Faculty Fellows

We offer fellowships to faculty who are motivated to move the teaching and learning mission of the university forward. Faculty Fellows come from all schools/colleges and all faculty roles (Professors, Associate Professors, Assistant Professors, Sr. Instructors, or Instructors, and Tenure Track or IRC faculty are all welcome!) Our fellows promote and share evidence-based best practices in teaching and learning with their colleagues by organizing and playing a strong leadership role in our programs.

Faculty Fellows play a leadership role in CETL programming and serve as liaisons between the departments and faculty. Over the two-year fellowship appointment, they provide the experience, creativity, and energy that helps support the ongoing renewal of teaching at CU Denver.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Serve in a leadership role by facilitating and/or managing CETL.
    • Support strategic university-wide teaching/learning initiatives.
    • Serve as advocates for CETL activities and communicate about programs to faculty.
    • Develop and participate in CETL programs over a two-year term.
    • Serve as representatives to departments/schools/colleges and communicate with these constituencies about programs.
    • Provide input and perspective about faculty needs.
    • Complete Coaching Conversations and Classroom Support Conversations as needed.
    • Participate in New Faculty Orientation to welcome and guide new faculty
    • Draft and update teaching and learning resources for website and CETL Newsletter, as needed.

    The Details: 

    • Full-time faculty are welcome to apply (IRC, tenure-track, and tenured faculty)
    • Faculty from all disciplines/schools/colleges
    • $2,000/year professional development stipend (total $4,000 over two year period)
    • Meet and learn with faculty from across campus
    • Serve as a campus leader
    • Fulfill a leadership role by facilitating programs and services

    Examples of Work:

    • Coaching Conversations
    • Classroom Support Conversations
    • Open Educational Resources and Open Enabled Pedagogies
    • Books@Work book clubs
    • Digital Pedagogies
    • Coaching Conversations
    • Classroom Support Conversations
    • Communities of Practice (CoP)
    • ACUE Courses
    • Immersive Experiences for Learning
    • Online Teaching and Learning
    • Leading Workshops
    • Hispanic Serving Institution workshop/articles
    • Creating an article about teaching at CU Denver for CETL newsletter
    • Participating in the CETL podcast for an episode

    Upcoming Faculty Fellows for 2022-2023

    Meet our current Faculty Fellows