The Department of Management at Loyola University Chicago invites applications for a non-tenure-track clinical faculty appointment starting in Spring Semester, 2020. This is a full-time position that combines administrative and teaching responsibilities. The appointment can be made at the Senior or Executive Lecturer level depending on qualifications.
The entrepreneurship program at Quinlan School of Business instills an entrepreneurial mindset in our students through coursework and experiential learning opportunities. We offer a major and a minor in the undergraduate program, and a concentration within the MBA program. Beyond the classroom, students are encouraged to engage in entrepreneurial initiatives. Our in-house startup incubator, Ignite Lab, assists students with early-stage venture ideas. Loyola Limited is one of the nation’s leading student-run businesses that houses several operational ventures. Baumhart Center provides educational programming for those with entrepreneurial ideas that have social impact. Additionally, a new angel investment fund is currently under development.
Responsibilities of this position will include supporting and leading some of these academic and co-curricular activities. The courses may include a subset of the following: entrepreneurship, technology entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial finance, intellectual property, global opportunity scan, design thinking, prototyping. Please see the course catalog at the University website for a list of currently available courses.
Qualifications include an earned master’s degree or higher in business or related field, demonstrated teaching skills in entrepreneurship, passion for student development, and experience in new ventures. Although not required, candidates with the following qualifications will be preferred: experience in administrating educational programs, strong participation in the entrepreneurial ecosystem – preferably in Chicago metropolitan area, and familiarity with recent academic research in entrepreneurship.
Internal Number: 88TBD
About Loyola University Chicago
Loyola University Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer with a strong commitment to hiring for our mission and diversifying our faculty. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity – including a wide range of individuals who contribute to a robust academic environment – is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and services in an increasingly diverse society. Therefore, in holistically accessing the many qualifications of each applicant, we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that includes experience with an array of diverse perspectives, as well as a wide variety of different educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degrees.
As a Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education, we seek candidates who will contribute to our strategic plan to deliver a Transformative Education in the Jesuit tradition. To learn more abou...t LUC’s mission, candidates should consult our website at www.luc.edu/mission/. For information about the university’s focus on transformative education, they should consult our website at www.luc.edu/transformativeed.