The Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Group within the School of Entrepreneurship and Management (SEM) at ShanghaiTech University welcomes applications for two tenured/tenure track positions at the assistant or associate professor level. We plan to hire one individual with an emphasis on spatial/urban aspects of entrepreneurship and one with an emphasis on entrepreneurship/innovation. Priority research areas of the Group are entrepreneurship studies; economics of entrepreneurship; linkages between creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation; entrepreneurship and spatial economics; creative cities; institutions and entrepreneurship; venture capital.
For the spatial/urban position, research areas of particular interest include entrepreneurship and spatial economics as well as creative cities. For the entrepreneurship/innovation position, research areas of particular interest include entrepreneurship studies and linkages between creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation.
Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. by July 2017. Successful candidates are likely to have expertise in one or more of the following fields: economic geography, entrepreneurship theory and practice, evolutionary/institutional economics, interdisciplinary urban studies, and regional/urban/spatial economics. Highly desirable candidates will have good knowledge of an empirical technique, for example micro-econometric studies or interview surveys. Other highly desirable traits include an interdisciplinary orientation, industry experience, and teaching experience. We welcome applicants who can teach courses in multiple disciplines of relevance to SEM.
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