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University of Colorado – School of Education & Human DevelopmentCulturally and Linguistically Diverse EducationClinical Professor Teaching Track- open rankPosition 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 HumanDevelopment at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking nominations andapplications for the position of Clinical Professor, Teaching Track, open rankin Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education program for the 2020-2021academic year, beginning August 10, 2020.
Themission of the CLDE Program at the University of Colorado Denver is to prepareand inspire educators to have a profound impact in fostering equitablelinguistically and culturally responsive instruction. Our faculty develop andmaintain close partnerships with urban districts and other agencies in thegreater Denver Metro area, serving students and families who represent allfacets of cultural and linguistic diversity.
The School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) is aleading school of education, providing national expertise on educational issuesand socially-just solutions for urban and diverse communities. Located in theheart of downtown Denver, whose population is increasingly diverse (32% Latino,11% African American), the SEHD has taken a leadership role in preparingprofessionals to work in diverse schools, agencies and related settings. TheSEHD emphasizes working with multiple types of collaborative partnershipsincluding 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 theUniversity of Colorado System. As Colorado’s only public urban researchuniversity, CU Denver educates a student body with varied backgrounds throughquality academics, ambitious research, creative work and civic engagement inthe 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 diverseresearch university in Colorado: 49% offreshman are first generation and 42% of the total student body are students ofcolor. We offer 112 degree programs -- 40undergraduate degrees, 58 master’s degrees and 14 doctoral degrees through oureight schools and colleges: College of Architecture and Planning, College ofArts & Media, Business School, School of Education & Human Development,College of Engineering, Design and Computing, Graduate School, College ofLiberal Arts and Sciences and School of Public Affairs. The School of Education& Human Development is ranked among the top schools for education accordingto U.S. News & World Report.We attract students who are passionate about careers in teaching and mentalhealth. 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 ProfessorTeaching Track (assistant, associate orfull)
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
This is afull-time academic year, non-tenure-track position. Opportunity for summerteaching 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. Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation Diversity and Equity:Please click here for information on disability accommodations: http://www.ucdenver.edu/about/departments/HR/jobs/Pages/JobsatCUDenver.aspx 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.
- 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.
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Denver
Posting Date: Apr 28, 2020
Unposting Date: Ongoing
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