Denver, CO
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado


Job Summary:

The individual in a temporary position will on a semester-by-semester appointment, subject to course and budget availability. Must be open to using electronic media for instruction, such as CANVAS (Learning Management System) and Livetext, as courses at UCD can be offered as face-to-face, hybrid, or online.

Teaching assignments may fluctuate and are contingent upon the schedule of courses offered each term, the required number of student enrollments in your tentatively scheduled course(s), and budget availability. Thus, we cannot guarantee that you will teach particular courses or that you will actually teach in a given term.

Co-instructor = 1/2 of 3 credits of coursework total.

CLDE 7250: This hybrid, 2-credit module introduces participants to methods of policy research and analysis across levels (federal, state, local) and the historical contexts behind key policies. Participants apply studied forms of policy analysis to investigate and engage with policies affecting their communities.

CLDE 7260: In this final module, students will revisit the theoretical frameworks and research questions they have examined throughout their coursework and: a) identify a problem of practice and research questions they wish to explore in greater depth; b) identify theoretical framework(s) that will guide your research; and, d) develop a comprehensive literature review.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Evidence of understanding of historic and present day sociocultural issues that influence and are influenced by education, as well as a commitment to social justice.
  • Experience with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse communities, knowledge of urban school issues.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of policies and history of the Latin@ community and education-related issues in Colorado and the Denver metro region. Experience and understanding of education leadership and non-profit community organization leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:

Leadership roles in Denver and Colorado education.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for this position has been established at $4,350 per 3 credit course taught. This amount is adjusted according to workload (up to two courses per term). This will be a semester-by-semester appointment, with the possibility of renewal.

This part-time appointment is not eligible for group health, life insurance and retirement benefits.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers, refer to requisition #12353 REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). Current curriculum vitae 2). Proof of highest degree earned (can be unofficial transcripts) If your application is selected for further consideration, you will be asked to provide two confidential recommendation letters from individuals who have specific knowledge of the skills you possess that apply to this position.

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.

Application Materials Required:Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s)

Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30062 - EDUC-Dean's Office

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Jan 17, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Position Number: 00742635


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