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Tenure Track Faculty - Management Information Systems

Company: California State University, Sacramento
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Tenure Track Faculty - Management Information Systems

Job No: 519881
Work Type: Instructional Faculty - Tenured/Tenure-Track
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured/Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business/Management


For more than five decades, the College of Business (COB) at Sacramento State has consistently achieved its fundamental mission - to develop engaged, responsible, and inclusive leaders that enrich communities around the world. The COB cultivates excellence in its graduates and develops business leaders possessing not only top management skills, but also a broad understanding of their responsibilities to business and their community. The College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all its activities. The College of Business has maintained its accreditation under the stringent standards of the AACSB since 1963. In the course of our history, the COB has produced over 50,000 total graduates through our undergraduate BS program and our innovative graduate programs which currently include: MBA, Executive MBA, iMBA, MS Accountancy, MS Business Analytics and MS Finance. We believe about 70 percent of our alumni remain in the Sacramento region, fueling the success of our culturally rich and vibrant economy.

DEPARTMENT: Information Systems & Business Analytics (MIS Concentration)

POSITION TITLE: Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems


The Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics provides information systems and business analytics courses to the College of Business majors. The department also provides a Management Information Systems concentration and has recently launched an undergraduate concentration in Business Analytics as well as an MS in Business Analytics.

The Management Information Systems concentration provides the analytical framework and the methodology to analyze, design, implement, and manage complex computer-based information/decision systems. Information is recognized as a resource of the organization and is the common link binding the elements of the organization together. As organizations grow in size and complexity, the need for better and more timely information and for improved decision-making techniques becomes critical for effective management.


The incumbent is expected to provide innovative and cutting-edge teaching and evidence of a strong publication record or potential in Management Information Systems and related fields. It is also expected that the successful candidate will play an active role in maintaining and developing student engagement in Management Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Data Base Management, and Business Analytics curriculum; advising, coaching and mentoring students; and serving on department, college, and university-wide committees. We are seeking candidates who have a passion for taking leadership roles in developing new innovative programs, promoting a research environment within the Department, supporting the University, as well as partnerships with the community to enhance the social, economic, and cultural conditions of the region and beyond. Qualified candidates must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring a diverse student population and to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students across a wide range of disciplines.


  • Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Management Information Systems and curriculum development (e.g., develop new courses, change existing courses) in the discipline. Teaching assignments may include on-line classes and hybrid schedules.
  • Engage continuously in scholarly activities with an emphasis on the publication of peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • Provide on-going institutional and community service in the Sacramento region.
  • Undergraduate and graduate student advising.
  • Supervise student research done by graduates and undergraduates.
    • Applicants must have a Doctorate in a Management Information Systems related discipline. ABD will be considered; however, all requirements for the doctoral degree must be completed by June 2024, to remain eligible for continued employment.

      • A doctorate by June 2023 in a Management Information Systems related discipline, from a business program accredited by AACSB International, AMBA, EQUIS or an equivalent business program accreditation body.
        • A demonstrated record and/or explicit interest in developing relationships with the business community and engaging in projects and/or consulting.
        • A demonstrated record and/or explicit interest in working with a diverse student population.
        • Record of, or potential for, research and peer review publications.
        • Ability to teach and develop online courses in the business curriculum.
        • Ability to develop graduate and undergraduate research projects/lead graduate and undergraduate teams.
        • Ability to teach large classes.
          Special Knowledge and Abilities:
          • Preference will be given to applicants with a demonstrated record of teaching, research, and industry experience in Management Information Systems.
          • Candidates with teaching and research interests in the following areas will be given preference: Cybersecurity, ERP, Digital Equity, Cloud Computing, Business Intelligence, or Data Management.

            Review of applications will begin November 7, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.
          • Cover letter that includes:
            • A statement of your teaching interest/philosophy
            • A statement of your research experience/plans
            • Current curriculum vita/resume.
            • The names and contact information of at least three (3) recent professional references.
            • Unofficial transcripts of all college work (official transcripts required if invited for an on-campus interview).
            • Diversity Statement, which may include your interpretation of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and must include specific examples of how your background and your educational and/or professional experiences have prepared you for this role at California State University, Sacramento
            • Records of teaching evaluation, if available.

              About Sacramento State

              Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: "As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

              As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

              To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

              Equal Employment Opportunity
              California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

              It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

              The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

              Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

              Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
              The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

              Background Check Disclaimer
              A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

              COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

              CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at

              Out of State Employment

              Per CSU-wide policy (HR2021-04), all faculty who will begin initial employment (or return from a 12-month break in service) on or after January 1, 2022 are required to perform their work from within the State of California. Faculty hired prior to January 1, 2022 must be available to perform work in the State of California if their assignment is in-person.

              Eligibility Verification
              Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

              Advertised: October 06, 2022 (9:00 AM)
              Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

              To apply, visit


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