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Department: Business Law
Faculty Hire Number: 22-02
Rank: Assistant Professor
Effective Date of Appointment: August 24, 2022 (Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications
CSUN’s Commitment to You:
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. As an HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution), CSUN welcomes candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.
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About the College:
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About the Department:For more information about the Department of Business Law, see: http://www.csun.edu/blaw
The Department of Business Law invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. J.D. or J.S.D. from an ABA-accredited law school and admission to the bar at time of appointment required. In addition, previous experience and proven excellence in teaching law, business ethics, or related courses at the university level, a history of scholarly research and publications, experience practicing law, and business experience are preferred. An LL.M., M.B.A. or other graduate degree in business or economics from an accredited college or university, law review membership, and experience as a law clerk at the appellate level are desirable. At time of appointment, the candidate must meet and must continue to maintain current AACSB International “Scholarly Academic” standards of qualification throughout their tenure.
Candidates must demonstrate a commitment and ability to teach, mentor and work with a diverse student population.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to work in the United States.
The position involves teaching both undergraduate and graduate-level courses in business law and business ethics. Faculty members are expected to employ a variety of teaching strategies to enable students to think analytically and to communicate effectively. Law courses are taught using the Socratic method with its goal of participatory learning and the development of reasoning skills. Additionally, faculty members are expected to engage actively in research and publication in their areas of primary teaching responsibility and provide service to the University and the community.
The successful candidate will be held to the standards and requirements of the college and department in which he/she/they is/are housed for recommending tenure and promotion.
Screening of applications will begin October 1, 2021. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.
How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a letter of application describing how they satisfy the qualifications listed above, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation to the application web address below. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses, and certificates.
Link to application: https://www.csun.edu/careers/
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The person holding this position may be 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.
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.
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting the Department of Business Law at 818/677-2905.