Instructor in Information Systems

Denver, CO
Apr 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - Business School

Instructor in Information Systems

The Business School at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) is seeking a full-time Instructor of Information Systems. Funding for this position is available for one year only. We seek candidates with a deep commitment to teaching.

As one of three institutions within the University of Colorado system, CU Denver is a premier research university in Colorado, serving more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora and online and awarding nearly 4,000 degrees each year. The renowned researchers and award-winning faculty of CU Denver offer more than 100 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. The Business School is located on the Downtown Denver Campus in one of America's most vibrant urban centers, just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the LoDo District, and the state capitol. The new Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational, and clinical space on 227 acres. On both campuses, students, staff and faculty have access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational, and cultural opportunities. We also offer an MBA program as the new South Denver location.

The Business School brings together a world-class faculty, top-notch students and influential business partners. With classes offered during the day, in the evening and online, the Business School is the largest graduate school of business in the region and the first choice of business professionals; undergraduate business programs are recently revised and rapidly growing. The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.

Job Responsibilities:

The new hire will teach 7 courses (3 credit hours each) during a 9-month appointment and provide service to the department on a 70/30 ratio. Instructors are participating members of the faculty. In addition to teaching (70% time) and advising students, they are expected to provide service contributions (30% time) both internally to the university and/or business school and externally to the community and/or profession. They are also expected to maintain their academic and/or professional qualification.


Required Qualifications:

Required qualifications for the position include master's or higher degree in Information Systems. Preference will be given to applicants with prior teaching experience, professional experience, and a record of professional practice in Information Systems. Prior teaching experience in Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Web and Mobile Application Development using programming languages such as Objective C, JAVA Script, JAVA, HTML5, Ruby on Rails, PHP, Data Base Management Systems, or Cyber Security at graduate and undergraduate levels.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred qualification is a Ph.D. or DBA in Information Systems (or related field) from an AACSB accredited university. Excellence in teaching is expected at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is $55,000. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin in April 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Our intention is to have the Instructor begin his or her employment in August 2017. Questions should be directed to: Professor Jahangir Karimi

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants will not be reviewed until their files are complete. A complete application will consist of: 1) A letter of application that specifically addresses the required qualifications, outlines qualifications possessed beyond those required and includes a summary of past teaching evaluations (if relevant). 2) A current CV/resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references. 4) Up to three letters of recommendation. Submitted later upon request.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30055 - Business School

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 31, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jahan Karimi

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00728944


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