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Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (Tenure-Track)
Fort Lewis College

Date Posted Jan. 18, 2021
Title Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (Tenure-Track)
University Fort Lewis College
Durango, CO, United States
Department School of Business Administration
Application Deadline Application materials received on or before February 14, 2021, will receive full consideration. Position will remain open until
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • Technology & Information Management
    Management Information Systems - All

Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems (Tenure-Track)
School of Business Administration, Fort Lewis College Durango, Colorado

Position Summary:
A Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems is responsible for teaching 24 credits per academic year (3 credits of time may be authorized for research release). This position is within the School of Business Administration and in support of majors, minors and concentrations across the School of Business Administration.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related technical field
    o Candidates who are ABD with promise of degree completion within one academic year will be considered
  • Ability and interest in teaching in multiple areas of the CIS program
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence
  • Demonstrated record of scholarship
    Preferred Education, Specialized Skills and Experience:
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and teach a range of CIS courses including Network Infrastructure, IT Security and intro CIS
  • Professional certifications and/or professional work experience in IT management or systems development
  • Ph.D. from an AACSB or ABET accredited institution
  • Demonstrated success of working in a diverse environment
  • Interest to work in a cross-disciplinary environment
  • Online teaching experience

Major Responsibilities:

  • Teach 24 credits per academic year (8 courses)
  • Conduct research sufficient to maintain AACSB Scholarly Academic status
  • Share in the communal service work of the School of Business Administration
  • Hold Office hours
  • Collaborate with other faculty teaching common courses
  • Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
  • Maintains knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the American with Disabilities Act and Section 508.
  • Produces and remediates digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standard
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Work Conditions:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic).
  • Ability to work in a confined area.
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.

Salary is $85,000 plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Application Process:
A complete application packet includes:

  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position
    o Include details regarding how your course design and personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion. "How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?"
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references
    Submit materials as one PDF file via email to:

Application materials received on or before February 14, 2021, will receive full consideration.
Position will remain open until filled.
The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts,
and pass a background check.

The College and the Community Fort Lewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.

  • Equal Opportunity:
    Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal
    treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.
    To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See

    Questions about Title IX sex discrimination?
    Office of the Title 9 Coordinator
    Molly Wieser
    230 Skyhawk Station
    1000 Rim Drive
    Durango, Colorado 81301
    (970) 247-7241

    Other discrimination questions?
    Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator
    David Pirrone
    192 Education Business Hall
    1000 Rim Drive
    Durango, Colorado 81301
    (970) 247-7182
    Information about Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and drug policy, sexual assault policy, campus security policies, campus crime statistics, fire safety procedures and fire statistics, and campus/community resources can be found in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Hard copies are available upon request.

    • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC’s Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.

    ADAA Accommodations:
    Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.

Please reference in your cover letter when
applying for or inquiring about this job announcement.

Contact Information

  • Dr. Paul Clay
    School of Business Administration
    Fort Lewis College
    1000 Rim Drive
    Durango, CO 81301


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