This is a general posting that will serve to create a pool of applicants for adjunct faculty openings throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. Should we have an opening and be interested in pursuing your application, we will contact you with specific information. Department Summary
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver is an interdisciplinary professional school of international studies that prepares students for careers in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Our program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and networks to design policies, implement programs, and realize outcomes that enhance human capabilities around the world. We offer a PhD degree in International Studies and Master's degrees in International Development, Human Rights, International Studies, Global Finance, Trade & Economic Integration, Security, and Public Policy. We also offer graduate certificate programs in Global Health Affairs, Humanitarian Assistance, Global Business and Corporate Social Responsibility, Homeland Security, Global Environmental Change and Adaptation, and Religion and International Affairs. Our joint or dual degree programs are with the Sturm College of Law, Daniels College of Business, the Graduate School of Social Work and the Department of Media, Film and Journalism Studies. At the undergraduate level, we offer a both International Studies and Public Policy majors and minors.
The University of Denver's vision is to be a great private university dedicated to the public good. The University values Inclusive Excellence, recognizing that its success is dependent on how well it values, engages, and includes the rich diversity of constituents (to learn more about Inclusive Excellence at the University of Denver, please visit http://www.du.edu/cme/resources/inclusive-excellence.html). Students and faculty in the Korbel School of International Studies actively contribute to Inclusive Excellence goals through scholarship, teaching, and service.
The University of Denver is situated in the Denver metro area, a vibrant and diverse urban center in the Rocky Mountain region that is home to 2.8 million people. Our urban location supports faculty collaboration across a number of local universities. The University, ranked in the top 100 universities in the country, is comprised of approximately 5800 undergraduates (include nearly 500 psychology majors), 5700 graduate students and over 700 full-time faculty. Position Summary
The Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver seeks to hire adjunct faculty from an applicant pool for the academic year of 2023/24. Adjunct faculty teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. Instructors may be engaged for courses in the degrees in Global Economic Affairs, Global Environmental Sustainability, Human Rights, International Development, International Security, International Studies, and Public Policy. We may also be seeking instructors for our certificates in Global Environmental Change and Adaptation, Global Business and Corporate Social Responsibility, Global Health Affairs, Homeland Security, Humanitarian Assistance, Religion and International Affairs, and Global Social Justice. Essential Functions
Job requirements for undergraduate classes typically include teaching a 10-week course on campus in two sessions of 110 minutes each per week, holding weekly office hours (either on campus or virtually, via Zoom video-conferencing), assigning and evaluating papers and exams as appropriate, and being available to assist students with course requirements. Job requirements for graduate classes typically include teaching a 10-week course on campus in one session of 170 minutes each per week, holding weekly office hours (either on campus or via Zoom video-conferencing), assigning and evaluating papers and exams as appropriate, and being available to assist students with course requirements. There is the possibility of alternate scheduling arrangements (shorter courses, alternative time structures, etc.), but they are specific and less frequent. Required Qualifications
- Master's degree or ABD in a relevant field.
- Professional roles that indicate the core skills associated with teaching the material in the instructor's area of expertise to an undergraduate and/or graduate level audience
- Evidence of a commitment to incorporate inclusive teaching methods to engage diverse student populations effectively.
- Experience or willingness to learn course management software for teaching online or conventional classes (e.g. Blackboard, Canvas, or similar), especially features including assignment submission, discussion boards, quizzes, announcements, files, and the gradebook.
- Availability to teach classes "face-to-face" in physical classrooms at the University of Denver.
- Ph.D. in a relevant field.
- Previous experience teaching a university-level course as the primary instructor.
- Experience interacting with and effectively teaching diverse communities of students.
- Experience using Zoom video-conferencing and the following features of the Canvas course management system: assignment submission, discussion boards, quizzes, announcements, files, and the gradebook.
Applications are currently being accepted and reviewed for the 2023-2024 academic year. 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 ranges from $5,400 to $7,456 depending on qualifications and experience.
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. Benefits
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: Please note: The documents should be uploaded as PDF files only.
Cover letter detailing your qualifications for the position, the courses you are prepared to teach (e.g. specify the types or titles of courses with reference to the degrees and certificates listed above) A diversity statement describing your personal experience with diversity or engaging constructively with students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles. CV that lists degrees earned, sub-field specializations for doctoral comprehensive exam fields, and courses taught, where relevant. List of references with email and phone numbers of those who can comment on your qualifications to teach college-level courses.
This application is required annually. If you have been a Korbel adjunct before, you are required to resubmit materials each year or every time this application link is renewed.
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 https://www.du.edu/equalopportunity/non-discrimination-statement. All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check. Advertised:
July 11, 2023 Applications close: