Adjunct Faculty, Computer Science
University of Denver

Denver, Colorado

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

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.

Department Summary

The Department of Computer Science (CS) at the Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver is currently accepting applications for adjunct instructors for online and in-person courses. The Ritchie School and the Department of Computer Science is building an academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff with a strong commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. We especially encourage application from minoritized populations in computer science, and in particular all women and women-identifying people, whose shared lived experiences may increase their ability to mentor students.

For more information about our department and programs, please visit:

Position Summary

Adjunct faculty in the Data Science graduate program are subject matter experts in their field and integrate professionally relevant, diverse examples into their teaching and discussions. They meet the following expectations:

  • Prepare and facilitate course lectures and inclusive learning online or in-person.
  • Maintain weekly office hours and consistent presence in assigned course(s).
  • Model and promote critical thinking as well as skill development.
  • Provide specific, relevant, timely feedback and grading.
  • Model and uphold academic standards and practices.
Required Qualifications
  • MS. Degree in Computer Science or related field and/or professional relevant experience.
  • Content knowledge of assigned courses
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching a the University level to undergraduate or graduate students
  • Experience mentoring students
  • Experience working with the required programming languages for relevant courses
  • Experience supporting justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in education and/or other professional setting
Work Schedule

Work schedule will depend on the courses taught.

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 are currently being accepted and reviewed for the 2023-2024 Academic year.

Special Instructions

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

Course Rate

The course rate for this position is $5,613 per course on a 10-week term.

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:
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 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 07, 2023
    Applications close:

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