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Assistant/Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
Stetson University

Date Posted Sep. 26, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship
University Stetson University
DeLand, FL, United States
Department School of Business Administration
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Entrepreneurship

POSITION: Assistant/Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship

Stetson University’s School of Business Administration seeks highly-qualified applicants and nominations for a full-time, 9-month tenure-track faculty appointment in entrepreneurship at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to join the highly successful Joseph C. Prince Entrepreneurship Program providing entrepreneurship education, research and support to our students across Stetson’s programs and campuses. Over the past two years, the Prince program has become one of the most vibrant programs on campus and our students have received accolades and awards at state, regional, and national competitions. The successful candidate will have a passion for entrepreneurship education and be willing to be a fully engaged participant in the continued growth of our program.

Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work with multiple constituencies with diverse backgrounds. A PhD or other research doctorate with an emphasis in entrepreneurship or a related field from an AACSB accredited institution is required. Candidates with earned degrees will be given preference, but ABDs who will complete the degree by August 1, 2020 will be considered. Candidates are expected to demonstrate the potential for effective teaching in entrepreneurship and related topics such as creativity, innovation, and scaling of entrepreneurial firms. All candidates must also have the ability to work with students in the development of their entrepreneurial ventures and be able to contribute to teaching general business management courses. Candidates should have an active research stream with a record of publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals in the field of entrepreneurship and management, and demonstrate and maintain scholarly activity sufficient to receive "Scholarly Academic" status consistent with AACSB and established School of Business guidelines.

Stetson University tenure-track faculty typically teach six, unit courses per year. Teaching responsibilities will depend on the candidate’s disciplinary expertise and may include offerings for the University’s requirements in General Education. Additional responsibilities include: undergraduate advising; student recruitment; engaging with university, school, and departmental committees and meetings; and building partnerships with both Florida-based and national entrepreneurs/practitioners and potential employers. Potential exists for teaching at the graduate level. Engagement in multidisciplinary collaborations with other faculty is anticipated. Stetson University is committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive environment to ethnically and racially diverse faculty candidates, who are capable of fostering educational opportunities for underrepresented groups. Diversity is a fundamental value at Stetson University and we value faculty who are able to diversify pedagogy to meet multiple interests, or be a mentor for minority and majority students.

Stetson’s School of Business Administration is one of less than 190 elite business schools that has both business and accounting programs accredited by AACSB International. Well-known for its academically rigorous learning environment, School of Business Administration leverages small classes, experiential learning, and dedicated faculty mentors to help students to achieve their academic and professional goals. Learn more about the school and its departments, please visit

Founded in 1883, Stetson University ( is a private, selective university comprised of a rich array of liberal arts and professional academic programs. Collectively, Stetson’s faculty works with nearly 4,000 students in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The University’s historic main campus, located in DeLand, enrolls more than 3,000 students in undergraduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, the School of Business Administration, and the School of Music. Stetson University College of Law, Florida’s first law school, moved from the main campus to Gulfport in 1954, and, with the addition of the Tampa Law Center, serves approximately 1,000 students working full-time or part-time toward J.D. or LL.M. degrees. Graduate programs offered at the main campus and at Stetson University Center in Celebration include Business, Accounting, Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Creative Writing. Florida’s oldest private institution of higher learning, Stetson has regularly been ranked among the best regional universities in the Southeast and was the first private college in Florida to be granted a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa.

Stetson University provides an inspiring education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study grounded in liberal learning and promotes civic values of personal and social responsibility. Working closely with faculty and with one another, students cultivate abilities to explore issues deeply, think critically, reason empirically, speak persuasively, and connect ideas creatively. Firmly committed to inclusive excellence, our vibrant community of teacher-scholars nurtures the potential of individual students to lead lives of significance and prepares each to meet the challenges of shaping the future-locally, nationally, and globally.

DeLand is a picturesque residential community of 32,000 located 20 miles west of Daytona Beach and 35 miles northeast of Orlando. The area offers extensive cultural as well as recreational activities.

SALARY: Salary is competitive.
STARTING DATE: August 2020 or as negotiated.
Applicants must send the following materials for consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing teaching and scholarly achievements.
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of reference, at least two of which include an evaluation of teaching ability.
  • Graduate transcripts-photocopies are only acceptable for screening purposes.
  • Offprints or websites with publications or other relevant documents.

Candidates are encouraged to highlight skills and experiences that demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Application materials may be submitted electronically to While electronic submissions are preferred, application materials may be mailed to:

Dr. Ram Subramanian, Search Committee Chair
School of Business Administration
Stetson University
421 N. Woodland Blvd. Unit 8398
DeLand, FL 32723

All correspondence will be held in strictest confidence. The Search Committee will immediately begin reviewing applications, and finalists will be invited for campus interviews in the fall of 2019. The Search Committee will review applications until the position is filled.

Stetson University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that affirms cultural diversity and inclusion as a core value of academic excellence at Stetson University. We are committed to achieving equal access in education, employment, and participation through the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty, staff, and students from diverse backgrounds, and to meaningful academic and intellectual transformation in curriculum, research and service. We are dedicated to actions and policies that foster a community in which individuals with various identities, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints work together to create opportunities for engagement through rewarding and fulfilling careers and personal experiences in a culturally and racially diverse society and a globalized world. We strongly encourage members of historically under-represented and economically-disadvantaged groups and women to apply for employment. Stetson University is an EEO, ADA, ADEA, and GINA employer.

  • Stetson University, an equal opportunity employer/equal access institution, affirms the values and goals of diversity and strongly encourages the applications of women and candidates from historically under-represented groups.

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Contact Information

  • Chair, Search Committee
    School of Business Administration
    Stetson University
    241 N. Woodland Blvd., Unit 8398
    DeLand, FL 32723


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