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Assistant or Associate Professor - Human Resources & Management

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Colorado Springs, CO

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The College of Business and Administration at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor position in Human Resources & Management starting in August 2022.

The position will teach graduate and undergraduate courses in the areas of Management and Human Resources. Potential courses include Human Resource Management for Managers, Talent Acquisition, Total Rewards and Retention Strategies, and Advanced Topics in HRM. Classes in other areas will be assigned as needed and efforts will be made to find opportunities for the faculty member to teach in his/her special areas of expertise. Classes may be on-campus, online, or hybrid.

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.

The College of Business is AACSB accredited. All faculty are required to contribute to the maintenance of AACSB accreditation. 

Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate the following:

    Ability to publish in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.Achievement in scholarship such as journal articles, presentations at academic conferences, and/or books/book chapters.Evidence of effective teaching and commitment to student learning. Relevant teaching experience at the university level.Willingness to engage with the business community.Relevant industry experience.
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:

Applications submitted by 5:00 PM Mountain Time on July 23, 2021 (Friday) will receive full consideration.

Who We Are

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 accredited College of Business enrolls approximately 2,000 students annually. The College of Business offers comprehensive undergraduate degrees, select master’s degrees, executive DBA degree, and professional development programs.

Colorado Springs (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 as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.

What We Offer

Salary Range:

Assistant Professors – Generally starting at $108,000 - $123,000
Associate Professors – Generally starting at $125,000 - $138,000   

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.


In addition, the College of Business provides travel and professional development funding.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, and a tuition benefit. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Total compensation goes beyond the value on the paycheck. Please consider reviewing the Total Compensation page at Total Compensation Calculators | University of Colorado.

Tentative Search Timeline

    Applications submitted by 5:00 PM Mountain Time on July 23, 2021 (Friday) will receive full consideration. The potential dates for interviews with the search committee will be in August 2021.The potential dates for interviews with the supervisor and appointing authority will be in September 2021.The potential employee start date is August 2022.
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.

    Minimum Qualifications 

      An earned doctorate (or ABD) in Human Resource Management, Management, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, or a closely related field. 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 2022 semester.
    Physical Requirements

      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move.  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 Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Colorado Springs
    Schedule: Full-time
    Posting Date: Jun 15, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing
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