POSITION: The Department of Entrepreneurship in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University invites applications for the Richard A. Forsythe Chair in Entrepreneurship (Assistant/Associate/Full Clinical Professor or Assistant/Associate/Senior Lecturer). The Richard A. Forsythe Chair in Entrepreneurship will have a range of teaching, service, and advising responsibilities in the Department of Entrepreneurship. Successful candidates will possess demonstrated skills in engaging with the business community to promote innovation and entrepreneurship practice, excellent leadership ability demonstrated through a distinguished career of progressively increasing responsibilities and experiences, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence.The Richard A. Forsythe Chair in Entrepreneurship will have primary teaching responsibilities in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation. The primary responsibility is to teach undergraduates in areas including corporate innovation and strategy, entrepreneurial leadership and developing high performing innovation teams, entrepreneurial finance, and enterprise consulting. Position is required to recruit and select clients for the Entrepreneurship program's Corporate Innovation (ESP 341) and Enterprise Consulting (ESP 461) courses and to oversee and support student teams on engagements with each company. Position is also expected to provide support for co-curricular events sponsored by the Department of Entrepreneurship, advise and mentor students and student teams, and assist with student recruiting/retention. Appointment begins Fall 2023.BACKGROUND: The Department of Entrepreneurship, which has been ranked among the Top 10 public schools for undergraduate entrepreneurship studies (#9 overall in the world, #5 overall among publics in 2023) for fifteen consecutive years in The Princeton Review® and Entrepreneur Magazine annual ranking of the Top 50 Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs in the world, combines strong academic scholarship and rigorous theoretical and empirical research with immersive, practice-based learning opportunities for students in startup and venture capital, social entrepreneurship and impact investing, corporate innovation and technology commercialization, and creativity and entrepreneurial thinking. Distinguishing features of our innovative curricular and co-curricular programming include small class sizes and teacher-scholars with founder experience that deliver personalized learning, an interdisciplinary focus that engages more than 4,000 students annually from every undergraduate major across campus; immersive, practice-based experiential learning opportunities in every class and in every co-curricular program; and integration with entrepreneurial ecosystem builders across the U.S.For more information about the Department of Entrepreneurship, please visit: https://miamioh.edu/fsb/academics/entrepreneurship/.REQUIRED:
DESIRED: Consideration may be given to candidates with experience engaging with clients from a variety of industries, organizations, and/or disciplines; entrepreneurial experience in startup, venture capital or impact investing, corporate innovation, social entrepreneurship or creativity; demonstrated evidence of experience teaching professional skills (e.g., teamwork, project management, agile or scrum) to students and/or colleagues; and/or a combination of education and professional experiences around innovation, organizational change, problem solving, design, or idea generation, shares the values of collaboration, entrepreneurial thinking, creativity, and a relentless pursuit of excellence in undergraduate teaching.SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Submit a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a one-page diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/501774/richard-a-forsythe-chair-of-entrepreneurship-assistantassociatefull-teaching-professor-or-assistantassociatefull-lecturer. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Tim R. Holcomb, Chair of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Director of the John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship, at email@example.com. Screening of applications will begin May 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.For more information on Miami University's diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University's mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.As part of the University's commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at http://www.miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2225. Criminal background check required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco free.Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).
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