School of Entrepreneurship and Management, Open Rank Professor
University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, North Dakota

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Position Information: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA, School of Entrepreneurship and Management, Open Rank Professor, Position # 16428The University of North Dakota, College of Business and Public Administration, School of Entrepreneurship has a full-time, tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Entrepreneurship.  Applicants with a strong research record may be awarded the Burwell Endowed Chair. The position will remain open until filled, with a start date of Spring 2021 or Fall 2021. The School of Entrepreneurship and Management within the Nistler College of Business and Public Administration is a hub for innovation, where students develop an entrepreneurial mindset and launch businesses.  The School currently offers a major, minor, and certificate in Entrepreneurship.  The School of Entrepreneurship and Management supports 6 majors with 9 full-time faculty members and several part-time faculty members.Duties & Responsibilities: The faculty position to be filled is a full-time, tenure track appointment with primary responsibilities in teaching, research, and service/outreach.  The Burwell Endowed Chair is a three-year, renewable appointment which supports excellence in research.  The successful candidate will become an integral part of the School of Entrepreneurship and Management, with duties to include a 2/2 course load (40% allocation), high quality research leading to journal publications and scholarly publications (50% allocation), and service to the School, College, University, and professional communities (10% allocation).  The successful candidate may also benefit from and contribute to existing research groups exploring the following UND identified Grand Challenge areas:  (1) energy security and environmental sustainability,  (2) health challenges, (3) rural health and social problems, (4) UAS developments and markets, and/or (5) big data.  The School and College are particularly interested in candidates who have expertise in or interest related to areas of critical importance to the State of North Dakota and the region as manifested through UND’s Grand Challenges ( and in alignment with UND Strategic Plan (  The School will consider a wide range of teaching/research interests, but candidates interested in entrepreneurship research, venture initiation, venture implementation, and small and family business are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to individuals with a well-develop stream of research publications and track record demonstrating excellence in teaching. Past professional experience related to entrepreneurship, such as venture ownership, significant investment stake in a venture, coaching entrepreneurs/economic development, intrapreneurship, or social enterprise/entrepreneurship is desirable.  General business experience, particularly managerial, will also be favorably considered.Competencies:

  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively communicate with students, coworkers, and various external groups.
  • Ability to work with and engage students and colleagues within and outside of the School of Entrepreneurship and Management.
Minimum Requirements/Qualifications: 
  • An earned doctorate in Entrepreneurship or related field (ABD considered).
  • Successful completion of criminal history records check
In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identify and eligibility to work in the US and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.Preferred Skills/Desirable Qualifications:
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness in Entrepreneurship areas.
  • Evidence of scholarly accomplishment in the field of Entrepreneurship and the ability to work collaboratively.
  • Evidence of experiential, high-impact learning practices and active learning.
  • Professional experience related to entrepreneurship, such as venture ownership, significant investment stake in a venture, coaching entrepreneurs/ economic development, intrapreneurship, or social enterprise/ entrepreneurship. General business experience, particularly managerial, will also be favorably considered.
  • Evidence of potential to conduct scholarly research in areas supporting the University’s Grand Challenges.
A successful application should detail these factors in the cover letter.

To Apply:

Application reviews begin October 20.  The position will be open until filled.  For full consideration, please submit the following through Recruiting Solutions:
  • A letter addressing qualifications, including commitment to excellence in scholarship and teaching (including discussion of high impact learning practices, professional or general business experience, and scholarly interests and contributions).
  • A current curriculum vita
  • Transcripts
  • List of References
Position is open until filled. Additional Information

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All information listed in this position announcement will be used by Human Resources, the Hiring Department, and EO/Title IX for screening, interviewing and selection purposes.

Confidentiality of Application Materials

Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.

EEO Statement

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or other protected characteristic. Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status as part of the application process. This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

Veteran’s Preference

Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 or NGB 22 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.

Clery Statement

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus. As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report. The report and statistical data can be found online at You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.


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