English Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor DIME Program

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00377
Position Title English Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor DIME Program
Position Number ENGPT2
Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education.

Employee Category Affiliate Faculty
Department ENG - English
EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty
Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate/Part-Time Instructors of English for the DIME program in Detroit. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Fall, 2016.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Teach one to nine credit hours. Teaching areas include the following: First Year Writing courses, especially the “stretch” ENG 1008-09 sequence, and appropriate Arts and Humanities general education courses. Instructors should be prepared to teach in person or online.

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 members are not eligible for benefit coverage under the University’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 University, 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 to meet students in assigned classes, and participating in required professional development opportunities and program assessment activities; and complying with university-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.

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.

The successful candidate must have experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population including (but not limited to) students of color, LBGTQIA students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and English-language learners.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in English or closely related field; or alternatively, Master’s of Education plus 18 hours in the field of English.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in English or closely related field.

Posting date 06/01/2016
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.

Please note that this is an English affiliate faculty position for the DIME program in Detroit. As a result this position is located in Detroit, Michigan.

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 are unable to attach copies of your transcripts at the time of application please email documents to:
Attn: Dr. Jessica Parker
email: parkejes@msudenver.edu
Subject: Affiliate faculty

**The selected candidate(s) will be required to provide Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities where degrees were awarded prior to a contract being finalized. Finalists/candidates may be subject to background checks; including financial and criminal history.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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