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Lawrence N. Field Chair in Entrepreneurship

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Lawrence N. Field Chair in Entrepreneurship
Zicklin School of Business
Baruch College
New York, NY

The Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College is seeking to fill the fully endowed Lawrence N. Field Chair in Entrepreneurship with an individual with substantial academic, entrepreneurial and/or executive experience. The successful candidate should have proven leadership skills which were developed in a dynamic organization as a senior faculty member, a management consultant, or a senior executive in an entrepreneurial venture. The candidate should also have the ability to communicate effectively as a teacher.

Among the skills and knowledge most desirable are an understanding of the development and implementation of entrepreneurial strategies, as well as experiences with start-ups, turnarounds, and/or intrapreneurial ventures. In addition to experience in these areas, the successful candidate should have at least an MBA degree (or equivalent) and an earned doctorate with academic accomplishments consistent with the rank of Full Professor.

Through the continuing generosity of Lawrence N. Field (’52) and his family, Baruch College is developing a unique program with the goal of becoming an internationally acknowledged center for excellence in entrepreneurship. The Chair holder will have an exceptional opportunity to play a major role in making this happen. The Chair will join six existing faculty members in entrepreneurship, including two other chaired professors.

Baruch College, one of 11 senior colleges of the City University of New York, attracts motivated students of proven achievement who are seriously committed to making their educational dreams a reality. Their ability and drive, along with the superb management-focused education for which the College is known, have established Baruch’s national and international reputation for excellence.

The Zicklin School of Business, the largest ASCSB-accredited business school in the United States, offers an array of full-time, part-time, executive, and honors programs leading to BBA, MBA, and PhD degrees.

The Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship is housed in the Zicklin School. The Field Center is a unique model for entrepreneurship which brings together faculty, students, business consultants, and entrepreneurs. Established in 1993, the Center provides educational programs, a networking environment, and consulting services to over 1,500 new and established businesses each year. It also sponsors regional and national lectures and research in entrepreneurship.

Applications will be accepted through Friday, December 7, 2007.

Applicants should send a curriculum vita and three letters of reference to:

Monica Dean
Administrative Director
Lawrence N. Field Center for Entrepreneurship
Baruch College
17 Lexington Avenue
Box B2-140
New York, NY 10010

Baruch is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. Men and women of diverse racial/ethic backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply.