The Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) at Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver is looking to hire adjunct instructors to teach a variety of courses in topics including but not limited to Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Bioengineering, and/or Materials Science. This posting will serve for multiple openings.
More information about the courses, the list can be found on the Registrar’s Office schedule of classes at https://www.du.edu/registrar/course/scheduleofclasses.html.
- Teach in person once or twice a week (depending on course).
- Design a new or adapt a new course. This includes learning outcomes, support materials, and a course calendar.
- Create and Maintain LSM/Course Canvas Container.
- Assign papers, exams and other deliverables as appropriate.
- Grade in a timely manner.
- Attend Quarterly School meetings and attend monthly faculty meetings, if requested to do so.
- Participate in recruiting and informational events as needed.
- Work with students and others to guarantee the best possible student experience.
- Focus on providing clear value and concise directions for students.
- If requested, meet with students, over Zoom or in person, to discuss grades, assignments and/or project status.
- Support enrollment activities as needed.
Fall Quarter Runs from September to November/December (approximately)
Winter Quarter runs from January to March (approximately)
Spring quarter runs from March to June (approximately)
- Master’s degree.
- Previous teaching experience.
- Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults at the graduate level.
- Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults in graduate business programs.
Fall Quarter: August 20, 2021
Winter Quarter: November 10, 2021
Spring Quarter: March 20, 2022
Candidates must apply online through jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.
Please include the following documents with your application:
Adjunct faculty are compensated at a rate of $5,000 per course for standard courses in the MME department for Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters. Pay for Summer courses is based on enrollment. If you are selected to teach for Summer, you will be informed of the Summer Pay Scale at that time. Enrollment below 3 deems that the class should be canceled and no teaching nor compensation will be allowed.
PLEASE NOTE: Teaching the Undergrad and Grad section of the same course counts as a single course load and you will be compensated $5,000 for both sections.
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, available market information, and course enrollment, but not based on a candidate’s sex or any other protected status.
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