California State University, Sacramento

Sacramento, California United States


    August 08, 2022

Tenure Track Faculty – Marketing

Job no: 517105

Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track

Location: Sacramento

Categories: Unit 3 – CFA – California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty – Business/Management


For more than five decades, the College of Business (COB) at Sacramento State has consistently achieved its fundamental mission – to develop engaged, responsible, and inclusive leaders that enrich communities around the world. The COB cultivates excellence in its graduates and develops business leaders possessing not only top management skills, but also a broad understanding of their responsibilities to business and their community. The College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all its activities. The College of Business has maintained its accreditation under the stringent standards of the AACSB since 1963. In the course of our history, the COB has produced over 50,000 total graduates through our undergraduate BS program and our innovative graduate programs which currently include: MBA, Executive MBA, iMBA, MS Accountancy, MS Business Analytics and MS Finance. We believe about 70 percent of our alumni remain in the Sacramento region, fueling the success of our culturally rich and vibrant economy.

DEPARTMENT: Marketing & Supply Chain Management

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor in Marketing


The Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management houses two concentrations: Marketing and Supply Chain Management. The Marketing Concentration emphasizes the conceptual understanding and development of professional skills essential to marketing-oriented careers in such fields as e-commerce, advertising, public relations, product and service management, retail management, international marketing, marketing research, and sales management. The Supply Chain Management (SCM) Concentration is concerned with organizations, methods, and processes employed in managing and improving supply chain and operations systems which provide goods or services to fulfill customer needs and wants in both local and global markets in a flexible, adaptable, quality, reliable, cost effective, environmentally sustainable, ethically sound and socially responsible manner.


This position is a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank with a focus in Marketing for the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management starting Fall 2023. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and service demonstrate awareness and skills needed to engage with a diverse student body.


• Teaching (Graduate and Undergraduate Courses in traditional, hybrid, and on-line modalities);

• Scholarly and Creative Activities (with an emphasis on publication of peer reviewed journal articles);

• Service/Contributions to the Institution; Service/Contributions to the Community;

• Student Advising;

• New course development and making changes to existing courses;

• Curriculum development;

• Assessment;

• Supervising student (graduate and undergraduate) research.


• A Doctorate degree in Marketing from a business program accredited by AACSB International.

• ABD applicants will be considered.  If ABD, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by June 2024.


• Teaching, research, industry experience, and community service in socially responsible Marketing (e.g., corporate social responsibility, cross-cultural issues in marketing, diversity/inclusivity issues in marketing, social influence in marketing, society & consumer well-being).

• Teaching and research interest in advertising and retailing, including current trends and technological innovation in these areas.

• Demonstrated interest, experience or participation in curriculum development, extending course offerings, and developing innovative pedagogy. 

• A record of, or potential for, developing relationships with the business community and experiences or ability to work with a diverse student population are also highly desirable. Sacramento State recently launched the Anchor University initiative,


Review of applications will begin September 9, 2022.  Position will remain open until filled.

Documents needed to apply (Note: the application system will only accept ONE (1) PDF FILE for each of the required documents below):

• A cover letter that addresses required and desired qualifications, that also includes a statement of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests;

• A current curriculum vita/resume;

• Unofficial copies of transcripts attesting to the highest degree earned (official transcripts required at time of appointment);

• A diversity statement – Sacramento State values diversity and inclusion and has made a university-wide commitment to being an inclusive institution. What contributions are you most proud of that demonstrate your commitment to promoting an inclusive environment? Please limit your response to 500 words.

For questions and inquiries email the Search Committee Chair (


Salary is dependent on qualifications and professional experience. Academic preparation, record of research and peer-reviewed publications, and professional experience will be considered. Summer research grants, moving expenses, and a reduced teaching load may be available.

About Sacramento State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety. 

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

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The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

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A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at

Out of State Employment

Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa)

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