Open Rank Assistant/Associate/Professor - Information Systems

Job description

The College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) is currently seeking applicants for an open rank (Assistant/Associate/Professor) tenure-track/tenured Professor position in Information Systems starting in August 2019.

The areas of teaching responsibility will be from among information security and assurance, security policy, risk management, security and information auditing, network security, and cybersecurity. The successful candidate will be devoted to teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate level, to pursuing community involvement, and to high-quality scholarly research. Cross-disciplinary research is respected and encouraged. This position will require on-going scholarship sufficient to achieve and maintain AACSB "Scholarly Academic" status.

The college is pursuing active instructional breadth and dissemination of research in cybersecurity policy and practice through course development, conference management, and journal creation. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue security inclusion throughout the curriculum, research in cybersecurity or security-related topics, and endeavors across disciplines as part of a university-wide cyber-security initiative. The opportunity exists to grow the importance of cybersecurity in the business curriculum, for the local business community, for undergraduate and graduate students, and within the research community. The security initiative is a funded, state-driven program opening opportunities to be involved from inception.

Candidates should also be committed to further enhancing our collegial environment, to include service to the college, university, community, and profession. Candidates are invited to view the college website at: Information about UCCS is available at

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs 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. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one of the top Western regional universities by U.S. News & World Reportand has earned recognition as one of the "Great Colleges to Work For" in 2018 by The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Colorado Springs, (pop. 500K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

Salary and Benefits:
The salary is competitive, and the College of Business provides travel and professional development funding. UCCS offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs is located at:

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.

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 does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, 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. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the Office of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.
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Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Information Systems, Information Security, or closely related field from an accredited program.

Special Instructions to Applicants:• Complete applications must be received by 5:00 PM Mountain Time on January 11, 2019 (Friday) to receive full consideration. • Apply at Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. • Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. • Finalists may be required to provide three letters of recommendation. • Official transcripts will be required upon hire. • Appointment is contingent upon successfully passing a background check, to include criminal and sex offender checks per campus policy.

• In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or [email protected] • If you have job specific inquiries, please contact the Search Committee Chair (information listed below under Posting Contact).

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:In order for an application to be considered, applicants are required to submit following: (1) cover letter (please document your qualifications for the position described in this announcement), (2) curriculum vitae, (3) unofficial transcripts, and (4) evidence of teaching effectiveness such as student evaluations.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40025 - BUS-Administrative Ops

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Dec 13, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Gary Klein, Search Committee Chair

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00754864





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Posted: 12/14/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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