The CU Boulder School of Education is located at the flagship campus of the University of Colorado, situated at the base of the beautiful Rocky Mountains, 25 miles northwest of Denver.  Our internationally recognized faculty’s deep commitments to equity and access are reflected in our research, policy, and practice. We seek scholars, staff, and students who are committed to addressing the pressing educational challenges facing our country from a wide array of disciplinary perspectives and to working with diverse populations. Join us!


Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

Faculty scholars will join a nationally recognized faculty whose deep commitments to equity and access are reflected in our research, policy, and practice. We seek scholars who are committed to addressing the pressing educational challenges facing our country from a wide array of methodological and disciplinary perspectives and scholars who are committed to working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. What unites us as faculty, staff and students is our shared commitments to evidence-based policy and practice and democracy diversity, and social justice. Priority will be given to candidates with an active and coherent research agenda, a strong publication record commensurate with experience, and a corresponding record of success in obtaining outside funding. We seek candidates who are interested in contributing to our innovative teacher education programs and our doctoral programs across several areas.

For questions, contact: Suzanne Bonomo,

Bilingual Learner Education (Job# 20337)

The CU Boulder School of Education seeks a tenure track faculty member in the education of bilingual learners. This position will be filled at either the assistant or associate professor level depending on the experience of the applicant. We are looking for a scholar with expertise and teaching experience in PK-12 U.S. bilingual learner education, a focus on Latinx student populations, and a research focus in one or more of the following areas: (1) language development and assessment of bilingual children and youth, (2) teaching bilingual children and youth in elementary or secondary U.S. public schools, and (3) the intersections among language, race, ethnicity, and culture as they relate to the teaching and learning of bilingual children and youth. The candidate should use rigorous and theoretically grounded research approaches for understanding and improving the educational experiences of bilingual children and youth in U.S. public schools. The candidate’s research should critically engage with issues of learning, diversity, and equity that underlie language practices and policies as they play out in broader social, cultural, historical, political, and economic contexts in the U.S.

Contact: Mileidis Gort at

Literacy Studies/Secondary English Education (Job# 20338)

The CU Boulder School of Education seeks a tenure track assistant professor in Literacy Studies with an emphasis in Secondary English Education. Requirements for this position include an earned doctorate in Secondary English Education, Secondary Literacy Studies, or a related field, as well as experience teaching and conducting research with students and/or teachers in secondary school or community settings. We seek applicants whose work addresses race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, culture, gender, and/or sexuality in studies of literacy learning and teaching in in-school and/or out-of-school contexts. Applicants whose research is informed by sociocultural, critical, and/or post-structural theoretical perspectives are especially encouraged to apply. Desired research areas include, but are not limited to, writing and the teaching of writing, literature study and pedagogy, teacher education with a focus on literacy, disciplinary literacies, digital and media literacies, and policy studies related to literacy education.

Contact: Wendy Glenn,


Instructor & Adjunct Faculty Positions

No positions available at this time. 

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Staff Positions

Assistant Director of Development (Job# 21321)

The University of Colorado Boulder and the School of Education welcome applications for an Assistant Director of Development. As a member of the advancement team, this position agrees to serve as a University of Colorado Boulder representative, advocate and liaison to the public at all times. Under supervision of management or senior staff, this position will design, direct, and implement development activities for assigned areas within the School of Education and the University of Colorado Boulder. The incumbent will focus on gifts between $25,000 and $100,000 in support of school needs and priorities with a goal of cultivating existing donors, acquiring new donors, and moving all donors to a higher level of support while strengthening their relationships with the school.

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Faculty & Staff Research Positions

Executive Director - The BUENO Center for Multicultural Education (Job# 20654)

The BUENO Center within the School of Education is seeking an Executive Director responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization and for generating ideas for securing federal, state, local or foundation funding to support the Center’s mission.  The individual hired for this position will report to the Dean of the School of Education. 

Since 1976, the BUENO Center for Multicultural Education has been an integral part of the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Through a comprehensive range of research, training, and service projects, the Center strongly promotes equity and social justice in education with an emphasis on cultural pluralism and is committed to facilitating equal educational opportunities for culturally and linguistically diverse students. The BUENO Center also disseminates research findings and related information through various Center publications. Funding for Center programs is provided through grants and contracts from the U.S. Department of Education and K-12 school districts as well as funding from private foundations and state organizations.  For the past 40 years the BUENO Center has been a state, regional and national leader in the field of bilingual/multicultural education.

Contact: Kathy Escamilla at

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