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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Newark
Categories: Business Administration, Full Time





The Department of Business Administration and Horn Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship. Candidates who hold a PhD in entrepreneurship, business or a relevant social science or STEM discipline are invited to apply. Preference will be given to candidates with: direct experience and long-term research and teaching interests pertaining to a sub-discipline in entrepreneurship (including, but not limited to: social innovation and entrepreneurship, technology commercialization, design and making, intrapreneurship, new product development, entrepreneurial leadership, eco entrepreneurship, women and youth). The anticipated workload split for the position will emphasize scholarship (i.e., a 1/2 or 2/2 annual course load) while also requiring high quality teaching and meaningful service contributions. The ideal candidate(s) will join a dynamic, entrepreneurial team that has gained national and international recognition for excellence in its youth, social entrepreneurship, undergraduate education and technology commercialization programming.


We are seeking a candidate who understands, and has the potential to emerge as a thought leader for best practices for entrepreneurship education, including an emphasis on evidence-based insights/practices, experiential learning and external engagement. We are also seeking an individual who is comfortable working at the fuzzy front end of the innovation process, partnering across academic colleges and disciplines and spanning the boundaries between the University and the broader community.


The University of Delaware combines a rich legacy of innovation with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and the creation of new knowledge. The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to major east coast cities. The Department of Business Administration is part of the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics. The department offers degree programs in Marketing, Management, International Business and Operations Management. The department’s faculty were instrumental in incubating Horn Entrepreneurship, which has emerged as the University’s creative engine for entrepreneurship education and advancement. Horn Entrepreneurship actively partners with all of the University’s Colleges and offers a broad array of academic, enrichment, venture support, technology commercialization and specialty (e.g., youth, women’s and equity-focused) programming.  See for more details.


Qualified candidates should be interested in establishing a long-term career at the University of Delaware. A start date of August 16, 2022 will be offered. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 10 and accepted until the position is filled. 


Equal Employment Opportunity 


The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members and women.  The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at


Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check.  A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

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The University of Delaware does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability, religion, age, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law in its employment, educational programs and activities, admissions policies, and scholarship and loan programs as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and University policies. The University of Delaware also prohibits unlawful harassment including sexual harassment and sexual violence.

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