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POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) / Instructor of Entrepreneurship and Creativity in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University

  • 1.  POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) / Instructor of Entrepreneurship and Creativity in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University

    Posted 05-15-2024 14:21
    Edited by Joshua White 05-16-2024 11:12

    POSITION: The Department of Entrepreneurship in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor to teach multiple sections of ESP 103: Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurial Thinking in the First Year Integrated Core (FYIC) Program. This position is a full-time, benefits-eligible position. Position start date is August 19, 2024. Multiple positions may be available. Appointment to start Fall Semester 2024.

    BACKGROUND: The FYIC is an innovative four course bundle that teaches students critical skills such as critical thinking, creative thinking, computational thinking & coding, ethical thinking, communication, and collaboration. As an ESP 103 teacher, you will be a part of a team of faculty who working collaboratively to integrate these key skills across all four FYIC classes (BUS 101: Foundations of Business; BUS 102: Foundations of Business Communication; ESP 103: Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurial Thinking; and BUS 104: Introduction to Computational Thinking for Business). 

    For more information on the FYIC, please visit: http://miamioh.edu/fsb/academics/fyic/index.html. 

    The Department of Entrepreneurship, winner of the USASBE Model Program Award in 2024 as the top entrepreneurship program in world and ranked among the Top 10 public schools for undergraduate entrepreneurship studies for sixteen consecutive years in The Princeton Review® and Entrepreneur Magazine annual ranking of the Top 50 Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Programs in the world (#7 overall globally, #2 overall in the Midwest, and #1 in Ohio in 2024), 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 include small class sizes and teacher-scholars with founder experience that deliver personalized learning, an interdisciplinary focus that engages students 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: Doctorate in business, entrepreneurship, creative studies, or closely related fields by the date of appointment for appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor. Master's degree in business, entrepreneurship, creative studies, or closely related fields by the date of appointment for appointment as Instructor.

    Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

    DESIRED: Consideration may be given to candidates with teaching or work experience related to general entrepreneurship. start-up, corporate, creative, or social entrepreneurship.

    SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Submit a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (teaching evaluations) to https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/503189/visiting-assistant-professorinstructor. Inquiries may be directed to Rebecca Crews at crewsra@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin May 16, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. 

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    Tim R. Holcomb Ph.D.
    Professor and Chair, Department of Entrepreneurship
    Director, John W. Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship
    Farmer School Endres Fellow
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