Strategic Management Assistant / Associate Professor
Tenure Track Fall 2023 (August 2023)
The Department of Management in the Craig School of Business at California State University, Fresno invites applicants for a full-time, Assistant / Associate level, tenure-track position in Strategic Management. We are looking for someone who has primary teaching and research interests in Strategic Management or a closely related discipline (such as Entrepreneurship, Organization Theory, or Strategic Human Resource 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 assessments. Department faculty are committed to student success and continue to develop new course curricula, 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 designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA from an AACSB institution or foreign equivalent) in Strategic Management (or a closely related field). Candidates will be ranked based on the evidence their education and teaching background provide for a strong readiness to teach Strategic Management at the undergraduate and graduate levels beginning Fall of 2023.
Demonstrated commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;
Evidence of scholarly and research activity (e.g., conference presentations, book chapters, publications) in Strategic Management or a closely related discipline (e.g., Entrepreneurship, Organization Theory, Strategic Human Resource Management);
Teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
Demonstrated success in teaching excellence as an instructor of record;
Evidence of publications in scholarly journals.
Associate status will be considered based on prior experience and research record.
Application Procedures: To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit all application materials by 11/30/2022. The committee may elect to review applications submitted after this date. All positions automatically close on March 31, 2023. Apply online at http://careers.fresnostate.edu
Revised Application Review Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Attach the following:
A cover letter specifically addressing required and preferred experience
Current curriculum vitae
Names and contact information of three professional references.
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 by mail/e-mail within the designated deadline. The Search Chair will send information and requests for these items:
Three current letters of recommendation (dated within 12 months of full consideration date.)
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 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, visit: http://www.fresnostate.edu/academics/diversity
Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process. For additional information, please visit: www.fresnostate.edu/academics/facultyaffairs/procedures/facultyrtp/. 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 was 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.
The Fresno State campus sits in the midst of the San Joaquin Valley, a valley rich in the traditions and representation of Native American peoples and cultures. We are grateful to be in the traditional homelands of the Yokuts and Mono peoples, whose diverse tribal communities share stewardship over this land.
Other Campus Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & 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 www.fresnostate.edu/police/clery/index.shtml. 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. Any 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 outlined 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: http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html.
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.