Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies, Tufts Gordon Institute: Open
Lecturer: Non-tenure- track
Tufts University Gordon Institute’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies (ELS) Program is conducting an ongoing search for highly-qualified, enthusiastic part-time lecturers. We invite applications from individuals interested in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to all aspects of entrepreneurship.
ELS courses currently offered cover a range of topics including business planning, entrepreneurial finance, social entrepreneurship, intellectual property, investing, philanthropy, marketing, sales, management, biomedical entrepreneurship, product design, business law, public speaking, and nutrition and entrepreneurship. Undergraduate and graduate students from across Tufts University are eligible to enroll. ELS offers an Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies minor for undergraduate students, which is the largest undergraduate minor at Tufts.
In addition to teaching one or more ELS courses (typically capped at 30 students), lecturer responsibilities may include advising and service activities.
A masters and extensive experience are required. All candidates should have a strong record of entrepreneurial experience as a consultant, start-up founder, etc. Candidates should submit a clear statement explaining why they are interested in Tufts and how their skillset will fit well into the ecosystem.
Tufts offers the best of a liberal arts college atmosphere, coupled with the intellectual and technological resources of a major research university. Home to seven graduate and professional schools across three campuses, Tufts University prides itself on its culture of cross-school partnerships. The School of Engineering Gordon Institute’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies Program is located on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus, only six miles from historic downtown Boston. Faculty have extensive opportunities for academic and industrial collaboration, as have access to the rich intellectual life of the region.
Candidates should submit their application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references online through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/41833. Please contact ELSjobs@tufts.edu with any questions. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Evaluation of the candidates is ongoing.
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