Department of Management,
California State University (Fullerton, CA)
Tenure‐track Assistant Professor
in Entertainment and Hospitality Management
Deadline: 1 October 2021

California State University, Fullerton in sunny beautiful Orange County is hiring a tenure‐track Assistant Professor position in Entertainment and Hospitality Management with appointment to begin Fall 2022. Located minutes from Southern California beaches and Disneyland, this position is in the Department of Management. The Department of Management is the largest and most research productive group of management faculty in the entire CSU system. We have 27 tenured and tenure-track faculty, several full-time lecturers and over 50 part-time faculty.  It is within the College of Business and Economics (CBE), the largest AACSB–accredited business school on the West Coast, with over 23,000 students earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees during the past decade which prepare them for success in the workplace. The College also benefits from its dynamic location in California, the fifth–largest economy in the world, and in Orange County, one of the largest, most diverse economies in the country. The immense presence of CBE in the region has strong links to the economic progress of the area.

Cal State Fullerton is the largest campus in the California State University system. Standing on 241 acres in the heart of Southern California, Cal State Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with more than 41,000 students and 4,127 full–and part–time faculty and staff members. The university combines the best qualities of teaching and research universities, with actively engaged students, faculty, and staff working in close collaboration to expand knowledge. In fall of 2020, U.S. News & World Report ranked CSUF fourth among regional public universities in the West. In addition, Cal State Fullerton is number one in the CSU and number one in California among public universities in the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded.

Prior to the Fall 2022 semester, candidates should complete all requirements for a Ph.D. in management, hospitality management, service management, sports management, entertainment (media, music, etc.) or equivalent, from an accredited institution. The primary responsibilities of the person in this position will include the development and teaching of introductory and core courses in Entertainment and Hospitality Management. Specific courses may include Entertainment Business, Entertainment Money Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management, or Entertainment Operations. Required qualifications include:
·         Demonstrated experience in entertainment and/or hospitality management such as teaching, research, and working in industry
·         Demonstrated evidence of or potential for publications in high quality journals
·         Demonstrated commitment to and excellence in teaching
·         Demonstrated ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service
·         Demonstrated potential for effective integration of technology into instruction
·         Ability and commitment to work effectively with a wide and culturally diverse range of students, staff, and faculty 

The formal position description is available on our website, which is where applicants can file their applications.

To be assured full consideration, all application materials must be received by October 1, 2021. Applicants interested in being considered for an interview at the Academy of Management Annual Virtual Meeting should submit their application by July 26, 2021. Applicants who are not able to attend the annual meeting will be provided an alternative means of interviewing should they advance to that phase of the search process. 

Questions can be directed to Dr. Ellen Kim.

More info here.