Brauns-Oudenhoven-Boustany/BORSF Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Innovation & Entrepreneurship


Brauns-Oudenhoven-Boustany/BORSF Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration at the University of Louisiana Lafayette

The University of Louisiana Lafayette (UL Lafayette) announces the national search for the Brauns-Oudenhoven-Boustany/BORSF Eminent Scholar Endowed Chair in Innovation & Entrepreneurship in the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration beginning Fall 2019. As a well-established institution with a strategic commitment to the enhancement of its research productivity, UL Lafayette seeks an accomplished scholar in the field of entrepreneurship with excellent potential for further research activity. Candidates must possess an outstanding record of research, teaching and service, and be appointable at the level of full professor.

Required Qualifications
The applicant must (1) possess an earned doctorate in Entrepreneurship, Management or closely related discipline; (2) demonstrate an active research stream and publication record in top-tier journals in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, or strategic management; (3) have the ability to coordinate research efforts of the College in entrepreneurship; (4) have a history of high-quality teaching in innovation, entrepreneurship, or strategic management, preferably at an AACSB-accredited business school; (5) have a history of innovative course development and delivery skills at the undergraduate and graduate level; (6) demonstrate leadership and active engagement with entrepreneurship professionals and academics.

Desired Characteristics


  • The ideal candidate will be recognized nationally for research in entrepreneurship and must have an active program of high impact research and teaching in an area of entrepreneurship that merits appointment at the rank of Professor.
  • Strong applicants will have experience in leading and/or developing entrepreneurship-related programs, a record of community engagement and collaboration, and a vision for future program development.
  • Furthermore, expertise in forming or working within a university entrepreneurship center will strengthen the applicant's credentials.

    Application and Nomination Procedure
    The search is being assisted by Academic Search, Inc. To arrange a confidential conversation about this position please contact the senior consultant facilitating the search, Dr. Eric Richtmyer, at Phone inquiries can be made at 202-332-4049. The position is open until filled, but only applications received on or before February 17, 2019 can be assured full consideration.

    Application materials should include a cover letter, current vita, transcript(s), and three letters of reference with their application. Nominations and application materials should be sent to: UL

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