New position/fellowship available: Postdoctoral Scholar at the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

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Postdoctoral Scholar / Research Associate positionLloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies Deadline: June 6th, 2020

The University of Southern California’s Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies seeks applicants for a one-year post-doctoral fellowship with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Scholars with interests in founder perspectives and decision-making encouraged to apply, as are those with more specialized interests in the ethics, sociology, or history of entrepreneurship. Successful candidates will be expected to be in residence during the fellowship and to participate actively in the Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies. During their term, fellows will actively collaborate with Greif Center faculty and contribute to the Center’s fellowship program in addition to conducting and publishing their own research. Moreover, the fellow may be given the option of teaching part of or all of 1-2 entrepreneurship courses per, year if qualified, with mentoring provided in this teaching role. The postdoctoral researcher will work under the supervision of Professor Dan Wadhwani. Interested candidates are welcome to contact Professor Wadhwani at with questions.

The Greif Center is among the nation's leaders in entrepreneurship education and research. Its faculty includes a diverse mix of researchers and practitioners. The Greif Center is one of the organizers of the West Coast Entrepreneurship Research Symposium and the sponsor of the Greif Entrepreneurship Research Impact Award -- given annually at the Academy of Management conference. In addition to offering courses in the school's undergraduate and MBA programs, we offer specialized graduate degrees in social entrepreneurship (MSSE) and innovation (MSEI).

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants must have completed their PhD within the last three years. They must also demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship, broadly conceived, and its dynamic role economies and societies.  We welcome applicants from a wide variety of disciplinary and methodological backgrounds. Candidates will be expected to participate in at least one existing research project while also having time to continue developing their own research.

Required Documents and Additional Information:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae, specifying research, teaching, and work experience
  • Research statement (One page)
  • Teaching statement (One page)
  • List of at least two references

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Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Ph.D. or equivalent doctorate within the previous five years

Minimum Experience: 0-1 year