Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Entrepreneurship

Washington State University
Washington, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Aug 30, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
The Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University is seeking qualified candidates for one permanent, full-time tenure-track faculty position in Entrepreneurship, based at our Pullman campus. Appointment is Assistant Professor rank but Associate or Full Professor may be considered depending on qualifications. 

The successful candidate will be required to teach four courses per year (typically two per semester), conduct high quality academic research, and make rank-appropriate service contributions to the Department, College, University, and community. There is a possibility of teaching in International Business based on candidate interest and college needs. Teaching in online programs may also be expected as part of the normal teaching load. The candidate will be expected to participate actively in the Management doctoral program. We are in the process of evaluating our upper-division curriculum to ensure it is providing the best education for our students, including an emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  There is an opportunity for a new hire to engage in this process.

An earned doctorate in Entrepreneurship or closely aligned field from a nationally or internationally recognized university by the appointment start date and a research program focused on developing a humanistic understanding of entrepreneurs and the value creation processes that drive social and economic progress are required. Candidates for assistant professor rank must demonstrate potential to establish a successful record of scholarly research, as evidenced by copies of published articles, submitted manuscripts, and/or working papers targeted at publication in top-tier Entrepreneurship and Management journals, as well as evidence of potential for excellence in teaching and a commitment to teaching effectiveness at undergraduate and graduate levels in entrepreneurship and strategic management courses. Candidates for associate and full professor must additionally demonstrate a track record consistent with rank.

Candidates with capabilities of teaching various undergraduate and graduate-level entrepreneurship and strategic management courses in face-to-face and online settings are preferred, as is interest in research and/or teaching that advances equity, diversity, and inclusion of historically underrepresented communities and aligns with WSU’s strategic plan. For Associate and Full Professors, preference is given to candidates with a successful record of working with doctoral students.

The Department of Management, Information Systems, and Entrepreneurship (MISE) provides an exceptional work environment with highly supportive colleagues actively engaged in quality research, teaching, and service. Entrepreneurship is a core strength of the department and is a top priority at the Carson College of Business and Washington State University where publishing in top entrepreneurship journals is rewarded. Recently, the department placed in the top-20 in the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Research Productivity Rankings based on publications in JBV, ETP, and SEJ over the past 5-year period. The MISE Department includes 34 faculty (across 4 campuses) with substantial plans to grow the department and its core strength in entrepreneurship.

Screening of applications will begin September 30, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled. Applications must be submitted online at  Questions regarding the position can be addressed to Kristine Kuhn (, the search committee chair.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.










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