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University of Colorado Lecturer in Denver, Colorado

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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.

This post serves to establish a pool of applicants for the position of Lecturer at The Writing Center at CU Denver. The Writing Center employs part-time, non-tenure track Lecturers (with a Bachelor's/Master's/Doctoral degree) from a variety of disciplines and fields in the paid position of Professional Writing Consultant.

Job Duties:

  • ·Work with students in the Writing Center in one-on-one or small-group sessions on issues including (but not limited to)

o Understanding assignment expectations

o Generating, organizing, and developing ideas

o Analyzing, synthesizing, and arguing

o Summarizing, paraphrasing, and documenting sources

o Effectively recognizing and revising issues with grammar and syntax

  • · Develop and deliver presentations/workshops in a variety of contexts and settings, including in-Center, in the Auraria Library, and in classrooms

  • · Work a set schedule (same days/hours) each week for the duration of each semester; schedules are negotiated each semester around classes, teaching assignments, and other employment

  • · Commit to a semester-long appointment of 5, 10, 15, or 20 hours/week

  • · Attend both pre-semester Orientation and monthly Professional Development & Education meetings; complete professional certifications as required by the Writing Center


Lecturersare paid a set salary for the semester. Starting pay ranges from $1,000 - $9,000 and depends on education, experience, and hours worked/week. Starting salaries are discussed during interviews.*


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 atEmployee 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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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.

Minimum Requirements:

Candidates should feel excited about writing, talking about writing, and helping others with their writing. They should be ambitious and empathetic lifelong learners who demonstrate a commitment to a growth mindset. Minimum requirements include

· A Bachelor’s degree in English, Education, or a related field

o Degrees in other fields may be considered depending on additional qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

Well-qualified candidates are experienced writers with relevant or related experience in collaborative workshopping, tutoring, teaching, and/or academic coaching. Knowledge of or experience with writing in different genres/disciplines and for differing audiences and expectations is preferred but not required. Preferred qualifications include

· A Master’s or Doctoral degree in English, Composition and Rhetoric, Education, or a related field

o Other advanced and/or terminal degrees in other fields may be considered depending on additional qualifications

· One or more years working in a writing center, learning resource center, or other academic coaching environment.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS

Title: Lecturer

Location: Denver

Requisition ID: 16960