Clinical Assistant Professor

Job title: Clinical Assistant Professor

$70000 per year

Company: University of Colorado Denver

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Job description: University of Colorado | CU Denver

School of Education & Human Development

Assistant Professor Clinical Teaching Track

Position Number 00351000 /Requisition Posting 22471

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Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:

  • Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons.
  • Denver Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.
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The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking nominations and applications for three Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track positions for the 2021-2022 academic year, beginning August 16, 2021.

Faculty members in the clinical teaching track participate in the faculty governance process as defined by the SEHD and Faculty Senate, receive university faculty benefits with the exception of sabbaticals, and undergo annual merit reviews of their performance. They are not eligible for tenure.

The School of Education & Human Development (SEHD) is a leading school of education, providing national expertise on educational issues and socially-just solutions for urban and diverse communities. Located in the heart of downtown Denver, whose population is increasingly diverse (32% Latino, 11% African American), the SEHD has taken a leadership role in preparing professionals to work in diverse schools, agencies and related settings. The SEHD emphasizes working with multiple types of collaborative partnerships including PK-12 schools, local communities, businesses, government agencies, private foundations, and other universities and colleges.

The University of Colorado Denver is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado System. As Colorado’s only public urban research university, CU Denver educates a student body with varied backgrounds through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work and civic engagement in the city we call home. In 2019, the campus served 14,947 students –10,896 undergraduates and 4,051 graduate students. CU Denver is the most diverse research university in Colorado: 49% of freshman are first generation and 42% of the total student body are students of color. We offer 112 degree programs — 40 undergraduate degrees, 58 master’s degrees and 14 doctoral degrees through our eight schools and colleges: College of Architecture and Planning, College of Arts & Media, Business School, School of Education & Human Development, College of Engineering, Design and Computing, Graduate School, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Public Affairs. The School of Education & Human Development is ranked among the top schools for education according to U.S. News & World Report. We attract students who are passionate about careers in teaching and mental health. We match their passion with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice.


Rank: Assistant Professor, Clinical Teaching Track
Position availability: August 2021

Major Responsibilities:

Faculty in the clinical teaching track engage in teaching, service and research/scholarship with a negotiable assignment of 80% teaching, 10% to 15% service and 5 to 10% research/scholarship. Primary teaching responsibilities for faculty in the clinical teaching track are focused on collaboratively building and/or maintaining programs within the SEHD that provide quality service regarding local, state, national, and international needs in alignment with the mission and strategic plan of the SEHD. Service responsibilities include service to the program to which they are assigned and to the School with other responsibilities as negotiated. Participate in faculty meetings; provide committee service in the School of Education and Human Development. Research/scholarship responsibilities offer an opportunity to collaborate on or initiate programmatic inquiry and scholarship in alignment with SEHD mission and vision.

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in program area (BA, MA, EdD).
  • Collaborate to develop programming in Continuing Professional Education.
  • Promote the expansion of the program’s inclusion of and connection with members of Denver’s diverse communities.

Employment Conditions:
This is a full-time academic year, non-tenure-track position. Opportunity for summer teaching is available.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range for this position has been established at $70,000 – 79,000 per academic year.

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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 checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. 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.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus 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.


Required Qualifications:

  • A doctoral degree in program area or related field
  • Demonstrated success or potential success for graduate-level teaching and advising as well as undergraduate teaching
  • Experience and/or willingness to teach in a variety of formats, including face-to-face, hybrid, or online formats

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated leadership, especially in bilingual schools and communities, building coalitions and advocating for educational equity
  • Clear evidence that race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, and/or other social justice issues are addressed in syllabi, teaching, and supervision

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Location: Denver, CO

Job date: Sun, 15 Aug 2021 02:28:57 GMT

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