Clinical Assistant Professor - Morgridge College Of Education

Colorado, Denver, USA
Jun 16, 2017
University of
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Higher Education Departments mission is to prepare professionals for administrative, teaching, research, and leadership roles in postsecondary institutions and public and private agencies of higher education in a multicultural and changing world. Our students consist of over 150 diverse scholars/practitioners who are enrolled full- and part-time and who are seeking to expand and deepen their knowledge and expertise with the goal of becoming leaders and change agents in higher education.

The Higher Education Department is in the Morgridge College of Education (MCE) which currently enrolls about 850 students in its 24 degree (MA/MLIS, EdD, and PhD), licensure, and certificate programs. The Higher Education Department offers MA, EdD, and PhD degrees. More than 9,000 MCE graduates live throughout the U.S. and the world.

Required Qualifications

  • Candidates should have an earned doctorate in Higher Education or a related field with a strong commitment to inclusive excellence and demonstrated experience working with diverse populations.
  • Demonstrated experience in teaching and higher education administration are required.
  • ABD will be considered, but doctorate must be earned by August 31, 2017.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A strong practical and/or research-based background in one or more of the following areas is desired: college access and preparation; community colleges; evaluation/assessment; faculty; higher education policy, finance, and/or governance; high school to college transitions; retention and persistence; and student affairs and student development across a broad spectrum of education.
  • Leadership experience in post-secondary institutions (e.g., community colleges, universities, etc.) and/or organizations (e.g., national associations, outreach initiatives, policy organizations, etc.).
  • Have a strong interest in working with programs that connect higher education across P-20 settings and with community stakeholders.

Application Deadline

For best consideration, please submit your application materials by Friday, June 30, 2017. However, position will remain open until filled.

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will commence on September 1, 2017.

Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Cover letter outlining your teaching and administrative experience as well as research area expertise.
  2. Curriculum Vitae.
  3. Names and contact information for three references.
  4. A teaching philosophy statement.
  5. One publication from a higher education related journal (e.g., Journal of College Student Development) or magazine (e.g., Academe).

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. Should you need to send more than five documents, please email additional documents

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.