Job Details

University of Denver
  • Position Number: 4840738
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • Position Type: Business - Business Law

Adjunct Faculty, Living and Learning Communities

Job No: 496821
Work Type: Adjunct Faculty
Location: Denver, CO
Categories: Faculty

This is a general posting that will serve to create a pool of applicants for adjunct faculty openings throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. Should we have an opening and be interested in pursuing your application, we will contact you with specific information.

Position Summary

The University of Denver's Living and Learning Communities (LLC) Program prepare students to contribute to the public good by connecting their learning across living, academic, and co-curricular experiences with a cohort of peers. The LLC Program is part of the Office of Public Good Strategy and Research (OPGS&R), whose mission is to realize the University's public good vision through collaboration for public good discovery.

The LLC Program seeks to hire adjunct instructors for Winter and Spring quarters of the 2023-2024 academic year to teach a variety of undergraduate courses in the LLC program. Opportunities depend on department needs. More information about the courses can be found on the Registrar's Office schedule of classes at This posting will serve for multiple openings that may arise throughout the 2023-2024 academic year.

Essential Functions
  • Teach in the format and schedule for the course (depending on course)
  • Adapt an existing one. This includes creating or utilizing existing learning outcomes, support materials, in partnership with Faculty Director for the LLC
  • Create a course calendar per the quarter system;
  • Create and maintain course Canvas container;
  • Meet with students as needed;
  • Assign papers, exams and other deliverables as appropriate that align with the course learning outcomes;
  • Grade assignments within two weeks;
  • Ensure the course embodies the values and goals of diversity, equity, and inclusion in course learning outcomes, lesson activities, readings, and other assignments.

Required Qualifications
  • Masters degree
  • Relevant knowledge regarding the course content

Preferred Qualifications
  • Terminal degree
  • Previous undergraduate teaching experience

Work Schedule

While the University's administrative offices are open Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, faculty schedules vary from term to term and are based on courses taught, service commitments, and research agendas. The University's academic calendars are posted on the registrar's website (the law school is on a semester system and has a different academic calendar).

Application Deadline

Applications for this position will be reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the 2023-2024 Academic year. This position will remain open until filled.

Special Instructions

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

Course Rate

Adjunct faculty are compensated at a rate of $2,386 per 2 credit course.

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. Curriculum Vitae
  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, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military enlistment, or veteran 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; the Americans with Disabilities Act; 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; Equal Pay Act; Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act; the Colorado Protecting Opportunities and Workers' Rights ("POWR") Act; and any other federal, state, and local laws, regulations, or ordinances that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation. For more information, please see the University of Denver's Non-Discrimination-Statement.

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

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