Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences
Position Announcement


The Department of Computer Science at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications for a Tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with the appointment starting in Fall 2019. The Department seeks dynamic and productive candidates who are committed to academic excellence.


The responsibilities include teaching, research, scholarship, and service. Published research is expected and is a requirement for tenure and promotion.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Earned doctorate in Computer Science (or in a closely related discipline with extensive academic work in Computer Science) at the time of appointment.
  • An ability to teach a wide range of courses in Computer Science curriculum; the language of instruction is English.
  • An ability to contribute to the body of knowledge in the computing discipline, evidenced by a record of published research in mainstream Computer Science.
  • Experience in working with students or colleagues from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

Preferred /Desired Qualifications

  • Preference will be given to the candidates with a record of published or funded research in the following areas of Computer Science: Computer Networks, Computer Security, Data Science/Big Data, and Theoretical Computer Science. Candidates with a strong record of published or funded research in other core areas of
    mainstream Computer Science will be given preference if their teaching expertise meets Department’s current instructional needs. Industry experience in any of the areas specified above is desirable.

Employment Requirement – Background Check

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

How to Apply

The position is open until filled. Review of applications will begin in January 2, 2019. For full consideration, please submit your completed application no later than January 2, 2019.


1. Create a single pdf file consisting of:

  • Current Curriculum Vitae with contact information
  • Cover letter
  • List of 3 references with contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required for the finalist)
  • Sample publication(s) representative of candidate’s research
  • (optional) other supplementary documentation of candidate’s qualifications.

2. Click on the green button “Apply Now”, below, and search the page “Careers” you visit for word “3411” using the find-in-this-page option of your web browser. Do not use any buttons on that page.

3. While on that page, click on the link “Assistant Professor-Academic Year- Computer Science” to the left of “3411”.

4. Click on the beige button “Apply Now” on the page “Job Description” that you visit.

5. Click on the “click here to Register” link on the page “Login” that you visit and follow the prompts to register your application and upload the pdf file that you created.

NOTE: Additionally, we strongly suggest that the above pdf file be e-mailed directly to the Search Committee at this address: CSCsearch@csudh.edu.
Questions and requests may also be directed to the same e-mail address. Please note that the registration and submission of the completed application online as described above in this section is necessary for its consideration.

For finalist with International transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

Applicants that are selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be notified by the Search Committee when to submit their 3 letters of recommendation directly from the references to the email address of CSCsearch@csudh.edu or to:

Dr. Mohsen Beheshti, Chair
Computer Science Department
CSU, Dominguez Hills
1000 East Victoria Street
Carson, CA 90747

About the University

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that includes every race, religion, gender, ethnicity, veterans, people with varied abilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ community. CSUDH is seeking applications from candidates who can demonstrate experience in teaching and working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and contribute to
the University’s mission, vision, and core values. https://www.csudh.edu/president/strategic-planning/mission-vision-and-core-values/

Employment opportunities at CSUDH can be viewed at https://www.csudh.edu/hr/job-opportunities/index.


The Region

The region’s mild Mediterranean climate, rolling hills, sandy beaches of the Pacific Ocean, and the proximity of scenic San Gabriel/San Bernardino Mountains make it one of the most desirable regions to live in the continental U.S. It offers rich cultural life and a wide range of year-round recreational outdoor activities.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the CSU Dominguez Hills Human Resources Office (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at http://www.csudh.edu/dhpd/, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3693.

Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

1 The BSCS program has been accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET,
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