The Department of Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation at Baylor University invites applications for one or more tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates with exceptional experience and achievement may be considered for the position of Associate Professor. Applicants just completing the Ph.D. and current Assistant Professors are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will begin employment in August 2020. The positions are pending final budget approval.
Candidates should possess an earned doctorate in the appropriate field of study (or expect completion by August 2020). Candidates must have significant research and teaching accomplishments in entrepreneurship or demonstrated potential to perform at the highest level. Publications in top entrepreneurship, management, and related journals are highly desirable. A secondary interest in strategic management is preferred due to potential teaching needs. A desire to work closely with Ph.D. students and teach at the doctoral level is a plus. Practical experience as an entrepreneur is also desirable. Faculty with a strong interest in the interaction between public policy and entrepreneurship may be affiliated with the Free Enterprise program within the Baugh Center which hosts research, teaching, and outreach activities on key aspects of the free enterprise system. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Entrepreneurship has been a part of the Baylor undergraduate curriculum since 1977. Publications such as U.S. News and World Report and Princeton Review consistently recognize Baylor Entrepreneurship in their rankings of top programs. The Department of Entrepreneurship is in the new state-of-the-art Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation. The department provides a collegial work environment with supportive colleagues who are leaders in the field of entrepreneurship. The Department features a vibrant Ph.D. program and Department faculty pursue groundbreaking research and regularly publish in top journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Organization Science, Journal of Business Venturing,Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Faculty are editors and editorial board members of top journals in entrepreneurship and management and strive to cultivate a strong research environment. Members of the current faculty include Peter Klein, Matthew Wood, Steven Bradley, Kendall Artz, Les Palich, Ray Bagby, Patsy Norman, David Scheaf, and Boris Nikolaev. Faculty profiles are available at https://baylor.edu/business/entrepreneurship/index.php?id=84579.
The Department of Entrepreneurship also features one of the first entrepreneurship centers in the United States. The Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise is a national and international leader in the preservation of the competitive free enterprise system and the vital entrepreneurship sector of the economy. In support of these efforts, department faculty contribute to this area through research, teaching, and informing public policy in ways that align with faculty research interest and expertise.
Interested parties should apply by submitting a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, transcripts, and the names of three references. Letters of reference will be requested as needed. Applications and other documentation must be submitted electronically through the following link:
Applications will be reviewed immediately and will be accepted until the position is filled. Select candidates will be interviewed at the Academy of Management meeting in Boston, MA. Applicants are encouraged to submit their materials before July 24, 2019 so preliminary interviews can be scheduled in Boston. While preferred, a Boston interview is not a requirement to be considered for the position.
Questions about the position should be emailed to Matthew S. Wood (firstname.lastname@example.org).
About Baylor University
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The University is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in its aspiration to become a Tier 1 research institution while strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in the strategic vision, Pro Futuris, (baylor.edu/profuturis/) and academic strategic plan, Illuminate (baylor.edu/illuminate). As the world’s largest Baptist university, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has more than 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 85 countries.