California State University, Sacramento



Department of organizational behavior and environment







California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) invites applications from individuals interested in joining our dynamic and growing faculty.  With a current student population in excess of 28,000, CSUS, the capital University, is one of the larger campuses in the 23-campus California State University system, the largest system of higher education in the nation.  The University is organized around seven colleges.  There are approximately 1,700 faculty who provide programs of instruction leading towards bachelor’s degrees in 60 disciplines and master’s degrees in 40 disciplines and one joint doctoral program. 


Sacramento is a high-growth metropolitan area with a population of approximately 2 million.  As California’s capital, Sacramento is an advantageous setting for premier academic programs.  As a major metropolitan university, CSUS is committed to providing leadership in addressing significant regional needs and to enriching our liberal arts tradition.  The proximity of CSUS to the California legislature and other agencies of state and federal government provides unparalleled opportunities for faculty and students to participate in public service through policy research, internships, and employment.


The Department of Organizational Behavior and Environment in the College of Business Administration, California State University, Sacramento, has a tenure-track position opening in the area of Business Law/Legal Environment. 


QUALIFICATIONS:  Applicants must hold a Juris Doctor from an A.B.A. accredited law school.  Applicant must also have possession of a state bar license. An M.B.A. degree or a Doctoral degree in Business Administration from a school accredited by International Association for Management Education (AACSB) or an LLM from a member school of the Association of American Law Schools will be given special consideration.  Practical business law experience is highly desirable. A record of research and peer-reviewed publications and experience working with a diverse student population are desirable. 


ASSIGNMENT:  Will teach Business Law/Legal Environment of Business.  Ability to teach other courses is desirable. Also, faculty must engage in related research and scholarly activities, and perform institutional and discipline-related community services.  Both the undergraduate and graduate programs are accredited by AACSB - The International Association for Management Education.


APPOINTMENT:  Rank is Assistant Professor.  Salary is competitive for the assistant professor rank, commensurate with academic preparation, record of research and peer-reviewed publications, and professional experience.  Summer research grants, moving expenses, and a reduced teaching load may be available.  








WHOM TO CONTACT:  A letter of application indicating the position of interest, a current vita, transcripts, and a completed applicant package* ( should be sent to:


            Dr. Margaret A. Cleek, Chair

            Department of Organizational Behavior and Environment

            College of Business Administration

            California State University, Sacramento

            Sacramento, CA 95819-6088


CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Review of completed applications will begin on September 9, 2003, and will continue until the position is filled.  However, applications which are received after November 3, 2003, will not be considered in this hiring cycle. 


A successful California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) faculty member will promote the values of CSUS as a public, regional, comprehensive, and metropolitan university.  The CSUS Strategic Plan notes that “teaching and learning infuse and motivate all that we do.”  In addition to positive contributions to teaching and learning, faculty are expected to engage in scholarship and to provide service to the University and to the greater community.  At CSUS the quality of the education we provide is our top priority.  Our campus community represents the broad diversity of our state and we believe that all are enriched and unified by this diversity. 


California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas.  In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified people who would assist the University in meeting its Strategic Plan goal of pluralism:  “To develop a campus community whose diversity enriches the lives of all and whose members develop a strong sense of personal and community identity as well as mutual respect.”  CSUS hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.  


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