Lecturer - Urban Community Teacher Education Site Professor
Posting Description: The School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) at the University of Colorado Denver (UCD) invites applications for a part-time lecturer faculty position to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses as part of the role of Site Professor at a Professional Development School (PDS) in the UCD PDS Network. A Site Professor serves in a supervisory capacity for teacher candidates who are completing a year-long series of clinical internships as part of their initial teacher preparation at the PDS. The site professor works collaboratively with a school-based site coordinator and practicing clinical teachers to support the development of teacher candidates, teaches a site-based collaborative learning community seminar with the teacher candidates at the school, and collaborates closely with school leadership to support the development of the university partnership at the school including inquiry and renewal of effective urban teaching practice. The Site Professor also serves on the UCTE Collaborative Council that supports the PDS Network and serves as the admissions body for the program. The SEHD is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. CU Denver and the School of Education & Human Development strive to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. The Site Professor would supervise a cohort of teacher candidates enrolled in internships over the course of the 2014-15 academic year. The individual in a temporary part-time lecturer position will teach undergraduate level courses on a semester-by-semester appointment, subject to course and budget availability. The SEHD is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. CU Denver and the School of Education & Human Development strive to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. Must be open to using electronic media for instruction, such as Canvas and Livetext, as courses at UCD can be offered as face-to-face, hybrid, or online. Thank you for your interest in this position. Based on your responses to the questions on the employment application, you do not meet the minimum qualifications for this position. Please do not let this discourage you from applying for other positions that interest you. Applications are accepted electronically at www.jobsatcu.com, refer to job posting F01604. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Salary and Benefits The salary for this position has been established at $4,350 per 3 credit course taught. This amount is adjusted according to workload (must generate 30 student credit hours to receive full pay). This will be a semester-by-semester appointment, with the possibility of renewal. This part-time appointment is not eligible for group health, life insurance and retirement benefits. Teaching assignments may fluctuate and are contingent upon the schedule of courses offered each term, the required number of student enrollments in your tentatively scheduled course(s), and budget availability. Thus, we cannot guarantee that you will teach particular courses or that you will actually teach in a given term. 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: - At a minimum, an earned master's degree in relevant content area. - Successful teaching or clinical experience in teacher education, especially in mentoring and coaching teacher candidates and/or teachers - Evidence of significant collaboration skills in working with multiple stake-holders (e.g. district administrators, principals, teachers, etc).
Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge of culturally and linguistically responsive teaching practices as relevant to initial teacher education - Proficient with basic technology (e.g. MS Office)
Desired Qualifications: - Experience teaching online or with blended/hybrid models (e.g. Blackboard or eCollege and LiveText). - Ed.D. or Ph.D. in relevant content area. - Successful teaching experience in urban and diverse school settings Experience teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.