Faculty Fellow for International Faculty
The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus Center for Faculty Development and Advancement (CFDA) seeks a Faculty Fellow to help with the development and hosting of seminars that support international faculty members and raise awareness about the unique experiences and challenges of international faculty members, particularly those of women.
The Faculty Fellow (FF) will work closely with the Golden Compass Program Director and the Assistant Director of the CFDA to develop a series of workshops that address crucial concerns of international faculty in the areas of equity, inclusion, career advancement and leadership. The Golden Compass program was established by Dr. Jieun Lee and three other women geospatial scientists with international backgrounds. It supports international women faculty at US Institutions of Higher Education by striving to build a strong community based on the unique experiences of international women faculty and their intersectional challenges. It seeks to empower individuals to reach their full potential as instructors, scholars and leaders through workshops and networking. These workshops will also provide a basis for campus-wide conversations about the experiences of international faculty in our university environment.
The FF will help develop these workshops and as well as programing for native-born faculty members to raise awareness of the issues facing international faculty. The FF will have one-on-one conversations with international faculty on our campus and help form a community of practice. The FF will also have the freedom to develop creative new resources for supporting international faculty.
Essential Requirements for the Position
Potential Projects for this Position
Some projects that this Faculty Fellow may focus on are:
The International Faculty Fellow will also be subject to the benefits and requirements shared by all CFDA Faculty Fellows outlined on the CFDA Faculty Fellows page: https://www.ucdenver.edu/centers/cfda/about-us/faculty-fellows.
Benefits to Participating
The “International Faculty” Fellow position will require approximately 50 hours of work over the course of each academic year. Time may be distributed differently across fall and spring semesters. Additionally, this Faculty Fellow must:
This is a two-year commitment, subject to a successful review at the one-year mark.
The CFDA’s Fellow for International Faculty will receive a $3000 professional development stipend each academic year.
Diversity and Equity
The CFDA welcomes individuals of all identities to apply for this position including all genders, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals of all races and national backgrounds.
Please send the application materials listed below to Thorsten Spehn at CFDA@ucdenver.edu.
Please apply by April 28, 2023
Applications will be reviewed by CFDA staff, members of the CFDA Advisory Board, and additional faculty members. Applicants may be asked to attend an in-person or Zoom-based interview for the position. See links for individual Faculty Fellow positions for application review dates.
Estimated Selection and Start Dates
This position will be open until the Faculty Fellow is hired. The CFDA estimates that the hire will take place in May 2023, with a start date in early August 2023.
Questions? Please contact CFDA Assistant Director Thorsten Spehn: firstname.lastname@example.org