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Colorado State University Adjunct Faculty: Department of Computer Information Systems - Open Pool in Fort Collins, Colorado

Working Title Adjunct Faculty: Department of Computer Information Systems - Open Pool

Position Location Fort Collins, CO

Posting Number 202100005F

Proposed Annual Salary Range Paid on a per course basis. Default starting pay is $7,000 (full-time equivalent base salary of $62,222); in select instances, pay may be higher based upon course complexity and intensity, course size, program, and specialization as well as candidate expe

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas.

Position Type Faculty

Work Hours/Week

Description of Work Unit

The College of Business at Colorado State University is an AACSB-accredited business school that enrolls more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students in on-campus and online programs annually. We are a top-ranked business school whose Online MBA program is #1 in Colorado and #10 in the nation, with a worldwide alumni base of 34,000 and growing. Our 8 centers of excellence connect students with industry experts, offering opportunities to expand their networks and engage in experiential learning.

We are a purpose-driven community consistently seeking to achieve our mission of transforming lives and improving the world around us through business education, scholarly research and community engagement. Our vision is to build a nationally recognized College that provides access to an exceptional business education to all those who want to learn, excels in research that advances our understanding of the world and leverages the power of business to make our world a better place.

Join our College community in Fort Collins, Colorado, to see how you can use business to create a better world.

The Department of Computer Information Systems is one of five academic departments in the College of Business. The Department has a strong record of teaching and research accomplishments. The Department currently has 12 tenure/tenure-track faculty members and non-tenure track faculty members serving approximately 2,600 undergraduate business majors, 200 graduate students enrolled in the Master of Computer Information Systems program and 1,000 enrolled in the College’s various MBA programs. Both the MCIS and MBA are offered in residence and online via Colorado State University’s accredited learning programs.

Tenure/Tenure Track?

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% Teaching

% Service

% Administration

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 07/30/2021

Number of Vacancies

Desired Start Date

Position End Date

Position Summary

The Department of Computer Information Systems in the College of Business may hire temporary faculty from an applicant pool from time to time. The teaching load and course assignments are determined by the Department Chair. Instructors may be hired for fall, spring and/or summer term in a given academic year. Applications will be accepted throughout the calendar year. Hiring decisions are normally made during the late spring and throughout the summer for fall semester, during fall semester for spring semester, and during spring semester for the summer term.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Required Job Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Business or equivalent from a school of business accredited by the AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International)
  • Or substantial executive-level experience in tandem with undergraduate degree

  • Or Master’s degree in a related field (e.g., Computer Science) -Experience and/or ability to teach courses in one or more of the following areas: analytics, cloud computing, computer programming, cybersecurity, data management, ERP, networking, project management, systems analysis and design, web/mobile applications development.

    Preferred Job Qualifications

  • Substantial business and information technology experience in relevant subject areas,

  • Experience with multi-media teaching techniques,
  • Experience with online/distance teaching.
  • Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

    Special Instructions to Applicants

Department of Computer Information Systems, College of Business, Adjunct Faculty Open Pool. Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter that detail required educational level, relevant university teaching experience, relevant business experience, evidence of teaching evaluations (if applicable, uploaded in the optional ‘Other’ slot), the names and contact information for three references who can speak to your teaching credentials and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applications accepted until July 30, 2021. Applicants wishing to remain under consideration after that date must reapply on August 1, 2021. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity ( is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact Dr. Leo Vijayasarathy -

Essential Duties

Job Duty Category Instructional Course Design and Administration


-Construct course syllabus adhering to College of Business assurance of learning outcomes and departmental standards - Administer course through Colorado State University’s learning management system.

Percentage Of Time 30

Job Duty Category Instructional Course Delivery


-Deliver instructional course material via multi-media teaching techniques in relevant subject areas in prescribed delivery format.

Percentage Of Time 70

References Requested

Minimum Requested 3

Maximum Requested 3

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy

    Optional Documents

  • Other