Assistant Professor of Information Systems

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

Position: Assistant Professor of Information Systems
Effective Date: August 18, 2025 (Fall Semester)
Salary: The Assistant Professor (Academic Year) classification salary range is $71,100 - $151,128/per year. The anticipated hiring range is $133,000 to $137,000/per year. Salary offered is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin July 16, 2024. Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled).

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). It also earned the prestigious Seal of Excelencia in 2023, joining a distinctive group of colleges and universities who have been recognized for its commitment to Latine/x student success. CSULB is committed to serving diverse students and has established and actively supports the Black Excellence Collegium, dedicated to promoting Black excellence and advancing Black Student Success, and El Concilio for Latinx Success at the Beach, whose mission is to build capacity and promote inclusive servingness across initiatives and efforts towards Latine/x student, faculty, and staff success across campus. The President’s Equity and Change Commission is dedicated to achieving inclusive excellence in our community and culture and to interrogate, disrupt, and transform systemic inequities throughout the university. CSULB’s Beach 2030 University Action Plans prioritize engaging all students; expanding access to higher education; promoting intellectual achievement; building community; and cultivating resilience.

College of Business
Department of Information Systems

The Department of Information Systems in College of Business, at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) invites applications for the tenure track Assistant Professor position to start in Fall 2025. This announcement is targeted toward growth in areas of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and cybersecurity.

We seek individuals who can provide strong, dynamic, and innovative initiatives to advance excellence in teaching, research, and service to the professional community. The position calls for energetic individuals who will engage in classroom teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and cybersecurity. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to publish related research in quality peer reviewed journals. The candidate is expected to engage in services at the department, college, and university level. Furthermore, demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population is required. 

Required Qualifications:             

  • Ph.D. in a relevant area of business from an AACSB international accreditation. Degree at time of application or official notification of completion of the doctoral degree is required by August 1, 2025.
  • Demonstrated potential to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels in one or more of the following areas: artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and cybersecurity. [Candidates with other related areas will be considered.]
  • Demonstrated potential for research, scholarly and creative activities leading to publication and curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated commitment to service contributions to the department, college, university, and community
  • Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population, including Black/African American, Latine/x, Native American/Indigenous, low-income, first-generation, and minoritized students

Notice: Candidates with a doctorate degree in an appropriate field of Engineering or Science will be considered and are encouraged to apply.      

Preferred Qualifications:                            

  • Teaching experience at the college level
  • Published research in the field
  • Demonstrated potential to develop and expand relationships across the university’s surrounding community and the industry
  • Professional experience
  • Experience of successfully working with populations demographically and/or socioeconomically similar to the CSULB student body
  • Experience mentoring or supporting students with minoritized identities or experience using inclusive and culturally relevant teaching strategies in a diverse classroom


  • Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses [Mode of instruction may include in-person, hybrid, online, and/or any combination thereof.]
  • Engage in research, scholarly and creative activities leading to presentations and publications
  • Participate in service to the department, college, university, and the community

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB 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 a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.

About the Department

The Department of Information Systems is a department comprised of tenured/ tenure-track faculty, full-time lecturers, and adjunct instructors who collaborate with each other to serve the students of CSULB by offering information systems, quantitative methods and business communication courses. Our mission is to educate capable professionals who can effectively develop, manage, and enhance business information systems for better operations and decision making. A successful information system student must excel in both in-depth understanding of business context, and solid technical abilities.

About the College of Business

The College of Business is a leading, dynamic urban college serving Orange County and south Los Angeles County. Business is one of the most popular fields of study on campus. Accredited since 1971 at both the undergraduate and graduate levels by AACSB International, the College of Business has approximately 4,500 undergraduate majors, over 300 graduate students in eight masters’ programs, and a network of 53,000 graduates since its inception. We focus on providing a high-quality learning and research environment and preparing our diverse student body to excel in a global economy.

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here: CSU Employee Benefits

How to Apply - Required Documentation:                                         

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: Equity and Diversity Statement
  • Letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications
  • CV
  • Names and contact information for three references (to be contacted for confidential letters of recommendation should you reach the finalist stage)
  • Teaching Statement describing teaching philosophy and qualifications
  • Research Statement describing current research and future areas of research
  • Journal and conference papers published or accepted for publication, if applicable
  • Student evaluations and evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., course syllabi, samples of student work), if applicable
  • Finalists should be prepared to submit an official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available)

How to Apply: Click Apply Now icon to complete the CSULB online application

Requests for information and process should be addressed to:

Dr. Jianqing “Fisher” Wu, Search Committee Chair
California State University, Long Beach
Department of Information Systems
Attn: Gordon Thompson
1250 Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90840-8506

562-985-4993 or E-Mail:

Requests for information about the position should be addressed to:

Dr. Jianqing “Fisher” Wu, Search Committee Chair


A background check (including a criminal record check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) 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.

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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

Pursuant to the California State University (CSU) Out-of-State Employment Policy, hiring employees to perform CSU-related work outside of California is prohibited effective January 1, 2022. By prohibiting employment outside of California, the CSU also prohibits hiring and retaining employees working permanently from a business location outside of the United States. Exceptions to the Policy are limited to approved and documented purposes for conducting CSU business outside of California.

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CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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