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Visiting Assistant Professor

at University of Colorado Boulder

Posted: 2/16/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 15397

Job Description

University of Colorado Denver

Collegeof Architecture and Planning

VisitingAssistant Professor Position



The University of Colorado Denver lAnschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment tocreating an inclusive learning and working environment.  We value the ability to engage effectivelywith students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The Department of Architecture at the Collegeof Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado Denver, invites applicantsfor a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to commence August 2019.The Department seeks highly motivated candidates, with a developed pedagogy andthe ability to combine teaching with a progressive research agenda and/orcreative activity.


The College of Architecture andPlanning and University of Colorado Denver

In addition to the ArchitectureProgram, the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) offers a BS inArchitecture and professional Master's degrees in Architecture, LandscapeArchitecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Historic Preservation, and a PhD inDesign and Planning. CAP also maintains several partnerships with universitiesin Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, and houses four research centers: theColorado Center for Community Development, the Center of Preservation Research,the Center for Advanced Research in Traditional Architecture, and the ColoradoCenter for Sustainable Urbanism. For more information visit:


The University of Colorado Denver |Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including moregraduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With oursolid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, weoffer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools andcolleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year.In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offeredat CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate andgraduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus inthe heart of downtown Denver—one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CUDenver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDoDistrict affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array ofacademic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.


As Colorado's only public urbanresearch university, the University of Colorado Denver educates a diversestudent body through quality academics, ambitious research and creative work,and civic engagement in the city we call home. CU Denver educates more than 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students,and with easy access to the state's cultural, business and civic hub, ourstudents benefit from immersive classroom and real-world experiences,supplemented by unparalleled internship and networking opportunities.  As the most diverse research university inColorado, our campus attracts top students and offers over more than 100 highlyrated degree programs through eight schools and colleges, as well as more than30 online degree programs.  Home to over40 research centers and institutes, CU Denver receives more than $25 million insponsored research awards annually, allowing us to generate knowledge andcreate solutions to society's most complex problems.  Read CU Denver Quick Facts here.

Job Responsibilities
The Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Architecture is expected to teach design studios and lecture courses at the Undergraduate level. In addition to teaching, the candidate is expected to engage in research/creative work, and service. The standard academic-year teaching load is two courses per semester.


Minimum Qualifications 
•Terminal degree in architecture (or international equivalent) 
•Evidence of ability to teach lecture courses and design studio 
•Demonstrated expertise and teaching in a field of study 
•Evidence of research and/or creative work 

Preferred Qualifications 
•Ph.D. in the history of architecture or an allied field

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 at Employee Services.


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.


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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.