Worcester State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position with a primary emphasis in business strategy and secondary interest in entrepreneurship, small business management, and/or innovation to engage in teaching, research, and service. Candidates must also have a proven record in teaching excellence and demonstrate an ability, interest, and willingness to publish in refereed academic business conferences and journals.
This position will teach 4 undergraduate courses (2 or 3 preparations) each semester, as follows:
Business Policy & Strategy
Introduction to Management and/or Organizational Behavior
Electives, to include courses in Entrepreneurship
Other related courses as department needs may warrant
Additional teaching in the graduate program is available but not required.
This position will be responsible for running WSU's annual business plan competition. The contest is currently run in conjunction with an Entrepreneurship elective course.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. or DBA in business strategy or entrepreneurship from an accredited school (AACSB-accreditation preferred), and private or public non-academic work experience. ABD will be considered, but degree must be completed by August 2017.
Salary and rank commensurate with education and experience.
Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community
Worcester State University is a public institution of higher learning set on 58 acres in the residential west side of Worcester, Massachusetts. We are dedicated to preparing students for personal success, rewarding careers, and effective citizenship in the 21st century.We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the traditional liberal arts and sciences, teacher education, biomedical sc...iences, business, and the health professions. Worcester State University is dedicated to offering high quality, affordable undergraduate and graduate academic programs and to promoting the lifelong intellectual growth, global awareness, and career opportunities of our students. To this end, we value teaching excellence rooted in scholarship and community service; cooperate with the business, social, and cultural resources of Worcester County; collaborate with other institutions of higher learning in the region; and develop new programs responsive to emerging community needs.Worcester State University was named the ?Best College in Worcester County? in Worcester Magazine?s Readers Poll seven out of the past ten years. The Princeton Review also designated the University a 2007 ?America?s Best Value College? and a ?Best Northeastern College? from 2005-2013.Worcester State University is within an hour?s drive of all major population centers in New England. We invite you to contact us or stop by for a visit soon!