The Entrepreneurial Management (EM) Unit of Harvard Business School seeks candidates for full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor positions starting July 2020. There are two EM Unit positions open (see application instructions below). Candidates with formal training in economics or behavioral disciplines, as well as inter-disciplinary candidates, are encouraged to apply. Research interests should include one or more of the following: entrepreneurial leadership and organization; emerging industries and technologies; innovation; or financing ventures and growth. The ideal candidates will conduct research influencing both academics and practitioners. These positions require a commitment to case method teaching.
Applicants should be new or recent graduates with a strong record in a doctoral program. The School is particularly interested in applicants with interdisciplinary interests and strong records of, or potential for, excellence in teaching.
Successful candidates will, at the outset, teach the Entrepreneurial Management Unit’s required, first-year MBA course, The Entrepreneurial Manager (TEM), which studies entrepreneurial managers in various settings from large companies to start-ups to the public sector.
This position is for applicants with a background in economics or finance. Applications must be received by 11:59 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019 and should include a cover letter specifying that you are applying for the “EM Unit Economics & Finance position,” curriculum vitae, job market paper, and writing samples (working papers). If available, a research statement and description of any courses taught plus teaching ratings are a plus. In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation are required, which should be submitted through the online portal by the referees. Top candidates will also need to be available for a first-round interview at the AEA meeting in San Diego in January 2020.
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