Adjunct Faculty

Location
USA, Colorado, Denver
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
May 12, 2017
Ref
800850
Contact
University of
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Office of Internationalization provides leadership and support for the University of Denver's (DU) efforts to internationalize the curriculum and the campus. At DU, students and scholars from overseas are part of our community, and all our faculty and students are encouraged to study, research, and offer service in a global context.

Position Summary

The Office of Internationalization offers the pre-study abroad course INTZ 2501: Exploring Global citizenship Fall, Winter and Spring quarters. All students who study abroad are required to take this 2-credit course. These positions are expected to begin September 1, 2017. Adjunct faculty are compensated at a rate of $2,000 per course. The job responsibilities include the following:

  • Prepare for and teach 1 course per quarter for the Office of Internationalization
  • Grade assignments
  • Available during office hours
  • Coordinate with fellow instructors
  • Attend weekly faculty meetings
  • Assist with learning outcome assessment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Willingness to engage in interdisciplinary approaches.
  • Demonstrated ability to engage in various modes of learning delivery.
  • Openness to modeling self-reflection.

Required Qualifications

  • MA in International Education or a related field or MA in another field and significant work related to International Education.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach in affective learning environments utilizing an interactive classroom.
  • Experience working on issues of identity, intercultural communication or global citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Post-MA coursework, PhD or equivalent in a field related to international education.
  • Significant experience abroad.
  • Ability to speak, read and write at least one language other than English.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through www.du.edu/jobs to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Once within the job description online, please scroll to the bottom of the page to apply. If you have questions regarding this position please contact: Casey Dinger at

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV
  3. Teaching Statement/Philosophy - The Teaching Statement should include a section on how you respond to the University's value of Inclusive Excellence.

PLEASE NOTE: The online application system is limited to uploading 5 files total. Please combine content (clearly labeled) if necessary to upload all required content.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBTQ community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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