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Assistant Professor in Information Systems

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Boulder, Colorado





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Job Summary

The Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado Boulder is hiring an Assistant Professor position in the Division of Organizational Leadership and Information Analytics (OLIA) for Fall 2024.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The University of Colorado at Boulder, and the city of Boulder, offers a rich intellectual, cultural, recreational, and family-friendly environment. Boulder is widely recognized as an entrepreneurial hub, with active venture capital, technology, natural foods, and renewable energy sectors; it is consistently recognized as one of the best places to live in the United States.

The economy of the Front Range of Colorado is strong, and private support for the University and the Leeds School is increasing steadily, as evidenced by our new programs and solid MBA program. The University of Colorado and the Leeds School of Business are nationally recognized for the excellence of our faculty, programs, and students. By joining the OLIA Division, you will be part of a collegial and productive group of scholars with the highest standards of research and teaching excellence.

 By joining the Organizational Leadership and Information Analytics (OLIA) Division at Leeds, you will be part of a collegial and productive group of scholars with the highest standards of research and teaching excellence. Here some of the OLIA Division highlights:
  • Strong Ph.D. program in IS ):
  • Top ranked analytics program
  • Interdisciplinary research group composition with Ph.D.s from IS, Information Science, and Computer Science
  • Appreciation for wide range of research topics, methodologies, and traditions
  • Strong expertise in behavioral IS research

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • The candidate will engage students and faculty from diverse disciplines and actively participate in curriculum development and other programmatic initiatives that encourage curiosity and creativity within research and learning.
  • The position provides an opportunity to engage with a breadth of technology initiatives and departments, including Computer Science, Information Science, ATLAS, and Silicon Flatirons.

What You Should Know

  • As part of the University of Colorado Boulder’s deep commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, the campus has implemented a reference check program with respect to final candidates for tenured faculty appointments. The reference check program is intended to allow CU Boulder to collect and review information about a candidate's conduct at their previous institutions, specifically conduct related to sexual misconduct, harassment, and/or discrimination before making hiring decisions. All final candidates for tenured faculty appointments are required to complete an Authorization to Release Information.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $165,000 - $185,000 annually.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • Ph.D. degree in information systems, information science, computer science, or other related disciplines.
  • Research demonstrating ability to solve difficult problems.
  • Strong understanding of methods, procedures, and approaches within the candidate’s area of research.
  • Ability to publish original research in the top information systems journals.
  • Teaching ability in the topics mentioned above.
  • Note: Candidates who have not yet conferred their degree will be appointed as an Instructor until the semester following the degree conferral.

What We Would Like You to Have

  • Views technology as a tool in his/her research and teaching but seeks out unorthodox and unique approaches.
  • Possesses experience and a willingness to develop educational programs.
  • Has experience teaching at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels.
  • Thinks creatively, critically, and conceptually about technological practices.

Special Instructions

To apply for this position, please submit the following materials: 
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references who can write a letter of recommendation on your behalf. We will request letters and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.

​​Full consideration will be given to applications submitted by November 15th, 2023, but applications are evaluated on a rolling basis, and the position will be open until filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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