St Edwards University
  • The Bill Munday School of Business
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Visiting Assistant Professor of Management (focus on Entrepreneurship)

The Bill Munday School of Business


The Bill Munday School of Business at St. Edward's University invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, Visiting Assistant Professor position in Management with an emphasis on Entrepreneurship to begin Fall 2021. The position on the faculty of The Bill Munday School of Business will be filled at the Assistant Professor level with salary depending on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will teach in management and entrepreneurship areas such as entrepreneurial thinking, contemporary entrepreneurship practices including design thinking and new venture creation, and social enterprise/innovation. The candidate will also be expected to support co-curricular entrepreneurship program activities such as the iChallenge Business Plan Competition, 3 Day Start-up, and the Student Entrepreneurship Club. All visiting faculty appointments are for a limited period of time with no intent of ongoing employment, usually for no longer than a period of two years. Appointments are on non-tenure-track term contracts only. Rank will be assigned as appropriate. St. Edward's embraces excellence through diversity and encourages applications from members of underrepresented groups.


Principal Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Fulfill teaching requirements: 4/4 teaching load'total of 8 classes per academic year.
  • Provide academic advising and mentoring for undergraduate students.
  • Course development and prep as needed.
  • Participate in assessment of student performance in the discipline.
  • Maintain commitment to social responsibility in the classroom, in line with the University's mission.
  • Meet School and University service requirements through participation in committees and campus initiatives.
  • Fulfill other required faculty responsibilities as outlined in the St. Edward's University Faculty Manual.

For consideration, as the school pursues AACSB accreditation, applicants must have the following credentials:

  • Earned doctorate or ABD in Entrepreneurship or Strategy from an AACSB-accredited business program.
  • Prior teaching experience in strategy and entrepreneurship subjects is preferred.
  • 3 years in entrepreneurial enterprises, either as a business owner or part of a start-up team.
  • Evidence of engagement with the business community in the area of entrepreneurship.
  • Evidence of experience in teaching and co-curricular program engagement.
  • Excellent written and spoken English communication skills.
  • Experience with and commitment to working with a diverse population.
  • Documented proof of identity, employment eligibility, and completion of a successful criminal background check.

About The Bill Munday School of Business

The Bill Munday School of Business delivers an experiential, values-based education anchored in the liberal arts and the Holy Cross traditions of learning and service. The Bill Munday School of Business offers several undergraduate and graduate degrees including Master of Business Administration, Master of Accounting, and Master in Digital Marketing and Analytics.

Over 1,000 students are enrolled in the undergraduate and graduate business programs offered by The Bill Munday School of Business. The school educates students to excel professionally in the dynamic 21st-century business environment by emphasizing creative thinking, critical analysis, global collaboration, lifelong learning, adaptation to change, and ethical behavior. The school promotes relationships on our campus with our global partners and across the rich business ecosystem of Austin, focusing on technology, creativity, social enterprise and emerging trends.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should submit an online application at; https://stedwards.applicantpro.com. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit all application materials:

  1. A current resume or CV;
  2. A cover letter addressing how your record of teaching, service and research demonstrates your commitment to diversity and inclusion as emphasized in the mission of St. Edward's University; and
  3. The contact information for three professional references.

Please note: Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further the mission of St. Edward's University and our commitment to diversity and global initiatives

For detailed information, please scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

ABOUT ST. EDWARD'S UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,000 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning, and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at; https://www.stedwards.edu/human-resources/benefits-summary

ABOUT AUSTIN, TEXAS

St. Edward's is in the heart of the thriving, entrepreneurial and cosmopolitan city of Austin, Texas. St. Edward's students live, learn and grow in a city that provides a wealth of resources and opportunities. One of the world's great technology centers, Austin, sometimes referred to as "Silicon Hills," is home to technology heavyweights like Dell, National Instruments and Silicon Labs. Google, Apple, Facebook, Samsung, IBM, Oracle, NXP, Advanced Micro Devices, Cisco, Cirrus Logic, and 3M are among the many other technology companies with significant operations in Austin. Austin is home to 17 companies on the Inc. 5000 list and boasts 1.7 times the national average of startups. In addition, Austin has consistently ranked in the top 3 on the Forbes list of Best U.S. Cities for Future Job Growth.

The city also hosts the annual SXSW Interactive festival and is an entertainment mecca. With more than 200 live music venues the city is "the live music capital of the world" and hosts the popular Austin City Limits live music program and the SXSW Music and Film festivals. The city regularly appears in lists of America's smartest, coolest, greenest and most livable cities. Forbes recently identified Austin as the U.S. city most likely to grow and prosper during the next decade. Known for its welcoming, tolerant and casual atmosphere, Austin has been recognized by parents and colleges as the country's top college town.

OTHER ITEMS TO KNOW

Sponsorship:

We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #:J202089

Posted: 05 /10/2021

Available:08/15/21

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