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EBB/Elementary Ed Instructor

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The School of Education at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks one full-time instructor in the Equity, Bilingualism, and Biliteracy (EBB) program beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. We seek to hire a faculty member who is committed to teacher education focused on the preparation of anti-racist teachers who will work with culturally and linguistically diverse students, including bilingual learners, and to educational equity and justice. Our new hire will demonstrate evidence of strong U.S.-based K-12 teaching as well as experience teaching university undergraduate or graduate elementary teacher education courses. They will bring a focus on Latinx student populations. Preference will be given to candidates who are Spanish/English bilinguals. 

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The mission of the CU Boulder School of Education is grounded in a lived commitment to democracy, diversity, equity, and justice. We teach and conduct research to make a positive difference with and in schools and communities. The work of our faculty, researchers, staff, and students leads to evidence-based policy and practice. We aim for our graduates to be engaged and informed educators, researchers, policymakers, and community leaders.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

This faculty member will be expected to teach in, and contribute to the development and growth of our BA in Elementary Education program, which prepares teachers for elementary licensure and Colorado’s Endorsement in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education. They will additionally contribute to EBB’s Master of Arts programs in Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education/Special Education. Coursework in the BA and MA programs include courses focused on language acquisition, foundations of bilingual education, assessment of bilingual learners, methods of English Language Development (ELD), teaching students with disabilities, culturally sustaining pedagogies, and family and community engagement. This new member of our community will engage in activities surrounding the mission of the School of Education including participation, outreach and leadership in local, school, campus, and larger communities. 

What We Can Offer

The salary starts at $60,000. 


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • PhD in bilingual education, education of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, or similar field of study.
  • Spanish/English bilingual.
  • U.S-based, K-12 teaching experience (teaching Latinx students).
  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate students in the area of culturally and linguistically diverse education (e.g., language acquisition, methods in bilingual education, foundations in bilingual/multicultural education).

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience teaching in an elementary setting.
  • Experience teaching education courses in Spanish.
  • Elementary teacher ed program design/implementation.
  • Partnering with schools and school districts.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter: Succinct letter of application specifying the desired position, teaching philosophy, and particular areas of expertise and interest.
  3. Teacher Course Evaluations
During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials if needed, as the search progresses. 

Review of applications will begin January  20, 2021 (preference will be given to applicants who submit by this deadline) and will continue until the position is filled. 

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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