ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of ENTREPRENEURSHIP, DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT & QUANTITATIVE METHODS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Illinois State University is committed to developing a diverse pool of applicants and recognizes that a diverse faculty, staff, and student body enriches the educational experiences of the entire campus and greater community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are especially welcomed to apply.
The Department of Management and Quantitative Methods (MQM) is seeking applications for a nine-month, tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 16, 2020. The new hire’s primary teaching responsibilities will be courses in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management at the undergraduate and graduate levels, along with other Management courses as needs dictate, typically on a 3-3 load on a contract from August 16 to May 15 that is renewable annually until tenure is earned.
The department also offers programs in HRM, Organizational Leadership, Business Administration, and International Business. Faculty in the department have published in top tier journals, such as JMS, Org Sci, AMJ, SMJ, AMR, JOM, JAP, ET&P, JBV, JIBS, Technovation, ISR, R&D Management, among others. We offer competitive compensation and a competitive benefits package.
The Department of Management and Quantitative Methods is home to the George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (http://business.illinoisstate.edu/means/). Its mission is to provide business and non-business majors with learning experiences outside the classroom that foster their entrepreneurial spirit, encourage them to start new businesses or create new product lines in an existing business, and support them through mentoring, networking, and funding. The Means Center hosts an accelerator program, a business startup competition, and various cross-campus initiatives that involve faculty from multiple disciplines in entrepreneurial pedagogy, student support, and faculty support.
Illinois State University is a doctoral-granting institution with approximately 18,000 undergraduate students and 2,000 graduate students. The Chronicle of Higher Education has named ISU to its “Great Colleges To Work For” list and is rated within the top 100 best public national universities by U.S. News and World Report. The College of Business is home to approximately 4,000 undergraduates and 150 graduate students. It offers 11 undergraduate and 3 MBA programs. The College is accredited by AACSB International, and its programs are consistently ranked among the best in Bloomberg Business Week, The Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, Washington Monthly, and Princeton Review.
To assure full consideration, please apply online at www.IllinoisState.edu/jobs by submitting a faculty employment application to posting number 0712136. Please be sure to attach a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a research statement (one page max), a teaching statement (one page max), and three letters of reference; a writing sample is optional (e.g., dissertation chapter, job market paper, manuscript, or publication). Screening of applicants will begin on August 19, 2019. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. Please, direct job related questions to Dr. Roberta Seelinger Trites, MQM Interim Department Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
As noted above, Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law, you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383 or visit http://equalopportunity.illinoisstate.edu/ada/.
Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, Management, or a related field, from an AACSB-accredited university. Senior ABDs may be considered if they are in the late stages of their program. (Note that candidates must have successfully defended their dissertation proposal prior to the campus visit.) Candidates must be able to demonstrate oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for this position, as mandated by state law.
Internal Number: 0712136
About Illinois State University
Illinois State University is a doctoral-granting institution with approximately 18,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students. The College of Business has approximately 4,000 undergraduates and 150 graduate students. The Department of Management & Quantitative Methods at ISU enrolls 1,400 students in Management tracks (Entrepreneurship, Organizational Leadership, Human Resources), International Business, and Business Administration. MQM also houses the George R. and Martha Means Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, funded with a $5 million dollar endowment. Approximately 40 faculty members interact in an active, diverse, and inclusive faculty. The Bloomington/Normal community has a population of 132,000 and is the headquarters of several national firms, including State Farm Insurance, Rivian Automotive, and COUNTRY Financial.