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Assistant Professor - Georgia Southern University - Entrepreneurship/Strategy

  • 1.  Assistant Professor - Georgia Southern University - Entrepreneurship/Strategy

    Posted 09-14-2023 12:28

    Assistant Professor-Search #67968

    Department of Management, Parker College of Business

    The Department of Management in the Parker College of Business invites applications and nominations for the position of assistant professor, specializing in entrepreneurship.

    Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern University is a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution with a focus on public-impact research, serving over 25,500 students on three beautiful campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, and Hinesville, and via a growing online program. Through our degree offerings at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels, Georgia Southern offers a distinctive combination of community collaboration, world-class scholarship, innovative teaching, and hands-on learning opportunities.

    Within this setting, the Parker College of Business seeks to produce career-ready professionals by offering a broad array of high quality undergraduate and select graduate programs within a learning environment characterized by inspired teaching, relevant research, and meaningful service. In turn, the Department of Management offers a BBA in Management with concentrations in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Hospitality Management, and Human Resource Management.

    Position Description. Reporting to the Chair of the Department of Management, the assistant professor position requires a combination of research, teaching, and service responsibilities. The primary area of emphasis for this position is entrepreneurship, with potential additional teaching responsibilities in strategic management or other macro-level management topics. This position will assume a key role in both the department and college undergraduate programs; opportunities to support multiple graduate programs may be available as well. The position is a 10-month, tenure-track appointment, beginning August 1, 2024, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

    Required Qualifications:

    • Earned Ph.D. in management, or a closely related field, from an AACSB- or EQUIS-accredited program by August 1, 2024
    • Initial (and continual) faculty qualification according to AACSB guidelines.
    • Willingness to engage with institutional student success initiatives.
    • Commitment to engaging with best practice initiatives in instruction and pedagogy, mentoring, and curriculum design and development.
    • Demonstrated commitment to advancing a strong and growing research and scholarship agenda and the production of research/creative activities as appropriate to the discipline. 

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • University-level teaching experience in entrepreneurship and/or strategy.
    • Experience and/or willingness to teach online.

    Conditions of Employment:

    • Must be authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the institution. 
    • All work (with limited exceptions such as research and study abroad and outside activities such as grading and email correspondence) for Georgia Southern University must be completed while the employee is physically present in the state of Georgia, unless specifically authorized by the university for a specific purpose and limited period of time within current policy. 
    • Faculty are expected to contribute to the vibrant university community by engaging students, participating in events, and performing other responsibilities on-campus.
    • Faculty may be required to teach, conduct research, or perform service duties on any of the three campuses.  Georgia Southern provides accessible transportation options between campuses.

    Screening of applications begins September 19, 2023 and continues until the position is filled. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2024. A complete application consists of a letter addressing the qualifications cited above; a curriculum vitae; and the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of at least 3 professional references. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete applications submitted electronically will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Applications and nominations should be sent to:

    Steve Charlier, Search Chair, Search #67968
    Parker College of Business
    Georgia Southern University
    Electronic mail: management@georgiasouthern.edu
    Telephone: 912-478-5985

    More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or https://parker.georgiasouthern.edu/mgnt/. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources at 912-478-6947.

    Steven D. Charlier
    Professor/Department Chair
    Department of Management
    Georgia Southern University
    Email: scharlier@georgiasouthern.edu
    Phone: (912) 478-5985