Endowed Professor in Entrepreneurship

  • Prairie View A&M University
  • Prairie View, TX, USA
  • Mar 18, 2020
Full time   BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance BUS: Hotel & Restaurant Management BUS: Management, HR, OB, Strategy BUS: Marketing Business: Other

Job Description


Prairie View A&M University

Endowed Professor in Entrepreneurship

Job Title
Endowed Professor in Entrepreneurship

Prairie View A&M University

Management & Marketing

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Endowed Professor position will teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and support their development as future business leaders. Lead the effort in reviewing the existing curriculum, create new courses to strengthen the existing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program and establish a Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University.


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses (including Doctoral students) and support their development as future business leaders.
  • Lead the effort in reviewing the existing curriculum, create new courses to strengthen the existing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program and establish a Center of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Campus.
  • Launch an entrepreneurship fellows program.
  • Maintain a well established research agenda and present and publish high quality research in field of expertise.
  • Secure external grants to fund research in entrepreneurship studies.
  • Establish both internal and external partnerships with the Greater Houston Business community to enhance the reputation of College and University in research and teaching entrepreneurship.
  • Seek philanthropic funding to support the establishment of the Center of Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
  • Collaborate with the Small Business Development Center to engage local and regional business community in Houston.
  • Provide oversight and direction to the business community to enhance innovative entrepreneurial initiatives in the area. Recruit students to grow the entrepreneurship area.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Earned Doctorate in Business or related discipline from an accredited University.
  • Extensive higher education teaching experience and a sustained record of quality scholarship in entrepreneurship. Some experience in starting and/or managing an Innovation and Entrepreneurship center at a University. Success in securing and executing external grants in Entrepreneurship.
  • The following will also be considered - Graduate degree from an accredited University with extensive experience in operating/managing multiple New Business Development projects either as an entrepreneur and innovator or as a consultant/venture capitalist involved with entrepreneurial ventures (start-ups).

Job Posting Close Date:

  • Open Until Filled

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Earned Doctorate in Entrepreneurship from an accredited University. Established record of working in New Business Development projects and assisting in launching and sustaining entrepreneurial ventures.
  • The following will also be considered - Extensive experience as a high-level executive at a business organization.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in written and oral communication skills for diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrate ability for effective teaching and scholarship.
  • Demonstrate support of professional organizations in the discipline and have potential for obtaining external funding.

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above Required Attachments section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or jobs@pvamu.edu should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/PVAMU_External/job/Prairie-View-PVAMU/Endowed-Professor-in-Entrepreneurship_R-027561

About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu. Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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