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Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship - John Chambers College of Business & Economics

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 29, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Management, Other Business & Management
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Full Time
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The John Chambers College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship at the Assistant Professor rank beginning in August 2022.

The ideal candidate must be able to teach entrepreneurship courses and have the ability to conduct research with an emphasis on entrepreneurship. Responsibilities include instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and pursuing scholarly research. Faculty in entrepreneurship at WVU are expected to exhibit a strong potential to publish their research in high-quality outlets. Other responsibilities include service-related functions to the department, college, and university.

General inquiries should be directed to Dr. Ryan Angus, chair of the search committee at . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Those interested must apply via the WVU Faculty Jobs Board at Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit the following items electronically: (1) a letter of interest, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) samples of recent research, (4) contact information for three references, and (5) evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Home to the highest density of whitewater in North America, a seemingly endless supply of mountain biking and hiking trails, some of the best rock climbing and snow skiing on the East Coast, and stunning natural beauty, Morgantown, WV is quickly becoming a destination city for outdoor enthusiasts.

West Virginia University (WVU) is a public, comprehensive, land-grant institution founded in 1867. It is the flagship doctoral degree-granting institution in the state, recognized as a Level 1 Research Institution according to the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.

The John Chambers College of Business and Economics (B&E) was founded in November of 1951 and in 1954, became fully accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. B&E offers a Bachelor of Science in Economics (BSE) and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) with nine majors: Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, General Business, Global Supply Chain Management, Hospitality & Tourism, Management, Management Information Systems, and Marketing. There are also three minor programs: Business Administration, Economics, and Entrepreneurial Studies. At the Master’s level, B&E offers a Master of Business Administration (full-time and online hybrid), a Master of Science in Industrial Relations, a Master of Professional Accountancy, a Master of Science in Finance, a Master of Arts in Economics, a Master of Science in Business Data Analytics, a Master of Science in Forensic and Fraud Examination, and a Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation. At the doctoral level, B&E offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics and a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration with majors in Accounting, Finance, Management, and Marketing. Additional information about the Chambers College of B&E can be found at .

Qualifications :

A Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Management, or a closely related field with a focus on entrepreneurship is required by the time of appointment. Must have the ability to teach Entrepreneurship. The department is seeking candidates who have already earned a Ph.D. degree or will have completed their dissertation by August 1, 2022. Applicants must demonstrate expertise and potential for scholarly productivity and classroom excellence.

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley — the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

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West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

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