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Entrepreneurship: Open Rank: Endowed Chair

  • 1.  Entrepreneurship: Open Rank: Endowed Chair

    Posted 10-03-2019 01:02
    Position Summary:
    The Department of Management in the Craig School of Business at California State University, Fresno is accepting applications for a tenure-track position in Entrepreneurship. Rank is open with a start date in Fall 2020. Rank will be considered depending on the candidate's level of experience. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach in the Craig School's undergraduate and MBA programs, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. Opportunities to teach in the Executive MBA and Accelerated Bachelor's in Business Administration program are available as well. The successful candidate will also have primary teaching and research interests in Entrepreneurship and one or more of the following areas: Management and Strategy. The successful candidate will also be involved in programs offered by the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Specific assignments are dependent on departmental needs and the background of the individual. Exceptional candidates will be considered for the Reighard Endowed Chair, the first such Chair in the CSU System.
    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 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 offers Business Scholar and Honors programs for outstanding students who want to challenge themselves and conduct research with faculty. The CSB is recognized by the Princeton Review as a top business program.

    Required Education:
    An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) in Entrepreneurship, Management or a closely-related discipline from an AACSB accredited institution (or equivalent) is required.
    Required Experience:
    1) Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level; 2) Evidence of publications in scholarly journals, and; 3) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Appointment to the rank of Associate and Full Professor will require experience and accomplishments commensurate with appointment at our campus.
    Preferred Qualifications:
    1)  Demonstrated success in teaching excellence at the collegiate level;  2) Demonstrated expertise in Entrepreneurship; 3) Publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or high-quality journals.
    Application Procedures:
    Review of applications will begin October 31st, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.  Complete an on-line application at jobs.csufresno.edu and attach the following materials: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications; 2) a curriculum vitae, and; 3) list of three professional references.  Finalists will be required to submit a minimum of three current letters of recommendation and official transcripts. For inquires contact: Dr. Timothy Stearns, Search Committee Chair; Department of Management, Craig School of Business, California State University, Fresno, 5245 N. Backer M/S PB 7, Fresno CA 93740-8001 Phone: 559.278.2851; E-mail: timothys@csufresno.edu

    Timothy Stearns
    Fresno CA
    (559) 278-3733