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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Division of Social Responsibility and Sustainability (SRS) within the Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder is seeking two full-time Instructors (non-tenure-track) with expertise in business ethics and corporate social responsibility. Successful candidates will engage students and faculty from diverse disciplines and actively participate in curriculum development and other programmatic initiatives that encourage curiosity and creativity within learning and research. One appointment will begin in August 2022 and the other will begin in Spring 2023.

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 University of Colorado Boulder and the city of Boulder offer a rich intellectual, cultural, and recreational environment. The Boulder area is regularly recognized as one of the most desirable places to live in the US and the University of Colorado and the Leeds School of Business are nationally recognized for the excellence of our faculty, programs, and students. By joining the Social Responsibility & Sustainability Division at Leeds, you will be part of a collegial and productive group of scholars with the highest standards of research and teaching excellence.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Teaching courses that cover such topics as markets, social responsibility, economics, business ethics/philosophy, and their fundamental impact on business and society.
  • Developing instructional materials and engaging in service activities within the school.

What You Should Know

  • Full-time instructor teaching requirements include seven three-credit courses, or equivalent, per academic year.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

The salary for each full-time appointment is $80,000-$82,000 per academic year.


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.

Be Statements

Be collaborative. Be impactful. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • A Master’s degree or equivalent in business, economics, public policy, sustainability, international affairs, philosophy or related fields. JD and EdD degrees will be considered with relevant business experience.
  • We seek candidates who have a demonstrated record of teaching excellence with innovative pedagogy that is informed by both business and research experience.  Must have a strong academic background.
  • At least two years of experience teaching at the undergraduate university level in the fields of business, ethics, economics, sustainability, social responsibility, and broader multidisciplinary issues of related history and current context.
  • Demonstrated experience with innovative teaching approaches, such as class simulations, experiential learning, and online software platforms, among others.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • A PhD degree or equivalent doctorate degree in business, economics, public policy, sustainability, international affairs, philosophy or related fields. JD and EdD degrees will be considered with relevant business experience.
  • Priority will be given to candidates with substantial experience in business and/or program management in a university setting.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume or CV
  2. Cover letter addressed to the Search Committee briefly describing your qualifications, professional goals, and specific interest in this position.
  3. Teaching / Course Evaluations
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for a reference. We will request a letter of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until 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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