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Assistant/Associate Professor

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Requisition Number FTFR000985
Division/College D'Amore-McKim School of Business
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Tenured/Tenure Track
Posting Date 07/26/2017

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group in the D’Amore-McKim School of Business at Northeastern University, seeks applications from candidates for Assistant or Associate Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Start date: September 2018.

D’Amore-McKim School of Business (DMSB) has been one of the fastest-rising business schools in the U.S. during the last decade, and it is today widely recognized for its commitment to research and entrepreneurial approach to education. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group at DMSB studies innovation, technological change, and entrepreneurship from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and methodological approaches. The Group emphasizes a combination of rigorous scholarship and collegiality to produce a stimulating and productive environment, and plans to continue to grow significantly in the near future.


Candidates to our Assistant or Associate Professor position must possess a Doctorate degree by the appointment start date in Business or a related discipline with a research program focused on entrepreneurship or innovation. They must demonstrate ability to produce original scholarly work at the highest level of quality and impact, consistent with the rank they seek and their graduation date (applicants to the Associate Professor position should have graduated within four years prior to the appointment date). Teaching skills are also important for us, given our reputation for excellence in experiential entrepreneurship education. Teaching responsibilities will be in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Employment terms are competitive. Support for faculty member’s research is broad and competitive with respect to summer funding, teaching load and discretionary funds for research-related expenses and conferences. A number of faculty research chairs/fellowships are often available on a competitive basis.

Northeastern University is a large urban university in the heart of Boston, itself a vibrant cultural, educational, and sports milieu, and home to a robust innovation economy. The university is distinctive for its pioneering experiential approach to education, with its cooperative program frequently ranked first in the nation. Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

For consideration:

• Our Entrepreneurship and Innovation Group has recently accelerated its drive to research excellence with the hiring of three senior faculty, a post-doc program that last year recruited its first two promising young scholars, and a location that provides access to a large network of scholars in other top research institutions.
• Northeastern is ranked among the top five U.S. universities for undergraduate entrepreneurship education. Our entrepreneurship programs are vast and wide-ranging. Our student-led IDEA incubator has graduated more than 40 ventures that have raised over $75 M in external funding. We also host one of the largest social entrepreneurship student programs in the country with a specialization in global micro-finance projects.
• Our Center for Entrepreneurship Education ( continues to pioneer new methods for experiential entrepreneurship education, with strong on-campus venture incubation and a Kaufmann supported research program on entrepreneurial learning.

Applicants are requested to submit materials online via the D’Amore-McKim School of Business website at (click on Faculty Positions). Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research interests, contact information for three references, and a sample of scholarly work.

Additional Information

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3

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