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University of Colorado - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Instructor - ICB

The Department of Economics at University of Colorado Denver invites applications for one instructor position for the 2018/2019 academic year. The duration of the position is one year with possibility of renewal depending upon funding and satisfactory performance. The position requires the individual to teach at least one semester (fall and spring) in our undergraduate program in Beijing, China (International College in Beijing). The individual is expected to teach three or four classes per semester. Candidates should have at least a Master's degree in economics by August 2018. Candidates from all fields of economics will be considered and those with teaching experience are highly encouraged to apply. Information about the CU Denver Economics Department can be found at

About the ICB:

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing, ICB is an international partnership between the China Agricultural University (CAU) and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught by CU Denver faculty in English, and the degree earned is awarded by CU Denver. The ICB program offers a thriving and collegial environment that strives to embody the best promises of international education and features classes on diversity, globalization, new media (analysis and production), civic engagement, and more. For more information about the CU Denver/ICB program, please see the International College Beijing web site:

Instructors receive two round-trip airline tickets between Beijing and their home country, international health insurance, and free on-campus housing. Semesters are 15 weeks long; semester start dates are based on the lunar calendar with fall semesters beginning early to mid-September, and spring semesters beginning in mid-January to early-February.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire (see note below regarding Chinese citizens).

Faculty hired to teach at ICB must be able to meet the requirements to obtain the Z Visa to work in China (; our understanding of these requirements include holding a Master's degree or above, demonstrating at least 2-years teaching experience, and holding a graduate degree that matches the area that the applicant will teach. Under these Chinese rules, the maximum age of candidates seeking a work Visa is 59. These requirements are subject to change by the Chinese government without notice.

The University does not have direct authority to hire Chinese citizens working in China. Interested Chinese citizens should contact Carri Boothe ([email protected]) for additional information.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.A./M.S. in Economics
  • 2 years teaching-related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Independent teaching experience

Special Instructions to Applicants:Questions may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Buhong Zheng, [email protected]

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.

Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Reference Letters (Not Confidential), Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 13175

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a full CV, graduate transcript, teaching evaluations and three letters of reference, electronically. Review of applications will begin on May 7, and will continue until a hire is made.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30096 - CLAS-Economics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 12, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Buhong Zheng

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00722475





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Posted: 4/13/2018
Application Due: 5/12/2018
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