Assistant Professor: Strategic Management

San Diego, California
Jun 30, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Management at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track position in Strategic Management at the assistant professor level for Fall 2018.  An active research agenda and teaching capabilities at both the undergraduate and graduate level are required. Filling this position will be contingent upon state funding and applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Strategic Management or related area by August 2018.  Applicants with equivalent degrees in other disciplines with relevant teaching and research may also apply. The ideal candidate should have primary research and teaching interests in strategic management. The applicant’s ability to support related programmatic areas in entrepreneurship, international management and consulting will also be considered.

SDSU values both quality teaching and quality scholarship. Applicants should be able to employ technology and a variety of effective pedagogies, including collaborative learning, integrative sub-disciplines, and interactive discussions.  Applicants should be able to work with students from diverse cultural backgrounds.  Candidates should also be comfortable with community and university outreach efforts that could include student internships, undergraduate and graduate research, mentoring student teams, and supervising experiential learning activities.

The recently named Fowler College of Business enrolls approximately 5,400 undergraduate business majors and over 500 graduate students pursuing both the MBA and Master of Science degrees.  The Management Department offers undergraduate specializations in management, human resource management and entrepreneurship and graduate specializations in management and entrepreneurship. The Department of Management enrolls approximately 1,200 undergraduate and graduate student majors. The Management faculty includes fifteen tenure-track faculty members, thirteen emeritus professors, and several part-time lecturers. For additional information on the Management Department see The Fowler College of Business is also home to the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center (

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all. SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

The position is available starting August 2018. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to respond by September 15, 2017. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates should apply via Interfolio at For questions, please contact Dr. John Francis at

The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons based on race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status. 

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