Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise

Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas, Baylor University is the oldest university in Texas and the world’s largest Baptist University. Baylor’s mission is to educate men and women for worldwide leadership and service by integrating academic excellence and Christian commitment within a caring community. Baylor is actively recruiting new faculty with a strong commitment to the classroom and an equally strong commitment to discovering new knowledge as Baylor aspires to become a top tier research university while reaffirming and strengthening its distinctive Christian mission as described in Pro Futuris.

We invite you to come discover the vision and excitement at Baylor as we seek to fill the following position in the Hankamer School of Business, Baugh Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise.


Research Professor in Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise

Lead efforts in research and outreach at the intersection of entrepreneurship, markets and public policy, including effects on entrepreneurship through changes in economic markets and political markets. Work to develop a greater understanding and awareness of how institutional forces alter the motives, processes, and outcomes for opportunities, business initiation, and growth is needed in the fields of Management & Entrepreneurship. Utilize a research and/or educational background in economics, entrepreneurship and public policy. Contribute to the internal and collaborative research priorities of the Baugh Center at Baylor University. Help build the collaborative research priorities of Baugh Center and publish thought leadership papers, primarily in top Management & Entrepreneurship journals. Contribute to the development of the Center activities by participating in conferences, workshops, grant proposal, policy papers, Center publications and outreach efforts as needed. Partner and collaborate with faculty in the Hankamer School as well as other institutions to advance knowledge, training, and education in economic freedom and its role in creating a prosperous, virtuous, free society. Utilize theoretical knowledge of economics theories related to free markets including Austrian economics (e.g. Schumpeter, Hayek, Mises) and their role in entrepreneurship. Submit at least two papers per year to top-tier Management & Entrepreneurship journals or appropriate economics or public policy journals. Represent the Baugh Center nationally and internationally at appropriate professional conferences by submitting at least two papers per year to top academic conferences including AOM, SMS, Babson Entrepreneurship Research Conference or similar recognized meetings. Build a comprehensive source of publications and data available for conducting research in this area. Utilize knowledge of public policy literature and approaches to studying effects of legislation and politics as it effects entrepreneurship. Demonstrate skill and experience using a range of quantitative techniques including Agent Based Modeling (ABM) and policy event capturing using regression models like difference in difference; and modeling techniques. Use Microsoft Office and one of the following: Stata, SAS or SPSS.

Requires a Ph.D. in Economics, Applied Economics, Entrepreneurship, Strategy or Public Policy and two years experience in the job offered or requires a Ph.D. in Economics, Applied Economics, Entrepreneurship, Strategy or Public Policy and two years experience in theoretical knowledge of economics theories related to free markets including Austrian economics (e.g. Schumpeter, Hayek, Mises) and their role in entrepreneurship; submitting or publishing on topics related to entrepreneurship and free market economics or public policy; in public policy literature and approaches to studying effects of legislation and politics as it effects entrepreneurship; in a range of quantitative techniques including Agent Based Modeling (ABM) and policy event capturing using regression models like difference in difference; using modeling techniques; and using Microsoft Office and one of the following: Stata, SAS or SPSS.

Send Resumes to: Steven W. Bradley, Assistant Professor and Faculty Director at steve_bradley@baylor.edu


Baylor is a Baptist University affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, Baylor encourages minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities to apply.