The Department of Management at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), invites application for a tenure-track open rank position with appointment starting no later than Fall 2020, with the possibility of earlier appointment. We are seeking to fill an endowed chair position in Family Business with a faculty member who possesses a distinguished teaching and research record in this emerging field. This individual will join a Family Business program that is a Center of Excellence in the College. Established in 1995, the Family Business Council and Center sponsors one of the nation’s premier family business programs. The Department of Management strives to attract and retain candidates who are committed to furthering CSUF’s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity.
Opportunities for this position include the following:
Teach undergraduate, graduate, and executive education courses in Family Business and a secondary management area (e.g. Organizational Behavior, Strategy, HR, Operations)
Drive development of Family Business academic and professional curriculum
Play an integral role in the CSUF Family Business Council
Advise students interested in family business
Conduct and encourage research in family business issues
Work with the Center Director to grow the Family Business Council and support base
Participate in department, college, and university activities
Applicants interested in interviewing at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Boston, MA) should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae by August 1, 2019. All other applicants should submit their online applications (details below) by September 1, 2019, and we will hold additional phone/on-line interviews at that time. We may continue reviewing applicants on a rolling basis, as needed, until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged.
No later than Fall 2020. An earlier start date may be negotiable.
A complete online application must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration. To apply, please visit http://hr.fullerton.edu/careers/ to complete the required online Fullerton application, apply to requisition #493577, and provide the following required materials:
Cover Letter (relating your experience to the required qualifications)
Unofficial Graduate Transcripts (as a single pdf)
Recent Publications (as a single pdf)
Teaching Evaluations (as a single pdf)
On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will only be contacted with permission from the applicant. A request via email along with information on uploading the letter will be sent. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back in to the recruitment system.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Arielle Brown, Department Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (657) 278-2251.
Rank and Salary
This position will be tenure-track at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor, depending upon qualifications. An endowment supports a supplemental stipend and course releases, awarded on a renewable term basis. Salary is commensurate with rank, experience, and qualifications. The University offers excellent comprehensive benefits including health/vision/ dental plans/ spousal/ domestic partner and/ or dependent fee-waiver, and access to campus childcare, a defined benefit retirement plan through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
Located in the heart of Orange County near mountains and beaches, Cal State Fullerton is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. With about 40,000 students, Cal State Fullerton is the largest in the CSU System. While there is considerable emphasis on undergraduate teaching, the University offers Masters' degrees, and rewards research and publication. Faculty members have easy access to computer facilities and standard math and statistical packages. Research opportunities are enhanced by our proximity to UCLA, USC, Claremont, Cal Tech, UC Irvine, and UC Riverside. The dynamic Southern California economy offers extensive consulting opportunities, in many high technology companies, and major corporate headquarters in Orange and Los Angeles counties.
Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
Mihaylo College of Business and Economics (MCBE) is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) at both the undergraduate and master’s levels, is among the five largest business colleges in the U.S., and the largest in California. MCBE is home to 13 Centers of Excellence– four of which are affiliated with the Department of Management. With over 220 full-time equivalent faculty and about 8,900 students (including about 650 graduate students), MCBE offers Bachelors’ degrees in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Entertainment & Tourism, Finance, Operations & Supply Chain Management, General Management, Human Resources Management, Information Systems/Decision Sciences, Marketing, and International Business. MCBE offers MBA degrees in a variety of concentrations, an MA degree in Economics, and MS degrees in Taxation, Accountancy, Information Systems, Information Technology, and Financial Engineering. For more information about the College visit: http://business.fullerton.edu/. The college is consistently included in Princeton Review’s list of the 296 best business schools.
The Department of Management
The Department of Management is the largest and most research productive group of management faculty in the entire CSU system. We have 27 tenured and tenure-track faculty supplemented by 3 full-time lecturers and about 50 part-time faculty. Our faculty have recently published their research in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Human Resource Management, among others. Department faculty are on the editorial boards of the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Group and Organization Management, Human Resource Management, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Academy of Management Learning and Education. The department houses four centers of excellence that engage faculty and students with the business community– The Center for Leadership, the Center for Entrepreneurship, the Center for Family Business, and the Center for Entertainment and Hospitality Management. Our faculty are recognized frequently across the College and University for teaching and research excellence.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and is subject to budgetary authorization and any California State University System faculty contract increases. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start?up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available that includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and dependent fee?waiver; access to campus child?care; and a defined?benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, please visit
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.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be formally offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The individual should possess the following credentials:
Relevant Ph.D. degree from an accredited institution
Experience to warrant appointment at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor
Strong commitment to teaching and research
Ability to interact effectively with a culturally diverse range of faculty and students
Substantial experience and/or qualifications in the Family Business area, such as relevant research and/or a history or experience working with family business.
University teaching experience and industry work experience are beneficial
About California State University, Fullerton
Located in one of the most vibrant and entrepreneurial business communities in the United States, Mihaylo College of Business and Economics at California State University, Fullerton is the largest accredited business school on the West Coast, nationally recognized for accreditation in both its business and accounting programs.
We leverage the diversity and entrepreneurial spirit of Southern California to produce globally-aware business leaders through innovative teaching and high-quality applied research.