The School of Global Innovation and Leadership of the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at San Jose State University is searching for a full time, tenured Assistant or Associate Professor in International Business beginning August 2020.

The announcement of the position and contact information is as follows:

San José State University - San José, California 

Subject to Budgetary Approval 


School of Global Innovation & Leadership

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business


Job Opening ID (JOID): 25090 

Specialization: International Business
Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure Track 


Excellence in research and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level is expected. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in International Business as well as selected courses in other complementary disciplines. All applicants are required to: 

  • Possess a doctorate from an accredited university and be academically qualified under AACSB standards. Terminal degree must be awarded by date of appointment. 
  • Demonstrate concrete evidence of research publications or strong potential for the research publications. 
  • Demonstrate 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. 
  • Demonstrate an ability to work in a collegial atmosphere as part of a team, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 

Besides the required qualifications, all applicants should have the following preferred qualifications: 

  • Possess expertise and/or knowledge in global business strategy, international trade, and investment. 
  • For those with teaching experience, demonstrate a commitment to teaching excellence. 
  • Exhibit a commitment to interact effectively with the Silicon Valley business community. 
  • Emphasize pragmatic teaching applications, ideally enhanced by industry experience. 


The appointee will teach undergraduate and graduate courses from foundation through advanced in the International Business field. The appointee will share in student advising, advising the student club, curriculum development, and service responsibilities including program assessment. 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 inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement. 

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 13, 2020
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 October 1, 2019 to or 

Dr. Taeho Park, Director, School of Global Innovation and Leadership 

Lucas College and Graduate School of Business
San José State University
One Washington Square 

San José, CA 95192-0164

Questions may be directed to Dr. Park at [log in to unmask]

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

San José State University enrolls over 33,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. As such, this position is for scholars interested in a career at a national leader in graduating URM students. SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution; 40% of our students are first-generation, and 38% are Pell-qualified. The university is currently ranked fifth nationally in increasing student upward mobility. 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 California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. Located in downtown San José (Pop. 1,000,000) in the heart of Silicon Valley, SJSU is part of one of the most innovative regions in the world. As Silicon Valley’s public university, SJSU combines dynamic teaching, research, and university- industry experiences to prepare students to address the biggest problems facing society. SJSU is a member of the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system.


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. 

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

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Carol Wasbauer Reade, PhD
Professor of International Management
School of Global Innovation and Leadership
Lucas College and Graduate School of Business
San José State University, San José, CA 95192-0164, USA
Email: [log in to unmask]


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