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Assistant Professor (College of Business - Entrepreneurship)

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Job no: 508497
Work type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The Department of Management in the College of Business at Kansas State University is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship or Strategic Management / Entrepreneurship beginning August 2020. Responsibilities include conducting and publishing academic research, teaching two courses per semester, and providing directed service for the Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship, the Center for Principled Business, and the Department of Management. Applications should be submitted electronically through the Kansas State University Career Opportunities website at https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/careers/.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University is a state-supported institution with over 20,000 students and is located in Manhattan, KS (population approximately 50,000). The College of Business has approximately 2500 students in four academic departments: Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. The Department of Management is the largest department in the college and offers multiple degree programs, including both a major and a minor in Entrepreneurship. Two centers and several initiatives are affiliated with the Department, including the Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship and the Center for Principled Business. The College is accredited by AACSB at the bachelors and masters level in both business administration and accounting. The university, college, and department are dedicated to providing an inclusive and engaging work environment. The college website is available at http://www.cba.ksu.edu.

The Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship works to enhance the talent pipeline in order to help build economic and social prosperity through innovation and the entrepreneurial mindset. Our programs are designed to provide a superior academic experience for all K-State students and to deliver key support to Kansas entrepreneurs.

The Center for Principled Business engages in teaching and research activities that develop business leaders and enhance societal prosperity. Building on key strengths in the areas of entrepreneurship, business ethics, and economic education, the new center will offer academic programming and scholarship support for current K-State students, professional development and outreach activities for working professionals and K-12 students, and sponsor business research initiatives.  

This position is benefits eligible and includes: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, sick days and holidays. To learn more visit: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion.  The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • A PhD or equivalent degree in Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management or a closely-related field from an AACSB accredited Business School (or must be within 6 months of degree completion at the start of the contract)
  • Demonstrated potential for conducting high-quality research and publishing in high-quality journals in the Entrepreneurship and/or Management disciplines
  • Demonstrated potential for high-quality teaching in the Entrepreneurship or Strategic Management areas
  • Ability and willingness to contribute to the programming associated with the Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship and the Center for Principled Business
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong research record as demonstrated through publications in top academic journals and presentations at national academic conferences
  • Prior university teaching experience in Entrepreneurship or Strategic Management with evidence of teaching success
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Related professional work experience
  • Ability and willingness to lead, develop or administer programs for the Center for the Advancement of Entrepreneurship and/or the Center for Principled Business. 

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita 
  3. Two letters of recommendation 
  4. Other relevant materials if they are available (e.g., recent publications, teaching evaluations) 

Review of Applications Begins:

Initial screening begins on January 14, 2019, and continues until the position is filled. 

Salary Range: 

The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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