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New Lecturer Application


Thank you for your interest in the CU Succeed Programs! We are happy to help guide you through the application process to become an appointed CU Succeed Lecturer. Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Application Due Dates:

Fall semester-May 31st

Spring semester-October 31st


All applications need to be submitted electronically at

  • If you are applying to become a CU Succeed Gold Lecturer (you are currently employed at a Colorado High School and want to offer CU Denver Courses to your students) refer to job posting 03788.


  • If you are applying to become at CU Succeed Silver Lecturer (Adjunct Faculty placed in a Denver area High School at the School's request) refer to job posting 03934
CU Succeed Lecturer Minimum Qualifications:
CU Succeed Lecturers are expected to possess the same scholarly qualifications as other part-time lecturers in the department. Find out the minimum qualifications here.


CU Succeed Approved Courses:

To see a list of courses that can be taught through CU Succeed please see our Approved Course Offerings.


Required Application Materials:

  • CU Succeed Gold Lecturer Appointment Form​​
  • Current Curriculum Vita, including Education (degrees, dates, institutions attended, etc.), Teaching Experience, Publications and References (names, titles and phone numbers)
  • Official or unofficial transcripts showing degrees received and courses taken from all institutions attended.
  • Two letters of recommendation*
  • Detailed, CU Denver-style syllabus for the proposed course(s) 
*Letters of recommendation should be from individuals who can provide information about your knowledge in the field, your teaching skills, and other qualifications that, make you qualified to teach at the university level. Letters can be from colleagues.
All materials need to be submitted with the online application at

Additional Requirements for Modern Language Applicants:

You must also provide the following information if you are seeking appointment to teach a Modern Language course through the CU Succeed Program.

  • Sample lesson plans/course materials.
  • Assessment criteria and sample tests, including final exam.
  • Videotape (DVD): Please preview to be sure that the voices are clear and that the writing on the board is legible on the tape. The video must be of the course the instructor wishes to offer for CU Denver credit.
    • Clearly mark the tape with course level and date
    • Include a thirty-minute segment
    • Show interaction with students (we want to hear how they sound, too!)
    • Include at least a ten-minute segment showing grammar instruction

Please mail the DVD to the address below after you have completed your application:

CU Succeed
Attn: Modern Language Application
​​Campus Box 144, P.O. Box 173364
Denver, CO 80217-3364


Upon completion of the review, the CU Succeed Office will notify the applicant regarding the department's decision. Upon approval, the applicant will receive a letter of appointment detailing the terms and conditions of the position.


Angela Alton
CU Succeed Assistant Director

CU Succeed | Office phone: (303) 315-7030 | Fax: (303) 315-7046

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