Position Number 00615334/Requisition Posting 18637
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.
Rank: Clinical Professor Teaching Track (assistant, associate or full) Position availability: August 2020
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.
Please prepare the following materials for submission.
A letter of application including the candidate's qualifications, experience, and interests related to the responsibilities of the position.
A current curriculum vitae.
This position requires 3 confidential letters of recommendation. Please submit names, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three recommendation providers who have specific knowledge of the skills you possess that apply to this position. We will request reference letters from your contacts at a later stage in the search process.
Selected portfolio materials such as: examples of current research and publications, a research agenda/plan, course syllabi, evaluations of teaching effectiveness, philosophy of teaching, courses taught to date, partnership activities, and involvement with members of diverse communities.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled. All materials received become the property of the University of Colorado Denver.
Address inquiries about the application process or submission of application materials to:SEHDHR@ucdenver.edu.
Address inquiries regarding the faculty position to the search committee chair: Elizabeth Mahon, Elizabeth.email@example.com
All applications must be submitted through the University's online job application site: https://www.cu.edu/cu-careers Reference Job Requisition #18637
Employment Conditions: This is a full-time academic year, non-tenure-track position. Opportunity for summer teaching is available.
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.
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.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at http://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits-university-colorado.
Internal Number: Requisition #18637
About University of Colorado Denver, School of Education & Human Development
Educating and Counseling for Change
At the School of Education & Human Development, we believe that culturally responsive educators and mental health professionals create positive change to transform our schools and communities. We attract students who are committed to careers in the fields of teaching and mental health. We match their passion with an education that is rooted in diversity, technology, proven approaches and real-world practice. That's why our graduates are prepared to make immediate and life-long impacts on people, communities and the world.