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Technical Communications General Studies Affiliate Faculty

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IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com. If you have been previously employed by the department you will only need to submit a revised CV. If you have not been previously employed by the department you will need to attach all of the requested documentation. If you do not have all the necessary documents, you may attach any missing documentation at a later date.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00297
Position Title Technical Communications General Studies Affiliate Faculty
Position Number TCMPT3
Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category Affiliate Faculty
Department JTC - Technical Communications
EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty
Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate/Part-time Instructors of Technical Communications General Studies PT TCOM.GS Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Spring 2016. Candidates need to be sensitive to the educational needs of students from a diverse population, conduct student assessments as prescribed by the curriculum, and must be willing to adhere to policies and procedures regarding students and faculty as established by the University and Department. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.

Duties/Responsibilities

Teach 3-9 credit hours. Be available for consultation with students. Areas to be taught are the General Studies course in Arts and Humanities, COM 1010-Critical Thinking through 21st Century Media. Duties: meet all sessions of the assigned course(s), prepare a course description for distribution to students based on the approved syllabus, develop policies and procedures for measurement of student progress and performance appropriate to course content, and work and interact with diverse groups of individuals.
Affiliate faculty are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach on a per credit hour basis for specific classes, as needed, usually on a semester by semester basis. Affiliate Faculty are not eligible for benefit coverage under the College’s benefit program. All such teaching assignments are dependent on budget and enrollment. An Affiliate faculty member’s duties include: meeting assigned classes or delivering on-line content consistent with college, school, and department policies; providing instruction in assigned classes consistent with the content and learning objectives of the regular course syllabus and, if appropriate, with department course coordination policies; being available, either face to face or electronically, to students in assigned classes to provide additional academic support as needed and appropriate for the teaching assignment; and complying with college-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication, History, Teacher Education with a Social Studies emphasis or a related field is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Technical Communication, History, Teacher Education with a Social Studies emphasis or a related field is required.

Posting date 08/04/2015
Closing date
Closing Instructions Open Until Filled
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system, www.msudenverjobs.com.

If you have been previously employed by the department you will only need to submit a revised CV.

If you have not been previously employed by the department you will need to attach all of the requested documentation. If you do not have all the necessary documents, you may attach any missing documentation at a later date.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. References

Supplemental Questions

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