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Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship opening at Bentley University

  • 1.  Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship opening at Bentley University

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    Tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship opening at Bentley University


    The Management Department at Bentley University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship, effective Fall 2025.  The rank of the appointment is open to assistant and associate professors. Salary is competitive. 


    We are looking for candidates with a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship or Strategy or a closely related discipline with a research focus and a teaching interest in Entrepreneurship and Strategy.  Responsibilities include publishing high-quality scholarly research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and participating in other academic and professional activities.  The faculty member hired for this position will be expected to be an enthusiastic participant in the Management Department, Bentley University, and the wider academic community.


    Bentley is committed to the teacher-scholar model where teaching, scholarship, service, and community engagement are expected and valued. Reflected in the balance of our teacher-scholar model, the position carries a five-course teaching load per academic year. Class sizes vary but are capped at 36 students. We seek qualified faculty who represent diverse backgrounds, interests and talents and share a commitment to high ethical standards and a willingness to embrace challenge and change.


    We are committed to producing high-quality research.  Management Department faculty members have a diverse set of research interests and have published in top academic journals including Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Academy of Management Review, Journal of International Business Studies,  Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Industrial and Corporate Change, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Venturing,  International Small Business Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Organization Science, Small Business Economics,  Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Strategic Management Journal, and Strategic Organization. Our distinguished faculty has received many research and teaching awards from the university and professional organizations.  


    Bentley University, located in suburban Boston, is an AACSB and NECHE accredited institution that enrolls approximately 5,500 students at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. Bentley is ranked at or near the top in several categories by US News & World Report, including Best Regional Universities North and Most Innovative Schools, with Bloomberg ranking Bentley in the top 20 undergraduate business programs. Bentley's high graduation and retention rates and top-ranked Pulsifer Career Center reflects a commitment to student success and inclusiveness. With a strong faculty of teacher-scholars, Bentley strives to be a "Force for Good" through the integration of business with the arts and sciences, and a strong emphasis on ethics and social responsibility. Providing a stimulating academic community for faculty, staff, and students, Bentley supports its faculty as they pursue cutting-edge research and bring their expertise and real world understanding into the classroom.


    For full consideration, candidates must submit electronically to https://bentley.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/faculty  the following documents before August 1, 2024:

    • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
    • A letter of interest
    • A Research Statement
    • A Teaching Statement, which should include a description of how the faculty member has demonstrated or intends to create and support an inclusive classroom environment.
    • Names and contact information for references are required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process. 

    Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. We strongly encourage applications from persons from historically excluded groups. For consideration, please apply by August 1, 2024. 


    To support an equitable process and the widest reach for our search, all interviews will be conducted via Zoom after the close of the application window on August 1. No interviewing will take place at the Academy of Management Conference in Chicago (IL).


    For additional information about this position, please contact Linda Edelman (ledelman@bentley.edu) or Tatiana Manolova (tmanolova@bentley.edu). 

    Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.


    Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.


    Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.




    Linda F. Edelman

    Rhodes Professor of Management

    Bentley University

    317 Adamian Academic Center

    175 Forest Street

    Waltham, MA 02452