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Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in College of Communications

  • 1.  Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in College of Communications

    Posted 02-10-2024 10:50
    The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State seeks an outstanding faculty member, who brings a strong record of professional experience, for the Bellisario Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

    The appointment will begin in Fall 2024, in the Bellisario College's Department of Telecommunications and Media Industries.

    Experience: The successful candidate will possess extensive experience and a reputation for entrepreneurship and innovation in the media, telecommunications, information, advertising/strategic communications, or Internet industries. The candidate will have a high-level entrepreneurship record spanning a decade or more, including leadership, product development, and fundraising for business start-ups, new product launches, and innovations.

    The candidate will be able to strengthen partnerships between professionals and academics; will be able to guide student innovation teams, teaching and inspiring them to excel while adhering to the highest ethical standards; and will be firmly committed to preparing future generations of media entrepreneurs for the challenges in this rapidly changing industry. Teaching experience preferred.

    This position is a full-time, non-tenure-line academic appointment funded for five years, with a strong possibility of renewal based on performance.

    The College's Statement on Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Excellence outlines its commitment to fostering a community where people and perspectives that reflect diversity are prized. The College encourages women and individuals from historically underrepresented populations to apply for this position.

    The Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications is the largest nationally accredited undergraduate program in the country.  More Bellisario students than in any other Penn State major take on further study in entrepreneurship.  The College is home to four departments: Advertising/Public Relations; Film/Video and Media Studies; Journalism; and Telecommunications and Media Industries.  Courses are offered both in-residence and online. The University Park Campus is set in State College, a university town located in the heart of central Pennsylvania. State College offers a vibrant community with outstanding recreational and cultural activities, a low crime rate and excellent public schools. The campus is within a half-day drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City and Pittsburgh.

    For more information, visit www.bellisario.psu.edu and www.cbicc.org/. Qualified candidates should submit a letter describing interest, a resume outlining background and experience, and the names of five references. Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    Penn State offers competitive benefits to full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, and retirement plans, in addition to tuition discounts (75% discount for spouse and children). Please visit https://hr.psu.edu/current-employee/benefits for more detailed information.

    *Posting this to the community, but I am not personally involved in the recruitment. Good luck!