Assistant Professor of Management (DEI/Social & Organizational Justice)
California State University, Bakersfield
Location: Bakersfield , California
Tenure Track or Tenured
Cluster Hire: California State University, Bakersfield (CSU Bakersfield) is committed to building a campus community in which diversity, equity, and inclusion are centered in our mission, decisions, and all aspects of university life. This tenure-track position is part of a cluster hire dedicated to attracting faculty who will engage in teaching, scholarship, and service focused on social justice and minoritized communities. Candidates selected through this cluster hire will receive enhanced faculty support, including professional development, mentoring, and additional funding for scholarship, travel, and course development.
This cluster hire includes new faculty positions in the following disciplines:
Public Health, School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering
Mathematics, School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering
Ethnic Studies, School of Social Sciences & Education
Liberal Studies, School of Social Sciences & Education
Political Science, School of Social Sciences & Education
Teacher Education, School of Social Sciences and Education (2 positions)
Management & Marketing, School of Business & Public Administration (2 positions)
Library and Information Science, Walter W. Stiern Library
University Background: CSU Bakersfield, founded in 1970, is a regional, comprehensive university serving the southern San Joaquin Valley of California. CSU Bakersfield’s service area covers nearly 25,000 square miles and is home to a socially and ethnically diverse population of over 11,000 students. CSU Bakersfield is the only four-year degree granting institution within a 100-mile radius. Due to this, CSU Bakersfield has a vital role in educational obtainment, economic development, and quality of life within the region.
The accolades CSU Bakersfield has received include Third Way’s #5 Most Economic Mobility Index (2022), Washington Monthly’s #13 Best Bang for the Buck for Western Colleges and #26 Best Master’s University nationwide (2022), Best Value Schools’ #21 Most Affordable 4-Year Colleges (2022), and US News and World Report’s #25 Top Public School in the West (2022).
CSU Bakersfield serves 9,800 undergraduate students and 1,400 graduate, credential, and post-baccalaureate students. 63.5% of CSU Bakersfield’s students are Hispanic/Latinx, 21.5% are Caucasian, 7.1% are Asian, 4.9% are African-American, 2.3% are multiracial, 0.5% are American Indian/Alaskan Native, and 0.2% are Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. CSU Bakersfield is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).
Commitment to Diversity: The Department of [insert] within the School of [insert] at CSU Bakersfield is committed to academic and inclusive excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.
School Information: One fortunate result of our location is our connection to a thriving local economy and highly successful business leaders who partner with BPA and CSUB. One key indicator of this connection is a demonstrated history of these local, regional, and national organizations hiring our graduates. [insert]
Department Information: The Management and Marketing Department provides essential components to the education of every business student at either the undergraduate or graduate levels. Our courses help to prepare students in any field for successful careers in any of field. For those choosing to concentrate in this area, some of the opportunities include positions in human resource management, logistics and supply chain management, general management, marketing, small business management, international management, and entrepreneurship. Our faculty advance research in each of these areas and many sub-disciplines and also reach out to the community to create essential ties to commerce both in our community and beyond.
Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be 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.
Mandated Reporter: 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.
Clery Act: CSU Bakersfield 's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSU Bakersfield. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault, and other subjects. Additionally, a daily log of offenses is maintained and can be reviewed at the front desk of the Department of Public Safety. You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the Department of Public Safety/University Police at (661) 654-2111 or by logging on to their website at: https://www.csub.edu/compliance/Clery.
EEO Statement: CSU Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment. Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or covered veterans’ status.
Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Management with a focus in DEI/social and organizational justice or related discipline from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred but others with teaching and research interests in DEI/social/organizational justice are encouraged to apply. ABD status candidates are welcome to apply. A secondary field (e.g., Organizational Behavior) is preferred. Candidates must demonstrate potential for teaching excellence in an environment that emphasizes applied and experiential learning. Candidates must show research productivity commensurate with experience, and a capacity to develop and sustain a research stream that will result in peer-reviewed publications in the field. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with departmental colleagues in a diverse campus community and demonstrate a commitment to teaching undergraduates from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds, including first-generation student.
Priority will be given to applicants with competency in teaching and using current education technologies. Candidates must meet and maintain current AACSB international standards for Scholarly Active qualification. Consideration will be given to candidates with real-world and/or academic DEI experience.
Application: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, vitae, example of scholarship, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact person stated above. Please include a statement of contribution to diversity, equity, and inclusion. The statement should include information on how the applicant currently or will potentially promote diversity, equity, and inclusion through their teaching, research, and service at CSUB. Complete applications received by January 23, 2023, will receive full consideration for a campus visit
California State University, Bakersfield (CSUB), founded in 1970, is a regional, comprehensive university serving the southern San Joaquin Valley of California. CSUB’s service area covers nearly 25,000 square miles and is home to a socially and ethnically diverse population of over 11,000 students. CSUB is the only four-year degree-granting institution within a 100-mile radius. Due to this, CSUB has a vital role in educational obtainment, economic development, and quality of life within the region. The accolades CSUB has received include Washington Monthly’s #2 Best Bang for the Buck for Western Colleges (2018), Washington Monthly’s #6 Best Affordable Elite Colleges and #17 out of 200 for Graduate Schools, and “A Top Public School” by US News and World Report (2019).
CSUB serves 9,800 undergraduate students and 1,400 graduate, credential, and post-baccalaureate students. 63.5% of CSUB’s students are Hispanic/Latinx, 4.9% are African American, 0.2% are Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, 0.5% are American Indian/Alaskan Native, 7.1% are Asian, and 2.3% are multiracial. CSUB is a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI).
Commitment to Diversity: The Department of Managem...ent and Marketing within the School of Business and Public Administration at CSUB is committed to academic and inclusive excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.”