Lecturer-School of Education & Human Development

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University of Colorado - School of Education & Human Development


The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The School of Education & Human Development will establish and maintain a pool of Lecturers for future appointments to temporary, part-time, non-tenure-track positions. Lecturers are limited to two courses per term. This will be a semester-by-semester appointment, with the possibility of renewal. This temporary Lecturer pool is anticipated to remain continuously active through May 1, 2019-at that point, all applications will be cleared from the pool. You are welcome to reapply to the new posting after that date.

Lecturers selected from this pool will become vital members of the School's innovative education programs. For information on the specific programs and courses offered please visit http://ucdenver.edu/education/.

The School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver is a highly collaborative program that includes university faculty and P-12 educators and community members. Our mission is to prepare and inspire teacher leaders to have a profound impact in fostering student opportunity, achievement and success in urban and diverse communities. Faculty develop and maintain close partnerships with schools and other educational and community agencies situated in social and economic contexts with diverse student and community populations.

The University of Colorado Denver is the premier urban research university in Colorado and is committed to becoming one of the top ten urban institutions in the country. The School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) strives to provide national expertise on educational issues and socially just solutions for urban and diverse communities. Located in the heart of downtown Denver, whose population is increasingly diverse (32% Latino, 11% African American), the SEHD, accredited by NCATE, has taken a leadership role in preparing professionals to work in diverse schools, agencies and related settings. The SEHD emphasizes diverse collaborative partnerships including PK-12 schools, local communities, businesses, government agencies, private foundations, and other universities and colleges.

Job Responsibilities:

The purpose of this posting is to expand our pool of Lecturers available to teach courses. These are temporary, part-time Lecturer positions, as we build our capacity to offer quality instruction to all students in the School of Education and Human Development.

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.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary for this position is based upon course enrollment. Payment amount per enrolled student varies according to the established rate of tuition for the specific class or program.

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 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.

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations:http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • At a minimum, an earned master's degree in relevant content area (some courses may require a minimum of an earned doctoral degree).
  • Significant successful teaching or work experience in K-12 education, community, or business contexts, especially in urban and diverse settings.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with culturally, linguistically, and economically diverse communities, knowledge of urban educational community issues, and an interest in collaborating with a variety of constituencies in an urban environment.
  • Proficient with basic technology (e.g. MS Office)

Desired Qualifications:
  • Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Education or a closely related field.
  • Experience teaching at the graduate level.
  • Experience teaching online or with blended/hybrid models (e.g. Blackboard or eCollege and LiveText).

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers, refer to requisition #15295 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, 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: Dec 5, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: School of Education and Human Development Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00624059





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Posted: 12/6/2018
Application Due: 2/4/2019
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