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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 738243
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Personnel Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business
Department: Management 10008566
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Tenure System Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Working/Functional Title

Assistant/Associate Professor Tenure System

Position Summary

The Departments of Management and Marketing at Michigan State University are seeking to add a new tenure-track faculty member (open rank) beginning in August 2022 in the area of entrepreneurship. The ideal candidate should be terminally qualified in a relevant area of scholarship and have primary research and teaching expertise in entrepreneurship and interests aligned with management and/or marketing.

Depending on the candidate’s interests, the departmental affiliation will be with either Management or Marketing, or jointly with both. Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they are engaged in activities that have led or will lead toward national scholarly prominence through a pending and/or current record of publication in top-tier management or marketing journals, as well as entrepreneurship journals. The individual filling this position is expected to maintain an ongoing research program contributing to national scholarly prominence. Teaching responsibilities will consist primarily of undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of entrepreneurship and innovation and, relatedly, courses in management and/or marketing. Applicants should be able to demonstrate ability as a classroom instructor through summarized peer and/or student evaluations and/or explicit commentary in letters of recommendation. Responsibilities for this position also include service supporting the University’s entrepreneurship and innovation activities. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank.

Michigan State University’s Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation empowers students to learn through action by providing campus-wide programs, courses, and resources to test ideas, foster an entrepreneurial mindset, develop empathy, and create new ventures. Our undergraduate Entrepreneurship and Innovation (E&I) minor, ranked #14 nationally by Princeton Review, provides a diverse and engaging student experience and is open to all students regardless of major. In addition to the E&I minor administered by the Broad College of Business, MSU hosts a student business incubator (“The Hatch”) and robust experiential programs such as: 2 Day Venture, the Innovate State Speaker Series, as well as the Burgess New Venture Challenge business plan competition. 

The Department of Management ranked #2 in management research productivity for the past 5 years (according to the 2020 Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings). The department’s Ph.D., M.S. and M.B.A., and B.A. programs are all highly regarded (see We seek new scholar-teachers who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our current faculty with expertise in strategic management, organizational behavior, and human resource management.

The Department of Marketing has received numerous accolades in recent years (see for some of these rankings). MSU’s Department of Marketing is among the top 15 in the world for research impact, with professors ranked #7 worldwide. Our Master’s degree in Marketing Research (MSMR) is ranked #1 and our undergraduate program is ranked 21st in the nation. Our undergraduate program in Sales has won numerous awards.  And, our international marketing/business program, housed in the Department of Marketing, has been among the elite in the world in both education ranking and research impact for some twenty years. We offer a range of programs – a Ph.D. in Marketing, Executive and full-time MBAs, MS in Marketing Research (offered both face-to-face and online), online certificate programs, a large undergraduate program, and extensive executive education programs.



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Entrepreneurship

Minimum Requirements


All ranks should hold a relevant area of scholarship, have the ability to teach a diverse student population, be able to demonstrate exceptional ability or potential as a classroom instructor through summarized peer and/or student evaluations, and/or explicit commentary in letters of recommendation and/or extensive experience in the area of management.

To be given consideration, applicants must provide a cover letter describing their primary teaching interests and accomplishments, a curriculum vitae, a recent sample of teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation.

Required Application Materials

All materials should be submitted through the MSU careers website: To be eligible for full consideration, all application materials must be received by July 1, 2022 or until the positions are filled.

To be given consideration, applicants must provide a cover letter describing their primary teaching interests and accomplishments, a curriculum vitae, a recent sample of teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation

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