Department of Business and Accounting
Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Entrepreneurship education, tenure track, 9-month, full time. Position available August 2013.
Individual will teach on-campus courses with possible distance teaching assignments. In addition, act as coordinator for Entrepreneurship Education including building, fundraising, promoting, and directing the entrepreneurship minor and associated co-curricular activities. The successful candidate will be expected to meet the traditional requirements of excellence in teaching, active scholarly and professional work, and service to the University and community.
Minimum qualifications are: 1) Master's degree in business with emphasis or experience in entrepreneurship subjects; 2) excellent verbal, presentation, and written communication skills; 3) record of experience with entrepreneurial related activities; 4) progressively responsible experience in developing entrepreneurial ventures; 5) at least two years of college level teaching or four years of related industry experience; 6) demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; 7) willingness to teach students in the classroom and at a distance using alternative delivery methods; 8) a record of outstanding performance.
Preferred qualifications include: 1) Doctorate in business with emphasis in entrepreneurship business subjects; 2) four or more years of entrepreneurial related experience; 3) ability to teach general management courses; 4) experience using educational software; 5) experience teaching students at a distance using alternative delivery methods.
Applications must be submitted online and must include 1) a letter of application addressing each qualification, 2) resume, 3) a brief summary of teaching philosophy, 4) a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization, 4) graduate and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application), 5) current contact information for three professional references who can address applicant's qualifications for this position.
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To ensure full consideration, application materials must be received by January 18, 2013. Position will remain open until filled.
The Department of Business & Accounting
consists of twenty-six faculty members offering undergraduate majors in business and accounting to approximately 650 on-campus students. In addition, undergraduate and graduate Master's degrees are offered to approximately 800 distance students.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in primarily undergraduate programs leading to degrees in agriculture, the arts, business, communication, criminal justice, education, engineering, the humanities, industry, mathematics, and the sciences. The university is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the tri-state region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. Employment will require a criminal background check.
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