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Adjunct Faculty, University College

Employer
University of Denver
Location
USA, Denver, Colorado
Salary
Negotiable
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Job Details

University College is currently seeking adjunct faculty with extensive industry experience who can facilitate the learning experience of adult learners in career-focused programs.

University College courses are offered in four formats including on campus, online, HyFlex (on campus courses that are also available live online), and hybrid (60% on campus/40% online). University College uses the Learning Management System (LMS) Canvas for all courses, regardless of delivery mode. Adjunct faculty will receive a designed course container and will be expected to manage and engage in the course while infusing real-world examples into the curriculum and offering a diversity of perspectives as presented through materials, resources, authors/readings, and speakers if applicable.

Essential Functions

Adjunct faculty at University College are subject matter experts in their field and integrate professionally relevant, diverse examples into their teaching and discussions. They adhere to University College Faculty Teaching Expectations and meet the following expectations:

  • Prepare Course Container for the Quarter
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise
  • Maintain Regular and Consistent Instructor Presence in Your Course
  • Provide Specific, Relevant, and Timely Feedback
  • Foster an Engaged and Inclusive Learning Environment
  • Model and Uphold Academic Standards

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree in a field of program you are applying to teach or a masters degree and industry experience.
  • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults or completion of an education/training program on adult learning.
  • Work or academic experience congruent with the content of a course or courses offered within our environmental policy and management program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Terminal degree in related field or a terminal degree and industry experience.
  • Recognition of professional accomplishment in an area of expertise related to course or courses offered within the program you are applying to teach.
  • Publication or professional presentations in the program related field.
  • Licensing and/or certification by professional organizations.
  • Completion of an education or training program on adult learning or internship/mentorship that addresses adult learning principles and practices.

Course Rate
Stipend is determined by enrollment.

1 student
$612
2 students
$1,224
3 students
$2,448
4-8 students
$2,703
9-14 students
$3,825
15-23 students
$4,233

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

Benefits
The University of Denver offers some benefits for non-benefited employees. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.
Application Deadline
Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed for the 2021-2022 academic year. Preference will be given to early applications.
Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter outlining your interest in teaching at University College and qualifications

Organization

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

The University offers:

Regardless of what they study, University of Denver students embark on a personal educational journey that helps them find and follow their individual purpose.

Collaborative, Experiential Learning

Our students work closely with faculty, peers and members of the community on projects, research and fieldwork. They cross disciplines to discover new perspectives and approaches to problem solving.

In and out of the classroom, our students learn by doing, whether they're collecting data in the field or putting theory into practice in a clinical setting.

The University of Denver Culture

Across the University of Denver’s many divisions, departments, and offices, supervisors are searching for new employees who strive to excel and innovate, prize integrity, and who value the opportunity to engage with the community.  The University is always looking for creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners who want to know more and do more.

At the University of Denver, our culture is steeped in ethics and social responsibility. As a result, our faculty and students represent a wide array of perspectives and enjoy the healthy dialogue that grows out of diversity. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For all their differences, the members of our community are united by a common purpose: They're determined to confront society's most pressing challenges—everything from world health and the global economy to access to education.

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