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Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

Computer Information Systems

Position Summary

Metropolitan State University of Denver’s AACSB and ABET-accredited Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics department invites applications for a tenure track faculty appointment in the College of Business beginning August 2024. Candidates with teaching experience in information systems security/cybersecurity, telecommunication systems, networking, SAP, or database systems are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a Computer Information Systems or closely related field position; this is not a Computer Science position.

For more information on our Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics Department, please visit: .

MSU Denver enrolls over 16,000 students, where nearly 60% are first generation and over 55% are students of color. Located in downtown Denver, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI), an INSIGHT into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity ( HEED ) Award winner for 10 consecutive years, and the only Seal of Excelencia certified institution in Colorado. As the third largest institution of higher education in Colorado and the only institution with an open access mission, MSU Denver is a model university for today’s college students. The University serves the most diverse undergraduate student population in the state, as well as the most first-generation students and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals students. Qualified candidates who possess a commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising, professional development/scholarship, intellectual contributions, and service in an inclusive and diverse environment are strongly encouraged to apply.


The position requires a commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising activities, professional development/scholarship consistent with AACSB & ABET accreditations, and service to the department, college, university, and community. The candidate is expected to teach 12 credit hours (4 classes) each semester. Teaching will be done through online, synchronous, and/or face-to-face formats.

Description of Tenure Track Faculty Duties
  • Teaching involves activities that impart knowledge and critical thinking skills to students. It includes preparing for courses assigned, assessing student progress, conducting curricular review, curricular development, and program review, including the use of new technology, as appropriate.
  • Advising involves activities specifically directed to assist the student in choosing career options, choosing a degree program, successfully completing his or her degree, obtaining employment or graduate school placement, and keeping informed of University policies.
  • Engaging in scholarly activities is a process which includes activity that brings enrichment to the faculty member and the profession and results in new material that can be presented to students, as well as new skills which benefit the University community and are related to the faculty member’s assigned responsibilities. Intellectual contribution expectations for Scholarly Academic (SA) designation includes a Doctorate Degree with 5 intellectual or scholarly contributions during a 5-year period; three must be intellectual contributions, two of which are articles in a preferred peer-reviewed journal. At least two contributions must be from within the most recent two-year period. ABD and recent doctorate graduates (less than five years) require no intellectual contributions for hiring, but must meet the SA requirements within five years of receiving a terminal degree. Faculty that meet the College’s expectation as a Practicing Academic (PA) will also be considered, however they will be expected to become SA for tenure purposes. For details, see College of Business Faculty Qualifications Policy linked below in the qualifications section.
  • Service involves contributions to the improvement of the welfare of the University at any level, and typically unpaid public service to the community or professional organizations which benefits the University.
Required Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctorate degree or all-but-dissertation (ABD) in Computer Information Systems or closely related field from an AACSB or ABET- accredited institution. ABD candidates are welcome to apply, but the expectation is that the terminal degree will be conferred prior to the position start date
  • Previous college/university teaching experience at an AACSB-accredited institution on a wide range of courses with special consideration for those who teach: information systems security/cybersecurity, telecommunication systems, SAP, networking, or database systems
Salary for Announcement

The anticipated hiring range for this position is $105,000 - $115,000 at Assistant Professor rank. The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based upon a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, education, experience, specialty and training.

MSU Denver offers excellent benefits that include medical, dental, retirement, tuition benefit, free RTD pass, and more. For a brief overview of these options, please visit our Benefits section.

Instructions to Apply

Complete applications received by Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 11:59 PM MST will receive full consideration, however applications will be accepted after this date until the position is filled.

Interested applicants must apply online at MSU Denver's career site , and search for JR101763.

Complete an application online and attach:

1. Curriculum vitae

2. Letter of application

3. Unofficial copies of graduate transcripts

4. A list of three professional references and their contact information

**Please note that you MUST upload ALL documents into the Resume/Cover Letter box**

Multiple documents can be submitted into the resume/cover letter box; alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF and upload. ​Once submitted, you will not be able to edit your application.

Internal applicants must apply through their MSU Denver Workday Home page, searching 'Find Jobs'.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Posting RepresentativeTanya Rogowsky

Posting Representative


MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at .

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 58% first generation students and over 50% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

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