Cleveland State University — Assistant College Lecturer in Information Systems

Introduction/Job Summary

The Department of Information Systems is hiring an Assistant College Lecturer beginning August 22, 2022. CSU is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. CSU is striving to be a nationally recognized and student-focused public research institution that provides accessible, affordable and Engaged Learning opportunities for all.

This is a permanent position with a succession path

Teach a variety of Information Systems courses; teach 4 courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels; available to teach on/off-campus, online, and day/evening classes. Other responsibilities included coordination of courses with multiple sections and advising student organizations.

Minimum Qualifications:
Master’s in information systems or a closely related field; experience teaching university-level information systems courses; and evidence of teaching effectiveness.  

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctoral degree by July 1st, 2022 to be hired at the rank of Assistant Professor (ABD will be hired at the rank of Instructor) in Information Systems, or related field, from AACSB or equivalent, accredited college;
Teaching philosophy that promotes student engagement;
Evidence of excellence in teaching, and effective communication skills;
Recent scholarly publications;
Relevant industry experience; and
Ability to contribute to the diversity, cultural sensitivity, and excellence of the academic community through teaching.

Application Materials: 

  1. Cover letter addressing position qualifications
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Unofficial transcript Note: The successful candidate is required to submit an official transcript before their contract can be prepared.
  4. Evidence of teaching effectiveness, including courses taught and teaching evaluations
  5. Cleveland State University is an urban campus serving a racially, culturally, and economically diverse student body. Diversity is extremely important to CSU. Explain your experience serving diverse students and how you will make a positive contribution to CSU’s inclusive community. For applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience, note how your work will contribute to CSU’s commitment to diversity and mission as an urban serving university
  6. Names and contact information for three references

Please direct inquiries to Dr. Sharen Bakke, Chair of the Search Committee (
Review of applications will begin on April 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications will be exclusively accepted online at Mailed or emailed application materials will not be accepted.

The Department currently has 12 full-time faculty members and offers coursework at the bachelors, masters, and doctoral levels.

The Monte Ahuja College of Business has over 70 full-time faculty members, with an enrollment of over 3,300 students. Its programs are accredited at both the graduate and undergraduate levels by the AACSB. Degrees offered by the College include the DBA, MBA, MLRHR, Master of Accountancy, MCIS-IS, BBA, and a joint MBA-JD.

Cleveland State University enrolls over 17,000 students. It is located within walking distance of the downtown business and entertainment centers and has strong ties with the business and public sectors in Northeast Ohio.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Hire is contingent upon the maintenance of existing levels of funding from the State of Ohio. Offer of employment is contingent on satisfactory completion of the University’s verification of credentials (including evidence of a Ph.D.) and other information required by law and/or and/or University policies or practices, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

It is the policy of Cleveland State University to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.