Professor of Practice: Materials Management

Employer
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Dec 17, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time


Professor of Practice: Materials Management & International Business

Job Class Code: 10015
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1140
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Provost - Academic Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 3 years
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1

Scope of Job:
The successful candidate will be prepared to teach in the Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship undergraduate and graduate programs and engage in service-related activities. The successful candidate will also have primary teaching and service role interests in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The successful candidate will also be involved in programs offered by the Center for Innovation and Commercialization. She/he will play a fundamental role in guiding the nascent program with approximately 150 majors to becoming a leading source of innovation for the region.

About UTRGV:
It is UTRGV's Vision “To be one of the nation's leaders in higher education, its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more equitable outcomes for student success.

UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students.

Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety and success, UTRGV yielded record-breaking outcomes in enrollment and student success in the Fall 2020 semester. For additional information, please visit our website.


Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship or Innovation Related field (Applied)
Personal experience with Entrepreneurship or Intrapreneurship.
Teaching experience at the University level
PhD in Entrepreneurship or Innovation Related field.(Academic)


Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:


Preferred Qualification:
Preferred Qualifications Assistant Professor:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) in Entrepreneurship, Management or a closely related discipline from an AACSB
accredited institution (or equivalent)
Demonstrated success in teaching excellence at the collegiate level;
Demonstrated expertise in entrepreneurship;
Publications in journals related to entrepreneurial practice.
Experience with financial aspects of entrepreneurship

Preferred Qualifications Associate Professor:
Previous teaching experience at an AACSB accredited institution for at least 3 years
In good standing at current institution
An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) in Entrepreneurship, Management or a closely related discipline from an AACSB
accredited institution (or equivalent)
Demonstrated success in teaching excellence at the collegiate level;
Demonstrated expertise in entrepreneurship;
Publications in highly rated journals (as defined by the Australian Business Deans’ Council Listing) related to entrepreneurial practice.
Experience with financial aspects of entrepreneurship.


Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience. Including Budgetary Approval.
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 09/01/2021

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.


Open Date: 12/16/2020

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Complete all sections on the application. If you are applying for the first time please complete all biographical information including address, email and phone. You may update this at any time by selecting to edit your profile in the application. Security sensitive; conviction verification conducted on applicant selected.


Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.


Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.


To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/27148

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