Temporary Faculty Pool, Master of Science in Systems Engineering

  • Cal State University (CSU) Dominguez Hills
  • Carson, California
  • Jul 14, 2024
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Job Description

Temporary Faculty Pool

Department of Physics - Master of Science in Systems Engineering

College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

Position Description

The Department of Physics at California University Dominguez Hills invites applications for an Adjunct Instructor to teach online graduate Systems Engineering courses in the Master of Science in Systems Engineering (MSSE) program.

The Master of Science in Systems Engineering (MSSE) curriculum balances theory with practical projects and case studies, enabling students to understand and implement applicable models to enhance and complement systems engineering activities throughout a project’s life cycle.

At CSUDH, we celebrate and respect diversity in all forms that include 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.

For more information: Mission, Vision, and Core Values

Master of Science in Systems Engineering (Online)

The MSSE program at CSUDH provides students with the latest, cutting-edge skills and design methods for the realization and management of the complex, interdependent systems required to develop and maintain today’s products and systems in rapidly changing environments. These include Model Based Systems Engineering, Systems Architecting, System-of-Systems Engineering and Complex and Resilient Systems. The curriculum balances theory with practical projects and case studies, enabling students to understand and implement applicable models to enhance and complement systems engineering activities throughout a project’s life cycle.

For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/systems-engineering-ms/

For more information: https://www.csudh.edu/physics/

The Position

The temporary faculty pool is continuously open, and positions are filled as needed, based on student enrollment and funding. Candidates may need to be available to begin teaching on short notice. This position is administered through the College of Continuing Professional Education

For more information: ( https://www.csudh.edu/ccpe/ )


Teach assigned courses in the department’s curriculum and serve weekly office hours based on assigned teaching unit load.

Faculty members teach one or more of the following online classes:
  • Introduction to Systems Engineering I & II
  • The Practice of Systems Engineering
  • Analytics in Systems Engineering
  • Economic Factors in Systems Engineering
  • Quantitative Methods in Systems Engineering
  • Systems-of-Systems Engineering
  • Engineering Complex Systems
  • Complex Systems Architecture
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Model Based Systems Engineering


Required Qualifications
  • A Masters degree in the field relevant to the curriculum or related discipline for teaching graduate level courses.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience at the college or university level and who can furnish evidence of strong teaching.
  • Applicants must have experience in teaching undergraduate and/or graduate students from diverse ages, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A Ph.D. degree in Systems Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Engineering Management, or a closely related discipline.
  • 8 years or more relevant industry experience
  • Systems Engineering Professional Certifications
  • Professional Engineering Certifications or Licenses
  • Possess current knowledge, practical experience and/or teaching experience in a subset of the following topics: Requirements Engineering; Model Based Systems Engineering; Systems Architecting, Complex Systems; Systems-of-Systems; Data Analytics; Systems Modeling and Simulation; Healthcare Systems Engineering.

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.

Mandated Reporter per CANRA

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

Additional Information

The Instructional Faculty, Special Programs For-Credit (job code 2322) has salary base ranges as follows (based on a student enrollment of 25 or more):

Range 2 Instructor: $2,021
Range 3 Assistant Professor: $2,215
Range 4 Associate Professor: $2,790
Range 5 Professor: $3,527

Anticipated hiring base range depends on experience and education. Anticipated base range is determined by the hiring manager. Actual salary is calculated by the College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE) and is provided to you via the Letter of Appointment ( LOA) prior to the start of classes.

How to Apply

A completed on-line application must be received to be considered. To apply, please visit CSUDH career-opportunities .

A complete application must include:
  • Current Curriculum Vitae or Resume with contact information
  • A one page Cover Letter including a Diversity Statement and Teaching Statement
  • List of 3 references with contact information
  • Unofficial transcripts (an official transcript will be required upon initial appointment when teaching credit-bearing courses).

For international transcripts, a United States Equivalency certification will be required.

A United States (US) Equivalency certification is required for earned/awarded/conferred foreign terminal degrees, which is from a foreign Academic Institution for foreign studies. The US Equivalency certification is used to validate foreign studies from an academic credential evaluation agency and is evaluated on foreign studies and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from the United States. The certification must translate the information in English, and confirm that your highest terminal degree is US Equivalent to a US terminal degree (i.e., Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctorate’s, Doctor’s of Philosophy). The certification can be emailed to facultyaffairs@csudh.edu or mailed directly to the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, 1000 East Victoria Street, WH-368, Carson, CA 90747.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

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.

Employees at California State University, Dominguez Hills shall abide by the Nondiscrimination Statement .

Advertised: Feb 15 2024 Pacific Standard Time
Applications close: Jun 30 2025 Pacific Daylight Time

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