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California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with more than 4,100 full-and part-time faculty and staff members, and a diverse student body of 40,235 enrolled in Fall 2016. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 57 at the baccalaureate level and 52 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $21.4 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2015-16. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management

California State University, Fullerton, seeks a tenure-track faculty member in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management for Fall 2018.  The ideal candidate will contribute to one or more specialty OB areas (e.g. Cross-Cultural Management, Leadership, Teams) with an interest in Human Resource Management. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate/graduate classes in OB and HR; scholarly and creative activities that result in high-quality refereed journal articles; departmental, college and University service, and student advisement.


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 application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Application Deadline
We will interview candidates at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Atlanta, Georgia).  In order to be considered for the interviews in Atlanta you need to submit by July 26, 2017:

The complete online application (details below) has to be submitted by September 7, 2017. Full consideration will be given to applications received by this deadline. However, we will continue reviewing subsequent applicants on a rolling basis, as needed, until the position is filled.

Appointment Date
August 17, 2018

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: to view all job listings and select 9694BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

  1. Cover letter (relating your experience to the required qualifications)
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable)
  4. Recent publications or working papers
  5. Teaching evaluations
  6. A Student Success Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in teaching or working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
  7. Three letters of reference (see instruction below)

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 immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter.  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: Cynthia Soriano, Administrative Coordinator @ or call (657) 278-2251.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool

Rank and Salary
The position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track. The position comes with a competitive salary commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. Summer research grants, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available.  An excellent comprehensive benefits package is also offered which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and/or 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, go to:

The University
Cal State Fullerton is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. With over 40,000 students, it is one of the largest California State Universities and Colleges. While there is considerable emphasis on undergraduate teaching, the University offers Masters' degrees, and rewards research and publication. The modern computer system includes standard math and statistical packages, and faculty members have easy access to computer facilities. Research opportunities are enhanced by its close proximity to UCLA, USC, Claremont, Cal Tech, UC Irvine, and UC Riverside. The suburban economy offers extensive consulting opportunities, in many high technology companies, as well as major corporate headquarters in Orange and Los Angeles counties.

Mihaylo College of Business and Economics
Mihaylo College of Business & Economics is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business at both the undergraduate and master’s levels, and is among the five largest business colleges in the U.S., and the largest in California.  There are 14 Centers of Excellence in the College – three of which are affiliated with the Department of Management.  There are over 150 full- time faculty members and 8,700 students, including more than 700 graduate students. Bachelors’ degrees are offered in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Entertainment & Tourism, Finance, Operations & Supply Chain, General, and Human Resources, Information Systems/Decision Sciences, Marketing, and International Business. Masters’ degrees are in Business Administration, Economics, Management Science, Accounting and Taxation. For more information about the College visit: The college is consistently included in Princeton Review’s list of the 296 best business schools.

The Department of Management
The management department has 27 tenured and tenure-track faculty supplemented by 5 full-time lecturers and a 45 part-time adjunct faculty. Tenure-track faculty members publish their research in journals such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Organization Science, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Human Resource Management, among others. The department houses three active centers of excellence – The Center for Leadership, the Entrepreneurship Center and the Family Business Center – which provide opportunities for exposure to business organizations and potential collaborations.  Our faculties are frequently recognized across the College and University for excellence in both innovative teaching and scholarly research.  Additionally, three centers of excellence are affiliated with the department - Center for Leadership, the Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Center for Family Business - which provide opportunities for exposure to business organizations and potential collaborations.

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is 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.

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