MPA Senior Instructor

Denver, Denver County
Mar 11, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Posting Description: The nationally-ranked, NASPAA accredited School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver seeks an engaging instructor to teach master's level students in public administration, starting spring of 2015. Expected full-time teaching load is seven courses over the calendar year. The job would also include at least 8 second-readerships of MPA capstone client projects over the academic year. Applications are accepted electronically at, refer to job posting F01160 Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at The University of Colorado Denver 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. The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. 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: Successful candidates will have proven teaching effectiveness, a terminal degree in the field (PhD, JD, or equivalent), and the ability to teach two or more of the following courses: Introduction to Public Administration, Organizational Management and Change, Research and Analytic Methods, Economics and Public Finance, Policy Process and Democracy, and/or Leadership and Ethics.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Proven ability to teach online classes is also desired.

Desired Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have expertise in policy analysis, research methods, program evaluation and similar courses.

Campus: Denver