Adjunct Faculty, Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Denver in Denver, Colorado

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver is looking to hire adjunct instructors to teach a variety of courses in topics including but not limited to Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering. This posting will serve for multiple openings.
More information about the courses, the list can be found on the Registrar's Office schedule of classes at

Teaching Schedule

  • Fall Quarter Runs from September to November/December (approximately)
  • Winter Quarter runs from January to March (approximately)
  • Spring quarter runs from March to June (approximately)
  • Summer Quarter runs from June to August (approximately)

Essential Functions

  • Teach in person once or twice a week (depending on course)
  • Design a new or adapt a new course. This includes learning outcomes, support materials, and a course calendar
  • Create and Maintain LSM/Course Canvas Container
  • Assign papers, exams and other deliverables as appropriate
  • Grade in a timely manner
  • Attend Quarterly School meetings and attend monthly faculty meetings, if requested to do so
  • Participate in recruiting and informational events as needed
  • Work with students and others to guarantee the best possible student experience
  • Focus on providing clear value and concise directions for students
  • If requested, meet with students, over Zoom or in person, to discuss grades, assignments and/or project status
  • Support enrollment activities as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree
  • Previous teaching experience
  • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults at the graduate level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD
  • Successful teaching/facilitation experience with adults in graduate business programs.

Application Deadline:

  • Fall Application Deadline: September 2nd
  • Winter Application Deadline: December 10th
  • Spring Application Deadline: March 20th
  • Summer Application Deadline: May 20th

Special Instructions

Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be reviewed.

Pay Scale:

Adjunct faculty are compensated at a rate of $5,150.00 per course, for standard courses in the ECE department for Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters.

Pay for Summer courses is based on enrollment. If you are selected to teach for Summer, you will be informed of the Summer Pay Scale at that time. Enrollment below 3 deems that the class should be canceled and no teaching nor compensation will be allowed.

PLEASE NOTE: Teaching the Undergrad and Grad section of the same course (cross-listed course) counts as a single course load and you will be compensated $5,150.00 for both sections.

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.


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:

1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

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 non-discrimination-statement.

All offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Advertised: August 31, 2022
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