North Carolina A&T State University announces the national search for a University Endowed Professorship and Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Division of Academic Affairs beginning Fall 2019. The distinguished professor will hold a faculty appointment in a College of Business and Economics most related to their academic and scholarly background with a reporting line to the relevant Dean. As Center Director, the reporting line will be to the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
The Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be an engine for economic development that merges a strong entrepreneurial culture and reputation with exceptional entrepreneurship education, cutting-edge research and application, unparalleled startup support, and high quality corporate and community engagement to prepare students, faculty and staff for entrepreneurial careers. The mission of the Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation is to foster a spirit of creativity, exploration, design thinking, and entrepreneurial achievement across the campus and in the local community.
This is a 12-month tenure track position.
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North Carolina A&T State University is a preeminent land-grant institution where high-achieving scholars are engaged in transformative teaching and learning, civic-outreach, interdisciplinary research and innovative solutions to global challenges (N.C. A&T State University Vision, 3/23/18). In February of 2019, the University established three Centers of Excellence: - The Center of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing - The Center of Excellence in Cybersecurity Research, Education and Outreach (CREO) - The Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Internal job number: 002694
The applicant must (1) possess an earned doctorate in Entrepreneurship, Management or a closely related discipline; (2) demonstrate an active research stream and publication record in the areas of innovation, entrepreneurship, or strategic management; (3) have the ability to coordinate the research efforts of the Center of Excellence in Entrepreneurship and Innovation; (4) have a history of high-quality teaching in entrepreneurship and innovation, or strategic management, preferably in an AACSB-accredited business school; (5) have a history of innovative course development and delivery skills at the undergraduate and graduate levels; (6) have a history of leadership and active engagement with entrepreneurship professionals, academics and the community.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!