The NYU School of Professional Studies seeks a Clinical Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the Division of Programs in Business, effective Fall 2022.
The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to lead the launch of a new graduate program at NYU SPS. Additionally, the faculty will teach within our graduate programs; may also teach within continuing education or executive education programs; develop courses; advise students; collaborate with other faculty and industry partners; and engage with the broader NYUSPS academic community, as appropriate. It is important that the candidate has a strong background in entrepreneurship, ideally as a founder and/or venture capital professional, with ties to the New York City market. A working understanding of tech innovation, and the entrepreneurial process is highly preferred.
The candidate will be expected to perform the following responsibilities: ▪ Develop the curriculum for a new graduate program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation ▪ Recruit and oversee top adjunct faculty to create and develop courses and teach in the new program ▪ Build industry relationships and partnerships to enhance the program's connection to the workplace ▪ Advance thought leadership through applied industry research ▪ Support the growth and development of adjunct faculty base ▪ Contribute collaboratively to the advancement of the Division's, School's, and NYU's mission and strategy.
All faculty members are expected to be active contributors to meeting the applied professional goals of the division and part of the continuing investments in research and pedagogy, and corporate collaboration. Reporting to the Associate Dean of the Division of Programs in Business, the clinical faculty will work closely with the Academic Director of Management and Technology to implement the vision for expanding the division's programs in Entrepreneurship, and to increase these initiatives' profile and visibility locally, nationally and internationally. The clinical faculty will also work directly with industry professionals and academics to advance the applied professional mission of the division. This full-time position is a nine-month appointment with an initial two-year renewable contract.
About the Division of Programs in Business The NYU Division of Programs in Business provides applied, professional education for students interested in becoming leaders in the functional areas of a business: marketing, human resources, management and technology, and finance. Students from around the world are immersed in highly relevant curricular and co-curricular experiences that combine academic theory and the rich professional expertise of industry practitioners with global experience rooted in New York City's business community. This creates a dynamic teaching and learning environment in which students gain and apply practical skills to solve complex, real-world problems of business and society. The Division of Programs in Business is committed to the School's mission of bringing diverse and cross-disciplinary perspectives and the principles of inclusion into academics. The Division of Programs in Business offers both credit and continuing education programs. In the most recent academic year, there were more than 2,000 graduate students in seven Master's programs and 1,000 noncredit enrollments in various career advancement and continuing education programs.
About the NYU School of Professional Studies
For 87 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation's urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 14 bachelor's degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate's degrees, and a plethora of continuing education courses and credentials.NYU SPS is a thought leader and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing, including real estate, real estate development, and construction management; hospitality, tourism, travel, and event management; global affairs and global security, conflict, and cybercrime; global sport and sports business; publishing; marketing; public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human resource management and development, and human capital analytics and technology; management and systems; translation; and professional writing. It is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.
The ideal candidate will have an earned doctorate or other advanced degrees (terminal in their field or discipline), teaching experience, significant entrepreneurship expertise, and the ability and skills to develop and deliver impactful and engaging course work and program materials in the entrepreneurship domain.
The review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For best consideration, please submit materials before the priority deadline of August 1, 2022.
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