College of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Professor Job Posting



Associate Professor


Xihua University at Chengdu invites nominations and applications for individuals interested in an exciting opportunity as associate or full professor in its newly established College of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (College of I&E).


The professor is expected to work with other senior academic staff to ensure that the ambitions set out in the College’s strategical goals are achieved.On top of teaching and research, the professor is expected to engage personally in entrepreneur activities, adding to the College’s reputation in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

About Xihua University:


Xihua University was founded in 1960, and it was named as Key Provincial University by Sichuan provincial government in 1978.Xihua has 22 colleges, 83 undergraduate majors, 75 master's degree authorization, and 1 provincial post-doctoral innovation center.We have more than 40,000 undergraduate students and more than 2,000 graduate students.


In recent years, the school has been focusing on improving our curriculums emphasizing on Liberal Education and cultivating students' interests in innovation and entrepreneurship.We established a fund and an incubator to support innovation and entrepreneurship in the campus.We also established a science and technology park to host matured projects before they go to market independently.We constantly introduce new incentives and measures to encourage students’ interaction and collaboration in and out of classroom. Our students’ overall quality, practical problem solving ability, and innovative mindset have been recognized widely, and specifically on the job market. In recent years, our graduate employment rate has been maintained at more than 90% rate consistently.


About College of I&E:


The goal of the newly established College of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Xihua is to build a unique and innovative educational platform to cultivate future business leaders and entrepreneurs with an honor college style platform.We will attract elite talents school wide, and establish the college as a nationwide exemplary as Xihua elite college. The College is fully funded and expect rapid growth this year.






Academic Leadership

• To provide academic leadership for the activities of the College specifically in the area of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

• To pursue excellence in research, teaching and enterprise and to inspire others to do the same.

• To play a lead role in the development and communication of the strategic vision for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

• To lead and participate in internal and external networks to foster collaboration and to promote Innovation and Entrepreneurship, the College and the University, nationally and internationally.

• To monitor the external environment and ensure that the College and University capitalize on emerging opportunities and to review the scope of current academic provision.



• To pursue external research funding.

• To supervise and manage research projects.

• To publish the outcomes of research in outlets of international standing.

• To attend and contribute to the organization of major international conferences.

• To supervise postgraduate students at Masters levels.

• To initiate, lead and collaborate in research initiatives with colleagues both within the University and externally.



• To lead colleagues in the School in delivering an exceptional learning environment for students.

• To teach and inspire postgraduate students and to conduct associated assessments.

• To provide academic and pastoral support to postgraduate students.

• To promote the use of a range of methods and techniques in teaching, learning and assessment.

• To engage in the evaluation and development of modules for which you have responsibility, in terms of content, delivery and assessment.

• To be responsible for the design and content of specific areas of teaching and learning within the College’s postgraduate programs.

• To lead colleagues in the continuous review and development of the College’s taught programs and the curriculum.


Qualified candidates must hold an earned doctorate or other appropriate terminal degree, most likely in business with a focus on Strategic Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, or Operations ManagementSuccessful experience as an assistant professor in an English-speaking country is preferred.


Chinese Language is required as lectures will be conducted in Chinese.




A demonstrated interest in hands-on student projects and industry partnerships shall be considered favorably.


A complete application will include a letter describing relevant experiences and interest in the position; current curriculum vitae and the names of two references with titles, mailing addresses, business/home telephone numbers and email addresses. Individuals who wish to nominate a candidate should submit a letter of nomination, including the name, position, address, telephone number and email address of the nominee. Creativestar Solutions, a technology incubator in Boston area, is assisting Xihua University in the search. Please send application, or paper version to Creativestar Solutions, 460 Totten Pond Rd, Suite 300, Waltham, MA 02451, USA.