University of Colorado | CU Denver

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences



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The University of Colorado Denver 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.

 This posting will establish and maintain a pool of part-time lecturers with experience teaching Religious Studies courses, such as Islamic Traditions, World Religions, Introduction to Religious Studies and other topical courses in Religion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Denver. Lecturers may be asked to teach on campus or fully online.

Position Summary

The Religious Studies program seeks qualified individuals to join us as lecturers in Religious Studies for non-benefited, part-time teaching assignments. The specific course involved may vary from semester to semester, depending on departmental needs.

Essential Functions
Adjuncts are expected to fulfill all responsibilities associated with teaching assigned courses, including but not limited to:

•     Conducting all assigned class meetings in a timely and prepared way
•     Thorough and accurate correction of assignments, providing appropriate constructive feedback
•     Prompt return of corrected work and recording of grades

•     Providing guidance and support to students
•     Offering regular weekly office hours on campus for students
•     Administering midterm course evaluations


Salary and Benefits:

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $1,452 per credit hour (lower division) and $1,597 per credit hour (upper division).

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation 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.


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 Diversity and Equity:

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Office of 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.

The 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 investigations for all prospective employees.

Required Qualifications

•     Master's Degree in Religious Studies, Philosophy, or a closely related field OR graduate standing in a Religious Studies program

Preferred Qualifications

•     PhD in Religious Studies, Philosophy, or closely related field. 

    One or more academic years of language teaching at the college or university level with proven excellence and effectiveness.
•     Experience and accomplishments in active support of diversity and inclusiveness.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Schedule: Part-time
Posting Date: Nov 1, 2021
Unposting Date: Ongoing

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