Hankamer School of Business
FACULTY POSITIONS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation at Baylor University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. One position will be at the Assistant Professor level and one position will be at the (tenured) Associate or Full Professor level. Successful candidates will begin employment in August 2023.
Candidates for the Assistant Professor position should possess an earned doctorate in the appropriate field of study (or expect completion by August 2023). Candidates must have significant research and teaching accomplishments in entrepreneurship, innovation, or a closely related field or demonstrated potential to perform at the highest level. Publications in top entrepreneurship and management journals are highly desirable and a desire to work closely with Ph.D. students and teach at the doctoral level is a plus. Practical experience as an entrepreneur is also helpful. Depending on research interest, successful candidates can be affiliated with Baylor's Technology Entrepreneurship Initiative, which focuses on technology commercialization, or the Baugh Center's Free Enterprise program, which hosts research, teaching, and outreach activities on the free enterprise system.
Candidates for the Associate or Full Professor position should possess an earned doctorate and significant research and teaching accomplishments in entrepreneurship, innovation, or a closely related field. Publications in top entrepreneurship and management journals are essential. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with research interests in innovation, technology strategy, the commercialization of university technologies, and corporate entrepreneurship who can play a leadership role in Baylor's Lab2Market Collaborative. A desire to work with Ph.D. students and teach at the doctoral level is a high priority. Candidates with exceptional records may be considered for an Endowed Chair or Endowed Professorship.
Salary for each position is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
About the Department: Entrepreneurship has been a part of the Baylor undergraduate curriculum since 1977. Publications such as U.S. News and World Report and Princeton Review consistently recognize Baylor Entrepreneurship in their rankings of top programs. The Department of Entrepreneurship is in the new state-of-the-art Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. The department provides a collegial work environment with supportive colleagues who are leaders in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation. The department features a vibrant Ph.D. program and department faculty pursue groundbreaking research and regularly publish in top journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Faculty are editors and editorial board members of top journals in entrepreneurship and management and strive to cultivate a strong research environment. Members of the current faculty include Kendall Artz, Ray Bagby (Emeritus), Steve Bradley, Gabriella Cacciotti, Peter Klein, Patsy Norman, Les Palich, David Scheaf, and Justin Yan. Faculty profiles are available at https://baylor.edu/business/entrepreneurship/index.php?id=84579.
The Department of Entrepreneurship also features one of the first entrepreneurship centers in the United States. The Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise is a national and international leader in the preservation of the competitive free enterprise system and the vital entrepreneurship sector of the economy. In support of these efforts, department faculty contribute to this area through research, teaching, and informing public policy in ways that align with faculty research interest and expertise.
About Baylor: Baylor University is a private Christian university that recently achieved Carnegie R1 status. Baylor is consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Great Colleges to Work For." The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in research, teaching, and service. Baylor seeks faculty who share in its aspiration to become an elite research institution while strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in the strategic vision, Pro Futuris, (baylor.edu/profuturis/) and academic strategic plan, Illuminate (baylor.edu/illuminate). As the world's largest Baptist university, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 20,000 students from all 50 U.S. states and more than 85 countries.
Applications: Interested parties for the Assistant Professor position should apply by submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, writing sample, and the names of three references. Letters of reference will be requested as needed. These materials must be submitted electronically at the following link:
Interested parties for the Associate or Full Professor position should apply by submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Letters of reference will be requested as needed. These materials must be submitted electronically at the following link:
Applications for both positions will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. Select candidates will be interviewed at the Academy of Management meeting in Seattle or via Zoom. To be considered for an AOM interview, please submit all materials by July 24, 2022.
Questions about the application process or electronic material submissions should be emailed to Deana Steele (Deana_Steele@baylor.edu).
Questions about the position should be emailed to:
Peter G. Klein
W. W. Caruth Endowed Chair and Professor of Entrepreneurship
Chair | Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation
Academic Director | Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise
One Bear Place #98011 | Waco, TX 76798-8011
(254) 710-4903 | baylor.edu/peter_klein
Co-Editor | Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal
Past Chair | Entrepreneurship Division | Academy of Management
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