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Lecturer-Continuing and Professional Education

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University of Colorado – School of Education & HumanDevelopment

Lecturer - Continuing and Professional Education


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 from whichfuture appointments to temporary, part-time non-tenure-track positions in ourcontinuing and professional education (CPE) department will be made. Lecturersare limited 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 through CPE, please visit http://ucdenver.edu/education/cpe.

The School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denveris a highly collaborative program that includes university faculty and P-12educators and community members. Our mission is to prepare and inspire teacherleaders to have a profound impact in fostering student opportunity, achievementand success in urban and diverse communities. Faculty develop and maintainclose partnerships with schools and other educational and community agenciessituated in social and economic contexts with diverse student and communitypopulations.

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 preparing professionalsto work in diverse schools, agencies and related settings. The SEHD emphasizesdiverse collaborative partnerships including PK-12 schools, local communities,businesses, government agencies, private foundations, and other universitiesand colleges.

Job Responsibilities:

The purpose of this posting isto expand our pool of Lecturers available to teach off-campus (Continuing andProfessional Education) courses. These are temporary, part-time Lecturerpositions, as we build our capacity to offer quality instruction to allstudents in the School of Education and Human Development.


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


Minimum Qualifications:·        At a minimum, an earnedmaster’s degree in relevant content area.

·        Significant successful teachingor work experience in K-12 education, community, or business contexts,especially in urban and diversesettings.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:    

·        Experience with culturally,linguistically, and economically diverse communities, knowledge of urbaneducational community issues, and an interest in collaborating with a varietyof constituencies in an urbanenvironment.

·        Proficient with basictechnology (e.g. MS Office)

Desired Qualifications:     

·        Ed.D. or Ph.D. in Education ora closely related field.

·        Experience teaching at thegraduate level.

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

 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 Reformand Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility bedocumented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons withdisabilities.

 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 andunderstanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, personswith disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed todiversity and equality in education and employment.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: May 2, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 5/3/2019
Application Due: 10/26/2019
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