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University of Colorado System
Denver, Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 20, 2024

Job Details

University of Colorado Denver

Instructor in Finance

The Business School

The University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) Business School invites applications for a non-tenure-track faculty position in Finance at the level of Instructor in Finance. Funding for this position is available continuously with a successful renewal of the contract. We seek candidates with a deep commitment to teaching.

As one of three institutions within the University of Colorado system, CU Denver is a premier research university in Colorado, serving more than 30,000 undergraduate, graduate and health professions students in Denver, Aurora, and online, and awarding nearly 4,000 degrees each year. The renowned researchers and award-winning CU Denver faculty offer more than 100 degree programs through 13 colleges and schools. The Business School is located on the Downtown Denver Campus in one of America's most vibrant urban centers, just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the LoDo District, and the state capitol. The Anschutz Medical Campus includes over 5 million square feet of research, educational, and clinical space on 227 acres. Students, staff, and faculty have access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational, and cultural opportunities on both campuses. We also offer an MBA program at the new South Denver location.

The Business School brings together a world-class faculty, top-notch students, and influential business partners. With classes offered during the day, in the evening, and online, the Business School is the largest graduate school of business in the region and business professionals' first choice. The undergraduate business program offers traditional and cutting-edge majors and is undergoing a period of rapid growth.

The University of Colorado Denver 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.

Job Responsibilities:

A successful candidate hired at the Instructor level can expect a 70% teaching work distribution (7 courses annually), 10% service, and 20% research/scholarship. The instructor role has research/scholarship responsibilities that may consist of publications in practitioner journals, documented professional education experiences, or participation in professional conferences.

Salary and Benefits :

The salary range for those hired at the Instructor level is $95,000- $110,000. 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 .

Questions should be directed to Associate Professor Jeungbo Shim (

CU Denver 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. CU 'Denver's diversity is enriched by its commitment to a philosophy of inclusion, embedded in all aspects of campus life from its community members, curriculum, research and community service, allowing for the creation of a learning environment that welcomes, embraces, sustains and celebrates the unique and shared experiences of faculty, staff, and students.

The University of Colorado Denver 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 prior to their employment.

Qualifications :

Required Qualifications:

· Master's degree in Finance or a closely related field plus five or more years of mid-level managerial experience

· at least one year of full-time teaching, or teaching at least four sessions as an instructor or an adjunct faculty, in Finance, or a closely related field

Applicants must have the ability to teach in various subjects such as Investment Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets and Intuitions, and International Finance. The ability to develop an undergraduate elective course is a plus. Typical indicators include past teaching of similar courses, relevant course work at the graduate level, or highly relevant peer-reviewed quality research work on the subject.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience in online or hybrid delivery

· Potential for teaching effectiveness. Typical indicators include past teaching/course evaluations, a documented history of developed courses/curricula, and/or pedagogical training.


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