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Non-Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Temple University

Date Posted Mar. 17, 2022
Title Non-Tenure Track Assistant/Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
University Temple University
Philadelphia, PA, United States
Department Fox School of Business and Management
Application Deadline May 16, 2022
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • General Management

The Fox School of Business at Temple University invites applications for a non-tenure-track assistant or associate professor of practice with areas of expertise in innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship. This position will be in the Department of Management. Professors of practice are expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching through classroom instruction and related pedagogical activities, as well as continued engagement in their professional fields. The start date for the position is July 1, 2022.

We seek candidates capable of contributing to the department’s teaching needs, and who will engage in continuous improvement in teaching and pedagogy. Our academic offerings include an undergraduate major and minor in Entrepreneurship, and a Master of Science in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship. Course topics include: Business Model Innovation, Global Innovation Strategy, Lean Start-up, Technology, Intelligence, Creativity, and more.  

In addition, this position will be part of the leadership team for our Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute (IEI), which engages in myriad activities to promote entrepreneurship across the university.

At minimum, a master’s degree in business or arts related to innovation/creativity (or comparable subject), as well as broad experience, including leadership roles, is required.

Prior teaching experience is strongly preferred.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Priority will be given to candidates who apply before April 1st. Include (1) a cover letter addressed to Professor John McClendon (Department Chair) indicating interest and relevant professional and academic background, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, (4) evidence of effective teaching (if available), and (5) names and contact information for at least three references.

Submit materials electronically to as a zipped file with a file name that starts with the applicant’s last name.  Please also include your last name, first name_2022 NTT IEI Application in the subject line.

Temple University, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has evolved into an international powerhouse in higher education and a top-tier research institution with approximately 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.  As the largest university in one of the nation’s most iconic cities, Temple educates diverse future leaders from Philadelphia, the country, and the world who share a common drive to learn and make a real impact. For additional information about Temple University, please visit

The Fox School of Business is accredited by AACSB International. With more than 7,000 students and more than 190 full-time faculty members, it is one of the largest and most comprehensive business schools in the nation, offering Bachelors, MBA, Specialized Masters, Executive MBA, Executive DBA, and Ph.D. degrees with programs on campuses in the Philadelphia region and worldwide. For additional information about the Fox School of Business, please visit



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Contact Information

  • John McClendon
    Fox School of Business and Management
    Temple University
    1801 Liacouras Walk
    Philadelphia, PA 19122


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