The Department of Management in the Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship at the Assistant Professor level for fall 2020. SDSU values high quality teaching and scholarship. Relatedly, the primary emphasis of the position is on conducting high quality entrepreneurship scholarship, teaching entrepreneurship courses to support our undergraduate and graduate specialization. The candidate will also be expected to assist with various co-curricular activities offered through the ZIP (https://ziplaunchpad.sdsu.edu/) and the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center (Lavin), the 2018 NASDAQ Center of Entrepreneurial Excellence (http://lavincenter.sdsu.edu/). Filling this position will be contingent upon state funding.
Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship or related area by July 2020. Applicants with equivalent degrees in other disciplines with relevant teaching and research may also apply. Well-qualified applicants will have demonstrated the potential for both high quality entrepreneurship research with publications in top-tier journals and evidence of excellence in teaching entrepreneurship courses. Well- qualified applicant will also demonstrate an ability to engage with the entrepreneurial community.
The recently named Fowler College of Business enrolls approximately 5,600 undergraduate business majors and 460 graduate students pursuing both the MBA and Master of Science degrees. The Management Department offers undergraduate specializations in entrepreneurship, human resource management and general management and graduate specializations in management and entrepreneurship. The Department of Management enrolls approximately 1,200 undergraduate and graduate student majors. The Management faculty includes seventeen tenured and tenure-track faculty members and several part-time lecturers. For additional information on the Management Department see: https://business.sdsu.edu/management.
San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the third largest in California. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of over 36,000 and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff. SDSU—a global leader in entrepreneurship education, and a hub of student invention and innovation led by Lavin and ZIP, is designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 84 areas, masters in 76 and doctorates in 21. See https://stratcomm.sdsu.edu/achievements-and-distinctions for more information.
SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.
The position is available starting August 2020. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. To receive full consideration, candidates must submit their statement of interest, CV, research samples, and teaching materials by July 21, 2019 to Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/64532, where additional information and application procedures are available.
The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
For questions, please contact Dr. Chamu Sundaramurthy, chair of the Department of Management, at firstname.lastname@example.org.