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Position announcement - 2 TT Assistant Professor positions: Environmental/Climate Entrepreneurship focus and Sustainability focus @ Baruch College (NYC)

  • 1.  Position announcement - 2 TT Assistant Professor positions: Environmental/Climate Entrepreneurship focus and Sustainability focus @ Baruch College (NYC)

    Posted 11-10-2022 13:52

    Job Description:


    Baruch College, CUNY invites applications for three (3) tenure-track Assistant Professor positions starting August 2023, Entrepreneurship (2 Positions) and Sustainability (1 position) subject to final budget approval.

    These positions are intended to support two new related interdisciplinary faculty clusters – "Entrepreneurship and Innovation" and "Climate Studies" – that will span Baruch's three schools: the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, the Weissman School of Arts and Science, and the Zicklin School of Business. These faculty will be expected to work collaboratively within and across these clusters (as well as a new Data Science cluster) and appropriate centers and institutes in order to strengthen the research base that already exists at Baruch, expand its academic programs, increase the career opportunities for its graduates, and enhance collaborations across CUNY. Further, faculty in the Entrepreneurship and Innovation cluster are expected to provide the critical mass of faculty needed to launch a planned Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, a department that will cross traditional disciplinary boundaries and partner effectively with other CUNY campuses. Entrepreneurship and Innovation cluster faculty may also be given affiliate appointments with the Field Center for Entrepreneurship, which will enable them to use their expertise to serve students and local entrepreneurs outside the classroom.

    Located in Manhattan's historic Gramercy/Flatiron district, Baruch College serves a diverse population of more than 19,000 students who speak more than 110 languages and trace their heritage to more than 160 countries. Baruch is consistently ranked among the top public colleges in the Northeast and among the top colleges for social mobility in the nation. Faculty in Baruch's Management Department regularly publish entrepreneurship research in the world's leading academic journals including, but not limited to, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Research Policy, and Journal of Business Ethics.


    All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.

    Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.

    Compensation and Benefits:      

    $150,000 - $155,000; commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.



    GENERAL Qualifications:

    Applicants should have a PhD (or ABD) in entrepreneurship, innovation, management, psychology, public administration, public policy, sociology, or a related field. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue a rigorous research agenda in in the areas defined above, leading to publications in the top journals in their field, teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels, and support the mission of CUNY through appropriate service to their department, school, college, and/or university.

    Entrepreneurship and Innovation cluster QUALIFICATIONS:

    Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Narendra Paul Loomba Department of Management, Zicklin School of Business. Demonstrated expertise in entrepreneurship in under-resourced communities (e.g., emerging and/or transition economies, inner cities, necessity-based environments, disaster-struck communities, etc.) and/or by historically underrepresented people (e.g., ethnic and/or racial minorities, immigrants, LGBTs, women, refugees, tribal and/or indigenous groups, etc.) is required.


    Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Narendra Paul Loomba Department of Management, Zicklin School of Business. Demonstrated expertise in social innovation/social enterprise, with particular focus on climate-related topics (e.g., carbon offsets, climate change, climate justice, climate resilience, ecopreneurship, environmental entrepreneurship, ESG [environment, social, and governance], sustainable entrepreneurship, triple bottom line, etc.) is required.


    Climate Studies cluster QUALIFICATIONS

    Assistant Professor of Management, Sustainability focus, Narendra Paul Loomba Department of Management, Zicklin School of Business. Demonstrated research and teaching interest and expertise in sustainability (e.g., the role of business in addressing environmental, social and governance grand challenges such as climate change, public health deficiencies, and inequalities) is required.


    - How to Apply: 

    Go to the CUNY website to see the complete position description and job requirements in CUNYfirst under Job Opening ID #25569.  You can view and apply for this job in CUNYfirst via the following direct link to the posting

    To be considered for this position, please submit your application online by clicking on "Apply Now" below.  Candidates should provide:

    1. Cover letter, indicating which position you are interested in applying for
    2. Curriculum vitae (including names and contact information for three references)
    3. Research statement
    4. Teaching statement
    5. Teaching evaluations (if available)
    6. Recent publication or working paper
    7. Narrative statement describing the candidate's commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend a college or university.

    Please note, documents submitted by e-mail are not a substitute for an application; all applications must be submitted via the central application system.

    Closing Date:  

    Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.


    EEO Statement:                        

    CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.



    Scott Newbert
    Baruch College, City U. of New York
    New York NY