Teaching & Learning Sciences, Curriculum & Instruction Adjunct faculty

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty
Division: Morgridge College Of Education

Position Summary

The Morgridge College of Education is looking to hire adjunct instructors for the 2023-2024 academic year to teach a variety of graduate courses in the Teaching and Learning Sciences department, Curriculum and Instruction program. Courses may vary. More information about the courses can be found on the Registrar’s Office schedule of classes at https://www.du.edu/registrar/course/scheduleofclasses.html. This posting will serve for multiple openings throughout the 2023-2024 academic year.

Essential Functions

  • Teach graduate level courses
  • Collaborate with faculty course lead to adapt and deliver course;
  • Create and maintain course Canvas container;
  • Meet with students as needed
  • Respond to student communication in timely manner;
  • Assign papers, exams and other deliverables as appropriate;
  • Grade in a timely manner
  • Maintain regular communication with the faculty lead, particularly if a student related issue arises

Required Qualifications

  • Masters or terminal degree (depending on the course)
  • Teaching experience in K12 setting OR higher education
  • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults at the graduate level.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teaching experience in both K12 setting and higher education
  • Experience with inclusive pedagogy and commitment to diversity
  • Experience using technology to facilitate adult learning

Work Schedule

While the University’s administrative offices are open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, faculty schedules vary from term to term and are based on courses taught, service commitments, and research agendas. The University’s academic calendars are posted on the registrar’s website: https://www.du.edu/registrar/calendars-deadlines (the law school is on a semester system and has a different academic calendar here: http://www.law.du.edu/academics/registrar).

Application Deadline

Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed for the 2023-2024 academic year on a rolling basis. Please submit your interest no later than July 1st, 2023 to be considered for the Fall 2023 term.

Special Instructions

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

Course Rate

The course rate for this position is $1,193 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.


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Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. CV

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 II 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 https://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/non-discrimination-statement.

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

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