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Last Call: Tenure-Track Position in OB/HR

  • 1.  Last Call: Tenure-Track Position in OB/HR

    Posted 27 days ago

    Saint Mary's College of California and the School of Economics and Business Administration invite applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant or associate level in Organizational Behavior, with secondary areas of teaching in Human Resource, starting fall 2022.


    The faculty member will have opportunities to teach organizational behavior courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the School of Economics and Business Administration. Candidates who do research in the areas of teams or diversity would be preferred. Teaching responsibilities may also include other management areas and college-wide programs such as Collegiate Seminar and January Term. Teaching assignments at Saint Mary's College of California are primarily located at the central Moraga campus but may also involve teaching at satellite locations around the San Francisco Bay Area, and may include synchronous and asynchronous online instruction. The successful candidate will join a collegial community that produces, values, and supports cutting-edge research and scholarly contributions. All Saint Mary's faculty are expected to advise students and to contribute to the mission of the College, which is informed by and expressed through its Catholic, Lasallian, and liberal arts traditions.


    The Organizations and Responsible Business Department strives to create an environment that is dynamic in both thought and action, thus able to respond to the ever-changing needs of the communities we serve: our academic fields, the School of Economics and Business Administration, and Saint Mary's College.  Consistent with the diversity mission statement of Saint Mary's College, the Organizations and Responsible Business Department is committed to being an inclusive community that fosters a sense of belonging for faculty and students of diverse backgrounds and identities.


    The School of Economics and Business Administration (SEBA) is AACSB accredited and has vibrant and growing undergraduate and graduate programs that are guided by global and responsible perspectives.

    Saint Mary's College of California is a private, Catholic, comprehensive and co-educational university that engages students in rigorous critical thinking, promotes social justice, and educates for human fulfillment consistent with its liberal arts, Catholic, and Lasallian traditions. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff who value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring Saint Mary's heritage to life. Located on a stunning 420-acre campus in the Moraga Hills outside of San Francisco, Saint Mary's is known for both its rigorous liberal arts education and its high-quality graduate programs, including business, education, and leadership. Saint Mary's currently enrolls approximately 4,000 highly diverse students, reflecting the College's commitment to the educational benefits of inclusion. For more information about Saint Mary's mission and history, see: http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/about-smc/our-mission.


    The successful candidate must have (1) an earned doctorate in organizational behavior or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited institution, (2) a demonstrated record of scholarship in organizational behavior, especially research in teams and diversity, and in human resource, or a well-articulated plan for scholarship in organizational behavior, and (3) a demonstrated record of successfully teaching organizational behavior, human resource, and related topics. Candidates with professional business experience are preferred.

    The College has been designated a Minority and Hispanic-Serving Institution; many Saint Mary's students are first-generation-to-college. Successful candidates must be able to engage and support students of color, women, and other underrepresented groups, and will be interested in participating in initiatives that aim to increase inclusivity.


    Successful candidates will also need to show how their teaching, research, and prior service reflect the core values and mission of Saint Mary's college. See below for more information. 

    Applicants must apply online at https://www.stmarys-ca.edu/provost-senior-vice-president-for-academic-affairs/full-time-faculty-openings

    To be considered, please provide (1) a letter of interest that includes (a) your qualifications for the position (b) how you can support the missions of the College and the School of Economics and Business Administration, and (c) why you have chosen Saint Mary's College of California, (2) a research summary indicating how your present and future research aligns with the discipline of organizational behavior or human resource, (3) a summary of teaching philosophy, and (4) to support your application, a current CV, graduate transcripts, copies of student evaluations from the previous 3 years and contact information for three academic references.

    Candidates who become finalists should expect that references will be contacted, in confidence, by the College and that credentials will be confirmed prior to hire. In addition, finalists will be expected to sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry.     

    Please submit inquiries about the position to Yuan Li at yl4@stmarys-ca.edu


    The deadline for applications is October 8, 2021. Review of applications begin October 9, 2021. Application materials, nominations, and inquiries will be held in strictest confidence.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

    College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.

    Saint Mary's College annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Saint Mary's College Report, please go to the Public Safety  website at http://www.stmarys-ca.edu/public-safety/annual-security-and-fire-safety-report. To request a paper copy please call Public Safety at (925) 631-4284. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

    Yuan Li
    Associate Professor
    Saint Mary's College of California
    Moraga CA