Adjunct Faculty – Living and Learning Communities

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Community Engagement, Faculty

Position Summary

The LLC Program seek to hire adjunct instructors for Winter and Spring quarters of the 2022-2023 academic year to teach a variety of graduate courses in the LLC program. Opportunities depend on department needs, though will include The International Experience (ILLC 2008, Winter 2023) and The International Experience (Spring 2023, LLC 2009. More information about the courses can be found on the Registrars Office schedule of classes at This posting will serve for multiple openings that may arise throughout the 2022-2023 academic year.

This is a non-benefited position not to exceed 1,000 hours in a calendar year.

Adjunct Faculty Responsibilities include:

  • Teach in person or online in the format and schedule for the course (depending on course)
  • Adapt an existing one. This includes creating or utilizing existing learning outcomes, support materials, in partnership with Faculty Director for the LLC
  • Create a course calendar per the quarter system;
  • Create and maintain course Canvas container;
  • Meet with students as needed;
  • Assign papers, exams and other deliverables as appropriate that align with the course learning outcomes;
  • Grade assignments within two weeks;
  • Ensure the course embodies the values and goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion in course learning outcomes, lesson activities, readings, and other assignments.
  • Support co-curricular activities, such as community-building events and field trips.

Required Qualifications

  • Masters degree
  • Relevant knowledge regarding the course content

Preferred Qualifications

  • Terminal degree
  • Previous undergraduate teaching experience

Application Deadline

Applications are currently being reviewed for the 2022-2023 academic year. Please submit a CV and cover letter describing your interest and qualifications as soon as possible. If you have questions regarding this position, please email Anne DePrince, Associate Vice Provost, at

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Course Rate

Adjunct faculty are compensated at a rate of $2,600 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 candidate’s 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.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

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.

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