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Instructor - ICB

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University of Colorado DenverCollege of Liberal Arts and SciencesEconomics Instructor - International College Beijing 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 Department of Economics at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for one instructor position starting in the fall semester of 2021 or spring semester 2022. The duration of the position is one year with possibility of renewal (full-time and full-year) depending upon funding and satisfactory performance. The position requires the individual to teach in our undergraduate program in Beijing, China (International College in Beijing). The individual is expected to teach three or four classes per semester. Candidates should have at least a Master’s degree in economics by August 2021. Candidates from all fields of economics will be considered and those with teaching experience are highly encouraged to apply. Information about the CU Denver Economics Department can be found at www.econ.ucdenver.edu.

About ICB:

Located in the Haidian District of Beijing, ICB is an international partnership between China Agricultural University (CAU) and the University of Colorado Denver that offers complete undergraduate programs in Economics and Communication. All courses are administered and taught by CU Denver faculty in English, and the degree earned is awarded by CU Denver. The ICB program offers a thriving and collegial environment that strives to embody the best promises of international education. For more information about the CU Denver/ICB program, please see the International College Beijing web site: international.ucdenver.edu/Beijing.

Instructors receive an allowance to purchase airline tickets to and from Beijing (the first ticket to Beijing is covered by the university), international health insurance, and the option of free on-campus housing or discounted on-campus housing at higher levels of accommodation. Semesters are 15 weeks long; semester start dates are based on the lunar calendar with fall semesters beginning early to mid-September, and spring semesters beginning in mid-January to early-February.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire. Based on certain employee situations, we may not be able to hire candidates directly as CU employees and may need to use a Professional Employment Organization (PEO) to complete the hire.

Faculty hired to teach at ICB must be able to meet the requirements to obtain the Z Visa to work in China (http://english.gov.cn/services/workinchina/); our understanding of these requirements include holding a Master’s degree or above, demonstrating at least 2 years teaching experience, and holding a graduate degree that matches the area that the applicant will teach. Under these Chinese rules, the maximum age of candidates seeking a work Visa is 59. These requirements are subject to change by the Chinese government without notice.

Salary and Benefits:

The hiring rate for this position has been established at $72,000 at 0.90 FTE (full-time equivalency).

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

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-wellness

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 

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.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Master's degree in Economics (English-medium)
  • 2 years teaching experience (English-medium)
  • Independent teaching experience required
To be paid via CU Denver payroll, you must have a social security number and a U.S. bank account for direct deposit.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Jun 4, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing




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Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 9/4/2021
Work Type: Full Time