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Chair in Entrepreneurship and Director of the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies, Leeds University Business School - Application deadline 10 May 2018

The University of Leeds is one of the United Kingdom’s largest, most prestigious and diverse research-intensive universities. Ranked in the world’s top 100 universities in the QS rankings, and a member of the Russell Group, it was named as the Times and Sunday Times University of the Year 2017. With an annual turnover of £635 million, more than 33,000 students and 7,800 staff, the University is making significant investments in student education, research and innovation, and extending its international reach. The campus is also being transformed to meet the needs and aspirations of students and staff.

Leeds University Business School is internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching, its research and its facilities. A triple accredited and top ranking European business school with more than 3000 students from around 100 countries and more than 200 academic staff, our work covers the full spectrum of business disciplines, teaching undergraduate, masters and doctoral students and creating new knowledge through research. Within Leeds University Business School, the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies (CEES) is a focal point for enterprise education and research, and is part of the multiple award-winning Enterprise at Leeds initiative. With its strong and experienced team, the Centre is looking to become one of the world-leading groups of entrepreneurship research and education.

The Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies is now seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual to undertake the role of Chair of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Centre. You will be expected to deliver leading edge quality research outputs in the field of entrepreneurship; lead the Centre’s research impact and engagement strategy; and provide effective and innovative research-led teaching to a diverse student cohort.

You will have experience of leading research projects which meet international standards of academic excellence, and integrating this research into innovative learning and teaching. With a track record of sustained delivery of ambitious and imaginative academic leadership you will possess experience of effective team working and collaborative development alongside with excellent communications skills. Detailed experience of leading research initiatives and developing links with research groups in the UK and internationally will support you in this role.

For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see quoting reference 3559. The deadline for applications is noon GMT on Thursday 10th May.

Location: Leeds – Main Campus

School/Institute: Leeds University Business School

A competitive salary will be offered for this role.

Researcher in Entrepreneurship, Business School of Vilnus University, Lithuania

Currently, the Business School of Vilnius University are looking for a high-level researcher in Entrepreneurship who would be willing to engage in a long term project (4 years) in Lithuania with the VU Business School.

Strategically, the VU Business School is creating an Entrepreneurship competence centre, and we are looking for a high-level researcher to partner with us using a unique opportunity of funding.

The funding possibility comes from the programme initiated by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania, funded by European Union under the activity ‘Attracting Foreign Researchers for Research Implementation’ (Brain Gain and Reintegration (SMART). The programme can supervise wages, living, travelling and research costs for the researcher / research supervisor who has been continuously engaged in R&D activities for at least 5 years in Entrepreneurship and similar areas and who may act as a research supervisor, building a research team, performing research and during the next 4 years spend a lot of time in Lithuania.

The following is a short description of the program, what activities and costs are financed. file:///C:/Users/tim.mescon/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/Content.Outlook/V9CJGPYJ/Funding%20for%20Reasearch_EN.pdf

We are currently looking for expression of interest as soon as possible, hopefully by the end of this week so we could have sufficient time to prepare the application. The deadline for application to the funding programme is May.

Vilnius University Business School

Tel. +370 659 01886, E-mail

Assistant Professor (tenure track) of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in family-owned firms at EBS Business School, the Strascheg Institute for Innovation, Transformation and Entrepreneurship (SITE)

“EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht” is a private, state-recognized university with a business school campus in Oestrich-Winkel and a law school campus in Wiesbaden, Germany. Currently, EBS hosts 2,300 students and doctoral candidates at its two schools. EBS’ more than 300 employees aim to develop responsible and conscientious decision-makers and support students in their personal development. EBS nurtures excellence in research and teaching, has a strong stakeholder network and emphasizes its international focus. Through professional training programs EBS aims to provide life-long learning for students, executives and management specialists. We belong to the SRH group, a leading private provider of educational and health-care services with more than 13 thousand employees. SRH runs private universities, vocational training centers, schools and hospitals all over Germany.

The Strascheg Institute for Innovation, Transformation & Entrepreneurship (SITE) at EBS Business School focuses on innovation, transformation, and entrepreneurship as the driving forces behind a high-performing and fast growing economy. Its activities are geared towards embedding the knowledge gained in these fields in the three pillars research, teaching, and professional education. Under the leadership of Professor Dr. Ronald Gleich, a team of ten professors and four directors at the SITE are responsible for the education of undergraduate and graduate students, the training of professionals, and various research endeavours.

