Assistant Professor: Human Resources Management

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The Department of Management in the Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human Resource Management at the Assistant Professor level for Fall 2019. SDSU values high quality teaching and scholarship. Relatedly, the primary emphasis of the position is on conducting high quality Human Resources (HR) scholarship, teaching HR courses (e.g., compensation, performance management) to support the undergraduate HR specialization, and assisting with co-curricular activities such as the SDSU Society for Human Resource Management student chapter. Graduate level teaching may be expected depending upon demand. Filling this position will be contingent upon state funding.

Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management or related area by August 2019.  Applicants with equivalent degrees in other disciplines with relevant teaching and research may also apply. Well-qualified applicants will have demonstrated both high quality human resource management research with publications in top-tier journals and evidence of excellence in teaching human resource management courses at the undergraduate level. It also would be beneficial for the candidate to be prepared to support the Institute for Inclusiveness and Diversity in Organizations in their research efforts (see

The recently named Fowler College of Business enrolls approximately 5,600 undergraduate business majors and 460 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 seventeen tenured and tenure-track faculty members 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 (

San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the third largest in California. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of over 36,000 and approximately 5,849 faculty and staff. SDSU is currently designated as a Doctoral / Research-Intensive University by the Carnegie Foundation. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 84 areas, masters in 76 and doctorates in 21. See for more information.  

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 2019. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Candidates must complete their application packet by July 23, 2018 to receive full consideration. Additional information and application procedures are available at Interfolio ( For questions, please contact Dr. Chamu Sundaramurthy at [email protected]

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 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 on the basis of 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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Posted: 6/13/2018
Application Due: 8/12/2018
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