CSUSM Recruitment

CSUSM Recruitment

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Assistant Professor of Human Resources/International Management

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: San Marcos
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business/Management
Position Description


Rank: Assistant Professor
Department: Management
Starting Date: Fall 2023

The Department of Management at California State University San Marcos is seeking to hire a new tenure track colleague to join us in Fall 2023.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. or equivalent in Human Resources, International Management, or related discipline. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have completed the doctorate at time of appointment (August 2023).
  • Candidates must demonstrate teaching excellence, a record of published research commensurate with years of experience, and the ability to develop and sustain a research program that will lead to original, peer-reviewed publications.
  • Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with departmental colleagues and an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The successful candidate should be able to develop and teach courses such as Human Resource Management, Personnel Selection and Appraisal, Training and Development, Compensation and Benefits, International HRM, International Management. This colleague will also be expected to develop and sustain an active research agenda and actively engage in activities serving the department, college, university, and community.  
  • Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, human resource principles, international human resource management, and strategic human resource management at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated intercultural competence with diverse groups in teaching, research and/or service.

Application Procedure

Click Apply Now to complete the CSUSM Online Employment Application and attach the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Narrative statement describing your commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation college students.
  • Contact information for three references. Letters of recommendation may be requested at a later date.

Additional Requirements

  • Statement of teaching philosophy.
  • Reprints of representative publications.
  • Copies of all graduate transcripts that include relevant coursework.


Review of applications will begin on August 23, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.


California State University San Marcos, founded in 1989, is a growing university with over 16,000 students. Located in San Marcos, California, a city of 97,000 approximately 35 miles north of downtown San Diego, California State University San Marcos serves northern San Diego County and southern Riverside and Orange Counties, one of the fastest growing regions in Southern California. While convenient to the urban amenities of San Diego and Los Angeles, the campus enjoys a high quality of life enhanced by nearby ocean beaches, mountains and deserts, and a deservedly famous climate. Our student population reflects the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the region. The AACSB accredited College of Business Administration resides in a state-of-the-art building and currently has approximately 2,600 undergraduate and growing MBA programs.  The Management Department consists of 15 collegial tenured and tenure-track faculty who offer opportunities to work collaboratively in teaching and research.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit Faculty Opportunities for more information.

California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation and veteran or military status.

Per the California State University’s Out-of-State Employment Policy, the CSU is prohibited from hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside California. Working in the State of California is a condition of employment.

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 December 22, 2020 as a condition of employment.

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 CSU Covid Policy. Questions should be sent to the Office of Human Resources at hr@csusm.edu

This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and 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 CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act or Clery Act Notification can be found at Clery Act Notification.

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