The Jack C. Massey College of Business at Belmont University is
seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, beginning August 2022.
We encourage applicants from a broad range of entrepreneurial
interests, and the ideal candidate will have a well-defined research agenda and
pedagogical approach. Candidates should
be able to demonstrate a well-developed research agenda with promise of
publishing in high quality, peer-reviewed academic journals, as well targeted
journals related to the practice of entrepreneurship. Prior experience in industry or as an
entrepreneur will be viewed favorably as will prior teaching experience.
The faculty member may teach a variety of entrepreneurship courses at
both the graduate and undergraduate level, and will have the opportunity to
contribute to an evolving curriculum focused on the dynamic needs of our
student body and the Nashville community. In addition, s/he will collaborate with the Cone Center for
Entrepreneurship, which oversees a rich portfolio of co-curricular activities and programs that complement
the campus’ entrepreneurship
Under our new University President, Greg Jones, new campus-level
programs and resources are being developed to promote a broad culture of
entrepreneurship across academic disciplines and programs. This includes a new grant program, BASIC
(Belmont Accelerator for Social Impact Collaboration — https://www.belmont.edu/basic/index.html), which promotes ambitious, interdisciplinary initiatives linking
the campus with organizations in the Nashville and greater Tennessee
Ph.D. or progress toward a terminal degree is
required; teaching experience strongly preferred. As all Belmont undergraduates complete an
innovative general education program with significant interdisciplinary
components, Belmont University is particularly seeking applicants who can
demonstrate the interest and ability to work collaboratively in course design
and to teach interdisciplinary and topical courses in this program. For
additional information about the position and to complete the online
application, candidates are directed to https://jobs.belmont.edu. An electronic
version of a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Philosophy, and a
Response to Belmont’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five Ways of Being” must be
attached to complete the online application.
University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that
share the University’s values and will
contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities
bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a
Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning and service. During the application process, applicants
will be asked to attach a response to Belmont University’s Mission, Vision, Values, and “Five
Ways of Being” articulating how the candidate’s
knowledge, experience, and beliefs have prepared him/her to contribute to a
Christ-centered, student-focused university of learning, service and give a
brief statement of teaching philosophy.
two miles from downtown Nashville, Tennessee, Belmont University
consists of nearly 8,800 students who come
from every state and 33 countries. Consistently recognized by U.S. News &
World Report for innovation and commitment
to undergraduate teaching, Belmont brings together the best of liberal arts and
professional education in a Christ-centered and student-focused community of
learning and service. As a campus that aims to Let Hope Abound, the University
is committed to producing graduates who are Hope Inspiring, Character Forming,
Future Shaping, Community Engaging and Bridge Building people. With more than 115 areas of undergraduate study, 41
master’s programs and five doctoral
degrees, there is no limit to the ways Belmont
University can expand an individual's horizon. Belmont University is an equal
opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse learning community of
committed Christians from all racial and ethnic backgrounds. Consistent with
applicable civil rights law, the University seeks employees of Christian faith
who are committed to the mission of the University. Belmont’s Office of Human
Resources will conduct ongoing evaluations of the means by which candidates for
employment are sought, to the end that the pool of candidates will include
qualified women, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals.
- Complete 24 workload hours, or equivalent, per academic year.
- Advise and mentor students in research and other class-related projects.
- Engage in activities to support the mission and vision of Belmont University and the college in which you teach.
- Participate in departmental and university committee work.
- Engage in scholarly activity and professional development.
- Advise students in course selection and degree completion.
- Participate in a local church and the community.
- Abide by all relevant university and/or department procedures and policies.
- Manage online grading system.
- Timely submission of book orders, if textbooks required.
- Maintain regular office hours.
- The above statements describe the job’s essential responsibilities and requirements. They are not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be assigned to job incumbents.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The selected candidate for this position will be required to complete a background check satisfactory to the University.