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Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

The George Washington University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Management, Other Business & Management
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in entrepreneurship starting in Fall 2022. The position is targeted at the Assistant Professor level.

The candidate is expected to teach courses in entrepreneurship at the undergraduate and graduate levels. We are growing our entrepreneurship course offerings and therefore have a great degree of flexibility and options regarding teaching domains (e.g., Entrepreneurship, Small Business Management, New Venture Initiation, Creativity & Innovation, Family Business, Social Entrepreneurship) at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. New tenure track faculty members ordinarily have a three-course teaching load and summer support.

Applicants for this position must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. (or other terminal) degree in management or a closely related field by the date of appointment. Applicants must have a research record that demonstrates the potential for top quality scholarly research and teaching excellence in entrepreneurship.

The GWSB Department of Management is committed to rigorous and high-impact scholarly work from a variety of methodological and theoretical perspectives. We have 16 full-time faculty who teach and do research in the areas of organizational behavior, human resources, entrepreneurship, and tourism/hospitality/sport management. The department provides a highly collegial environment with strong research support, including the opportunity to work with both management and strategy doctoral students as part of the joint management-strategy doctoral program. Management faculty research has appeared in such outlets as of Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Small Business Management, International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise development. Our faculty also publish in general management, organizational behavior, human resource management, and tourism and hospitality management journals.

For additional information about the Department of Management, please see In addition, there are several faculty members who conduct entrepreneurship research in the GWSB Department of Strategic Management and Public Policy as well as the GWSB Department of International Business.

GWSB is ranked among the “Top 25 Best Graduate Schools for Entrepreneurs in 2021” by Entrepreneur Magazine/The Princeton Review. The university’s entrepreneurial ecosystem includes a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a graduate certificate program in Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship; GW’s Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship; the International Council for Small Business, and the Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence, as well as the Pitch George and New Venture Competition.

About George Washington School of Business: Founded in 1928, the School has over 130 full-time faculty members, more than 1,600 undergraduate and more than 1,000 graduate students, and over 55,000 alumni around the world. We are located just a few blocks away from global institutions like the World Bank and IMF, as well as thousands of global businesses and non-profits.

Other quick facts about Washington, DC:

  • Among the top 10 cities in the country for young professionals and in venture capital investment
  • #1 new tech hot spot
  • #1 city in the country for producing and attracting business founders
  • #3 city for female entrepreneurs in the country


Special Instructions to Applicants: Please complete a confidential online application at and upload a cover letter that summarizes qualifications for the position, current curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., teaching evaluations), writing sample, a statement demonstrating your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as it relates to your teaching, research, and professional service, and complete contact information for three references. Confidential review of applications will begin on Monday, October 25th and continue until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be considered. Please contact the Department of Management Administrative Manager Karen Cholakis (, 202-994-2790) if you have questions about the process. Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.


EEO Statement: The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


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