Academic Director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise and Professor (Asst/Assoc/Full) of Entrepreneurship

Job Title: Academic Director of the McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise and Professor (Asst/Assoc/Full) of Entrepreneurship
Position Number: ACAD-FT-COB-04062017
Departments: Archie W. Dunham College of Business
Reports To: Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Archie W. Dunham College of Business
Job Status: Exempt

Position Summary

Houston Baptist University seeks an academic leader for the McNair Center of Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, as well as a professor (open rank) of entrepreneurship for the Archie W. Dunham College of Business.  Houston Baptist University has recently established The McNair Center for Entrepreneurship.  The person selected for this position will oversee the academic offerings in the Archie W. Dunham College of Business related to entrepreneurship and work with the Center’s program director to develop extracurricular activities for HBU students. The selected candidate will design and develop a new master’s degree in management and entrepreneurship and also develop an undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship. The ideal candidate will have a primary academic emphasis in entrepreneurship with strategy, technology management, or innovation management as potential secondary areas.  Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of the concepts of design thinking from Stanford University’s Design School.  Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and the position will reside in the Department of Management, Marketing, and Business.  Candidates that can join our team on or before August 2017 are preferred.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Job Responsibilities

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in management and entrepreneurship. Oversee design, development, and delivery of a master’s degree in management and entrepreneurship and an undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship. Conduct research sufficient to maintain AACSB Scholarly Academic (SA) status. Perform service activities consistent with HBU’s teaching mission. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Candidates should have a PhD or DBA from an AACSB-accredited school. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications. The Dunham College of Business at Houston Baptist University is seeking AACSB accreditation and anticipates entering AACSB candidacy within the next 24 months. Preference will be given to candidates that have experience with the AACSB accreditation process.

Additional Information

The successful candidate will also be able to articulate a vision for the role of his or her discipline at HBU that is supportive of the Ten Pillars vision statement; the Ten Pillars vision statement may be found at https://www.hbu.edu/about-hbu/the-ten-pillars/.  Houston Baptist University is an independent, private Christian liberal arts institution with a diverse student body and access to all the cultural advantages of one of the largest metropolitan centers in the country. For more information about the University and the Dunham College of Business, visit www.hbu.edu.

Direct questions about this position to the Dean of the Archie W. Dunham College of Business, Dr. Michael Weeks, at mweeks@hbu.edu.

Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The HBU website sets forth a mission, vision, and purpose statement that each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.

Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The HBU website sets forth a mission, vision, and purpose statement that each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.

Houston Baptist University is committed to maintaining a teaching faculty and staff who share an active Christian faith. The Preamble to the By-Laws of the University sets forth a statement of belief which each University employee is expected to support and personify. Your submittal of an application for employment indicates your acceptance and affirmation of these statements.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of personnel.

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