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Job posting: Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Loyola University Chicago

  • 1.  Job posting: Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship at Loyola University Chicago

    Posted 11-09-2023 09:04

    The Department of Management in the Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago, invites applications for a faculty appointment in Entrepreneurship beginning in the Fall term of 2024. The tenure-track position is open at the Assistant Professor level.

    Responsibilities: Quinlan tenure-track faculty engage in impactful teaching, high-quality research, service to the profession, school, and share a strong commitment to and understanding of the University's mission. We seek candidates at the assistant professor level who will become established leaders in the entrepreneurship field defined broadly. Candidates should demonstrate a strong research agenda and pipeline. Research streams (e.g., social entrepreneurship, diversity and entrepreneurship, family business) which advance the University's mission will be favorably received by the committee.

    We seek a scholar who can support the current undergraduate and master's levels curriculum in entrepreneurship and within the Management Department. The initial teaching load is four undergraduate or graduate courses a year. Specific course assignments may include, but are not limited to courses in our undergraduate entrepreneurship major, and can include other courses within the applicants' area of specialization that are not specific to entrepreneurship, such as strategic management, managing people and organizations, etc. For more information on the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, see: https://www.luc.edu/quinlan/academics/undergraduatedegrees/bba/bbainentrepreneurship/, https://www.luc.edu/quinlan/academics/undergraduatedegrees/bba/, and  https://catalog.luc.edu/graduate-professional/business/.  The Department of Management consists of 26 full-time faculty members with specialists in socially responsible business practices, entrepreneurship, strategy, organizational behavior, human resources, sports management, and international business

    Social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion are core elements of the University's mission. The Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago educates responsible leaders who make a difference in the local and global business system. Quinlan draws on the resources of a world-class location in the heart of Chicago and 95 industry-leading faculty to offer leading undergraduate, graduate, and executive education to over 2,600 students. Quinlan's highly respected degrees include the Baumhart Scholars MBA for purpose-driven professionals and the Next Generation MBA program. The Quinlan School of Business strives to fully represent our community by continually searching for applicants with different backgrounds to enrich the educational experience.

    Required Qualifications:

    ·         Earned Ph.D. (or equivalent) or close to completing a Ph.D. by August 2024 in Entrepreneurship or a focus on Entrepreneurship in a closely related field

    ·         Established record of ongoing research activities in the field

    ·         Candidates are expected to have earned their degree prior to the effective date of appointment

    ·         Demonstrated teaching effectiveness and innovative approaches to entrepreneurship education

    Desired Qualifications:

    ·         Although not required, prior professional experience in the new venture development/consulting area is preferred

    ·         Qualifications to teach courses beyond entrepreneurship

    ·         Experience developing new courses and curriculum

    Salary:  Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Summer support may be available and is based upon competitive research proposals.

    Other Information: The Quinlan School of Business at Loyola University Chicago is an AACSB accredited institution. It presently has approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 500+ graduate students, 95 full-time faculty and six endowed chairs.  The management department consists of a group of internationally recognized scholars with publications in leading journals. Located less than a mile from Chicago's Loop and two blocks from the Magnificent Mile, Loyola's Quinlan School of Business sits in the heart of Chicago, a world-class destination for commerce and culture. Quinlan's location provides close connections to Chicago's business communities in educating responsible leaders who strengthen our global marketplace. The School supports an undergraduate business curriculum, including a major and minor in Entrepreneurship, an evening MBA program with both full-time and flex-time students, an EMBA and other executive education programs, and seven specialty master's programs. Quinlan's undergraduate business program was ranked #1 in Chicago (U.S. News & World Report) and multiple graduate programs are in the top 25 (U.S. News & World Report). As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our mission and deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. Loyola University Chicago is the school of choice for those who wish to seek new knowledge in the service of humanity in a world-renowned urban center as members of a diverse learning community that values freedom of inquiry, the pursuit of truth and care for others. Our mission reflects 'preparing people to lead extraordinary lives.' To learn more about the LUC mission, consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university's focus on transformative education, consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.

    Application Deadline: This position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates should submit the full application through the application portal at: www.careers.luc.edu/

    Required documents:

                1.         Cover Letter

                2.         Curriculum Vitae

                3.         Research Statement

                4.         Teaching Philosophy

                5.         Diversity Statement (max. 300 words; see prompt)

                6.         References (3)

    In the cover letter, please describe area of research and preferred courses to teach.

    For the diversity statement, please use the following prompt: How has your research, teaching, and/or service addressed issues of diversity and inclusion, and how do you envision implementing future actions to demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusion? The diversity statement should be no more than 300 words. In the application materials, the candidate should also provide the names and email addresses of three individuals prepared to speak to their professional qualifications for this position. Referees will not be contacted immediately but might be at subsequent points in the review process.

    For additional information, please contact

    Ugur Uygur, Ph.D.

    Search Committee Chair

    Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

    Management Department

    Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago


    Ugur Uygur
    Loyola University Chicago
    Chicago IL
    (312) 915-6077