The University of North Texas (UNT), College of Business, Office of the Dean
The University of North Texas (UNT) has embarked on a major multi-year university initiative to hire new faculty and make significant infrastructure improvements to enhance and expand research. UNT is seeking to fill multiple faculty positions, most at the senior level, either as part of a research cluster or as an initial hire in an area designated as a strategic initiative of the University.
Faculty Position in Entrepreneurship (Associate or Full Professor)
JOB DESCRIPTION: We invite applications and nominations for an associate or full professor with international standing to bring recognized research activities, expertise, innovation and an interdisciplinary spirit to our Strategic Initiative in Entrepreneurship. The selected individual's research interest may fall within entrepreneurship as broadly defined. The direction of this initiative will be Family Business. The selected individual will have an opportunity to exercise leadership in defining the research focus and in recruiting additional faculty as approved for this strategic area.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Salaries, benefits, and teaching loads are typical for a major research university. The home department of the faculty hired will depend on his or her particular research and teaching expertise and interests; cross-departmental appointments are also possible. The position requires an earned doctorate in Business or a related field. An established record of scholarship with success obtaining external research funds and a strong publication record are also required, as are a record of mentoring junior faculty and graduate students, and demonstrated teaching excellence. A history of leadership on research projects, engagement with other faculty, and the ability to relate well to the business community are key factors in the hiring decision. Responsibilities include developing an internationally recognized synergetic research program, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in family business, and providing service to the university and the profession.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: UNT is strategically located in Denton, Texas, which is 35 miles north of both Dallas and Fort Worth. There are nearly 36,000 students registered in 97 bachelors, 101 masters, and 48 doctoral degree programs. The DFW area has more than six million people, with significant economic growth, numerous industrial establishments, and excellent school districts. UNT has recently embarked on a 10-year research strategic plan to reach tier one status, and is one of seven universities designated by the state as an "Emerging Research University."
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must submit an online application to http://facultyjobs.unt.edu. The application materials must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with contact information, a list of five references with e-mail addresses and telephone numbers, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and three recent, significant publications.
FURTHER INFORMATION: For further inquiries, please contact search committee chair Marilyn Wiley, Senior Associate Dean, College of Business at (940) 565-4874 or Marilyn.Wiley@unt.edu. The University of North Texas is an AA/ADA/EOE committed to diversity in its educational programs.