Iowa State University Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Management, Entrepreneurship in Ames, Iowa

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Posting Details

Posting Number 800166

Working Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Management, Entrepreneurship

Advertised Employing Department Management

Appointment Type Faculty - Tenure-Eligible

Base of Employment B - Faculty (9 Months)

Full or Part Time Full-Time

Pay Frequency Monthly

Proposed Start Date 08/16/2019

Proposed End Date or Length of Term

Number of Months Employed Per Year 9

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Management within the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University invites applications for two open-rank tenure-track or tenured positions with preference for advanced Assistant, Associate, or Full Professors in Entrepreneurship.

This position will conduct high-impact scholarly research that is publishable in top-tier Entrepreneurship and Management journals. The selected candidate will teach courses at the undergraduate, Master’s or PhD levels that support the various Entrepreneurship programs offered at ISU.

Required Education and Experience

• PhD in Entrepreneurship, Management, or a closely related field. • Demonstrated ability to establish strong scholarly research and teach at undergraduate, Master’s, or PhD levels. • Demonstrated ability to mentor and work with PhD students.

For consideration to the Associate Professor rank, applicants must meet, in addition to the above qualifications, the university standards for appointment to the rank.

Applicants for Professor must have, in addition to the above qualifications, a strong national and international scholarly reputation.

Must meet the college’s standards to be Scholarly Academic Qualified under AACSB Accreditation standards.

Preferred Education and Experience

• Scholarly research record as evidenced by publications in high quality journals. • Teaching experience at the undergraduate, Master’s, and PhD levels. • Applicants for Professor should also have an ability and willingness to assume leadership roles in the Entrepreneurship programs.

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Department/Program & College Description

The Department of Management offers a PhD in Entrepreneurship (as well as in Management). For information please visit Faculty in the Entrepreneurship area at Iowa State University have published research in a wide variety of top journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, and Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

The Ivy College of Business at Iowa State University was established in 1984. It conducts and shares research to educate tomorrow’s business leaders so they are prepared to deal with multi-disciplinary, global, technological, ethical and diversity challenges. The college offers undergraduate, graduate and PhD programs and is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). Less than five percent of business schools worldwide receive this accreditation. Additional information can be found at

Tied to the Ivy Business College is the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, which serves the ISU campus with educational workshops, experiential learning, student incubation, and business support, as well as the Small Business Development Center, which offers startup assistance to students, faculty, and the community. The larger entrepreneurial ecosystem at Iowa State University, under the Vice President for Economic Development & Industry Relations, includes a 400+ acre Research Park that houses more than 80 startups, a year-long startup accelerator, and a top-tier technology transfer research foundation.

The Ivy Business College offers a major in Entrepreneurship and ISU offers a university-wide minor in Entrepreneurial Studies.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Department Contact Name Dr. Howard Vanauken

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Additional Information

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply for this Job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae 2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter 3) Contact Information for Three ReferencesIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Guaranteed Consideration Date 10/14/2018

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

Classification Information

University Title Assistant Professor - 1700

Salary Commensurate with qualifications

Job Category Faculty