University of Colorado Senior Instructor in Denver, Colorado

University of Colorado – School of Public Affairs

Senior Instructor

The University of Colorado Denver is a public urban research university serving more than 15,000 students. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 100 highly rated degree programs through eight schools and colleges. In the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers—CU Denver is steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

CU Denver provides a vibrant, urban research university experience, with academic programs ranging from the liberal arts and sciences to bioengineering, music industry studies and criminal justice among eight schools and colleges. The classroom extends into the city as students study, network and build careers in the surrounding business district. CU Denver unites quality academics, ambitious research and creative work, civic consciousness and driven students—all in the lively setting of downtown Denver. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

The Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice (BACJ) and the Masters in Criminal Justice (MCJ) programs in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver are seeking a full-time Instructor to teach both bachelor’s and master’s level students in criminology and criminal justice courses. The position begins in August 2018 (a 9 month academic position).

We are particularly interested in candidates that can teach introductory classes, classes related to CJ and homeland security, and classes in corrections and courts.

Experience teaching online is preferred and willingness to teach online is required. The expected full-time teaching load is seven courses over the academic year (summer teaching may be available as a separate contract at additional compensation), in addition to active involvement as a second reader for capstone client projects.

Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a terminal degree in the field (PhD, JD, or equivalent), and the ability & experience to teach a range of CJ classes at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful candidates will have enthusiasm for the subject, proven teaching effectiveness, organization, professionalism, collegiality, & a passion for helping students learn and succeed.

Salary and Benefits:

Approximate salary is $50,000 plus benefits. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located atEmployee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Job: *Faculty

Organization: *D0001 -- Denver Campus

Title: Senior Instructor

Location: Denver

Requisition ID: 12776