Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Agribusiness Management

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Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate must possess a PhD from a recognized university, which should be in one of the following areas or any other closely related field:

  1. Entrepreneurship with prior qualifications in Agribusiness Management; or
  2. Entrepreneurship with professional experience in Agribusiness Management; or
  3. Agribusiness Management with an emphasis on Innovation or Entrepreneurship 

Candidates should also possess:

  • Ideally at least three (3) years’ teaching experience at a recognized tertiary institution
  • Experience in teaching courses related to Entrepreneurship
  • Good record of research and publications in reputable, peer-reviewed journals
  • Proven expertise in teaching in at least one (1) of the following areas:
  • New Venture Creation
  • Innovation
  • Business Planning
  • Entrepreneurial Finance 

For 1. and 2. above, candidates with advanced level training in Innovation would have an advantage

For 3. above, candidates with other degree in Entrepreneurship or a closely related field would have an advantage 

All candidates with the following would have an advantage:

  • Experience in teaching courses related to Agribusiness Management
  • Experience in teaching courses at the postgraduate level
  • Experience in successful supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Experience working with local and regional public and private sector business groups or institutions
  • Prior experience in business ownership or management in the agribusiness field
  • Experience in management in the food sector
  • Experience of collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams, field research and on-line teaching
  • Training and ability to teach in at least one (1) of the following areas:
  • Micro, Small and Medium-sized Business Development
  • Entrepreneurial Law
  • Customer Insight Analysis
  • Logistics Management
  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Management Information Systems
  • Prior success in co-managing a Student Incubator Facility
  • Prior success in the analysis of entrepreneurship data at the national or regional level 

The following would be considered assets:

  • Training in Agriculture
  • Advanced training in Agricultural Economics
  • Experience in teaching courses related to Agricultural Economics
  • Industry experience
  • Good track record of developing thematic research programmes and history of attracting research funding
  • Experience in applying research findings to satisfy industry needs
  • Experience in revision of existing curriculum or development of new curriculum to keep abreast of developments in entrepreneurship
  • Experience in venture capital mobilization
  • Proficiency in both face-to-face and online teaching

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Applications received after the deadline date will not be considered.

Deadline for receipt of applications: 2022 December 04

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