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University of Colorado | Denver

Official Title: Lecturer

Working Title : Lecturer – Modern Language

FTE : Part Time (0.375 %) FTE | 15/40 hrs per week

Salary Range: $1,496 per credit hour (Lower Division) | $1,645 per credit hour (Upper Division)

Position # 00661237 – Requisition # 30943

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About the University of Colorado - Denver

The University of Colorado Denver is the state’s premier public urban research university and equity-serving institution. Globally connected and locally invested, CU Denver partners with future-focused learners and communities to design accessible, relevant, transformative educational experiences for every stage of life and career. Across seven schools and colleges in the heart of downtown Denver, our leading faculty inspires and works alongside students to solve complex challenges through break through innovations and impactful research, and creative work. As part of the state’s largest university system, CU Denver is a major contributor to the Colorado economy, with 2,000 employees and an annual economic impact of $800 million. For more information, visit .

Job Description

* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at *

The Department of Modern Languages seeks qualified individuals to join us as lecturers of language and/or culture for non-benefited, part-time teaching assignments. The specific course involved may vary from semester to semester and may be taught in English or the target language, depending on departmental needs.

Lecturer – Modern Language What you will do:
  • Conducting all assigned class meetings in a timely and prepared way.
  • Thorough and accurate correction of assignments, providing appropriate constructive feedback.
  • Prompt return of corrected work and recording of grades.
  • Providing guidance and support to students.
  • Offering regular weekly office hours on campus for students.
  • Administering midterm course evaluations.
Compensation and Benefits

The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been established at $1,496 per credit hour taught for lower division courses per semester and $1,645 per credit hour taught for upper division courses per semester.

The salary of the finalist(s) 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 position is eligible for overtime compensation.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado Denver provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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Application Deadline

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preference will be given to complete applications received by [date]. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.

Required Application Materials

To apply, please visit: and attach:
  • A cover letter which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.
  • A current CV/resume.
  • List of three references (we will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references).
Questions should be directed to N iki Mott at

Background Check Policy

The University of Colorado Denver strives to maintain a safe and productive educational, clinical, research and employment environment. All prospective employees and current employees must, therefore, consent to and pass background checks prior to any final appointment/employment.

Diversity and Equity

The University will provide reasonable accommodation 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 ​.

The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting diverse faculty and staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from Black, Indigenous, and people of color, women, persons with disabilities, persons within the LGBTQ+ community, and veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equity in education and employment.

Qualifications :

Qualifications you already possess (Minimum Qualifications)
  • Graduate level and/or Terminal in Chinese (language), French (language), additional modern languages, or additional relevant field.
Substitution: Significant professional industry experience may substitute for the degree, year for year.)

Additional Qualifications you already possess (Preferred Qualifications)
  • Experience teaching in a higher education environment in related field to teaching assignment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; Chinese and/or French is also appreciated.
  • Ability to work and teach effectively both in an online or hybrid in-person delivery.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.
  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.
Conditions of Employment
  • This position follows a hybrid work structure where employees can work remotely or from the office, as needed, based on demands of specific tasks or personal work preferences. Working from the office is encouraged when working on tasks that require a high degree of collaboration.
As of 7/1/2023, The University of Colorado recommends employees be fully vaccinated from the COVID-19, but is not required. COVID recommendations and information can be found at:


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