Metropolitan State University of Denver
Denver, Colorado 80217
  • Job Code
    F 261
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift


MSU Denver is a leader in educating Coloradans in university programs particularly relevant to the state’s economy and the demands of today’s employers. With the highest number of ethnically diverse students among the state’s four-year colleges, MSU Denver offers 58 majors plus master’s degrees in accounting, teaching and social work. More than 20,000 students are currently enrolled at MSU Denver, and 75 percent of the University’s nearly 77,000 graduates have remained in Colorado as valuable members of the state’s workforce. Located in downtown Denver, MSU Denver shares the 175-acre Auraria Campus with two other post-secondary institutions.


Metropolitan State University of Denver’s vision is to become the preeminent public urban university in the nation. 


Along with ongoing training and development opportunities, MSU Denver and the Learning and Development team are proud to offer the Professional Development Fund for full-time staff and the Employee Undergraduate Tuition Scholarship for benefits-eligible faculty and staff.


Tuition Benefit:

Effective Fall 2018, MSU Denver will pay full tuition costs (Undergraduate) for benefit eligible employees, their spouses, and eligible dependents. Benefit eligible employees will receive up to 9 credit hours per academic semester of fully paid tuition. Spouses and eligible dependents are allowed up to 12 credit hours per academic semester of fully paid tuition. Student and book fees are not paid for.

Benefits are effective the date of hire.


More Benefits

  • 192 hours of annual and sick leave
  • 6 weeks of paid parental leave
  • 6 weeks of paid sick leave
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Travel Accident Insurance
  • Flexible Medical and Dependent Care Benefit Plans

Metropolitan State University of Denver in the Department of Mathematical and Computer Sciences is seeking applications for two tenure-track Computer Science faculty positions to begin August 2019.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.



  • Teach 12 hours per semester of undergraduate courses in an ABET accredited computer science program, including evenings on a consistent basis.
  • Advise a diverse student body through the academic program.
  • Participate in course and program development.
  • Pursue scholarly and professional activities appropriate for the undergraduate teaching mission of the university.
  • Teach a broad range of lower and upper division undergraduate computer science courses.
  • Work with, and be sensitive to the educational needs of, a diverse urban population.
  • Perform university and professional service.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the department chair.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Required Qualifications:                             

Doctorate in Computer Science or related field completed by August 1, 2019


Preferred Qualifications:

A successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated commitment and effectiveness in teaching and learning.
  • Demonstrated commitment and effectiveness in scholarly work.
  • Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population including (but not limited to) students of color, LBGTQIAstudents, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and English-language learners.



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