The Department of Psychology is a research-oriented department which values a collaborative and integrative approach to psychological science that fosters intellectual curiosity and innovation and invests in people in a supportive and inclusive environment see CAHSS - Department of Psychology for more information. Our mission is to advance psychological science by generating and sharing new knowledge through collaborative scholarship, educating and mentoring student scholars, and contributing to the public good. Our vision is to be an inclusive intellectual community that fosters discovery and innovation. The clinical child program ascribes to a clinical science model and belongs to the Academy of Psychological Clinical Science.
The University of Denvers vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values Inclusive Excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about Inclusive Excellence at the University of Denver, please visit The Cultural Center. Students and faculty in the Psychology Department actively contribute to Inclusive Excellence goals through scholarship, teaching, and service. The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to 2.8 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University, ranked in the top 100 universities in the country, is comprised of approximately 5800 undergraduates (include nearly 500 psychology majors), 5700 graduate students, and over 700 full-time faculty.
The Department of Psychology at the University of Denver is looking to hire adjunct instructors for the 2022-2023 academic year to teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, such as Introduction to Clinical Psychology, Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience, Introduction to Social Psychology, Introduction to Statistics, Abnormal Psychology, Child and Lifespan Development, Child Psychopathology, Clinical Psychology, Depression, Motivation and Emotion, Research Design and Inference, Research Methods, and special-topics courses. The University operates on a quarter system.
- Job requirements including teaching twice a week
- Holding office hours
- Assigning papers and exams as appropriate
- Being available to assist students with assignments
- Master's degree
- Previous teaching experience
- Ability to teach at the university level
- Ph.D. in Psychology
- College-level teaching experience
Varies, depending on the course.
The salary for this position will be $4,360 per course.
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.
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.
Applications will be reviewed until the positions are filled throughout academic year. Courses are available during the academic year in the winter, and spring quarters.
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted. If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Laurel Shurtleff 303-871-3702 or
Please include the following documents with your application:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Inclusive-excellence Statement: The separate inclusive-excellence statement should be a succinct description of how your past teaching, and/or service contribute to inclusive excellence.
The University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Denver prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age (40 years and over in the employment context), religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, veterans status, and any other class of individuals protected from discrimination under federal, state, or local law, regulation, or ordinance in any of the university's educational programs and activities, and in the employment (including application for employment) and admissions (including application for admission) context, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended in 2008; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For the university's complete Non-Discrimination Statement, please see non‑discrimination‑statement.
All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.