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University of Colorado – School of Education & Human Development

Lecturer

 

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 31, 2021—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:

This is a limited part-time at-will appointment.

Total salary for fully enrolled courses is $4,500 per term.

The above salary rate represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the rate at the time of posting.

Please note that under enrolled courses may be canceled, and pay is prorated for under enrolled courses that have not been canceled.

If your appointment in this position continues, you will be notified in writing each term. You will be paid monthly, on the last business day of the month.

This part-time appointment is not eligible for group health, life insurance, and retirement benefits. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 checks for all new employees prior to their 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.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line. 

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

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.



Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

 

 Undergraduate Lecturer Minimum Qualifications

  • M.A. or M.S. in Education, Human Development, Family Relations, or a closely related discipline, or                                                                                                      
  • B.A. or B.S. in Education, Human Development, Family Relations, or a closely related discipline, AND a M.A. or M.S. in any field in addition to at least 18 graduate level credit hours in Education or a closely related discipline, or
  • If the Master’s Degree is in an unrelated field, the candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of successful experience in the field related to the course documented on the CV. Candidates need to supply some evidence (e.g., subject matter expertise or leadership expertise) of experience.

Graduate Lecturer Minimum Qualification 

MA Degree Programs

·         PhD, EdD, PsyD in Education, Counseling, Human Development, Family Relations, or closely related disciple field area. 

·         If the  terminal degree is in an unrelated field, the candidate must demonstrated experience in the field related to the course documented on the CV Candidates need to supply some evidence of experience (e.g., subject matter expertise or leadership expertise).

·         If the candidate does not have a terminal degree, the candidate must have a M.A. or M.S.  AND a minimum of 5 years of successful experience in the field related to the course documented on the CV. Candidates need to supply some evidence (e.g., teaching experience, school principal, board certified counselor, etc.) of experience

PhD, EdD, PsyD

·         PhD, EdD, PsyD in Education, Counseling, Human Development, Family Relations, or closely related disciple field area. 

·         If the doctorate degree is in an unrelated field, the candidate must demonstrate at least 18 graduate level credit hours in related discipline and/or 5 years’ experience in the field related to the course documented on the CV. Candidates need to supply some evidence (e.g., subject matter expertise or leadership expertise) of experience.

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)


Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Feb 19, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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