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Endowed Chair in Teaching Entrepreneurship
Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.
Assignment: Louisiana Tech University seeks candidates to teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students, enhance the entrepreneurship program, and heighten visibility of entrepreneurship and innovation on campus. Supporting cross-campus entrepreneurial initiatives, collaboration with University centers which assist new and established enterprises, and support for the regional entrepreneurial ecosystem is expected. The Position will report to the Dean of the College of Business.
Qualifications: Start-up experience, particularly in technology/intellectual property driven enterprises, and ability to be involved with regional and economic development organizations are required. A Ph.D./DBA in Entrepreneurship or related discipline from an AACSB International accredited program and evidence of teaching excellence in the field of entrepreneurship is required. Willingness to collaborate on grant writing is a plus.
Louisiana Tech: Louisiana Tech University is located on the I-20 Corridor and is actively
collaborating with regional partners to support the leading edge of innovation and
entrepreneurship. LA Tech has taken a leadership role in stimulating a technology-driven
economy for North Louisiana. Our strengths in business, engineering, and multidisciplinary
research, coupled with advanced facilities that support scientific research, has resulted
in a burst of new intellectual properties at the University since 2004 and our commercialization
process is becoming a model for tech transfer. We are a medium-sized university (approximately
12,500 students) whose College of Business is located in a state of the art facility
currently undergoing expansion. Along with the Center for Entrepreneurship and Information
Technology and numerous centers of excellence, the University has two incubators, one Accelerator, and a 42,000 s/f, multi-tenant facility designed to support demands of 24/7 high-tech companies. Through market-responsive academic programs and impactful teaching and scholarship, Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business graduates business and academic leaders who are innovative, entrepreneurially-minded and analytically and technologically skilled for a globally competitive marketplace.
Ruston, Louisiana is a pleasant community offering excellent family living conditions, quality schools, and medical facilities. Ruston is thirty miles west of Monroe and sixty-five miles east of Shreveport.
The College of Business is accredited by AACSB International.
Application: Interested and qualified persons are encouraged to send a fully detailed resume containing education, teaching experience, professional experience and publications. The resume will suffice for an initial expression of interest. The review process will begin September 1, 2017, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
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