Adjunct/Overload Faculty, Higher Education - Morgridge College of Education

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

The Morgridge College of Education is looking to hire adjunct instructors for the 2021-2022 academic year to teach a variety of graduate courses in the Higher Education program. Courses may vary.

Adjunct faculty positions are non-benefited positions. More information about the courses can be found on the Registrar’s Office schedule of classes at This posting will serve for multiple openings. 

Basic Teaching Duties

Course Adjunct Faculty Responsibilities:

  • Teach in person or online once a week (depending on course).
  • Design a new course or adapt an existing one. This includes creating or utilizing existing learning outcomes, support materials, in partnership with HED faculty mentor.
  • 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.
  • Grade within two weeks.
  • Participate in recruiting and informational events as needed.
  • Participate in master's ePortfolios, dissertations of practice, or comprehensive exams as needed and as applicable.
  • Ensures the course embodies the values and goals of Inclusive excellence.

Required Qualifications

  • EdD or PhD degree.
  • Relevant knowledge regarding the course content Previous teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous teaching experience.
  • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults at the graduate level.

Application Deadline

This is an ongoing posting that will apply to multiple quarters, applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Special Instructions

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

Course Rate

$1,058 per credit hour taught

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.


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. CV

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

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