The Program in Entrepreneurship, Organizations and Society (EOS) at Mount Holyoke College invites applications for a three-year lecturer position, renewable once, beginning with the academic year 2017-2018.
EOS is an academic program governed by an interdisciplinary committee of faculty. The lecturer will work closely with the committee and play a key role in advancing and institutionalizing EOS at the college. The position carries a 2/2 teaching load that includes courses in entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship at the introductory, intermediate, and advanced level. The lecturer is the main person responsible for organizing and promoting entrepreneurship activities on campus, advising students on entrepreneurship activities on and off campus, collaborating with interested faculty across campus, and fostering relationships with local organizations.
The ideal candidate has had ample experience as an entrepreneur as well as a teacher of entrepreneurship in a liberal arts college setting. They have experience in mentoring students, who are broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. They have institutionalized mentoring structures and are well connected to organizations in the Pioneer Valley. The successful candidate must have at least a Masters’ degree.
Applications must be made online at https://jobs.mtholyoke.edu/. Candidates will submit a cover letter, CV, two syllabi of courses (uploaded as one document), teaching evaluations, and two statements concerning (1) the candidate’s philosophy about teaching entrepreneurship and social entrepreneurship in the liberal arts context, and (2) mentoring a diverse student body. Applicants should also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted on their behalf. We recommend early submission because electronic prompts to three referees will be generated automatically (and letters of reference accepted) only after the completed application has been submitted. Full considerations will be given to applications that are completed by January 25, 2017.
Mount Holyoke is an undergraduate liberal arts college for women with 2,200 students and 220 faculty. Over half the faculty are women; one-fourth are persons of color. Mount Holyoke College is located about 90 miles west of Boston in the Connecticut River valley, and is a member of the Five College Consortium consisting of Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts.
Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse faculty who will contribute to the college's academic excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of academic excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups in the professoriate, including faculty of color, faculty with diverse gender identities, first generation college students, individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college due to exceptional talent and motivation in the face of adversity, such as societal, economic or academic disadvantages, and individuals with a demonstrated commitment to applying and including diverse backgrounds and perspectives to learning, scholarship, service, and leadership in the academy.