Open Rank Clinical Instructor Series/ Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

Open Rank Clinical Instructor Series/ Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Colorado Denver

Open Rank Clinical Instructor Series/ Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor - 23000 Faculty 

University of Colorado | CU Denver

Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering, Design and Computing

Clinical Assistant Professor

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Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
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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 Department of Civil Engineering in the College of Engineering, Design and Computing at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for multiple non-tenure track Clinical Teaching Track positions at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor in support of our goal to integrate, education, innovation, and engagement across the department and college. We seek a diverse cohort of scholars with training or experience in one or more cross-cutting themes, including (but not limited to) construction, data science, artificial intelligence (AI), or broadening participation and their interaction with various civil engineering specialties including geographic information systems (GIS); geotechnical; hydrological, environmental, and sustainability (HESE); structural; and transportation. Our most pressing needs include expertise in geotechnical engineering and construction engineering.   Applicants who bridge multiple disciplines within the department or across campus are preferred.

Successful candidates will be responsible for developing and teaching courses in their areas of expertise, as well as collaborating with others to develop and teach interdisciplinary courses.  We seek colleagues who will work to make CU Denver welcoming to students, faculty, and collaborators from diverse backgrounds, so we can achieve our full potential as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

About the Department

The civil engineering department has 10 full time tenured and tenure track faculty, 5 clinical teaching track, and many part time lecturers.  The department offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including masters and doctoral, in civil engineering, construction engineering management, and construction management.  While the civil engineering program has been accredited continuously since its inception, the newly formed construction disciplines have yet to be reviewed.  In 2020, the department had 121 graduate students and 23 certificate students while the undergraduate disciplines had 209 students.

About the College

The College of Engineering, Design and Computing takes pride in having a faculty of excellent scholars and engineering practitioners. We attract hard-working students who are enthusiastic about engineering and we are redesigning engineering education to create the agile versatile engineers of the future. Providing an education of enduring value to our students is at the heart of our College mission.

We integrate design innovation and computing technology across disciplines, in conjunction with authentic experiences that develop human and social skills such as creativity, collaboration, entrepreneurship, and leadership. We embrace and leverage our setting across urban and medical campuses to broadly impact the social and economic growth of the Denver urban corridor through enterprise partnerships.   Our goal is to emerge as Denver's technological innovation engine and significantly impact Colorado, the nation, and the world via informatics, infrastructure, sustainability, as a smart city.

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About the University

CU Denver offers more than 100 degree programs, from bachelor's to doctoral level, in the heart of downtown on the traditional territory of the Cheyenne, Arapaho, and Ute. Here, more than 15,000 students study topics ranging from global energy management to music industry to criminal justice. As part of the state's largest public university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with nearly 2,500 employees and annual economic impact of $800 million. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

The University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver graduates gain the powerful combination of immersive classroom and real-world experience that are in demand today. The city benefits from well-educated, top talent and a new generation of knowledge that fuels the future of Denver and our region. We are CU in the City.

Salary and Benefits

The salary range for this position has been established at:

Instructor, CTT: $50,000-$60,000

Sr. Instructor, CTT: $55,000-$65,000

Principal Instructor, CTT: $60,000-$70,000

Assistant Professor, CTT: $65,000-$75,000

          Associate Professor, CTT: $70,000-$80,000

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 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.

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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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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.

Minimum Qualifications:

Instructor, CTT: Master's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field

Sr. Instructor, CTT: Master's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field

Principal Instructor, CTT: Master's degree in Civil Engineering or closely related field

Assistant Professor, CTT: Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related field

Associate Professor, CTT: Ph.D. in Civil Engineering or closely related field

Preferred Qualifications (All Ranks):
  • Teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Experience advising and mentoring students
  • Experience in course and curriculum development
  • Evidence of interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Scholarly research skills and experience
  • Experience in professional engineering practice and intent to become a Colorado Licensed Engineer

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire. 
   Special Instructions to Applicants: This posting will remain open until filled with positions expected to start in August 2022.     Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Research Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Philosophy Application Materials Instructions: 

Applications are accepted electronically at CU Careers, refer to requisition ID: 23000

When applying, applicants must include:
  1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications
  2. A current Resume/CV
  3. Two-page statement of teaching philosophy
  4. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document
Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact.   

Job Category: Faculty 

Primary Location: Denver Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 30073 - CEDC-Civil Engineering 

Schedule: Full-time 

Posting Date: Oct 5, 2021 

Unposting Date: Ongoing Position Number: 00350386

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