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University of Colorado Assistant or Associate Professor - Information Systems in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Description

The College of Business and Administration (https://business.uccs.edu/) at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) (https://www.uccs.edu/experience/about-uccs) is currently seeking applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor position in Information Systems starting in August 2021.

The primary area of teaching responsibility will be in Cybersecurity Management and Information Systems. Classes in other areas will be assigned as needed and efforts will be made to find opportunities for the candidate to teach in his/her special areas of expertise.

The successful candidate should be devoted to teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate level, committed to high-quality scholarly research, and interested in pursuing community involvement. Cross-disciplinary research is respected and encouraged. This position will require on-going scholarship sufficient to achieve and maintain AACSB "Scholarly Academic” status.

Candidates should also be committed to further enhancing our collegial environment, which includes service to the college, university, community, and profession. Candidates are invited to view the college website at: https://business.uccs.edu/ .

Who We Are

UCCS (https://www.uccs.edu/experience/about-uccs) is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 10,500 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students. The AACSB International accredited College of Business enrolls approximately 2,000 students annually. The College of Business offers comprehensive undergraduate degrees, select master’s degrees, and professional programs that emphasize principle-based ethical decision making.

Colorado Springs (http://www.choosecoloradosprings.com/) (pop. 400K ) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report (https://realestate.usnews.com/places/rankings/best-places-to-live) as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

Job Competencies

  • Strong commitment to student-centered instruction.

  • Ability and interest to teach effectively in all courses.

  • Ability to facilitate highly effective learning environments.

  • Ability and interest in contributing to the growth of the University and developing community relations.

  • Potential to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.

What We Offer

The salary is competitive, and the College of Business provides travel and professional development funding.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at: http://www.cu.edu/employee-services .

Total compensation includes salary plus health, retirement, and non-cash compensation. Information on calculating total compensation can be found at: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125.

Tentative Search Timeline

  • The potential dates for interviews with the search committee will be during December 7 - December 20, 2020.

  • The potential dates for interviews with the supervisor and appointing authority will be during January 19 - January 29, 2021.

  • The potential employee start date is August 2021.

This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

UCCS is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history check.

UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, the University of Colorado will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs, or any other characteristics protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the established essential functions and meet the physical and environment demands described satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, physical and environmental conditions required of the employee on the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical and environmental demands.

Applicants with disabilities: If you have a mental or physical impairment, which limits one of your major life activities (e.g. walking, hearing, seeing, speaking, breathing, or learning) and require special accommodations for testing or interviewing, it is your responsibility to notify the office scheduling the interview or test at least 3 working days before the interview or test date. If you need special accommodations at the work site, you must notify the appointing authority or Human Resources.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • An earned doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Information Systems, Cybersecurity Management, or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution. ABD applicants must have completed all doctoral course requirements and qualifying exams and must persuasively demonstrate that all degree requirements will be completed before the start of the fall 2021 semester.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The earned doctorate degree (Ph.D.) from an AACSB accredited business school.

  • Prior and relevant teaching experience in information system, cybersecurity management or a closely related field at the university level.

  • Relevant industry experience.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and walk.

  • Employee is occasionally required to have long periods of sitting, moderate bending, moderate energy requirements, and fine motor skills.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Job Category Faculty

Department C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus

Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Oct 16, 2020

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Gurvirender Tejay, Search Committee Chair

Posting Contact Email gtejay@uccs.edu

Posting Number 00450315

Req ID: 19310

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

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