Assistant Professor, School of Information Systems & Technology
San Jose State University
San José
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Assistant Professor, School of Information Systems & Technology

Job no : 516856

Work type : Instructional Faculty Tenured / Tenure-Track

Location : San José

Categories : Unit 3 - CFA - California Faculty Association, Tenured / Tenure-Track, Full Time, Faculty - Business / Management

Position Rank and Title : Assistant Professor

School / Department Name : School of Information Systems & Technology

Compensation : Commensurate with qualifications, experience, and rank as established by the CSU Salary Schedule . See Benefits Summary for details about the CSU’s excellent employment benefits.

Target Start Date : August 2023

Application Deadline : September 2, 2022 (Applications accepted until filled or closed)

Position Description

An Assistant Professor position in School of Information Systems & Technology (SISTech) includes responsibilities in teaching, research, and service.

Teaching topics may include traditional Information Systems (IS) courses for the MIS program such as Systems Analysis & Design, Databases, Networking, programming and business applications of IS, or courses on emerging technologies such as those related to data visualization, big data, cybersecurity, data analytics, and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Faculty are also expected to engage actively in research on IS-related topics, publishing in peer reviewed journals presenting at conferences, and to support the school, college, and university’s mission through service activities.

The SISTech resides in the Lucas College and Graduate School of Business at SJSU. We prepare students to excel professionally and contribute meaningfully to society through the undergraduate MIS concentration within the Business major.

Our program reflects IS best practices and provides students with the tools they will need to succeed today and tomorrow.

Our location in Silicon Valley provides both students and faculty with unparalleled opportunities to engage with leading technology firms.

Our tenured and tenure-track faculty are solid contributors to academic literature and our clinical faculty represent years of experience at some of the leading companies in the area.

Consequently, our students are well-represented throughout the high-tech and non-tech industries locally and beyond. To learn more about our school, programs, and faculty, please visit our SISTech website .

SISTech and San José State University value diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our excellence in research, teaching, and service can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values.

SJSU enrolls more than 36,000 students, many of whom are historically underserved, and around 45% are first-generation and 38% are Pell-recipients.

SJSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander (AANAPISI) Serving Institution.

The university’s commitment to social justice extends from its vibrant, inclusive campus to an international network of over 275,000 alumni.

As such, San José State is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students, and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.

Successful candidates will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to equity and inclusion through their research, teaching, and / or service.

We ask that all applicants include a Diversity Statement with their application package. A guide to writing this statement can be found at SJSU Diversity Statement Guidelines , along with information about how these statements will be evaluated.

Required Qualifications

  • A PhD in Management Information Systems, Information Science, Computer Information Systems, or related area, from an appropriately accredited institution
  • Applicant must be academically qualified according to AACSB standards
  • Ability and motivation to engage in quality research
  • Ability and motivation to engage in teaching excellence
  • Ability and motivation to contribute to the department, college, university and profession through service and related activities
  • Ability to work as part of a team, and have excellent communication, collegiality, and interpersonal skills
  • Applicants should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a socially and economically diverse student population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Priority will be given to candidates who possess one or more of the following :

  • Ability to teach a variety of traditional IS courses
  • Expertise in Systems Analysis & Design, data analytics, or Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain ongoing research activity providing valued contributions relevant to the IS academic community, including peer-reviewed journal papers and conference proceedings, etc.
  • Deliver engaging, relevant and timely learning experiences that contribute meaningfully to our students' professional readiness for high-impact careers in IS.
  • The candidate will participate in shared governance, usually in department, college, and university committees and other service assignments.
  • The candidate must demonstrate awareness and experience understanding the needs of a student population of great diversity in age, abilities, cultural background, ethnicity, religion, economic background, primary language, sexual orientation, gender identity, and academic preparation through inclusive course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.
  • Other Duties

    Note that all San José State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and CSU systemwide policy, some faculty duties may lead to designation as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).

    CSAs are required to complete Clery Act training and to immediately report Clery incidents to the institution.

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