college of Business and economics


Position: One tenure-track Assistant Professor position with possibility of credit toward tenure

Starting Date: September 1, 2014

Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must possess a doctorate in International Business or related fields, from an AACSB-accredited institution.  Possession of the appropriate terminal degree is required for employment.  This position will have primary teaching responsibilities in International Business which is an interdisciplinary program housed in the Marketing Department.  Applicants must show evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching, productive programs of scholarly research and commitment to service.

Desired/Preferred Qualifications: Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply. Demonstrated experience in International Business and at least one of the following areas: International Relations, Import-Export, Trade Relations, Entrepreneurial Global Business, Intercultural Communications and Logistics.  Since International Business is an interdisciplinary area we encourage the applicant to be strong in other areas such as:  Marketing, Management, Economics and/or Finance.

Duties: In addition to teaching, duties include student advisement/mentoring, engaging in scholarly activity, and committee service for the Department, College, and the University.

Salary: Initial salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

The University: California State University, Los Angeles, a comprehensive urban university and one of 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system, offers programs in more than 50 academic and professional fields.  The campus is located at the eastern edge of Los Angeles, adjacent to the western San Gabriel Valley, with more than 22,000 full and part-time students reflecting the rich, ethnic diversity of the area.  The University is committed to student-centered learning, free scholarly inquiry and academic excellence.

The College:  The College of Business and Economics is an AACSB international accredited business school. Only 5% of business schools worldwide have achieved AACSB international accreditation.  The College meets the standard and reflects our commitment to quality and continuous improvement.  For more than a decade, Cal State L.A.’s undergraduate business program has been listed among the nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” issue. Cal State L.A. is among the top five public institutions in California that made the 2013 list.

The Department:  The Marketing Department has the third largest enrollment area for the College of Business and Economics with more than 650 majors, of which International Business (IB) is the second largest option area.  The department’s culturally diverse faculty hold Ph.D. degrees from prestigious universities.  The Department's emphasis is on "Excellence in Teaching through Practical Application" in the graduate areas:  Marketing Management and International Business and undergraduate options: Marketing, International Business, and Retailing.  We offer 8 Certificates including the growing area of Social Media. IB also offers two interdisciplinary certificates of specialization: International Business and Intercultural Business Communications. Students complete coursework in area studies and a foreign language, as well as specialty IB coursework to further strengthen their knowledge of the increasingly globalized world.

Required Documentation: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and the Univerisity’s Application for Academic Employment form Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.  Address application, required documentation and/or requests for information to:

Dr. Tye W. Jackson, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Marketing
College of Business and Economics
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA  90032-8126

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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

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 or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.

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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Last Update: 11/13/2013