DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SYSTEMS & DECISION SCIENCES MIHAYLO COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
Decision Sciences Tenure-Track
The Department of Information Systems and Decision Sciences at California State University, Fullerton, invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin Fall 2018. CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
Position We are seeking faculty candidates who have a strong ongoing commitment and demonstrated potential to conduct high-quality research, obtain external grants and publish in top journals. The candidates are also expected to have strong instructional skills and to be able to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses. Ideally, the candidates will be dynamic, collaborative, collegial, and willing to contribute to the missions of the Department, College and University.
The Department’s faculty members conduct high-quality research and publish in leading decision science outlets such as the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Operations Research and Management Science. They also regularly teach undergraduate and graduate courses, advise students, serve on academic committees and contribute to Department, College and University governance.
Candidates must have completed all requirements for a doctorate in Statistics, Management Science, Business Analytics or a related field in business, economics or information systems by August 15, 2018
Demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population
Demonstrated potential to be an effective teacher of graduate and undergraduate courses based on the department’s needs
Evidence of potential to publish in top journals in their discipline and to acquire external funding; and
Ability to collaborate with the existing group of faculty and interact effectively with a culturally diverse population of students and colleagues.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position at California State University (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.
Rank and Salary The position is at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure-track; salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Research grants and additional teaching in summer, moving expenses, start-up funds, and a reduced teaching load may be available. An excellent comprehensive benefits package is also offered that includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner, and/or dependent tuition fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; and a defined-benefit retirement (pension) program through the state system, along with optional tax-sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to: http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php
Appointment Date August 15, 2018
Application Procedure A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings, select 9421BR to begin the application process, and provide the following materials:
Cover letter describing teaching and research experiences and interest
Copies of transcripts
Teaching evaluations (including student comments)
A student success statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges, in teaching or working with a diverse student population (approximately one page, single-spaced)
Names and contact information (address, phone number, and preferred email address) of three references
The finalists for the position will be contacted and required to submit three current letters of recommendation (see instructions below).
On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three referents who are willing to provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by the university by logging back in to the recruitment system.
Please direct all questions about the position to: Dr. Dawit Zerom, ISDS Recruitment Committee Chair at email@example.com or call (657) 278-3635.
Application Deadline Applications may be considered until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on August 25, 2017.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
The College The Mihaylo College of Business & Economics is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) at both the undergraduate and master’s levels, and is among the five largest business schools in the U.S., and the largest in California. The College has over 150 full-time faculty members and 8,700 students, including more than 700 graduate students. Bachelors’ degrees are offered in Business Administration with concentrations in Accounting, Business Analytics, Economics, Decision Sciences, Entrepreneurship, Entertainment & Tourism, Finance, Operations & Supply Chain, General, Human Resources, Information Systems, Marketing, and International Business. Masters’ degrees are offered in Business Administration (MBA), Economics, Accounting, Taxation, Information Systems, and Information Technology. For more information about the College visit: http://business.fullerton.edu/. The college is consistently included in Princeton Review’s list of the 296 best business schools
The Department The Department consists of a diverse group of faculty with specialties in areas of Management Information Systems, Business Statistics and Management Science. We offer three concentrations: Information Systems, Business Analytics and Decision Sciences. We teach in the undergraduate business and MBA programs as well as in two specialized Master’s degree programs. The Department currently offers a core course in each of these three areas, each of which is required by all business majors. The Department has received national and international recognition through faculty publications, presentations, and editorial activities. The Association for Information Systems (AIS) recently ranked our college 57th in the USA and 3rd in California in IS research productivity in top journals. As of 2017, our online MS in Information Technology program is ranked 12 th in the USA and 2nd in California by U.S. News & World Report. For more information about the department, faculty and our offering of courses please visit http://business.fullerton.edu/isds/
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.
California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and appr...oximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.