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Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Internal Number: 517102
206801 - Management
The faculty member in this position will teach two courses per semester. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in Entrepreneurship with courses in other areas assigned on an as needed basis.
Detailed Position Information
The University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business is inviting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Entrepreneurship. This is a very exciting time for Entrepreneurship at The University of Alabama and in the Culverhouse College of Business. Under the leadership of Dean Kay Palan, the College has made enhancing our academic capabilities in Entrepreneurship a strategic priority.
We are seeking colleagues to join our team. The ideal candidate will be an innovative, productive researcher with a record of successful, student-centric teaching to help us continue to build our research capability, our culture and our impact. Our new colleague will join a diverse team of Entrepreneurship including Craig Armstrong, Paul Drnevich, Vishal Gupta, Will Jackson, Lou Marino, Jeffrey Martin, and Theresa Welbourne. We are seeking a seasoned Assistant Professor or a new Associate Professor. We are open to abroad range of research foci but are especially interested in those focusing on entrepreneurial behavior (macro or micro) or cognitions, HR in entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial teams, and growth in entrepreneurial firms. Our Entrepreneurship program offers classes at the Doctoral, MBA, and undergraduate levels and is housed in the Management Department.
1) A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Entrepreneurship or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited Business School; (2) demonstrated potential for conducting high quality research and publishing in top Management and Entrepreneurship journals (3) demonstrated potential for high quality teaching in Entrepreneurship.
The successful candidate will have (1) a demonstrated record of publications in the leading Management and/or Entrepreneurship Journals and (2) a history of teaching courses in Entrepreneurship, (3) the ability to work with faculty in one, or more, of our core research areas of Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, Human Resources or Organizational Behavior. Preference will be given to candidates with experience and/or interest in mentoring and teaching doctoral students.
Instructions and Required Materials for Application
Only online applications are accepted. Position finalist will be required to submit a disclosure and consent form authorizing a background check. Candidates must apply online at https://careers.ua.edu and attach a curriculum vitae and three references. Required documents not attached at time of application will disqualify application. Review of applicants will begin immediately. The posting is expected to remain open until the position is filled.
About the Division/College/School
The Culverhouse College of Business is home to an inclusive community, committed to personal engagement, and dedicated to shaping the future of business through excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Continuously accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) since 1929, Culverhouse is among the leading public business schools in the country.
The College offers degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, and doctoral levels distributed across five academic departments and the Manderson Graduate School of Business.
Some of its many distinctive programs and labs include the STEM and CREATE Path to the MBA, a value investing library and trading room, a behavioral research lab, and a center focused on data analytics.
About the University
The University of Alabama, part of The University of Alabama System, is the state’s flagship university. UA shapes a better world through its teaching, research and service. With a global reputation for excellence, UA provides an inclusive, forward-thinking environment and nearly 200 degree programs on a beautiful, student-centered campus.
A leader in cutting-edge research, UA advances discovery, creative inquiry and knowledge through more than 30 research centers. The University of Alabama has R1: Doctoral Universities – Very High Research Activity status by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education and is among the top doctoral research universities in the United States.
As the state’s largest higher education institution, UA drives economic growth in Alabama and beyond.
Tuscaloosa is so much more than a college town.
It's a vibrant community that’s filled with legendary history. Located along the Black Warrior River, the city features a walkable downtown that’s complete with live music, locally owned shops, outdoor spaces to explore and local restaurants to meet every palate. With a geography ranging from suburban to rural, the area offers a variety of housing options along with excellent public and private schools and a wealth of recreational and entertainment options.
With a metro area population of 235,000, the Druid City lies about an hour southwest of Birmingham, in west-central Alabama. It’s within a few hours’ drive of Gulf Coast beaches and major cities like Nashville, New Orleans and Atlanta, making it a great base for growing better acquainted with the South’s finest offerings.
Background Investigation and EEO Statement
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf