Assistant/Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship/Strategy

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Boise, ID
Categories: Academic Programs

About Us: Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Learn more about Boise State and the City of Boise at https://www.boisestate.edu/about/boise-and-beyond/. Boise State University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Boise State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. We are a welcoming campus that supports diversity and inclusion.
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Supports the University’s mission of providing student-centered, quality education and is committed to the success of our students and the university. This involves teaching effectiveness, professional development, research and scholarly/creative activities, institutional service, professional and community service, student advising and involvement, and supervisory responsibilities as assigned.

There are 2 positions available for hire at this time. 

Department Overview:

The College of Business and Economics (COBE) is AACSB-accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. With more than 68 full-time faculty members, COBE offers undergraduate education to more than 3,200 students and seven distinct masters programs to more than 600 students.

The Department of Management hosts the most majors in the College of Business and Economics, with over 1,000 students majoring in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, International Business, or in Management in our innovative online Management degree completion program. We provide courses in four MBA programs, including our nationally recognized online MBA program.

Essential Functions:

Teaching:
Supports the University’s mission of providing student-centered, quality education. Committed to the success of our students and the university. Committed to student learning, retention, persistence, and completion.

Scholarly, creative, or research activities:
Faculty members must demonstrate a commitment to their discipline through scholarly and creative activities that fall within Boyer’s four types of scholarship: (1) discovering knowledge, (2) integrating knowledge, (3) applying knowledge, and (4) scholarship of teaching.

Service:
Each faculty member participates in activities relating to university programs, courses, governance, etc., or community activities which impact on, or are impacted by, the University and which contribute to the growth and development of students, the university and the community. Faculty must demonstrate a commitment to serving Boise State University, the faculty member’s profession, and the community

Summary of duties:

  • Teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurship in face-to-face and/or online formats. Initial teaching load is 2-2. Standard teaching load is 3-3 with possible reductions to 2-3 or 2-2 for research productivity.
  • Be an active researcher. Publish in quality journals and be involved in the academic community.
  • Serve on department, college, or university committees.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

In accordance with discipline and departmental standards and expectations

  • Demonstrated advanced level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet required attendance and submission deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to create, articulate, and assess course learning outcomes.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in creating course materials (syllabus, handouts, presentations, etc.) which enhance student interest and engagement.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and manage effective grading rubrics for consistent and uniform grading results.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess student educational goals and to create graduation plans based on those goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage effective, friendly, and civil working relationships with staff, faculty, students, alumni, guests, and others at the university.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and abstract thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality work while working independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
Minimum Qualifications:
  •  A Ph.D. or DBA degree at the time of appointment in entrepreneurship , with a secondary focus in strategic management, from a nationally or internationally AACSB accredited university. 

  • Teaching experience in entrepreneurship and/or strategic management at the graduate or undergraduate level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Refereed journal publications in entrepreneurship or related field.
  • Professional business experience.
  • Demonstrated dedication to service and collegial interaction with students, department, college, university, local community, state, and other professional areas.
  • Experience in program development is a plus.
  • Dedication to excellence in teaching.
  • Demonstrated ability to use classroom technology.
  • An appreciation and respect for diverse perspectives and backgrounds.
Salary and Benefits:

Salary is AACSB competitive. Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family. Learn more about our benefit options at https://www.boisestate.edu/hrs/benefits/.

Required Application Materials:

Please provide the following documents: 

  • A cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position.
  • Curriculum vita, including three professional references with contact information, and teaching evaluations for all courses taught over the prior three years.
  • Job Market Paper

 

 

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