Published: March 26, 2018

The Department of Political Science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs seeks candidates for an instructor position in Intelligence Studies beginning Fall 2018. This is an academic year (9-month), renewable, non-tenure-track position. Candidates must have a minimum of a master’s degree in Political Science or a related discipline. The successful candidate will teach courses in Intelligence Studies and Intelligence Analysis as well as other courses. Preference will be given to candidates who are also prepared to teach the department’s introductory courses in Global Politics and American Politics, as well as upper-division courses in Comparative Government and International Relations. Department information can be found at

The teaching load is 8 courses total during the fall and spring terms. Academic year salary is $44,417.

Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching experience and success, and unofficial transcripts.  Questions may be directed to Joshua Dunn, Professor of Political Science, at

Applications received by April 15, 2018, will receive full consideration.  The position is open until filled.

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

About UCCS

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 12,400 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one of the top Western regional universities by U.S. New & World Report. Colorado Springs (pop. 400K+) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities, and was recently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S. Helpful information is found here:

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Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Political Science or a related discipline is required.


Special Instructions to Applicants: Full consideration will be given to completed applications received by April 15, 2018. Applications submitted through email or surface mail will not be considered. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five professional references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.     Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below Application Materials Instructions: In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission, and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. 

When applying, applicants must include: 1. Letter of application that specifically addresses the job requirements and qualifications 2. Current curriculum vitae 3. Evidence of teaching experience and success 4. Unofficial transcripts If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or Job-related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact.