Full-Time Instructor or Assistant Professor of Cultural Entrepreneurship

This week, I’m sharing a job opening for a teaching position in the University of Duluth, USA:

“The Cultural Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Minnesota Duluth is growing and hiring faculty to start in August 2016.

You may know that our program is one of the first undergraduate degree program in the United States and our faculty is deeply engaged in the scholarship of this emerging field of study. It is an interdisciplinary program combining entrepreneurial ideas with the intellectual rigor and expertise of the Liberal Arts. We are dedicated to integrating liberal education, research, creative activity and public engagement preparing students to become life-long learners and globally engaged citizens. Since its launch in 2013, the program has made significant progress in developing an ecosystem integrating with local economic development initiatives. Our vision is to be the leading program of Cultural and Creative Entrepreneurship in North America in both educating Liberal Arts students to meet their goals, as well as at shaping the future of this field. We hope some of you will consider applying and help us spread the word.”


Full-Time Instructor or Assistant Professor of Cultural Entrepreneurship, University of Minnesota Duluth


Required qualifications:  a) MA, MS or MBA with at least two areas of emphasis from among management, arts and cultures, and nonprofit organizations from a regionally accredited institution or equivalent by December 31, 2015; b) evidence of strong teaching credentials; c) minimum of two years teaching experience at college level; d) strong written communication skills.

Preferred qualifications: a) Ph.D. in one of the areas listed above b) demonstrated ability to teach courses in nonprofit management, arts and cultures, cultural economics, creativity and design thinking at the college level that can contribute to the Cultural Entrepreneurship program; c) appreciation of world languages and cultures; d) knowledge of contemporary pedagogy; e) strong oral or interpersonal skills that support successful teaching; f) local, state or national level community networks; g) work experience in nonprofit organizations; and h) ability to support one or more of UMD’s campus goals (http://www.d.umn.edu/chancellor/planning/2014update.html). University of Minnesota Duluth is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to UMD Goal 2 – equity, diversity, inclusion and social justice – are encouraged to apply and identify their strengths and experiences in this area. Please see: http://d.umn.edu/chancellor/planning/vg2.html

About the Job

Full-time Term Instructor or Assistant Professor of Cultural Entrepreneurship, University of Minnesota Duluth, beginning August 22, 2016. The position currently entails teaching Culture and Creative Entrepreneurship courses, advising, and professional/university service. Current teaching load is 3/4 for a total of 21 credits.

More info on the job opening page here: http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/ with job opening 307577.


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