Tenure-Track Position

Employment Detail

The Computer Information Systems Department in the College of Business Administration at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2020.

At Cal Poly Pomona we cultivate success through a diverse culture of experiential learning, discovery, and innovation. We demonstrate academic quality, relevance, and excellence through our teaching, learning, scholarship, and creative activities with student centered faculty in an evidence-based culture. Cal Poly Pomona is committed to being the model for an inclusive polytechnic university that inspires creativity and innovation, embraces local and global challenges, and transforms lives.

The Positions:

The candidates will teach primarily undergraduate and potentially graduate level courses, publish in relevant peer-reviewed journals, and provide service to the Department, College, and University. Applicants whose work demonstrates a global perspective and a commitment to inclusive excellence and diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

1) Ph.D. in Information Systems or related discipline from an AACSB accredited university at time of appointment.
2) Demonstrated evidence of or commitment to research resulting in peer-reviewed journal publications. Candidates with doctorate conferred more than 5 years ago must have at least two peer reviewed journal articles within the past five years.
3) Demonstrated evidence of teaching excellence in higher education.
4) Demonstrated evidence of a commitment to diversity through research, teaching, and service while working effectively with a diverse student population in an inclusive environment.

Preferred Qualifications: 

1) Academic and/or industry experiences in one of the following areas of cybersecurity.
      Network security;
      IT infrastructure;
      Information Systems Auditing.
2) Experience providing industry outreach.

Application Procedure:

Application materials must be submitted online via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/71223. . General questions can be submitted to kavonvelasco@cpp.edu. The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received by January 20, 2020. A completed application will consist of:

1) a cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience and interests and that addresses the qualifications articulated in the position description;
2) a curriculum vitae;
3) official or unofficial transcript for each degree;
4) a completed application form at http://www.cpp.edu/~faculty-affairs/documents/acadapplication.pdf;
5) a Student Success Statement about your teaching, or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working or otherwise engaging with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced); and 6) official transcript for each degree, teaching evaluations, and three recent recommendation letters for finalists only.

The University:

Cal Poly Pomona is among the best public universities in the West and is nationally ranked for helping students achieve economic success. As an inclusive polytechnic university, we cultivate success through experiential learning, discovery and innovation. Our graduates are ready to succeed in the professional world on Day 1.

Faculty in all disciplines put theory to practice, providing students with opportunities to apply their knowledge in hands-on projects, research collaborations, and valuable internship and service-learning programs. Our history and geography are unlike any other university in the region. Nowhere else can students ride an Arabian horse, practice on a Steinway piano, bring a new product to market, and build a liquid-fueled rocket. Learn more about the opportunities awaiting you at Cal Poly Pomona at the YourLife@CPP site (https://www.cpp.edu/~yourlife/index.shtml).

The College:

Ranked No. 35 by Money Magazine for best value, the College of Business Administration delivers experiential, innovative and global business education that prepares our graduates world-ready on day one. With eight undergraduate options and three graduate degrees, the College is advancing management education excellence and building future generations of business leaders. The College enrolls over 5,000 students and confers over 1,500 bachelor and masters degrees each year, making us one of the top-degree producing business schools in Southern California.

The Department:

The CIS Department has a history of innovation in the IS discipline from being a leader in the development of the IS major to leading in the development of object-oriented programming. More recently the department has been leading in the cybersecurity field through the development of cybersecurity competitions to promote and assess learning. The department serves nearly 1,000 undergraduate majors with ten faculty members. The department has a strong learn-by-doing philosophy that has led to numerous student clubs and competition teams that compete nationally in fields such as cybersecurity and data analytics. There is a student-run hybrid-cloud data center, a student-run security operations center and labs focusing on topics such as computer networking, network security, computer forensics and IT Audit. The department and its clubs host events such as a cybersecurity symposium, an information technology competition and numerous fairs each year. Additional information is available at the CIS Department website: http://www.cpp.edu/~cba/computer-information-systems/index.shtml

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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. The University 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 http://www.cpp.edu/~police/annual-security-report.shtml. 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. 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.

Inquiries about the Positions:

For inquiries about the positions, please email Dr. Drew Hwang, Chair, Computer Information Systems (dhwang@cpp.edu).
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