Assistant Professor of Management

California State University, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
Initial salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Aug 15, 2021

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College of Business and Economics Department of Management Position: Assistant Professor of Management Starting Date: August, 2022 Minimum Qualifications: 1) An earned Ph.D. in Business Administration (or equivalent) with an emphasis in Management or closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered.  For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (8/18/2022). 2) Evidence of successful teaching experience. 3) Evidence of publication in scholarly books, journals, or conference proceedings.  Preferred Qualifications: 1) Evidence of successful teaching or work experience or scholarship in Strategic Management.  2) Demonstrated expertise in other areas of Management. Duties:     The primary professional responsibilities of instructional faculty members are: teaching, research, scholarship and/or creative activity, and service to the University, profession and to the community.  These responsibilities generally include: advising students, participation in campus and system-wide committees, maintaining office hours, working collaboratively and productively with colleagues, and participation in traditional academic functions. The ideal candidate will assist in the development of Strategic Management curriculum, coordinate the undergraduate capstone teaching of business strategy, and teach Global Strategy at the graduate level.  The successful candidate will be committed to the academic success of all of our students and to an environment that acknowledges, encourages, and celebrates diversity and differences. To this end, the successful candidate will work effectively, respectfully, and collaboratively in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings. In addition, the successful candidate will be ready to join faculty, staff, students, and administrators in our University’s shared commitment to the principles of engagement, service, and the public good.  The University: California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. Cal State LA is ranked number one in the U.S. for the upward mobility of its students, and is dedicated to engagement, service, and the public good.  We offer nationally recognized programs in science, the arts, business, criminal justice, engineering, nursing, education, ethnic studies, and the humanities. Our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, community engagement, and service. Our 240,000 alumni reflect the City and County’s dynamic mix of populations.  The University has one of the most diverse student populations of any college or university in the nation.  As a federally recognized Hispanic-Serving Institution, and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-Serving Institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.   The College: The College of Business and Economics is an AACSB-accredited school with nearly 3,000 business majors across various undergraduate and graduate programs. Our curriculum development benefits from interdisciplinary approaches, and our alumni have strong ties in the communities we serve. Our faculty members are great educators who enjoy teaching and mentoring our diverse student population.  The Department: The Department of Management faculty come from varied academic and professional backgrounds, maintain their Scholarly Academic (SA) status by AACSB standards, and are flexible in their teaching preferences across management domains. Many of our faculty members chart their own paths in specialized business teaching and research, and we produce and appreciate a wide spectrum of scholarship, including basic, pedagogical, and applied. Required Documentation: Please submit the following to the email address below:  1) A cover letter specifically addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications.  2) A narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of students who are among the first-generation of their family to attend a college or university. 3) A curriculum vitae. 4) A list of three professional references. 5) A University Application for Employment Form ( Finalists will be required to submit:  Official transcripts. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Application: Review of applications will begin August 15, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Please email all application materials in a single PDF to: [email protected]. Please type “General Management Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line.  Please address all questions to the search committee chair (Dr. Andre S. Avramchuk) at: [email protected]  Note: 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. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran status. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/TITLE IX EMPLOYER Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause undue hardship.   


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