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Department of Management
Lowder Eminent Scholar and Professor of Entrepreneurship, Department of Management, Harbert College of Business, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. The Department of Management within Auburn University’s Harbert College of Business seeks to fill one full-time tenure-track Endowed Chair position in Entrepreneurship, contingent upon budget approval, to begin fall 2019.
About the area: The Department of Management currently consists of 14 tenure-track faculty in areas spanning strategic management, organizational behavior, human resource management, and entrepreneurship. The Harbert College of Business is AACSB accredited, has five academic departments, several Master’s and Ph.D. programs, centers for research and executive education, and an enrollment of over 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The entrepreneurship program is in a growth stage and has received over two million dollars in gifts and endowments in the last year. The entrepreneurship program is supported by the Lowder Center for Family Business and Entrepreneurship and the Tiger Cage Accelerator, which is a student co-working space. An Innovation Center will open in 2019 and a new Tiger Cage Business Incubator is planned for 2020.
Auburn University is one of the nation’s premier public land-grant institutions, and in 2018 was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor’s, Master’s, Educational Specialist, and Doctoral degrees in agriculture and engineering, the professions, and the arts and sciences. Its 2017 enrollment includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812 graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic, the University is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, positive work environment, student engagement, and welcoming campus.
The city of Auburn is a thriving, nationally acclaimed community, with a moderate climate and ready access to major cities and recreational areas. Situated along the rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, GA and Montgomery, AL, and boasts an excellent public-school system, outstanding recreation facilities, and advanced medical services in the surrounding area.
Position Qualifications: Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. by the time employment begins in entrepreneurship, strategic management, or closely related field from an accredited institution with established credentials in the areas of entrepreneurship or innovation that would warrant appointment to an endowed chair position and full professor appointment at the time of appointment on August 16, 2019.
Applicants should have experience with start-ups or an understanding of entrepreneurial firms and a willingness to be involved in entrepreneurship and economic development activities. Applicants should have proven leadership abilities and excellent communication skills. Experience in grant writing is a plus.
The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the U.S. at the time the appointment begins and be able to continue working legally for the term of employment.
Position Responsibilities: The selected candidate will actively pursue the college’s vision to grow the entrepreneurship program and expand the program’s prestige within the university and the greater academic community. The candidate will interact with external stakeholders, promote the university’s reputation for entrepreneurship, and support cross-campus entrepreneurial initiatives. The candidate may teach undergraduate or graduate entrepreneurship courses, depending on the candidate’s interests and departmental needs.
The selected candidate will be expected to maintain a record of consistent publication in elite journals, demonstrate teaching proficiency, and provide support to the entrepreneurship program. In addition, participation in the Department of Management’s doctoral program is expected.
Application Procedure: Application review will begin September 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should be prepared to upload a letter of application outlining their interest, curriculum vitae with evidence of teaching and research performance, (including at least three references who will be contacted at a later date).
Applications only can be accepted via the online application system. All application materials should be submitted via: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/3023.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer
Department of Systems and Technology
Position: The Raymond J. Harbert College of Business at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama anticipates an opening for a qualified Assistant Professor with the ability to teach in information systems management contingent upon budget approval effective Fall 2019. This position is intended to provide support for the Harbert College’s growing programs in information systems management and business analytics by contributing to the growing research and teaching requirements of these programs.
Qualifications: Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Information Systems, Decision Sciences/Management Science, Business Analytics, or a closely related field by the expected position start date. Outstanding candidates who are in the final stages of dissertation writing (ABD) will be considered. However, appointment to the tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor for an ABD candidate requires the earned doctorate by the Aug. 16, 2019 start date. If the candidate fails to complete the degree by the designated date, the position will revert to an instructor position. The offer will be withdrawn if the Ph.D. is not earned by May 15, 2020. Additional qualifications include:
- Evidence or potential of the development of a strong research record based primarily in either information systems management or business analytics.
- Evidence of teaching and/or research interests in the more technical aspects of information systems management (e.g., infrastructure) or business analytics (e.g., programming to support data science work).
- Evidence of the ability to teach a variety of technical courses at all levels.
- Selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of appointment and continue working legally for the term of employment.
- Excellent written, organizational and communication skills are required.
Responsibilities: Successful applicants will be expected to engage in high-quality research, evidenced by publications in leading academic journals, teach courses in both the business analytics program and the information systems management program, and contribute to developing the future path for the department’s growing programs.
Application Process: Review of application material will begin September 1, 2018 and continue until a qualified candidate is selected and recommended for appointment. To be actively considered for this position, interested candidates must submit a brief cover letter outlining their interest in this position and a curriculum vita (including at least three references who will be contacted at a later date) to: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3003.
Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer
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