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Assistant Professor, Information Systems and Operations Management (Information Security)

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

Assistant Professor of Information Security
College of Business Admininistration & Public Policy

Position Description

The Department of  Information Systems and Operations Management at California State University, Dominguez Hills (CSUDH) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Academic Year) with the appointment starting in Fall 2023.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to the University’s mission, vision, and core values.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Values.

Information Systems and Operations Management (ISOM)

Department of the College of Business Administration and Public Policy (CBAPP)

The Information Systems and Operations Management Department (ISOM) has eight tenured faculty, three full-time lecturers, and several part-time lecturers. The department offers concentrations in Information Systems, Information Systems Security, and Global Supply Chain Management at the undergraduate level. Additional information is available from the Department Chair, Dr. Myron Sheu. Please contact department chair Dr. Myron Sheu at

For more information: Information Systems & Operations Management (

The Position

This is a new position, which offers the ability to shape an invigorated IS Security program and Accounting Information System courses with research, community outreach, and curriculum development.  The position requires regular publication in peer-review information systems and accounting information systems journals, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and service.


Job responsibilities include teaching in one or more of the following areas: Information Security Theory and Practice, Management of Information Security, Information Systems and Assurance and Advisory, Emerging Attestation, and other related areas. Additional responsibilities may include advising undergraduate students involved in the Information Systems Security program and assisting in the continued development of the IS Security program and the new development of IS security courses for CPA-Board ISC (Information Security and Control) Discipline. Specific course appointments will be based upon departmental needs and the applicant’s areas of expertise.


Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must have experience in teaching and working with colleagues from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.
  • A doctorate degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a closely related field. All requirements for degree conferral must be met by August 2023.
  • Expertise in information assurance and security.
  • Demonstrated potential for or experience in teaching and research excellence, with a commitment to student-centered instruction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An active research plan that focuses on information security and assurance and also a strong interest in teaching in these areas.
  • Interest in developing and teaching accounting information systems courses, such as Information Systems and Assurance and Advisory, Emerging Attestation.
  • Familiarity with the CPA-Board ISC (Information Security and Control) Discipline.

Employment Requirement

Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Policy

The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus.  The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption if eligible.  Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at:

Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to .

Mandated Reporter Per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

How to Apply- To apply for this position, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in September of 2022. For full consideration, please submit your completed application with the required materials no later than September 30, 2022.

  • Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
  • Cover letter
  • Statement on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2 pages maximum)*
  • List of 3 references with contact information**
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)**
  • A Statement on Teaching (2 pages maximum)
  • A Statement on Research (2 pages maximum)
  • Sample Publications or Evidence of Creative/Scholarly Activity
  • Teaching Evaluations (if available)

*Given CSUDH’s commitment to diversity and inclusion for all students, faculty, staff, and administrators, describe your individual commitment and experiences in advancing diversity and inclusion and how they relate to your future teaching and research.

**This position requires three letters of recommendation (LORs). Please do not upload your LORs with your application. Your list of references will be notified at the appropriate time during the search process. They will receive a request via email along with information on uploading the LOR. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUDH by logging back into your applicant portal.

**For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required. 

A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate’s, Doctor’s of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to or mailed directly to the office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.


If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:

Xuefei (Nancy) Deng, Ph.D.

Search Committee Chair

CSU, Dominguez Hills

1000 East Victoria Street, (I&I 4520)

Carson, CA  90747


Closing Statement

CSUDH 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.

For more information: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources’ Office (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at Campus Security Report (Clery), or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639.

Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9.

For more information see: Smoke & Tobacco-Free

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