The University of Oklahoma, Michael F. Price College of Business, Tom Love Division of Entrepreneurship & Economic Development, is pleased to announce that applications and nominations are being accepted for a Professor of Entrepreneurship position beginning fall of 2024. Applicants will be considered for appointment at the Assistant or Associate rank based on achievements and experience. Endowed professorships may be available for highly qualified candidates at the Associate rank. The intent is to identify high-caliber scholars in entrepreneurship who wish to build and grow entrepreneurship in a collegial and supportive environment.
Entrepreneurship is a top priority of the University of Oklahoma and the Price College of Business. In the strategic plans for both the University and Price College, entrepreneurship is specifically highlighted and will continue to play a pivotal role. This commitment is demonstrated by an academic department - the Tom Love Division of Entrepreneurship & Economic Development - that offers undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level degree programs in entrepreneurship. Both our undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs have consistently ranked among the leading programs in the United States. Our faculty are highly research active and publish regularly in leading entrepreneurship and management journals. Faculty members are dedicated to a culture of excellence in pursuit of a vision to be a leading voice in the field of entrepreneurship.
Candidates must have a PhD in entrepreneurship, management, or a closely related field, or be a PhD student nearing degree completion in one of those areas. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate significant accomplishments in both teaching and research in entrepreneurship. Evidence of the scholarly contributions or the potential to produce contributions to advance understanding of entrepreneurship phenomena is required. Applicants must also be committed to excellence in teaching, to collegiality, and to fulfilling the mission of the Price College (https://www.ou.edu/price). Candidates for Associate Professor should have a broadly recognized research record and related qualifications for tenure at the Associate Professor level at the University of Oklahoma.
This position offers a highly competitive salary along with research and travel support. Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate and graduate courses in entrepreneurship, with various formats, including online and/or in person. While undergraduate courses are offered on the main campus in Norman, graduate courses are typically delivered at the Gene Rainbolt Graduate School of Business in the heart of Oklahoma City at OU's University Research Park on the Health Sciences Center campus (https://www.ou.edu/price/mba).
The University of Oklahoma is a comprehensive research university offering a wide range of undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. programs plus an extensive continuing education and public service program. The Michael F. Price College of Business is AACSB accredited at all levels with approximately 5,000 students in bachelors, masters, and Ph.D. programs.
The city of Norman, Oklahoma is a vibrant community of approximately 120,000 residents and is often ranked among the best in the nation in terms of cost of living. In addition to numerous boutiques, shopping, and restaurants located directly north of campus, Norman is nicknamed the "City of Festivals" due to its numerous art, music, medieval, and other festivals held annually. The OU Campus is home to the Fred Jones Museum of Art and houses the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, which won the National Medal for Museum and Library Science in 2014. In 2015, CBS Sports named the University of Oklahoma as having the best collegiate athletics program in the country.
Located less than twenty miles from Norman, Oklahoma City is home to an international airport, numerous restaurants, retailers, NBA Basketball (Oklahoma City Thunder), AAA Baseball, USL Soccer, a world-class symphony, ballet, a travelling Broadway Series, and the Oklahoma City Museum of Art. Oklahoma City's Boathouse district is a training site for Olympians plus offers numerous recreational boating and cycling opportunities along the Oklahoma River.
To apply, please upload a cover letter, current vita, a writing sample, the names and contact information for three references, plus a summary of up to five years (or as many as are available) of teaching evaluations at (https://apply.interfolio.com/125075).
Search committee members will conduct a limited number of informational interviews during the 2023 Academy of Management (AOM) meetings in Boston, MA. To be considered for an AOM interview, please submit application materials before July 21st, 2023.
For additional information, please contact the search committee chair:
Matthew S. Wood, Ph.D.
Professor | Michael F. Price Chair in Entrepreneurship
Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Michael F. Price College of Business | University of Oklahoma
307 W. Brooks | Norman, OK 73019
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