Reposting Tenure-Track Position: Management Department, Fowler College of Business, San Diego State University (immediate applications are encouraged) 
VPAA 2022-23-10

The Department of Management in the Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University (SDSU) invites applications for a tenure-track position in International Strategy at the Assistant Professor level for Fall 2022. SDSU values high quality scholarship and teaching; and therefore the successful candidate will exhibit competence/potential in both areas. The first entails conducting high quality scholarship in international strategy resulting in top-tier journal publications and academic thought leadership. The second involves effectively teaching international business and strategic management courses (e.g., international strategic management, cross-cultural management) to support the undergraduate Management and International Business programs, the graduate Masters in Science in Global Business Development program; and assisting with related co-curricular activities such as working with the SDSU Center for Advancing Global Business (CAGB). Graduate level teaching may be expected depending upon demand. Filling this position will be contingent upon state funding.

The SDSU Fowler College of Business is among the nation’s oldest and largest AACSB accredited business schools. Jointly with the College of Arts & Letters, the Fowler College of Business offers an International Business (IB) program that has been ranked consistently among the top in the nation (ranked 8th in the nation in 2021 by the U.S. News & World Report). It houses the Center for Advancing Global Business (CAGB) designated as a National Center of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education since 1989. The Management Department’s faculty includes 18 tenure-track faculty as well as several full- and part-time lecturers. Support for research includes access to databases, funding for approved projects through grant programs, graduate student assistants, a research budget for conference travel, and items/data supporting research.

San Diego State University is currently designated as a R2 doctoral university with higher research activity by the Carnegie Foundation. Additional information about the University is available at For additional information on SDSU, Fowler College of Business and the Management Department, see

Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Strategic Management, International Business or related area by August 2022. Applicants with equivalent degrees in other disciplines with relevant teaching and research may also apply. Well-qualified applicants will have demonstrated both high quality international strategy research with publications in top-tier journals and evidence of excellence in teaching international strategy courses at the undergraduate level.

We are seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups. Candidates must satisfy two or more of the following eight Building on Inclusive Excellence (BIE) criteria. Candidates that meet BIE criteria: (a) are committed to engaging in service with underrepresented populations within the discipline, (b) have demonstrated knowledge of barriers for underrepresented students and faculty within the discipline, (c) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to teaching and mentoring underrepresented students, (d) have experience or have demonstrated commitment to integrating understanding of underrepresented populations and communities into research, (e) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to extending knowledge of opportunities and challenges in achieving artistic/scholarly success to members of an underrepresented group, (f) have experience in or have demonstrated commitment to research that engages underrepresented communities, (g) have expertise or demonstrated commitment to developing expertise in cross-cultural communication and collaboration, and/or (h) have research interests that contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education. For the purposes of BIE, diverse and underrepresented populations are African-American, Latinx, Native American, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander, groups of varying abilities, women in the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or any other group that has been documented as underrepresented in the candidate’s academic discipline. Please indicate and provide evidence in your cover letter of how you meet at least two or more of these criteria.

San Diego State University is the largest university in San Diego and the third largest in California. The highly diverse campus community has a student population of over 36,000 and approximately 5,849 faculty and staff. SDSU is included in the Carnegie Foundation’s Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity category. Established in 1897, SDSU offers bachelor degrees in 84 areas, masters in 76 and doctorates in 21. See for more information. SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and sustain a welcoming environment for all.

The position is available starting August 2022. Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to complete their application immediately Additional information and application procedures are available at Interfolio provided below. For questions, please contact Dr. Chamu Sundaramurthy at [log in to unmask].

Apply via Interfolio at: Candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter describing scholarly and teaching interests and accomplishments; and evidence of at least two or more of the BIE criteria listed above, (2) current curriculum vitae, (3) an example of scholarly work, (4) teaching evaluations, if available, and (5) three letters of recommendations.

As part of its commitment to a safe and equitable “One SDSU” community, SDSU requires that individuals seeking faculty employment provide at the time of application authorization to conduct background checks if they become a finalist for the position; applications without this authorization will be considered incomplete and not considered.

SDSU is part of the California State University (CSU) system. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed 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.

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 as a condition of employment.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Dwarka Chakravarty, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Management Department
#3369 Fowler College of Business San Diego State University

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