Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, Technology and Innovation Management
The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) in Moscow seeks to hire assistant-professor level faculty to join a pioneering group of management scholars working in the areas of innovation management, technology entrepreneurship, and intellectual property management.
Skoltech is a young, private, world-class university established in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Skoltech is an internationally-oriented, research-intensive graduate institution with a mission of educating the next generation of technological leaders, and of facilitating technological innovation and entrepreneurship through elite science and engineering. Skoltech’s unique and talented students - which are drawn from Russia and around the world - excel in science, engineering and the commercialization of technology. All Skoltech students, regardless of their core field of science and engineering, engage in a set of courses and learning activities related to innovation and entrepreneurship. English is the working language of Skoltech.
You will engage in internationally oriented research related to your own area of interest and expertise, and join with international colleagues in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in designing, developing and teaching innovation-oriented curricula. At Skoltech you will enjoy an intellectually rich interdisciplinary environment with strong support for research.
A challenging tenure-track position in an international, dynamic and professional environment.
The synergy between science, technology, and practice.
Time and support for research.
Internationally competitive financial resources and compensation.
We expect to fill two tenure-track positions with a starting date in Spring 2020, or at a mutually agreed date. We note that Skoltech also plans to hire two Visiting Faculty members (maximum two-year appointment, all academic ranks considered) for suitably qualified applicants able to commence employment by the Fall term of 2019.
Complete applications may be reviewed as they are submitted but must be received by October 31, 2019, to receive full consideration. Skoltech is committed to diversity and equality, and all are invited to apply without regard for gender, race or national origin.
Prof. Kelvin W. Willoughby, Professor of Innovation and Intellectual Property at the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), will be available at the 79th Annual Meeting of AOM at various times for contacts and interviews. Please let Professor Willoughby hear of your interest, or schedule a meeting though the AOM Career Services system, so that a meeting may be arranged. Skoltech may be found at Table 925 and 926 at the AOM Career Services Center in the Boston Marriott Copley.
For confidential inquiries, contact: Prof. Kelvin W. Willoughby, Professor of Innovation and Intellectual Property, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Skoltech: email@example.com
or Lawrence Stein, Vice President, International Business Development & Director, Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation: L.Stein@skoltech.ru
You have a Ph.D. in a disciplinary area that relates to organizing and managing technological entrepreneurship & innovation, technology commercialization or the management of the intellectual property. A focus on technology entrepreneurship, product design, and development, technology strategy or management of R&D would be highly valued, but all suitably qualified candidates will be welcome. The unique candidate with a doctorate in engineering or science would be of interest if she/he already has a record of scholarly research and teaching in managerial or organizational aspects of emerging science-and-technology enterprise. An applicant with prior experience in starting or helping to grow young technology-related ventures would be of special interest.
You show evidence of strong research capability. You are able to merge fundamental theoretical knowledge with practical relevance and are able to build and maintain sustainable relationships with practitioners. As all instruction at Skoltech takes place in English, you must have a strong capability to teach and converse in English.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: medical insurance, housing, 56 calendar days paid annual vacation
Internal Number: INN-2019-TT1
About Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Established in 2011 in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Skoltech educates global leaders in innovation, advance scientific knowledge, and fosters new technologies to address critical issues facing Russia and the world. Applying international research and educational models, the university integrates the best Russian scientific traditions with twenty-first-century entrepreneurship and innovation. All educational programs are taught in English which is the working language in Skoltech. Skoltech is also part of the Skolkovo Innovation Center ecosystem. Skoltech is a young and dynamic university with ambitions to grow rapidly. Faculty numbers currently sit at 140 with Postdocs and Researchers number 210, and by 2020 the institution plans to grow these numbers. The Skoltech students' number 1,000 with 20% of those hailing from outside of Russia, creating a diverse, yet close-knit community. Being a small and very flexible institute, Skoltech has the unique advantage to rapidly mobilize, adopt and adapt to even more interdisciplinary, inter-target-domain approaches and move into new emerging areas, that aim for new innovations, provide leadership, open the way for breakout technologies, attract excellent faculty and students.