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College of Business Administration

Open Position

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems

The Computer Information Systems Department in the College of Business at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2015.

The Position
Primarily, the candidate will teach undergraduate and/or master’s level courses. The candidate must also publish in peer-reviewed journals and be active in service to the Department, College, and University. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Requirements

•    A Ph.D./ABD in Information Systems or related discipline from an accredited institution. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have their degree completed by September 1, 2015. Candidates with more than five years post-doctorate must have at least two peer reviewed journal articles in the past five years.
•    3 years of relevant industry working experience.
•    Evidence of teaching excellence in higher education.
•    Demonstrate ability to be responsive to the educational equity goals of the University, its increasing ethnic diversity, and its international character.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications
•    Industry and/or academic experience in one or more of the following areas:
     o    Systems Analysis and Design
     o    Database
     o    Business Intelligence
•    Interest and experience in curriculum design and innovative use of technology in education.
•    Demonstrate ability to work with student organizations and participate in extracurricular activities, such as professional certificate program.

Application Procedure
The following application materials must be submitted electronically to
•    a completed application form (download at );
•    a statement that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests and that addresses the duties and qualifications articulated above;
•    a curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
•    a transcript for the doctorate program (an official transcript will be required for finalists); and
•    finalists for the position will be required to provide three recent letters of reference.

The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received before November 29, 2014. Early response is encouraged. Please address all nominations, inquiries, requests for application to:

Faculty Search Committee
c/o Dr. Zhongming Ma
Computer Information Systems Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
3801 W. Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909.869.3265, FAX: 909.869.3248

About the University
Cal Poly Pomona, one of two polytechnic universities in California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system. Our ethnically diverse student population of approximately 22,000 enrolls in 52 baccalaureate, 26 master’s degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,200 faculty. We recruit students increasingly from throughout California and beyond. The students are success and career focused and extremely diverse. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W. K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in one of the most dynamic economic and cultural, regions in the country, and within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

About the College
The College of Business Administration is accredited by AACSB and has been recognized by the Princeton Review, which included us in its 2011 edition of “Best 300 Business Schools,” and U.S. News and World Report that continually ranks us as one of the premier master’s-level public universities in the West. One undergraduate degree is offered with several options, including Computer Information Systems. The College also supports an MBA program and a specialized graduate program in Information Assurance.

About the Department
The CIS Department is nationally known for the currency and depth of its undergraduate curriculum. The department serves approximately 600 undergraduate majors with ten faculty members. The department has a strong learn-by-doing philosophy. As part of this philosophy, many student clubs and events are associated with the department. Among these are the Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, the Western Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, and the Information Technology Competition. Additional information is available at the CIS Department website:

Equal Opportunity Employer
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status. Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at . The person holding this position is 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. Http://