School of Management


Department of Economics, Law & International Business


The School of Management at the University of San Francisco seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in the field of International Business, to begin in the Fall of 2016.


Applicants should have successful experience teaching International Business as well as a  record of scholarly achievement or the demonstrated potential for attaining such. Business experience is a plus. The successful candidate will be assigned to the Department of Economics, Law & International Business and will have the opportunity to teach and develop courses closely related to her/his research.


A successful candidate must meet the following minimum qualifications: (1) an earned research doctorate (Ph.D.) in International Business or a closely related field by the time of appointment; (2) an established or emerging active research program and pipeline with a career trajectory in a relevant topic area; and, (3) an expectation of, or clear record of, excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The candidate will be expected to conduct and undertake scholarly research in a collaborative and supportive environment that welcomes interdisciplinary and practice-oriented scholarship as well as discipline-based, theoretical work.


A research focus on the strategies and globalization of Chinese businesses, especially Chinese businesses entering the North American market, is a plus.


Application Instructions:  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter that contains the names of at least three references, a curriculum vita, teaching evaluations, writing samples and contact information to: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Further information regarding USF and the School of Management is available at:


Candidates should direct any questions to Karl  Boedecker, Chair, Department of Economics, Law & International Business, School of Management, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 or [log in to unmask].


Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the 2015 Academy of Management Conference by Professor Xiaohua Yang.


USF is committed to being internationally recognized as a premier Jesuit Catholic, urban university with a global perspective that educates leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. It has been recognized by many publications as one of the world's most diverse universities in the world's most innovative business region.


USF is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to affirmative action and to excellence through diversity. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities upon request.

Best wishes!

Xiaohua Yang, Ph.D. 杨小华博士
Professor of International Business 国际工商管理终身教授
Director, China Business Studies Initiative 中国企业管理研究所所长
Department of Economics, Business Law and International Business
School of Management
University of San Francisco 旧金山大学商学院
2130 Fulton St, Malloy Hall 305
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone: 415-422-4330

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