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Inst/Ast Professor - Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business
Department: Management 10008566
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Part Time (1-49.9%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Professor - Fixed Term

Position Summary

The Department of Management at Michigan State University seeks an adjunct instructor to teach an online master’s course on “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” beginning January 2023.

The “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” course addresses the management of innovation and launching of new businesses in established firms and startups. Relevant topics include ideation, innovation process, new venture strategy, market assessment and validation, pitching a new business concept, and organizing a new venture.

The course runs for five weeks and is offered every other semester. Instruction is 100 percent online—both asynchronous and synchronous. Each week of the course includes recorded videos and live lectures/discussions. The instructor is expected to develop the course website and instructional materials (including videos) prior to January 2023. All work can be done remotely within the U.S.

This course is part of the Master of Science in Management, Strategy, and Leadership (MSL) program at Michigan State University’s Broad College of Business. US News and World Report recently ranked this program #12 among online master’s in business programs (#7 among public schools).

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, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Doctorate -a field relevant to the course topic

Minimum Requirements

The ideal candidate will demonstrate successful experience teaching a similar course and have a graduate degree in a field relevant to the course topic. Doctorate degree for Assistant Professor rank and Masters for Instructor rank required.

Required Application Materials

To be given consideration, applicants must provide a cover letter describing their qualifications and experience with related courses and online instruction. Include a curriculum vitae, the applicant’s syllabus for a course related to innovation and entrepreneurship taught previously, a recent sample of teaching evaluations, and three references.


Together-we-will Statement

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Special Instructions

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.

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Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.


MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

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