The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia
Tenure-track and Tenured Faculty Positions in Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology ( is pleased to announce a call for tenure-track and tenured positions in Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship to begin September 1, 2012 or thereafter.

ABOUT SKOLKOVO TECH: Skolkovo Tech is a new private university located just outside of Moscow and established by the Russian Government in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to advance education, scholarship and economic development in the Russian Federation and beyond. This unique university will offer Russian and international students graduate education, research opportunities and integrated innovation and entrepreneurship experiences.Over the coming decade, Skolkovo Tech will grow to have a faculty of over 200 professors, appointed according to international standards and procedures, and approximately 300 post-doctoral researchers and 1200 graduate students. The first group of faculty members will provide a model of inspired leadership in research, graduate education and innovation for others to follow.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: A PhD degree in field related to the economic, sociological, psychological, organizational, managerial aspects of technological innovation and entrepreneurship with an original research track is required.

New faculty members will have an opportunity to spend the first year in residence at MIT, participating in joint research. Knowledge of Russian or of the Russian economic system is not required, but it might be a plus. Successful applicants must demonstrate the ability and interest in establishing rigorous research and innovative educational activities in Technological Innovation and Entrepreneurship, collaborating across disciplinary boundaries within and outside Skolkovo Tech and committing to the creation of a new and unique institution.

REMUNERATION: Compensation packages are aligned with the best international standards in the field. Traveling and research funds, as well as relocation provisions for singles and families are an integral part of the package.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants must submit: 1) a curriculum vita; 2) a research statement; 3) a statement discussing their teaching; 4) the complete list of publication and 5) copies of not more than three publications. Applicants should arrange for four individuals to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf. Please submit materials to:

Skolkovo Tech is committed to diversity and equity, and all are invited to apply without regard for gender, race or national origin.

Posted 7/20/12