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 to develop 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: Strategy & Entrepreneurship
POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor
The Strategy and Entrepreneurship Department is one of six departments in the College of Business (COB). All COB students must choose a concentration to complete their requirements for the baccalaureate degree. Students who are uncertain about which concentration to choose are encouraged to select the General Management concentration, as it is the most comprehensive. The structure of the General Management concentration also provides an overlap with the other concentrations, thus making changes in focus possible. Students who wish a more customized program may elect to complete the requirements for additional concentrations as well. Strategy and Entrepreneurship Department offers three concentrations for the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree programs such as BS in Business (Entrepreneurship), BS in Business (General Management), and BS in Business (International Business). Also, the Department offers MBA in Entrepreneurship and Global Business. For more details, please see the following links, Strategy & Entrepreneurship (S&E) Department, College of Business, https://catalog.csus.edu/colleges/business-administration/strategy-and-entrepreneurship/
This is a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor.
- Teaching (Graduate and Undergraduate Courses in traditional, hybrid, and on-line modalities);
- Scholarly and Creative Activities (with an emphasis on publication of peer reviewed journal articles);
- Service/Contributions to the Institution;
- Service/Contributions to the Community;
- Student Advising;
- New course development and making changes to existing courses;
- Curriculum development;
- Supervising student (graduate and undergraduate) research.
- A Doctorate in Entrepreneurship or in another closely related discipline.
- ABD applicants will be considered. If ABD, all requirements for the degree must be completed by June 2023.
Special Knowledge and Abilities:
- Doctorate is obtained (by June 2023 if ABD) from a business program(s) accredited by AACSB International or ABET (or an equivalent accreditation).
- Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated record of teaching, research, and industry experience in Social Entrepreneurship (Social Enterprise, Social Innovation).
- A record of, or potential for, developing relationships with the business community.
- In spirit of the Anchor University initiative of Sacramento State, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people with the commitment and ability to work with a diverse student population.
Review of applications will begin December 21, 2021 (initial review date updated from November 30, 2021), and the position will remain open until filled.
Please provide the following:
- A cover letter that addresses required and desired qualifications, that also includes a statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests;
- A current curriculum vita/resume;
- Unofficial copies of transcripts attesting to the highest degree earned;
- A diversity statement - Sacramento State values diversity and inclusion and has made a university-wide commitment to being an inclusive institution. What contributions are you most proud of that demonstrate your commitment to promoting an inclusive environment? Please limit your response to 500 words.
If you would like more information about the position, please contact the Department Chair, Dr. Jay Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
OTHER SPECIFICS ABOUT THE POSITION:
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.
About Sacramento State
Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: "As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.
As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.
To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.
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