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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Requisition # 73987

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, August 28th, 2020
College:Tippie College of Business
Department:Management and Entrepreneurship

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty Position(s) in Entrepreneurship



The Tippie College of Business is committed to recruiting a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Explore our recruiting website at https://www.biz.uiowa.edu/search/iowa-city/



The Department of Management & Entrepreneurship within the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa invites applications for one or more Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in entrepreneurship at the level of Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor starting August 18, 2021. Rank will be based on experience and record of achievement. Positions are 100% time with benefits. Depending on funding, a faculty Fellowship, Professorship, or Endowed Chair may be available for a suitably qualified candidate. For more information about the Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty policy, refer to the Operations Manual, III 10.1. Tenured/Tenure-track positions require research, teaching and service. Teaching load may include undergraduate, MBA or PhD courses.



Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Appropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background and credential checks) will be conducted.



Application Instructions



Applicants should submit:




  1. Cover letter

  2. Curriculum vita

  3. Evidence of teaching effectiveness

  4. Samples of recent publications and manuscripts, preferably as PDF files.

  5. Three letters of recommendation (The applicant will provide the e-mail address of external reference writers at the application website).



For best consideration, applications should be submitted by September 15, 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the positions are filled.    



 



Inquiries 



Direct general questions about the position to Professor Arturs Kalnins (Arthurs-kalnins@uiowa.edu), Search Committee Chair, and questions about the application procedure to Kendra Belski and Nicole Schrock (tippie-west-asst@uiowa.edu), Departmental Administrators).



The University of Iowa’s status as a premier research university depends on the robust exchange of ideas.  As we enhance the breadth and depth of our perspectives, we are better able to fulfill our mission to explore, discover, create, and engage. Thus, we are committed to supporting every Hawkeye’s pursuit of excellence.  Our ability to foster an equitable and inclusive environment for all who join the UI family will determine our collective success. We eagerly accept this challenge.  At the UI, we achieve excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion.  To learn more about the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit https://diversity.uiowa.edu/.



Department



The Management & Organizations department has 15 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, including: Ken Brown, Amy Colbert, Steve Courtright, Eean Crawford, Arturs Kalnins, Amy Kristof-Brown, Ning Li, Beth Livingston, Jennifer Nahrgang, Daniel Newton, Semin Park, Greg Stewart, Rong Su, Chad Van Iddekinge, and Michele Williams as well as a secondary appointment of Ion (Bodi) Vasi in Sociology. The department also has outstanding clinical and instructional faculty. The department offers undergraduate majors in Entrepreneurial Management, Human Resource Management, and Leadership and Management.



The department is known for its excellence in research, teaching, and service to the profession, as well as its supportive and engaging environment. Current areas of research collaboration among faculty include gender and diversity, teams, leadership, social networks, entrepreneurship, trust, motivation and engagement, and fit. Faculty members regularly serve as editors of major journals (including former editors of Academy of Management Journal and Academy of Management Learning and Education, former Associate Editors at Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, and Journal of Management, and current Associate Editors at Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and Psychological Bulletin) Faculty members have won numerous research awards and hold leadership positions in various divisions of the Academy of Management. The department has also been recognized for teaching effectiveness, with numerous collegiate and university teaching awards.  Further information about the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral programs can be found at: https://tippie.uiowa.edu/management-and-entrepreneurship



The department has a close partnership with the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC). Iowa JPEC was established in 1996 and strives to develop leaders and innovators while accelerating entrepreneurship and economic growth across the state of Iowa. Students from over 100 majors at the University of Iowa have taken an entrepreneurship class. Iowa JPEC offers a range of programs for students to explore their innovative ideas. From the weekend-long startup games to the 7-week summer accelerator program and year-long Founders’ Club, JPEC programs have supported over 575 student businesses. In addition, Iowa JPEC is both an active part of the vibrant regional ecosystem in the Eastern Corridor of Iowa and committed to supporting current Iowa entrepreneurs across the state through programs like Venture School, which has trained over 580 community entrepreneurs.



College and Community



We are over 3,000 students, in programs spanning BBA to PhD. We are six academic departments, eight centers and institutes, and two student-managed endowment funds. We are 50,000 alumni and growing. Our leadership is forward-thinking and pioneering, and our advisory boards serve as eyes and ears to industry. Tippie is regularly listed in top business school rankings. We install the best technology to support our research and teaching mission, both in our on-campus facilities and at our remote locations. The Henry B. Tippie College of Business is housed in the John Pappajohn Business Building, which features the Marvin A. Pomerantz Business Library, technology-equipped classrooms, and a behavioral research lab. We hold the gold standard of accreditations, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and have maintained the accreditation for over 90 years (since 1923). Explore Tippie's people, initiatives, programs, and more at https://tippie.uiowa.edu/about-tippie/overview



The Iowa City area community includes Coralville, North Liberty, Solon, and other small towns with a total population of about 100,000. The University both provides and attracts a wide variety of cultural opportunities, Big Ten athletic events, and a number of business endeavors resulting from scientific and educational research that originated at the University of Iowa. Excellent public schools, close neighborhoods, and a highly educated population mean that Iowa City frequently appears high on “best-place-to-live” listings in national magazines. Twenty miles to the north is Cedar Rapids, Iowa’s second-largest city, home to the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) and a population of about 120,000.



 

Education Requirement:

An earned doctorate or strong evidence that the doctoral degree will be completed before August 18, 2021.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants must have: 1) a demonstrated potential for publishing significant research in top-tier journals; 2) a demonstrated high level of teaching competence; Applicants must be capable of adhering to the expectation that all staff will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationship with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency that represents the Tippie College of Business' commitment to diversity and inclusion.


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
Evidence of teaching effectiveness
Samples of recent publications and manuscripts
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.


Additional Application Materials


Materials:For best consideration, applications should be submitted by September 15, 2020. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.


Contact Information


Contact:Arturs Kalnins - arturs-kalnins@uiowa.edu
Cbus-Mgmt & Entrepreneurship
Pappajohn Business Building
21 East Market Street
S388 PBB
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-0794
Department URL: https://tippie.uiowa.edu/management-and-entrepreneurship



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