At EBS Business School, the Strascheg Institute for Innovation, Transformation and Entrepreneurship (SITE) invites applications for an Assistant Professorship f/m (tenure track) of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Family-Owned Firms

Your Responsibilities:

l              Conducting high-quality research on entrepreneurship and innovation with a focus on family-owned firms

l              Teaching and tutoring students at Bachelor´s and Master´s level

l              Collaborating with industrial partners

l              Practitioner-oriented knowledge transfer and dissemination of research-based insights including the ability to design and conduct executive education

l              Taking over roles in university governance

Your Profile:

l              Doctoral degree from an internationally known university or business school

l              A record of high quality research ideally proven by first publications in internationally renowned journals or conference proceedings

l              Ability and willingness to acquire external research grants and/or projects with industry partners

l              Good understanding of the German language required

We offer you a dynamic, international and team-oriented working environment in intensive dialogue with academic colleagues and our business partners as well as the opportunity to qualify for further academic challenges. Successful candidates will be invited to our business school campus in the Rheingau region – also referred to colloquially as the Greater Frankfurt Area, Germany.

For further information please contact:

Prof. Dr. Ronald Gleich, Professor of Industrial Management I

Please forward your cover letter, CV, samples of published research and/or working papers and relevant evidence of teaching excellence. In addition, we ask you to provide brief position statements on your research and teaching objectives as well as the names / contact details of two referees.

This advertisement remains open until the position is filled.

Please send your application documents in electronic form, stating the index number EBS 2031-10 to:

EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht | Bärbel Spors | Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 3 65189 Wiesbaden


Assistant professor in Entrepreneurship (tenure track) - ESCP Europe Business School Berlin - Application deadline April 30, 2018

The following assistant professor position (Tenure track -W1- Junior professor) is open at
ESCP Europe Business School Berlin,
starting September 2018 
or January 2019:

Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship (f/m)

The entrepreneurship department of ESCP Europe and the Jean-Baptiste Say Institute for Entrepreneurship are looking for a candidate with a genuine interest and track record in entrepreneurship. Your research wraps around entrepreneurial phenomena and theories (mindset, processes, pedagogy, etc.), may also involve entrepreneurial approaches to (digital) innovation, technology management and agile organizing, and has the potential to be published in international top-tier journals. You enjoy delivering quality teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and you wish to develop your executive education skills.

For further information feel free to contact:

Prof. Dr. René Mauer
Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at ESCP Europe and Director of the Say Institute in Berlin
Tel. +49-30-32007-203,  E-Mail:
Team assistant: Barbara Lutz
Tel. +49-30-32007-210, E-Mail:


Candidates are expected to publish in top-quality academic journals. Teaching will take place in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programmes, as well as in executive education. The teaching language will mostly be English. We are explicitly looking for candidates applying new teaching methods and formats.

A willingness to work with colleagues from our network of ESCP Europe campuses in London, Madrid, Paris, Torino, and Warsaw is appreciated. Furthermore, candidates should demonstrate skills in developing and expanding relationships with companies and professional organisations, and extend the reputation of ESCP Europe Business School Berlin and its programmes.

ESCP Europe Business School Berlin is a state-accredited, research-based business school (wissenschaftliche Hochschule). Therefore, § 102a BerlHG (Berliner Hochschulgesetz) applies in the case of assistant (junior) professors. Tenure can be offered for assistant professors after positive interim and final evaluations. Even if an outstanding doctoral dissertation is required for the application, we will also consider candidates who are in the final stage of their doctoral thesis.

Application should include: 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, including diplomas and transcripts of records (starting with A-levels), 3) a list of publications, 4) a statement of teaching and research interests and 5) teaching evaluations from the past two years (if applicable).

Please submit your application by April 30, 2018, in electronic form as one PDF file addressed to the mentioned contact person as well as to If you would like to send papers or any additional material in print, please note that documents cannot be returned.

Job interviews and presentations are estimated to take place on May 29 and May 30, 2018 at the Berlin campus.