Full Time Lecturer of Information Systems (503392)

  • California Polytechnic State University
  • San Luis Obispo, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Education and Training Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description


California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Orfalea College of Business, Management, HR & Information Systems, invites applications for full-time lecturer in Information Systems beginning September 15, 2022 or a mutually acceptable time. Candidates must have an interest and ability to teach undergraduate-level Introduction to MIS courses (using Microsoft Access, Excel and web development tools for business applications) and at least one of the following courses: application development (preferably using Python and/or Java), Android programming, mobile application development, computer networking, system analysis & design, and/or information security. The successful candidate must have completed at least a master's degree in Business with an emphasis in Information Systems or in a related field such as Computer Science or Information Science from an AACSB (or equivalent) accredited institution. A Ph.D. in Business or a related field is a plus. Applicants are expected to demonstrate and maintain currency in their professional field. Experience with teaching at the upper-division college level is also desirable.

At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates must be academically qualified under AACSB standards.

  • A master's degree in Information Systems.
  • Professional experience in Information Systems or a closely related field

Demonstrated experience and commitment to student-centered learning and teaching, as well as the ability to collaboratively work in multidisciplinary settings is required. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral use of the English language is required.


A Ph.D. in Business or a related field is a plus. Applicants are expected to demonstrate and maintain currency in their professional field. Experience with teaching at the upper-division college level is also desirable Preference will be given to those with experience in working with diverse populations and fostering a collaborative, supportive and inclusive environment. Preference will also be given to those with relevant work experience and those who bring professional capabilities.


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.

Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Note: Cal Poly cannot deny an applicant a position solely or in part due to a criminal conviction history until it has performed an individualized assessment and linked the relevant conviction history with specific job duties in the position being sought.

Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.

For health and well-being, Cal Poly is a smoke & tobacco-free campus. The university is committed to promoting a healthy environment for all members of our community.

The California State University system is requiring that all employees and students accessing campus be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by September 20, 2021. Accordingly, you may be required to show proof of vaccination by your start date. You can find more information here.


Interested candidates must attach (1) a cover letter, and (2) a resume/curriculum vitae, Please be prepared to provide three professional references with names and email addresses when completing the online faculty application. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

San Luis Obispo, California 93405 United States View Map