The Department of Entrepreneurship at the University of Louisville seeks qualified applicants for a faculty position in entrepreneurship at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor to begin August 2020, pending final budgetary approval. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct high-quality scholarly research in the area of entrepreneurship, teach, and provide professional and university service. We are separately advertising for two positions at different levels. In one position the candidate will be expected to teach either econometrics or statistical methods in our Ph.D. program in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship from an economics perspective. In the second position, the teaching content is more general in entrepreneurship. Teaching responsibilities may include courses in our MBA program, and online courses. The teaching load is initially 3 courses per year. Salary and research support are competitive.
Candidates hired at a level above Assistant Professor must possess a record of research, teaching, and service sufficient to warrant appointment as Associate or Full Professor with tenure. The faculty member will be affiliated with the Center for Free Enterprise whose mission is to engage in research and teaching that explores the role of enterprise and entrepreneurship in advancing the well-being of society (see http://business.louisville.edu/freeenterprise/ ). The applicant’s ability to communicate ideas relating to the mission of the Center will be an important consideration. Applicants should indicate in their letter of application how their background and research fits the Center. One of the responsibilities will be to help create online classes for either a certificate in entrepreneurship or a high school/undergraduate dual credit course on basic entrepreneurship, the benefits of free enterprise, and the importance of long term thinking and valued added.
The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in entrepreneurship, economics, management, or finance or a closely related field from an AACSB-accredited university. ABD candidates expected to complete degree requirements before the date of appointment will be considered. Candidates must demonstrate high potential for scholarly research and quality teaching. Applicants’ ability to develop and teach online courses also will be a consideration.
About the College and City
The University of Louisville is a metropolitan research university with 22,000 students. The College of Business serves 2,000 students with BSBA, MBA, Master of Accountancy, Master of Science in Business Analytics, and a PhD in Entrepreneurship degrees. It also is home to the Center for Free Enterprise, the Equine Industry Program, the Forcht Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Family Business Center.
Louisville is a vibrant city with a population of over one million and that offers a relatively low cost of living. Major companies in the city include Humana, YUM! Brands, UPS, Ford Motor Company, GE Appliance, and more. The city also boasts a thriving cultural and arts scene, one of the highest number of restaurants per capita in the U.S., and a world-class public park system.
Document Submission and Review Process
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants must apply online at http://www.louisville.edu/jobs to Job ID# 37805. Please attach (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current CV, and (3) three letters of reference or list of three professional references, (4) sample research publications, and (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness. All documents must be combined into a single Word or PDF document.
Members of the Search Committee plan to conduct preliminary interviews August 2019.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at email@example.com or 502-852-6258.