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Associate or Full Professor with tenure and Department Chair of Electrical Engineering
California State University, Long Beach

Date Posted Feb. 16, 2023
Title Associate or Full Professor with tenure and Department Chair of Electrical Engineering
University California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, CA, United States
Department Electrical Engineering
Application Deadline Mar. 17, 2023
Position Start Date Aug. 17, 2023
  • Associate Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Electrical and/or Electronics

Required Qualifications: 

Earned doctorate degree in electrical engineering or closely related discipline; demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level; research and publication record in electrical engineering commensurate with the rank of full or associate professor; demonstrated commitment to working successfully with a diverse student population. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated excellence as a department chair or other administrator 
  • Record of fair, inclusive and collaborative experience in administrative processes 
  • Experience leading, mentoring, and engaging faculty 
  • Record of successfully planning and executing strategic initiatives 
  • Successful external grant writing experience 
  • Experience supervising undergraduate and graduate thesis work 
  • Experience with online and hybrid instructional modalities 
  • Record of exceptional communication skills and timely responsiveness 


The Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering serves on a 12-month appointment with responsibility for developing and implementing a robust strategic plan focused on establishing a world-class department. The Chair’s primary and central task is to improve all four components of the academic mission: educational excellence, research and scholarship, student success, and service. Chairs are appointed for 3-year terms, renewable upon favorable review and recommendation. Primary duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide leadership and advocacy for the Department’s educational and research mission; 
  • Manage resources transparently and in a timely manner; 
  • Recruit, retain, mentor, and engage faculty; 
  • Supervise department staff; 
  • Complete faculty and staff performance evaluations; 
  • Engage in corrective action to address student, faculty and staff concerns; 
  • Encourage and support research, scholarly and creative activities, teaching excellence, and campus and professional service by the faculty; 
  • Undertake grant writing and development projects that promote the Department mission and vision; 
  • Work with dean and development office for fundraising, private gifts, corporate and community partnerships; 
  • Initiate, implement, and evaluate new and existing curriculum as needed; 
  • Manage course scheduling; 
  • Oversee student academic advising, mentoring and success; 
  • Lead multiple programs’ internal and external accreditation/assessment requirements; 
  • Actively evaluate and implement changes for program improvements; 
  • Promote the undergraduate and graduate programs. 

CSULB seeks to recruit faculty who enthusiastically support the University’s strong commitment to the academic success of all of our students, including students of color, students with disabilities, students who are first generation to college, veterans, students with diverse socio-economic backgrounds, and students of diverse sexual orientations and gender expressions. CSULB seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students a rich variety of expertise, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. 

Information on excellent benefits package available to CSULB faculty is located here: 

How to Apply - Required Documentation: 

  • An Equity and Diversity Statement about your teaching or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population (maximum two pages, single-spaced). For further information and guidelines, please visit: affairs/equity_and_diversity_statement_tt_2019.pdf 
  • A leadership statement describing experiences working with stakeholders at different levels and strategies used to ensure effective collaboration, teamwork and equally shared responsibility. 
  • Letter of application addressing the minimum and desired/preferred qualifications 
  • CV (including current phone contacts and email address) 
  • Three current professional letters of recommendation from current and/or previous employers 
  • Copy of transcript from institution awarding highest degree 
  • Finalists will also be required to submit the following: 
  1. A signed SC-1 form and 
  1. An official transcript (e-transcript preferred, if available) 


Requests for information should be addressed to: 

Electrical Engineering Search Committee Chair

California State University, Long Beach 

Department of Electrical Engineering

1250 Bellflower Boulevard 

Long Beach, CA 90840  

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications to begin no earlier than April 1, 2023 

Position opened until filled (or recruitment canceled) 


A background check (including a criminal records check and telephone reference check with most recent employer) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the 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. 

 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 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. 


  • CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, age, Vietnam era veteran status, or any other veteran's status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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Contact Information

  • Mohammad Mozumdar
    Electrical Engineering
    California State University, Long Beach
    1250 N. Bellflower Blvd., ECS-561
    Long Beach, CA 90840
  • 562-985-5106


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