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University of Colorado | CU Denver
College of Architecture and Planning
Lecturer in Landscape Architecture
Position #00703429 – Requisition #20361

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with a 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.

This posting establishes a pool of candidates to fill temporary, non-tenure-track lecturer positions.  This posting does not necessarily reflect a current, open position.  Appointments will be part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, as teaching needs arise. This temporary Lecturer pool is anticipated to remain continuously active through August 2021, at which point, all applications will be cleared from the pool. Applicants will be welcome to apply to future pools after that date.

As Colorado’s public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver graduates gain the powerful combination of immersive classroom and real-world experience that are in demand today. The city benefits from well-educated, top talent, and a new generation of knowledge that fuels the future of Denver and our region. We are CU in the City.

CU Denver offers more than 100 degree programs, from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, in the heart of downtown. Here, more than 15,000 students pursue academic programs that range from global energy management to music industry studies to criminal justice. As part of the state’s largest public university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with nearly 2,500 employees and an annual economic impact of $800 million.  Read CU Denver Quick Facts here. 

Position Emphasis:
The Department of Landscape Architecture in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking a pool of Lecturers from which future appointments will be made.  Lecturers selected from this pool will teach in the College’s graduate program.  Classes taught may range from three to six credit hours and may include lectures, seminars, and studios in all teaching modes (in-person, hybrid, online, remote).

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for this position has been established at:

$5,145 for a 3-credit hour course.

$7,621 for a 6-credit hour course.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. 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: 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:

  • A master’s degree in Landscape Architecture or a related field, or a terminal degree and expertise in the course content is required.
  • Applicants should have substantive knowledge of the landscape architecture field and/or the subject matter which they will be teaching.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference may be given to applicants with prior teaching experience, a record of professional practice in landscape architecture, and a professional degree in a related field.
  • Applicants for courses addressing specific subjects are also given consideration based on the course needs; in this case, they must have an advanced degree or proven expertise in the topic.
  • Individuals with multidisciplinary education and expertise are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Outstanding customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire

    Job Category: Faculty
    Primary Location: Denver
    Schedule: Part-time
    Posting Date: Mar 5, 2021
    Unposting Date: Ongoing




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    Job No:
    Posted: 3/6/2021
    Application Due: 6/4/2021
    Work Type: Full Time