The University of Limerick
The University of Limerick had advertised for a Professor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation in 2009 and had failed to make an appointment. Our search led to a short list of five candidates, four of whom applied through the search and one of whom is internal to the University.
The brief was to find candidates who had published in good quality international journals in the areas of entrepreneurship and innovation. The search covered the UK and Ireland, USA, Denmark, South Africa and Greece and a particular emphasis was on what journals potential candidates had published in and how many times their work had been cited by other academics. Although this appointment will not be made until early December 2010, there are some very good candidates on the short list.