Assistant Professor of Management (518207)

  • Cal State University (CSU) East Bay
  • Hayward, California
  • Sep 01, 2022
Full Time Education and Training Public Health

Job Description






THE UNIVERSITY: California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), one of the 23 California State Universities, is a comprehensive university serving the San Francisco Bay Area/Silicon Valley. It is known for award-winning programs, expert instruction, its diverse student body, and a choice of more than 100 career-focused fields of study. With an enrollment of approximately 12,500 students and 900 faculty, the University offers bachelor’s degrees in 49 fields, minors in 52 fields, master’s degrees in 34 fields, 16 credentials programs, 18 certificate options, and 1 doctoral degree program. Cal State East Bay has three campus locations: the main 342 acre campus in the Hayward hills, the Concord campus, and the downtown Oakland campus.

Cal State East Bay has a mission to support a diverse student body through academically rich and culturally relevant learning experiences. Cal State East Bay is a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) as well as an Asian American & Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) which serves a richly diverse, multicultural population of students drawn largely from regional community colleges and high schools. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students, many of who may be first-generation college students and/or working students.

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THE COLLEGE: CSUEB’s College of Business and Economics offers 6 degree programs (BS in Business Administration, MBA, BS and MS in Economics, MS in Accountancy, and MS in Business Analytics) spanning 4 departments: Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship. The College’s distinguished faculty represents a multinational, multicultural diverse group providing a wealth of wide-range of global experiences and expertise in various fields. The College is AACSB accredited since 1973 and has been nationally ranked by the Princeton Review (2014).

THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Management is staffed by more than 30 full-time, tenure-track faculty organized into the following interest groups: Information Technology Management (ITM), Operations & Supply Chain Management (OSCM), Human Resources Management, and Strategy & International Business. The MS in Business Analytics degree program is housed in the Department of Management, taught by ITM and OSCM faculty. Benefiting from our proximity to Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area, MSBA graduates have been hired by many renowned high-tech companies, including but not limited to Apple, Amazon, Adobe, Facebook, Google, Uber, and Zoom. The College and the Department plan to introduce a Business/Data Analytics major or concentration at the undergraduate level. The position is for Business/Data Analytics, with possibility of teaching in OSCM. The new hire will be assigned to the OSCM group.

DUTIES OF THE POSITION: We seek an individual who has strong research and teaching interests and expertise in the subject areas that are relevant to Business/Data Analytics and OSCM, including research and teaching in one or more of the following areas: data mining, machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, text mining, social media analytics, optimization methods, and operations/supply chain analytics.

The successful applicant is expected to be an excellent teacher, a productive researcher, and a helpful colleague. Please note that teaching assignments at CSUEB can be at the Hayward and Concord campuses, in off-campus programs in Oakland and San Ramon, and online. The successful applicant should also possess a doctoral degree emphasizing advanced foundational discipline-based research. In addition to teaching and research, all faculty assist the department with administrative and/or committee work as well as campus-wide committee responsibilities. The policy and expectation of the California State University is that tenure-track faculty members will perform their duties within the state of California.

RANK AND SALARY: Full time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience. Availability of position is subject to budgetary authorization.

DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2023 .

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: (1) an earned doctoral degree in OSCM/ITM or related fields such as OR/OM or MIS, with focus on Business/Data Analytics and OSCM from internationally recognized AACSB accredited institutions, with degree in hand no later than the effective date of the appointment. If the doctoral degree is not from a business school, the applicant’s teaching and research must have strong business application and implication; (2) ability or experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence; (3) a demonstrated record of scholarly activities; (4) a demonstrated record or capability of teaching excellence in the designated areas; and (5) effective communication skills.

Desirable: (1) Business experience and versatility in teaching Business/Data Analytics and OSCM courses; (2) Equity-minded applicants who demonstrate understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and racial/ethnic backgrounds present in our student body. The successful candidate will bring with them expertise or an openness to creating a welcoming and supportive environment for all students and will become part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice. Candidates who represent the diverse communities that comprise CSUEB and candidates with lived experience relevant to teaching, mentoring, and advising CSUEB students are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: For more information about accommodations for employees, contact: Iris Gallardo, Human Resources, at 510-885-2335 or email:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Preference will be given to those who complete their applications by Oct. 30, 2022.

Please submit a letter of application, which addresses the qualifications noted in the position announcement, a complete and current vita, graduate transcripts, numeric teaching evaluations, copies of major publications, three letters of recommendations, and a diversity statement. The diversity statement can be 1-2-page document addressing the candidate’s knowledge of, experience with, and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) in teaching, research, service, and/or outreach.

Below are guidelines/examples of evidence that demonstrates a commitment to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) in Higher Education, taken from San Diego State University’s Building for Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria document:
  • Mentoring or advising of individual students from underrepresented populations
  • Advising relevant student clubs or organizations
  • Meaningful involvement with professional organizations or campus committees that advance underrepresented populations
  • Serving on the board of a non-profit organization focused on serving underrepresented populations
  • Narrative discussion or other evidence of effective mentoring or advising of students or faculty from underrepresented populations
  • Narrative discussion or other evidence of own experience as member of underrepresented group or different cultural group
  • Narrative discussion or other evidence of inclusive pedagogical methods
  • Recognition for good teaching at prior institution with diverse student population
  • Participation in workshops or other training on inclusive pedagogy
  • Research addresses or incorporates underrepresented populations and communities
  • Mentoring or advising of students or faculty from underrepresented groups
  • Narrative discussion or other evidence of inclusive pedagogical methods that support artistic or scholarly success
  • Research requires engagement with subjects from underrepresented communities
  • Meaningful engagement in collaborative projects with partners from other cultures
  • Research requires engagement with subjects from other cultures
  • Has a body of research that specifically addresses diversity and equity within the candidate’s area of focus

The Search Committee will conduct virtual interviews via Zoom in November-December of 2022.

Direct all inquiries to Business/Data Analytics Search Committee:

Dr. Balaraman Rajan (Search Committee Chair) at

Dr. Zinovy Radovilsky at

Dr. Steve Peng at

Dr. Peng Xie at

Dr. Jia Guo at

Note: California State University, East Bay hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All offers of employment are contingent upon presentation of documents demonstrating the appointee’s identity and eligibility to work in accordance with provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check and prior employment verification) must be completed and cleared prior to the start of employment.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, CSUEB does not discriminate on the basis of any protected categories: age, ancestry, citizenship, color, disability, gender, immigration status, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. The University is committed to the principles of diversity in employment and to creating a stimulating learning environment for its diverse student body.

CSU Vaccination Policy

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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