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California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with approximately 2,151 full- and part-time faculty and a diverse student body of approximately over 38,948 enrolled in Fall 2015. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 55 at the baccalaureate level and 54 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $22.7 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2014-15. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 5th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Decision Sciences

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.

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.


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:

Appointment Date
August 15, 2018

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: to view all job listings, select 9421BR to begin the application process, and provide the following materials:

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 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: 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

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.

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