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Tenure Track Assistant Professor, International Business, SJSU

  • 1.  Tenure Track Assistant Professor, International Business, SJSU

    Posted 20 days ago

    Position Rank and Title: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track
    School/Department Name: School of Global Innovation and Leadership
    Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank as established by the CSU Salary Schedule.
    Target Start Date: August 17, 2023
    Application Deadline: 
    Oct 7, 2022 (Applications accepted until position is filled or closed)

    Position Description

    The Lucas College of Business invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in International Business beginning in Fall 2023 The School of Global Innovation and Leadership prepares students to become innovative leaders with a global perspective in three concentrations: International Business, Entrepreneurship, and Operations and Supply Chain Management. It provides students with cutting-edge knowledge and opportunities for practice and skill development. The synergy from our concentrations will assist faculty to reach out to Silicon Valley companies for their projects and research. Faculty also has opportunities to connect students with startups and global companies through projects, honors programs, and interns. By joining our school, you can expect to be part of an innovative and diversified academic community with collaboration among faculty, staff, students, and community partners.

    The School of Global Innovation and Leadership and San José State University value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values. SJSU enrolls more than 36,000 students, many of whom are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell recipients. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution. The university's commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni. As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

    Successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and/or service. We ask that all applicants include a Diversity Statement with their application package. A guide to writing this statement can be found at SJSU Diversity Statement Guidelines, along with information about how these statements will be evaluated.

    Required Qualifications

    All applicants are required to:

    • Possess a doctorate from an accredited university and be academically qualified under AACSB standards. Terminal degree must be awarded by date of appointment.
    • Demonstrate concrete evidence of research publications or strong potential for the research publications in the area related to the position.
    • Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a socially and economically diverse student population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Besides the required qualifications, Priority will be given to candidates who possess one or more of the following:

    • For those with teaching experience, demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence.
    • Exhibit a commitment to interact effectively with the Silicon Valley business community.
    • Emphasize pragmatic teaching applications, ideally enhanced by industry experience.

    Key Responsibilities

    The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses from foundation through advanced in the International Business field and share in student advising, advising the student club, curriculum development, and service responsibilities including program assessment. Excellence in research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels is expected. Effectiveness in academic assignments, including service to students and the University, and a record of research and/or professional achievement which are defined in the University Retention/Tenure/Promotion guidelines is required to achieve tenure and promotion. The candidate will participate in shared governance, usually in department, college, and university committees and other service assignments. In addition, the candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience in understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, abilities, cultural background, ethnicity, religion, economic background, primary language, sexual orientation, gender identity, and academic preparation – through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

    Other Duties

    Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and CSU systemwide policy, some faculty duties may lead to designation as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). CSAs are required to complete Clery Act training and to immediately report Clery incidents to the institution.

    Application Procedure

    Select Apply Now to complete the SJSU Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

    • letter of interest
    • curriculum vitae
    • diversity statement
    • statement of teaching interests/philosophy
    • research plans
    • three references we may contact for letters

    Inquiries may be directed to the School Director: Dr. Taeho Park (taeho.park@sjsu.edu). Please include Job No. on all correspondence.

    Conditional Offer

    The work for this faculty position is located in the State of California. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Proof of immunization and booster shots against COVID-19 or proof of a medical or religious exemption and compliance with testing protocols is required for employment. Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. SJSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    San José State University: Silicon Valley's Public University

    Located in the heart of Silicon Valley - one of the most innovative regions in the world - San José State University is the founding campus of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system and the first public university in the West. Recognized as a leading transformative educational institution, San José State is an essential partner in the technological, economic, cultural, and social development of Silicon Valley, the Bay Area, and California. SJSU is a top-200 school nationally in research funding and second highest in research productivity in the CSU system. Cutting-edge research, world-class scholarship, student-centered learning, diverse communities, and commitment to social justice, allow SJSU to provide life-changing opportunities and advance the public good locally and globally.

    Equal Employment Statement

    San José State University prohibits discrimination on the basis of Age, Ancestry, Caste, Color, Disability, Ethnicity, Gender, Gender Expression, Gender Identity, Genetic Information, Marital Status, Medical Condition, Military Status, Nationality, Race, Religion, Religious Creed, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Sex Stereotype, and Veteran Status. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose

    Campus Security and Fire Safety Notification

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the Annual Security Report (ASR) is also now available for viewing at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Security-Report.pdf. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and Sexual Assault prevention information, and information about drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery crimes for San José State University locations for the three most recent calendar years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the Office of the Clery Director by phone at 408-924-1501 or by email at clerycompliance@sjsu.edu.

    Pursuant to the Higher Education Opportunity Act, the Annual Fire Safety Report (AFSR) is available at https://www.sjsu.edu/clery/docs/SJSU-Annual-Fire-Safety-Report.pdf. The purpose of this report is to disclose statistics for fires that occurred within SJSU on-campus housing facilities for the three most recent calendar years, and to distribute fire safety policies and procedures intended to promote safety on Campus. A paper copy of the AFSR is available upon request by contacting the Housing Office by phone at 408-795-5600 or by email at uhs-frontdesk@sjsu.edu.

    Nathan Lupton, PhD
    School of Global Innovation and Leadership, SJSU