Strategic or Operations Management, Tenure Track

Job description

Title: Strategic or Operations Management

Rank: Open Rank

Status: Tenure Track

Start: Fall 2020 (August 2020)

The Department of Management in the Craig School of Business at California State University, Fresno invites applicants for a full-time, open-rank, tenure-track position in Management. We are looking for someone who has primary teaching and research interests in either of the following areas: Strategic management, operations management, and/or supply-chain/value-chain management.

The successful candidate will be prepared to be an inspirational teacher in both the undergraduate and MBA programs; will conduct scholarly and applied research, engage in service-related activities; and perform outcomes assessment. Department faculty are committed to student success and continue to develop new course curriculum, including service-learning courses, and web-enhanced or web-based instruction. There may be opportunities to teach in the Executive MBA and/or Accelerated Bachelor's in Business Administration programs. Our campus culture requires an environment that cooperatively works with faculty, staff, and students in the department, college, and university. Specific assignments are dependent on departmental needs and the background of the individual.

Our Students: California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designed to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Required Education:
An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) in Management or a closely related discipline from an AACSB accredited institution (or equivalent) is required. Applicants nearing the completion of a doctoral degree (ABD status) will be considered.

Required Experience:
1. Demonstrated commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
2. Evidence of scholarly and research activity (e.g., conference presentations, book chapters, publications);
3. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level.

Preferred Experience:
1. Demonstrated success in teaching excellence as an instructor of record;
2.Evidence of publications in scholarly journals.

Application Procedures: For best consideration apply by 10/1/2019. Position will remain open until filled. Apply online at:
Attach the following:
(1) a cover letter specifically addressing required and preferred experience
(2) a curriculum vitae
(3) list of three professional references
(4) statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Candidates invited for an on-campus visit must submit the following by mail/e-mail within a designated time frame. The Search Chair will send information and requests for these items:
(1) three current letters of recommendation
(2) official transcripts

Committee Information:

Search Chair: Dr. Zhanna Bagdasarov
Department of Management
Craig School of Business
California State University, Fresno
5245 N. Backer Avenue, M/S PB7
Fresno, CA 93740
Email: [email protected]

About Fresno State:
California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News and World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.

Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. For additional information, please visit: We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.

About the College and Department:
The Craig School of Business (CSB) empowers future business leaders by helping students embark on successful careers in business and economics. With approximately 3,000 majors, we offer bachelor's degrees in Business Administration (with 12 different options) and Economics, and both a traditional and executive MBA. The Craig School of Business is the first CSU business school to receive a naming endowment, a ten million dollar pledge from Sid and Jenny Craig, and also the first in the CSU to be accredited by AACSB, International - this in 1959. Our priority for engaged learning experiences is addressed through internships, mentorships, applied projects, service-learning, professional events, an international program, and a highly involved regional business community. The CSB is recognized by the Princeton Review as a top business program.

Other Campus Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a "limited 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website:

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California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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Posted: 8/21/2019
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