Systems Engineering Online Course Author

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Work type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty
Division: Ritchie School of Eng & Comp Sci

Position Summary

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver is looking to hire Faculty Online Course Authors to develop online systems courses. Faculty will be asked to migrate a face-to-face course to an online modality or to create a new online course from a list of courses in queue to meet the needs of new online curriculum. Course authors are those with expertise in the field compatible with the specific courses needing development such as:

3 QH  -  Project Management in Relation to Systems Engineering

3 QH  -  Systems Optimization

3 QH  -  Applied Electrical, Mechanical and Software Systems Design

3 QH  -  Introduction to Aerospace Missions

3 QH  -  Practical Validation & Verification Test Planning

3 QH  -  Practical Model Based Systems Engineering

3 QH  -  Optimization for Advanced Systems

3 QH  -  Practical Approaches to Continuous Improvement

3 QH  -  Digital Transformation for Advanced Integration

3 QH  -  Design of Space Systems Part 1

3 QH  -  Design of Space Systems Part 2

For more information about the Systems Engineering courses, the list can be found on the Registrar’s Office schedule of classes through the following link:

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Previous teaching experience
  • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults at the graduate level.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD
  • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults in graduate professional programs

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 (the law school is on a semester system and has a different academic calendar).

Application Deadline

This posting will serve for multiple current and future openings. Posting will be active during AY 2022/23. Each course development need will be filled ongoing, as need be.

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

Course Rate

Payment will be made on a sliding scale based on the overall time commitment required to create each online course. The scale ranges from $2,000-$5,000 per course, depending on the needs of the course and the total allocation of time spent authoring. 

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.

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Please include the following documents with your application:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter specifying courses you would like to develop

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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