Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Current Faculty Positions

The department currently has one full-time lecturer position in Computer Science (beginning in August 2019) that is open for applications.

Tenure-track Positions

The 2019/20 tenure-track positions have been filled.

Full-Time Lecturer Positions

The 2019/20 full-time Computer Science lecturer position (beginning in August 2019) is as follows:

Contacts: Erika Moreno, CEE/CS Administrative Support Coordinator, or Dr. Melissa Danforth, CEE/CS Department Chair and Search Committee Chair, at (661)654-3180 or by email at

Application Deadline Date: Review begins on May 1, 2019. Priority will be given to applications received by this date. Position to remain open until filled.

Description: Applications are invited for a one-year lecturer position in Computer Science, beginning Fall 2019 semester (August 2019). Renewal may be available depending on evaluation of teaching performance and department teaching needs.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a M.S. degree or higher in computer science or in a closely related discipline with extensive background in computer science. Applicants must have experience in teaching, either as the instructor of record or as a teaching assistant.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. degree in computer science or in a closely related discipline with extensive background in computer science is preferred. Priority will be given to applicants who have excellent academic credentials and a proven ability to teach courses and laboratory sessions effectively, maintaining strong student-faculty interaction.

Candidates from all areas within computer science will be considered. Preferred areas of specialization are computational theory, algorithms, operating systems, networking, distributed and parallel computation, and databases. Priority consideration will be given to applicants in these areas.

Duties: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in computer science, including core courses and elective courses.

Compensation: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Application: The application must include an application letter detailing the candidate's qualifications and experience relative to the position description, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and a list of at least three references.

Documents should be attached in PDF format and emailed directly to with the subject line "Computer Science Lecturer Application". Private, personally identifiable information (PII), such as birth dates or social security numbers, should be redacted from the transcripts before emailing them.

Background Check: A background check (including a criminal records check) 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.

Mandated Reporter: 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.

Clery Act: CSUB's annual crime report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus centers, such as our Antelope Valley Satellite Campus and on property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from CSUB. The report also includes policies concerning security on campus, such as alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, reporting crimes, sexual assault and other subjects You can obtain a copy of the annual report by contacting the Department of Public Safety and University Police by calling their phone number: (661) 654-2111 or by logging on to their CSUB Department of Public Safety website at

Part-Time Lecturer Positions

People wishing to be considered for part-time lecturer positions in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and/or Electrical Engineering should contact the department chair, Dr. Melissa Danforth, at

Faculty Employment at CSUB

General information about faculty employment at CSU Bakersfield can be found at the Faculty Affairs website:

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California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or covered veterans' status.