Tenure Track Faculty - Management & Organizations

California State University

Sacramento, CA

ID: 7087302
Posted: October 18, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


For more than five decades, the College of Business (COB) at Sacramento State has consistently achieved its fundamental mission – to develop engaged, responsible, and inclusive leaders that enrich communities around the world. The COB cultivates excellence in its graduates and develops business leaders possessing not only top management skills, but also a broad understanding of their responsibilities to business and their community. The College of Business has maintained its accreditation under the stringent standards of the AACSB since 1963. In the course of our history, the COB has produced nearly 50,000 total graduates through our undergraduate BS program and our innovative graduate programs which currently include: MBA, Executive MBA, iMBA, MS Accountancy, MS Business Analytics and MS Finance. We believe about 70 percent of our alumni remain in the Sacramento region, fueling the success of our culturally rich and vibrant economy.

DEPARTMENT: Management & Organizations

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor


The Management and Organizations Department is comprised of ten tenure-line faculty who teach and conduct research related to organizational behavior, human resources management, labor relations, and business communications. Our faculty includes award-winning teacher-scholars who have earned recognitions for innovative teaching and research at the University, California State System, and national and international levels. The Department serves all undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration through core courses HROB 101 and MGMT 102 and the Human Resources-Organizational Behavior (HROB) undergraduate concentration. The Department also serves graduate students in the COB’s MBA programs.


This is a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.


Duties include:

Teaching (graduate and undergraduate courses); using multiple modes of delivery which could include online and hybrid; during or outside of "regular business hours"
Scholarly and Creative Activities (with an emphasis on publication of peer reviewed articles)
Service/Contributions to the Institution
Service/Contributions to the Community
Student Advising
Curriculum development, including new course development and improving existing courses
Assessment and assurance of student learning

Education (highest degree): Ph.D. in Business Administration, or a doctorate in a closely-related discipline. ABD applicants will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the degree must be completed by June 2023 to remain eligible for continued employment
Commitment to teaching excellence to a diverse student body from various backgrounds and experiences
Experience in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the Management & Organizations Department (organizational behavior, human resources management, business communications, industrial relations, and/or other management-related courses)
A potential for conducting scholarly research and developing creative activities
Demonstrated ability to be responsive to the diverse culture in the University and surrounding community

Doctorate from AACSB accredited program or regionally accredited university
Demonstrated potential for continued scholarly research and publication
Emphasis in teaching and research in HR/Labor Relations and/or OB, with a focus on diversity, justice, equity, belonging, and/or inclusion
Ability to teach online courses using multiple modes of instructional delivery
Ability to teach a wide range of class sizes
Ability to develop student research projects / lead student teams
A record of, or potential for, developing relationships with the business community and experience working with a diverse student population in an urban setting

Initial review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

Cover letter: include statements of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests
Current curriculum vitae/resume
Unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned
Diversity statement: Sacramento State values diversity, equity, and inclusion. What contributions are you most proud of that demonstrate your commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion? Please limit your response to 500 words.

Salary is dependent on qualifications and professional experience. Academic preparation, record of research and peer-reviewed publications, and professional experience will be considered. Summer research grants, moving expenses, and a reduced teaching load may be available.