JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of North Dakota

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College of Business and Public Administration
School of Entrepreneurship
Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454885
Date Posted: 11/24/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Grand Forks, North Dakota, UNITED STATES
JEL Classifications:
L2 -- Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior
M1 -- Business Administration
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
New Firms; Startups
Innovation and Invention: Process and Incentives
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Due to the generous support of the Burwell family, the School of Entrepreneurship in the College of Business and Public Administration invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with the positions beginning August 16, 2016, pending Provost Office approval. The School was established in May 2014 as one of the first in the nation, with only one other public university and three private universities offering schools dedicated to innovation and entrepreneurship. The School serves as the entrepreneurial hub of not only the UND community, but the greater North Dakota area.
The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. (ABD considered) in Economics or a related field, and an active research agenda. Terminal degree expected at time of appointment.

Applicants should have outstanding research potential, with demonstrable knowledge and interest in areas related to Entrepreneurship such as new firms, startups, family businesses, innovation and invention. Experience teaching courses related to entrepreneurship and/or past business/entrepreneurial experience a plus. Knowledge of high-impact learning practices also desirable.

Interviews will be scheduled for the ASSA meetings in San Francisco in January 2016. To learn more go to: or CONTACT: Patrick O’Neill, Department of Economics, Gamble Hall Room 290, 293 Centennial Drive Stop 8369, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND 58202-8369.

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at This information will remain confidential and separate from your application. This position is subject to a criminal history background check. The University of North Dakota complies with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act. Information about UND campus security and crime statistics can be found at North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability (less than one year old) from the Veterans’ Administration. Please submit a copy of the DD-214 and other veterans’ preference qualifying documentation to the Office of the Provost.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 05/15/2016
Reference Instructions:
Contact information for three references to:
Application Instructions:
To apply, email (as PDF files) the letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, job market paper, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and contact information for three references to: