Clinical Professor, Teaching Track

University Of Colorado Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 months ago

University of Colorado

  • School of Education & Human Development

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education

Clinical Professor Teaching Track- open rank

Position Number 00615334/Requisition Posting #18637

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus 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 and Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking nominations and applications for the position of Clinical Professor, Teaching Track, open rank in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education program for the 2020-2021 academic year, beginning August 10, 2020.

The mission of the CLDE Program at the University of Colorado Denver is to prepare and inspire educators to have a profound impact in fostering equitable linguistically and culturally responsive instruction. Our faculty develop and maintain close partnerships with urban districts and other agencies in the greater Denver Metro area, serving students and families who represent all facets of cultural and linguistic diversity.

The School of Education and 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.

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Rank: Clinical Professor Teaching Track (assistant, associate or full)

Position availability: August 2020

Major Responsibilities:

  • Leadership for LatinX EdD concentration area. Responsibilities include: curriculum development, community building including working closely with doctoral students of color, recruitment and fundraising, coordination of admissions and advising, building relationships with affiliate faculty.

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in language and literacy development, content learning and assessment for bilinguals, critical approaches and theories, Spanish for educators, foundations of bilingual education, and educational and immigration policy. All CLDE courses are grounded in a strong social justice theoretical framework.

  • Service: Continue to develop partnerships with schools and other agencies to further the goals of the CLDE program and the EdD program (LantinX concentration), service on committees for the CLDE Program and the School of Education & Human Development

Employment Conditions:

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

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Diversity and Equity:

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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.

Required Qualifications:

  • A doctorate in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education or related field

  • Commitment to anti-racist, bilingual and culturally sustaining education as evidenced by education, teaching, leadership, and professional affiliations

  • Demonstrated success or potential success for graduate-level teaching and advising as well as undergraduate teaching

  • Successful teaching experience in Pre-K-12 education

  • 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

  • Demonstrated bilingual (Spanish and English, preferred) competencies in working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities

  • Demonstrated teaching and scholarship related to LatinX education, including an asset-based approach in working with first-generation college students.

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