JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Wheaton College

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Social Sciences
Business & Economics
Harrison Chair of Entrepreneurship

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462697
Date Posted: 11/26/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Harrison Chair of Entrepreneurship
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Wheaton, Illinois, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: M -- Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics
Entrepreneurship; Business; Administration; Marketing; Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Business and Economics Department of Wheaton College (Illinois) invites applicants for the Hudson T. Harrison Chair of Entrepreneurship. The holder of this newly endowed chair will have the opportunity to frame and shape the future of entrepreneurship education within the context of Wheaton College’s Christian liberal arts mission. The successful candidate will partner with Wheaton College’s new Center for Faith and Innovation to help envision and implement an ecosystem of curricular and co-curricular programs with the goal of inspiring, educating, and equipping students to turn ideas into for-profit or non-profit ventures. The successful candidate will also be a thought leader who can apply a biblical and theological framework to the redemptive work of a Christian entrepreneur. Finally, the successful candidate will be skilled in developing partnerships with the business and non-profit communities and in collaborating with colleagues across the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The endowed chair provides both a reduced teaching load and a project budget to facilitate research and co-curricular initiatives.

A Ph.D. in fields related to entrepreneurship such as management, marketing, economics or other social sciences is required. A strong research, teaching, and mentoring record that supports an appointment to associate or full professor is also necessary. Entrepreneurial or start-up experience is preferred.

Review of applications will begin July 1, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit (1) a cover letter and (2) curriculum vitae to Applications will be sent to promising candidates.

Wheaton College is an evangelical Protestant Christian liberal arts college whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith and adhere to lifestyle expectations of the Wheaton College Community Covenant. Wheaton is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce and student body. We encourage the expression of multiple perspectives within a Christian worldview, inside and outside the classroom. For more information about Wheaton College visit

Additionally, Wheaton College aspires to provide a physically safe environment for students, staff, and faculty to learn and work. In support of this objective, the College requires background checks for final candidates, after an employment offer is extended. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

Application Requirements:
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Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should submit (1) a cover letter and (2) curriculum vitae to Applications will be sent to promising candidates.