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Assistant/Associate Professor, Operations Management
San Jose, CA
Posted Jun 20, 2014 by San Jose State University
Category: Business


San José State University
San José, California

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business
School of Global Innovation & Leadership

Subject to Budgetary Approval



Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track

• A strong theoretical and/or applied background and interest in Operations Management are required. Interest and experiential background in Supply Chain Management and Technology Management are also desired.
• Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
• Possess a doctorate from an accredited university and be academically qualified under AACSB standards. Terminal degree must be awarded by date of appointment.
• For those with teaching experience, demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence.
• Demonstrate an ability to work in a collegial atmosphere as part of a team.
• Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Exhibit a commitment to interact effectively with the Silicon Valley business community.
• Emphasize pragmatic teaching applications, ideally enhanced by industry experience.
• Expertise in some other disciplines, such as quality management, project management, supply/materials management, service operations management, operations strategy, entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership is desirable.

Responsibilities: The appointee will teach undergraduate and graduate courses from foundation through advanced in the Operations Management field. The appointee will share in student advising, curriculum development, and service responsibilities. Effectiveness in academic assignments, including service to students and University, and a record of research and/or professional achievement which are defined in the University Retention/Tenure/Promotion guidelines is required to achieve tenure and promotion. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity - in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation - through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 18, 2015

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedures:
For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy and research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by November 15th, 2014 to:

Dr. Taeho Park, Interim Director, School of Global Innovation & Leadership
Lucas College and Graduate School of Business
San José State University
One Washington Square San José, CA 95192-0164

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

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