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Associate Professor/Professor - Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship

University of Vermont

Job Description

Grossman Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship
The University of Vermont seeks outstanding, innovative, and engaged scholars to join Grossman School of Business (www.uvm.edu/business) as a Grossman Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants in all areas of entrepreneurship are welcome to apply. Of particular interest are scholars and educators whose topical interests overlap with accounting, business analytics, finance, international business, marketing, and sustainability. This will be a full-time, tenure-track/tenured appointment with a flexible start date, potentially as early as August 2022.
Our ideal candidate has published in FT 50 or ABS 4 and 4* journals, is experienced in developing and teaching innovative courses in entrepreneurship at graduate and undergraduate levels, has contributed to the development and delivery of experiential learning activities like case or pitch competitions, and is active contributor in professional conferences and journals. Overall, candidates should demonstrate a longer-term potential to build the research reputation and impact of the School, teach at the undergraduate and graduate level, develop innovative new courses and extra-curricular experiential initiatives, inspire students both inside and outside the classroom, and develop stakeholder relationships both inside and outside of the School and University. To enable these strategic contributions, this chaired position offers a reduced teaching load, discretionary research funds, and AACSB competitive salary and benefits.
About the School
The Grossman School of Business has 30 tenured and tenure-track faculty from multiple disciplines, augmented by very experienced, professionally qualified non-tenure-track faculty and staff, and is home to over 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Our undergraduate degree program provides a distinctive focus on three interdisciplinary themes: Global Business, Sustainable Business, and Entrepreneurship. The School has two very successful graduate programs: Sustainable Innovation MBA (SI-MBA) and Master of Accountancy (MAcc). Reflecting our school’s entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit, our faculty actively collaborate in their teaching and research with faculty in other UVM colleges and schools, cross-campus interdisciplinary initiatives such as the Gund Institute for the Environment, plus the UVM Medical Center that shares our campus.
About UVM
Since 1791, the University of Vermont has worked to move humankind forward. Today, UVM is a Public Ivy and top-100 research university of a perfect size – large enough to offer a breadth of ideas, resources, and opportunities, yet small enough to enable close faculty-student mentorship across all levels of study, from bachelor’s to M.D. and Ph.D. programs. Here, students’ educational experience and activities are enriched by our location — from the energy and innovation of Burlington to the forests, farms, and self-reliant spirit of Vermont. UVM provides students endless ways to explore the world, challenge ideas, and dig in on the most pressing social, environmental, and economic issues of our time.
About Burlington
The University is located in Burlington, Vermont, and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Our idyllic small college town perennially appears on national rankings that laud its livability, access to nature and outdoor recreation (including the best boating and skiing in the northeast), thriving food and music scene, rising identity as a technology and innovation hub, and its status as a top college town. Burlington’s nickname, BTV, comes from the code for its international airport, just 10 minutes from campus. With Montreal a 90-minute and Boston a 3.5-hour drive away, international and metropolitan culture are easily accessible for weekend adventures.

Working at UVM
This exceptional institution in an unparalleled location attracts top minds and talented professionals. At UVM, you will join colleagues committed to excellence in their field, diversity and inclusion, ethical conduct, and working together to advance the University of Vermont’s mission to create and share knowledge and educate accountable leaders for humankind.
The University of Vermont is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching, service and research, scholarship or creative arts. We are an educationally purposeful community seeking to prepare students to be accountable leaders in a diverse and changing world. Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.

Application Process
All applications must be submitted online through www.uvmjobs.com (Posting # F2162PO). Please attach to your application the following items: a cover letter outlining your unique value creation proposition for the chair, a curriculum vitae, a sample of recent unpublished research, summaries of teaching evaluations and contact information of three (3) references. Importantly, you should also include a separate statement addressing your commitment to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence. Applicants with inquiries may contact the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Erik Monsen, at erik.monsen@uvm.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.

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