The Kogod School of Business at American University invites applications and nominations for a tenure-line appointment with specialization in regional innovation to begin in Fall 2016. The faculty position will be open rank, including appointment as Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. Depending on qualifications, the appointee may be recommended for tenure at the time of hiring. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in appropriate fields including, but not limited to, management, strategy, information technology, technology management, finance and real estate, economics, or international business with primary focus on regional innovation and possible secondary interests in regional economy and digital innovation. Candidates must be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research and should be effective teachers.

We welcome applications from candidates engaged in high-quality scholarship in the areas of regional innovation, geography of innovation, regional economy, industry studies, and/or digital innovation. The successful candidate will be expected to provide thought leadership to our Business in the Capital strategic focus. Preference will be given to candidates who have a strong academic background and are actively engaged with the community of practitioners and policy makers. Candidates applying to the Associate and Full Professor ranks should have a track record of high quality scholarship, outstanding teaching, and demonstrated leadership in academic and professional communities.

Salary and benefits are competitive. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. An application must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, copies of all teaching evaluations, and three references. Candidates shall submit all application materials electronically via Interfolio ( ). Candidates who wish to be considered for the Academy of Management screening should submit all materials by 5 pm EDT July 24, 2015.

Requests for information should be directed to:

        Professor Gwanhoo Lee, Regional Innovation Search Committee Chair
         c/o Ms. Takei Roach, Kogod Academic Affairs Coordinator
         Kogod School of Business, American University
         4400 Massachusetts Avenue N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016-8044
         Tel: (202) 885-1963          Email:

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