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Information Systems - Assistant / Associate Professor

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Work type: Instructional Faculty – Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Fresno
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Probationary, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business/Management

California State University, Fresno

Craig School of Business

Department of Information Systems and Decision Science


Title:                Information Systems

Rank:               Assistant Professor / Associate Professor

Status:              Tenure Track

Start:                Fall 2021 (August 2021)

The Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences (ISDS) in the Craig School of Business (CSB) at California State University (CSU), Fresno seeks applicants for a tenure-track, academic year position as an Assistant or Associate Professor in Information Systems. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate students, conduct scholarly and applied research, and engage in service-related activities. Primary teaching responsibilities and research interests will be in the area of Information Systems (cybersecurity, network management, systems analysis and design, management information systems, database systems, and other core courses).

The successful candidate will be prepared to be an inspirational teacher in both the undergraduate and MBA programs; will conduct scholarly and applied research, engage in service-related activities; and perform outcomes assessment.  Department faculty are committed to student success and continue to develop new course curriculum, including service-learning courses, and web-enhanced or web-based instruction.  There may be opportunities to teach in the Executive MBA and/or Accelerated Bachelor's in Business Administration programs.  Our campus culture requires an environment that cooperatively works with faculty, staff, and students in the department, college, and university. Specific assignments are dependent on departmental needs and the background of the individual.  

Our Students:   California State University, Fresno is committed to serving our students with a focus on inclusion. Fresno State has been recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI); an Asian American/Native American/Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI); and has been designated to the Community Engagement Classification by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.



Required Education (from an accredited institution or foreign equivalent.):

  1. An earned doctorate (Ph.D. or DBA) in Information Systems or other closely-related disciplines is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered.
  2. Applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered; however, for an appointment, the doctorate must be completed by August 1, 2021.

Required Experience:

  1. Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level;
  2. Evidence of publications in scholarly journals; and,
  3. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

To be considered for the Associate level, candidates must show substantial evidence of the required experience.

Preferred Experience:

  1. Preferred candidates will show evidence of having: Business, managerial, or professional experience in Information Systems (with priority for Cybersecurity, Systems Analysis and Design, Network Management, or Programming).


Application Procedures:  Priority will be given to applications received by 11:59 pm on Friday, October 30, 2020; review of applications may continue until the position is filled.  This position automatically closes May 1, 2021.  Apply online at

Attach the following:

  1. a cover letter specifically addressing the required and preferred experience
  2. a curriculum vitae
  3. list of three professional references
  4. a statement addressing your commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

All finalists will be requested to send official transcripts from all relevant educational programs.  In addition, we will request the three professional references to submit current letters of recommendation.

Committee Information:

Search Chair:   Dr. Stephen Choi
                       Department of Information Systems and Decision Science
                       Craig School of Business

About Fresno State

California State University, Fresno is an engaged University. We focus on broadening students' intellectual horizons, fostering lifelong learning skills, developing the leaders of tomorrow, promoting community involvement, and instilling an appreciation of world cultures. We nurture cultural competence by celebrating the rich diversity of the campus community and welcoming the participation of all. Members of the University community are expected to work effectively with faculty, staff and students from diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. For information on the University's commitment and dedication to creating a university known for its integrity, civility, equity, respect and ethical behavior, please visit: The campus is ranked 24th in the nation by Washington Monthly; ranked 3rd by U.S. News & World Report in graduation rate performance for public institutions; and, ranked 41st in the nation in MONEY Magazines 50 Best Public Colleges.

Tenure-Track Faculty members gain a clear path to tenure through the University's Probationary Plan Process.  For additional information, please visit:  We value our commitment to the success of our faculty by providing services from the Center for Faculty Excellence to Research and Sponsored Programs.

About the College and Department:

The Craig School of Business (CSB) empowers future business leaders by helping students embark on successful careers in business and economics. With approximately 3,000 majors, we offer bachelor's degrees in Business Administration (with 12 different options) and Economics, and both a traditional and executive MBA. The Craig School of Business is the first CSU business school to receive a naming endowment, a ten million dollar pledge from Sid and Jenny Craig, and also the first in the CSU to be accredited by AACSB, International - this in 1959. Our priority for engaged learning experiences is addressed through internships, mentorships, applied projects, service-learning, professional events, an international program, and a highly involved regional business community. The CSB is recognized by the Princeton Review as a top business program.

Other Campus Information:  

In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Fresno has made crime-reporting statistics available to applicants, students, and employees online at  Print copies are available by request from the Campus Police Department.

A background check (including criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily for this position. An offer of employment may be withdrawn or employment may be terminated based upon the results of the background investigation.

The person holding this position is considered a "limited 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 Revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment. You can obtain a copy of this Executive order by accessing the following website:

California State University, Fresno is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click

California State University, Fresno is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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