Assistant or Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

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Assistant or Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

Neeley School of Business

Texas Christian University

The Department of Management, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership at Texas Christian University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate level in Entrepreneurship within the Neeley School of Business. We strongly encourage applicants at both levels. The successful candidates will begin employment in August, 2018.

Description

Candidates should demonstrate significant research and teaching accomplishments in entrepreneurship. Primary responsibilities will include conducting high quality entrepreneurship research, teaching in our undergraduate entrepreneurial management major and MBA emphasis in entrepreneurship, and engaging with the Neeley Entrepreneurship Center. Collegiality and a demonstrated ability to work with others are important at all ranks. The teaching load and salary are competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Our Department

The department provides an exceptional work environment, with highly supportive colleagues who are dedicated to the vision of being world class thought leaders. We realize this vision through excellence in research, teaching and professional service. Faculty enthusiastically engage in research and regularly publish in top journals, with publications in recent years in Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business Venturing, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, Strategic Management Journal and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal. Our faculty are editors of top journals in their disciplines, hold leadership positions in the Academy of Management, and serve on editorial boards of the premier journals in management. We are seeking candidates who share in our vision and can contribute effectively to our highly productive and collaborative environment.

TCU and the Neeley School of Business

TCU has approximately 10,000 FTE undergraduate and graduate students, with a student to faculty ratio of 13:1 and an average class size of 27. The Neeley School has approximately 2,500 undergraduates enrolled in the Departments of: Accounting; Finance; Management, Entrepreneurship & Leadership; Marketing; and Information Sciences & Supply Chain and 350 graduate students enrolled in the MBA and Masters of Accounting programs. The school’s BBA is ranked in the top 25 by Bloomberg Businessweek, with entrepreneurship ranked in the top 10. The Executive MBA program was recently ranked twelfth in the world by The Economist, and the Full-Time MBA program is ranked in the top 40 by Bloomberg Businessweek. TCU was among 86 Universities cited by The Chronicle of Higher Education 2015 edition of Great Colleges to Work For and recognized in all twelve categories as well as being cited on their honor roll. TCU recently received a grade of “A” and was ranked among the top 10 percent of private, not-for-profit universities rated by Forbes using nine measures of fiscal soundness. The Neeley School offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs including executive and international programs. For further information on TCU, see www.tcu.edu and www.ir.tcu.edu/factbooks.asp and for further information on the Neeley School of Business, see www.neeley.tcu.edu

The Fort Worth and Dallas Metroplex

The Neeley School is located in Fort Worth, Texas, one of the nation’s top communities for business growth. The DFW area is the 4th largest metropolitan area in the United States with a combined population of 6.7 million people. Fort Worth boasts five world-class museums, including the Amon Carter, Kimbell and Modern Art Museum. The downtown is vibrant and supports both the Fort Worth Opera and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. Quality of living is high with great restaurants, local breweries, and Trinity Trails, which offers 40 miles of running or biking trails, equestrian trails for horseback riding, boat launches for canoes, kayaks and sculls, and a water-ski slalom course.

Requirements

Candidates for the position should possess (or expect completion by August 2018) an earned doctorate in business management or a closely related discipline with an emphasis in entrepreneurship. 

Applications

Applications and other documentation must be submitted electronically through the TCU HR system at https://tcu.igreentree.com/CSS_Faculty/CSSPage_Welcome.asp. From there, click on “Find Openings” and select “Business Positions.”

Applicants should attach the following to the online application: (1) a cover letter indicating targeted rank, (2) curriculum vita demonstrating research accomplishments, (3) evidence of teaching activity and excellence, and (4) three references with addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. We will be interviewing at the Academy of Management meeting in Atlanta, GA. We encourage interested applicants to submit their materials before July 10, 2017 so that interviews can be scheduled at the Academy, though interviewing at the Academy is not a prerequisite for being considered for the position.

Requests for additional information or assistance should be directed to:

Human Resources Talent Acquisition

Texas Christian University

hrtalentacquisition@tcu.edu

817-257-7790

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.