Tenure-Track Faculty Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Tenure-Track Faculty Entrepreneurship and Innovation


The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track faculty position in entrepreneurship and innovation, beginning July 2019. The position is located in the Strategy and Business Economics (SBE) area of the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management within the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. This is an open rank search in which candidates at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels will be considered. A named professorship is a possibility for the right candidate.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to establish a distinguished program of research (50%) and teaching (50%) in the economics and management of entrepreneurship and innovation. It is expected that the candidate will teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses in entrepreneurship and innovation. The successful candidate will be expected to advise undergraduates, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. thesis research.

Opportunities: The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is one of the three schools under the newly established Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. The Dyson School houses a top-ranked undergraduate business program as well as a top ranked applied economics graduate program that award Ph.D., M.S. and M.P.S. degrees. Successful candidates will teach in these programs and may also have the opportunity to teach students in other programs in the College, including the M.B.A program in the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. Areas of faculty expertise include environmental, energy and resource economics, food and agricultural economics, international and development economics, and management.

Potential exists to collaborate with researchers across Cornell, including scholars in Cornell’s outstanding programs in economics, engineering, human resource studies, organizational behavior, computing and information sciences, and the New York City Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island. Cornell also has a University-wide entrepreneurship program which provides opportunities for cross-campus engagement, including two new E-Hub facilities that provide collaborative space for student and faculty teams.

Job Qualifications: A Ph.D. in economics, strategy, or a related business field is required. Preferred candidates will demonstrate strong potential for high standards of accomplishment in research, teaching, and service.

Application: Electronically submit to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11850 your letter of application; vitae; personal statement summarizing relevant interests and leadership efforts; reprints of selected major papers (or, for junior candidates, job market papers and other related work); evidence of teaching effectiveness; and names and contact information of three references (those who have graduated in the last two years must have letters of recommendation sent; we will not contact references from established applicants without prior consent).

Salary: Competitive with peer institutions and commensurate with qualifications and experience. An attractive fringe benefit package is included.

Closing Date: The search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 16, 2018; the position will remain open until filled.

Cornell University actively seeks to meet the needs of dual-career couples with its Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium that assists with dual-career searches.

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university’s mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY Cornell’s far-flung global presence includes the medical college’s campuses in Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Cornell embraces diversity and strongly encourages applications from women and traditionally-underrepresented minorities. Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We’re an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.