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Lecturer-School of Education & Human Development

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University of Colorado –School of Education & Human Development


TheUniversity of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals withdemonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and workingenvironment.  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 futureappointments to temporary, part-time, non-tenure-track positions. Lecturers arelimited to two courses per term. This will be a semester-by-semesterappointment, with the possibility of renewal. This temporary Lecturer pool isanticipated to remain continuously active through May 31, 2020—at that point,all applications will be cleared from the pool. You are welcome to reapply tothe new posting after that date.

Lecturers selected from this pool will become vital members of the School’sinnovative education programs. For information on the specific programs andcourses offered please visit http://ucdenver.edu/education/.

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

The University of Colorado Denver is the premier urban research university inColorado and is committed to becoming one of the top ten urban institutions inthe country. The School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) strives toprovide national expertise on educational issues and socially just solutionsfor 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 preparingprofessionals to work in diverse schools, agencies and related settings. The SEHDemphasizes diverse collaborative partnerships including PK-12 schools, localcommunities, businesses, government agencies, private foundations, and otheruniversities and colleges.

Job Responsibilities:

The purpose of this posting isto expand our pool of Lecturers available to teach courses. These aretemporary, part-time Lecturer positions, as we build our capacity to offerquality instruction to all students in the School of Education and HumanDevelopment.

 Teaching assignments may fluctuateand are contingent upon the schedule of courses offered each term, the requirednumber of student enrollments in your tentatively scheduled course(s), andbudget availability. Thus, we cannot guarantee that you will teach particularcourses or that you will actually teach in a given term.

 Salary and Benefits: The salary for this position isbased upon course enrollment. Payment amount per enrolled student variesaccording to the established rate of tuition for the specific class or program.

 This part-time appointment isnot eligible for group health, life insurance, and retirement benefits.

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

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

 Diversity and Equity: Please click here forinformation on disability accommodations:http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx 

 The University of ColoradoDenver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting adiverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strivesto promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding.We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons withdisabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed todiversity and equality in education and employment.

QualificationsMinimum 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 teachingor work experience in K-12 education, community, or business contexts,especially in urban and diverse settings.
RequiredCompetencies/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 basictechnology (e.g. MS Office)

Desired Qualifications:    

  • Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Education or a closely related field.

  • Experience teaching at thegraduate level.

  • Experience teaching online orwith blended/hybrid models (e.g. Blackboard or eCollege and LiveText)

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: May 1, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 5/3/2019
Application Due: 10/3/2019
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