Senior Instructor

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University of Colorado - School of Public Affairs

Senior Instructor

The University of Colorado Denver is a public urban research university serving more than 15,000 students. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges. In the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers-CU Denver is steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience, with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to bioengineering, music industry studies and criminal justice among eight schools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study, network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness and driven students-all in the lively setting of downtown Denver. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (BACJ) and the Masters in Criminal Justice (MCJ) programs in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver are seeking a full-time Instructor to teach both bachelor's and master's level students in criminology and criminal justice courses. The position begins in August 2018 (a 9 month academic position).

We are particularly interested in candidates that can teach introductory classes, classes related to CJ and homeland security, and classes in corrections and courts.

Experience teaching online is preferred and willingness to teach online is required. The expected full-time teaching load is seven courses over the academic year (summer teaching may be available as a separate contract at additional compensation), in addition to active involvement as a second reader for capstone client projects.


Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a terminal degree in the field (PhD, JD, or equivalent), and the ability & experience to teach a range of CJ classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful candidates will have enthusiasm for the subject, proven teaching effectiveness, organization, professionalism, collegiality, & a passion for helping students learn and succeed.

Salary and Benefits:

Approximate salary is $50,000 plus benefits. 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Considerations of completed applications will begin on March 30, 2018 and will be ongoing until a hiring decision has been made.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, 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: 12776

When applying, applicants must include:

  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references that can speak to teaching ability, and other evidence of proficiency in teaching., either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process. Selected finalists must be prepared to promptly provide letters of recommendation.

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

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30081 - SPA-Dean's Office

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 13, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Lori Hughes

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00744179





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Posted: 5/13/2018
Application Due: 6/28/2018
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