Adjunct/Overload Faculty, Educational Leadership and Policy Studies - 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 Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 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 (all duties listed may not apply to all courses):

  • Teach in person in a workshop format on Saturdays or online once a week (depending on course).
  • Support the teaching or courses in the Certificate, Master’s, or doctoral degree program.
  • Collaborate with ELPS faculty to prepare course content.
  • Maintain course Canvas container.
  • Meet with students as needed.
  • Assign papers, exams and other deliverables as appropriate.
  • Grade in a timely manner.
  • Participate in recruiting and informational events as needed.
  • Coordinate student internship experience and meet with internship mentor and student once per quarter.
  • Attend doctoral working groups as requested.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or PhD/EdD depending on course level.
  • Previous school leadership experience.
  • Previous teaching experience.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD or EdD.
  • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults in graduate education programs.
  • Confidence in using online teaching platforms. 

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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