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Lecturer in Urban & Regional Planning

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

Job Details

University of Colorado Denver
Department: College of Architecture and Planning
Job Title: Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning
Position #00626091 – Requisition #

Job Summary:

This posting establishes a pool of candidates to fill temporary, non-tenure-track lecturer positions in Urban and Regional Planning. This posting does not necessarily reflect a current, open position. Appointments will be part-time (less than 50%) and will be made semester-by-semester, as teaching needs arise. This temporary Lecturer pool is anticipated to remain continuously active through May 2024, at which point, all applications will be cleared from the pool. Applicants will be welcome to apply to future pools after that date.

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado Denver is seeking a pool of Lecturers from which future appointments will be made. Lecturers selected from this pool will teach in the College’s graduate program. Classes taught may range from three to six credit hours and may include lectures, seminars, and studios in all teaching modes (in-person, hybrid, online, remote).

Why Join Us:

College of Architecture and Planning

The mission of CAP is to ignite evolution that enriches places for people and the planet. CAP offers a BS in Architecture and professional Master’s degrees in Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Historic Preservation, Urban Design, and a PhD in Geography, Planning, and Design. For more information visit: .

About CU Denver

As Colorado’s public urban research university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diverse student body through quality academics, ambitious research, creative work, and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver graduates gain the powerful combination of immersive classroom and real-world experience that are in demand today. The city benefits from well-educated, top talent and a new generation of knowledge that fuels the future of Denver and our region. We are CU in the City.

CU Denver offers more than 100 academic degree programs, from the bachelor’s to the doctoral level, in the heart of downtown. More than 15,000 students pursue academic programs ranging from global energy management to music industry studies to criminal justice. As part of the state’s largest public university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with nearly 2,500 employees and an annual economic impact of $800 million. Read CU Denver Quick Facts here .

Diversity and Equity:

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. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

How to Apply:

For full consideration, please submit the following document(s):

1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.

2. A current Resume/CV

3. The names and contact information for 3 professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document.

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at

Questions should be directed to: CAP Human Resources,

Screening of Applications Begins:

Screening begins on September 1, 2023.

Anticipated Pay Range:

The hiring rate (or budgeted rate) for this position has been established at:

$5,454 for a 3-credit hour course.

$8,080 for a 6-credit hour course.

The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

This part-time appointment is not eligible for group health, life insurance, or retirement benefits.

ADA Statement:

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the employment application process. To request an accommodation pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Human Resources ADA Coordinator at ​.

Background Check Statement:

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.

Qualifications :


Minimum Qualifications:
  • A master’s degree in Planning or a related field is required.
  • Applicants should have a substantive background in urban planning or related fields, including experience with professional activities, research, interdisciplinary collaborations, community engagement, and relevant software.
Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

· Preference may be given to applicants with prior teaching experience, a record of professional practice in planning, and a professional degree in a planning-related field.

· Individuals with multi-disciplinary education and expertise are strongly encouraged to apply.


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