The Carson College of Business at Washington State University located in Vancouver, WA is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship starting in August 2020. Appointment is anticipated at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, but candidates with exceptional qualifications may be considered at the rank of Full Professor.
Duties: The position requires a productive research program that results in publications in high-quality journals. The candidate is expected to teach courses at the undergraduate level on topics such as new venture planning, entrepreneurial management, entrepreneurial marketing, entrepreneurial finance, change management, small business strategy and planning, strategic management, or other courses based on the applicant’s interests and needs of the College and University. Teaching in online programs may also be expected as part of the normal teaching load. The normal teaching load is 6 hours (2 courses/semester). The successful candidate will be expected to make significant service contributions to the unit, department, college, university, community, and profession commensurate with rank.
Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship (MISE)
The MISE Department provides an exceptional work environment with highly supportive colleagues actively engaged in research, teaching, and service. Entrepreneurship is a core strength of the department and is a top priority at the Carson College of Business and Washington State University where publishing in top entrepreneurship journals is rewarded. Recently, the department placed in the top-20 in the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings based on publications in JBV, ETP, and SEJ over the past 5-year period. Across all campuses, the MISE Department includes 11 tenure-track faculty holding appointments in management and/or entrepreneurship with substantial plans to grow the department and its core strength in entrepreneurship.
Washington State University and the Carson College of Business:
Washington State University is a Pac-12, land grant institution founded in 1890. One of the nation’s top public research institutions. WSU stands among 115 U.S. public and private universities with the “Highest Research Activity”, according to The Carnegie Foundation classification. The Carson College of Business is AACSB-accredited at the undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. levels. The 92 faculty at the Carson College of Business conduct high-quality research and provide world-class education to students on five campuses (Pullman, Vancouver, Tri-Cities, Everett, and Global Campus).
Washington State University Vancouver
WSU Vancouver (est. 1989) is located on a beautiful 351-acre campus across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, offering numerous opportunities for collaboration with a variety of local businesses, institutions, agencies, and organizations. A personal atmosphere, small classes, and interaction with world-class faculty attract more than 3,500 students to this urban campus. Unlike other multi-campus systems, those who work at WSU in Vancouver are equal members of their departments at WSU in Pullman, Washington. Faculty in Vancouver share the same research, teaching, and service requirements for tenure as faculty at WSU Pullman. The business curricula at all five campuses is accredited together as one curriculum by the AACSB.
WSU Vancouver’s distinguished Business Growth and Mentor Analysis Program, a student led consultancy, has won local, regional, and national awards for the interactions it fosters between students, their professors, business-savvy mentors, and local businesses. For more information, visit http://business.vancouver.wsu.edu/bgmap. Building on the BGMAP success, the campus is looking to grow its undergraduate major and minor in entrepreneurship with this exceptional new tenure track hire.
The Carson College of Business Vancouver includes 12 tenure-track, five non-tenure-track research-active faculty and three executive-in-residence faculty members.
An earned Doctorate in Entrepreneurship, Management, or a closely related field. Demonstrated ability to publish in high-quality academic journals in Entrepreneurship or Management. Research in entrepreneurship with a focus on advancing equity and diversity and/or underserved communities aligns with the campus mission. Demonstrated ability to teach primarily Entrepreneurship courses with added experience teaching management courses preferred. Preferred requirement of three or more years of experience as tenure track faculty.
Hiring committee members will meet with interested candidates during the 2019 AoM (Academy of Management) meetings in Boston, MA at an informal location. We will also be conducting a limited number of Skype interviews for those unable to attend AOM. For those interested in meeting at AOM or via Skype, email your CV only to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 29, 2019.
To apply for this position, complete the on-line application via www.wsujobs.com
For full consideration candidates must include the following:
Cover letter addressing each of the qualification criteria
Teaching statement (evidence of teaching effectiveness, and most recent three years of student evaluations of teaching)
For information regarding this position, contact Dr. Tom Tripp, Search Committee Chair at: email@example.com
Additional Salary Information: Nine-month academic-year basis, beginning August 16, 2020. Salary and benefits are competitive; retirement system is TIAA/CREF.
Internal Number: 70955
About Washington State University
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, WSU is the state of Washington’s land-grant institution and one of the country’s top public research universities. WSU has an enrollment of over 29,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,500 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), and online through its Global Campus. Unlike most multi-campus systems, WSU operates as an integrated university. Thus, all MISE faculty regardless of campus location are full members of the MISE department. Also, the business curricula at all five campuses are accredited together as one curriculum by the AACSB (and AACSB accreditation was renewed for five years in 2019).
WSU is a premier research institution with ambitions to grow. WSU is ranked as a “very high research activity” (R1) institution by the Carnegie Foundation. The university is now engaged in developing a strategic plan for the next five years as it works toward its vision, “Drive to 25,” with the goal of becoming one of the top 25 public research universities in the country by 2030.
The Carson College of Business (CCB) enrolls 2,200 undergraduate students ...and houses the US News and World Report 13th ranked online MBA in the country, which enrolls over 700 students. The college has 92 full-time faculty across its campuses and 75 staff. The CCB has invested in and executed successful growth strategies. As a result, the CCB has run budget surpluses every year since 2013, accumulating significant reserve funds held at the college and department level.
The MISE department has 16 tenure-track faculty, six clinical faculty, supplemented by part-time adjunct faculty and doctoral students, and two staff. The Chair of the MISE Department is located on the Pullman campus but also serves as Chair for all campuses, conducting annual reviews of all MISE faculty, with input from relevant campus academic directors for non-Pullman faculty.