Assistant Professor - Entrepreneurship

Wisconsin, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information Working Title:  Assistant Professor - Entrepreneurship
UW System Title:  Assistant Professor
Start Date:  Fall 2020 Essential Job Functions

The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business (CSB) at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Business Administration, specializing in Entrepreneurship. The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business values university-level teaching experience, the ability to teach a variety of classes in the Entrepreneurship curriculum, engagement of entrepreneurial leaders to enhance student learning, and engagement in institutional, community, and professional service.  

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Teach a normal teaching load in Entrepreneurship, primarily at the undergraduate level, a course on “Disruptive Innovation” in the executive Impact MBA program, with growing opportunities for teaching additional graduate courses. Teaching will be both face-to-face and online.
  • Lead, in partnership with CSB leadership, ongoing efforts to establish a Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI).
  • Mentor the CEO student organization and assist with establishing the Student Run Business Organization (SRBO).
  • Develop a strong research program involving collaboration with students, faculty.
  • Advise students.
  • Perform scholarly activities consistent with rank.
  • Perform institutional, community, and professional service.
  • Contribute to ongoing programmatic development of the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business.
  • Participate fully in AACSB accreditation efforts.
  • Build productive corporate and community partnerships.

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace.  The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to display a demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service, along with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. The candidate should also possess an engaging communication style and interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively with a diverse array of students, colleagues, community, and professional partners. Additionally, the candidate should be able to facilitate and manage students engaged in student-run enterprises. Building and leveraging relationships with successful leaders from the start-up community to enhance the classroom learning experience will be highly valued.

  • Earned doctorate in Business, or closely related field, with specialization in Entrepreneurship from an AACSB accredited institution.  ABD candidates will be considered; however, an earned doctorate in Business, or closely related field, with specialization in Entrepreneurship from an AACSB accredited institution is a necessary condition for contract renewal.  ABD candidates will be hired into a terminal appointment at the rank of Instructor with a rate determined at the time of hire. Upon degree conferral during the terminal period, the contracted appointment with the rank of Assistant Professor will be reinstated.
Conditions Of Appointment Position is an academic year, tenure-track appointment.  Applicants must be considered for tenure and promotion in six years, although tenure decisions may be at any time.  Promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor is simultaneous with tenure.  Excellence in teaching, sustained scholarly activity, and institutional service required for retention and promotion.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s).  A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s).  In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the university does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. 

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked. Salary Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System. To Apply

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    Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions Curriculum Vitae Names and contact information for three references Unofficial transcripts of all graduate work.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Kelly Anklam
Phone:  (920) 465-2006

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, November 9, 2020.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.