships, research or service. Elon is among the nation's top universities for producing Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. In addition, Elon's Study USA program includes opportunities to study in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C., Hawaii, Alaska and other locations.
The university includes Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences; the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business; the School of Communications; the School of Education; the School of Health Sciences; and the School of Law, which is located on a campus in downtown Greensboro, N.C.
To Apply: Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, information on teaching evaluations, and a list of three references to: firstname.lastname@example.org (subject line: Entrepreneurship Opening), or to Entrepreneurship Faculty Search Committee, Department of Management, Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, Elon University, 2075 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244. All other inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Matt Valle at email@example.com. Review of candidates will begin immediately, and candidates of interest will be notified to schedule a telephone interview.
Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
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