The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship within the Tippie College of Business at the University of Iowa invites applications for a Tenured Faculty Position(s) in Entrepreneurship at the level of Associate or Full Professor starting August 21, 2024. Rank will be based on experience and record of achievement. Position is 100% time with benefits. For more information about the Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty policy, refer to the Operations Manual, III 10.1. Tenured/Tenure-track positions require research, teaching and service. Teaching load may include undergraduate, MBA or PhD courses.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.
The University of Iowa’s status as a premier research university depends on the robust exchange of ideas. As we enhance the breadth and depth of our perspectives, we are better able to fulfill our mission to explore, discover, create, and engage. Thus, we are committed to supporting every Hawkeye’s pursuit of excellence. Our ability to foster an equitable and inclusive environment for all who join the UI family will determine our collective success. We eagerly accept this challenge. At the UI, we achieve excellence through diversity, equity, and inclusion. To learn more about the University of Iowa’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, visit https://diversity.uiowa.edu/.
We are committed to recruiting and retaining the most talented and diverse faculty and staff, which involves providing opportunities for employees to “Build a Career and Build a Life” in the Iowa City area. The University offers several benefits to support faculty in achieving a healthy work/life balance including domestic partner benefits, family caregiving leave, flexible spending accounts for dependent care and health care, and an automatic tenure clock extension when a minor child is added to the family. For more information about local work/life resources, including dual-career support, please see: https://worklife.uiowa.edu/.
Department The Management & Organizations department has 17 tenured/tenure-track faculty members, including: Ken Brown, Emily Campion, Amy Colbert, Stephen Courtright, Eean Crawford, Arturs Kalnins, Beth Livingston, Jennifer Nahrgang, Daniel Newton, Semin Park, Yiduo Shao, Greg Stewart, Rong Su, Chad Van Iddekinge, Miranda Welbourne Eleazar, and Michele Williams, as well as a secondary appointment of Ion (Bodi) Vasi in Sociology. The department also has outstanding clinical and instructional faculty. The department offers undergraduate majors in Entrepreneurial Management, Human Resource Management, and Leadership and Management. The department is known for its excellence in research, teaching, and service to the profession, as well as its supportive and engaging environment. Current areas of research collaboration among faculty include teams, leadership, entrepreneurship, human resource management, trust, motivation and engagement, and fit. The department was recently ranked 3rd among U.S. universities in the TAMUGA rankings for top-tier publications per faculty member. Faculty members regularly serve as editors of major journals (including former editors of Academy of Management Journal and Academy of Management Learning and Education, former Associate Editors at Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, and Management Science, and current Associate Editor at Psychological Bulletin). Faculty members have won numerous research awards and hold leadership positions in various divisions of the Academy of Management. The department has also been recognized for teaching effectiveness, with numerous collegiate and university teaching awards. Further information about the undergraduate, MBA, and doctoral programs can be found at: https://tippie.uiowa.edu/management-and-entrepreneurship
The department has a close partnership with the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC) that provides exciting opportunities for teaching and research. Iowa JPEC was established in 1996 and strives to develop leaders and innovators while accelerating entrepreneurship and economic growth across the state of Iowa. Students from over 100 majors at the University of Iowa have taken an entrepreneurship class. Iowa JPEC offers a range of programs for students at all levels to explore their innovative ideas, including weekend-long startup games, venture mentoring, entrepreneurial consulting opportunities, and incubator and accelerator programs, JPEC programs have supported over 575 student businesses. In addition, Iowa JPEC is both an active part of the vibrant regional ecosystem in the Eastern Corridor of Iowa and committed to supporting current Iowa entrepreneurs across the state through programs like Venture School, which has trained over 580 community entrepreneurs. JPEC also manages the University’s Small Business Development Center and the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship.
College and Community We are over 3,000 students, in programs spanning BBA to PhD. We are six academic departments, eight centers and institutes, and two student-managed endowment funds. Wea re 50,000 alumni and growing. Our leadership is forward-thinking and pioneering, and our advisory boards serve as eyes and ears to industry. Tippie is regularly listed in top business school rankings. We install the best technology to support our research and teaching mission, both in our on-campus facilities and at our remote locations. The Henry B. Tippie College of Business is housed in the John Pappajohn Business Building, which features the Marvin A. Pomerantz Business Library, technology-equipped classrooms, and a behavioral research lab. We hold the gold standard of accreditations, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and have maintained the accreditation for over 90 years (since 1923). Explore Tippie's people, initiatives, programs, and more at https://tippie.uiowa.edu/abouttippie/overview The Iowa City area community includes Coralville, North Liberty, Solon, and other small towns with a total population of about 100,000. The University both provides and attracts a wide variety of cultural opportunities, Big Ten athletic events, and a number of business endeavors resulting from scientific and educational research that originated at the University of Iowa. Excellent public schools, close neighborhoods, and a highly educated population mean that Iowa City frequently appears high on “best place to live” listings in national magazines. Twenty miles to the north is Cedar Rapids, Iowa’s second-largest city, home to the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) and a population of about 120,000.
Samples of recent publications and manuscripts, preferably as PDF files.
Finalists will be asked to submit three professional letters of recommendation (The applicant will provide the e-mail address of external reference writers at the application website. Reference writers must be at current rank or higher for which you are applying).
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2023. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
Inquiries Direct general questions about the position to Professor Greg Stewart (email@example.com), Search Committee Chair, and questions about the application procedure to Hope Koch (firstname.lastname@example.org), Departmental Administrator.
A demonstrated record of successfully publishing significant entrepreneurship research in top-tier journals.
Evidence of successful teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.