Nutrition Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00283
Position Title Nutrition Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor
Position Number NUTPT1
Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category Affiliate Faculty
Department NUT - Nutrition
EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty
Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate/Part-Time Instructors of Nutrition NUTPT1
Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for part-time departmental needs beginning spring 2016.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Teach 3 or more credit hours. Be available for consultation with students. Will work and interact with diverse groups of individuals. Areas to be taught include: NUTRITION: Introduction to Nutrition, Cultural Aspects of Nutrition, Nutrition Concepts and Controversies, Concepts of Lifecycle Nutrition, Nutrition & Weight Management, Nutrition & Sports, Human Nutrition, Advanced Human Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Medical Nutrition Therapy and Lifecycle Nutrition.

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 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, 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 university-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.

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.

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in Nutrition or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Dissertation complete, Defense Pending.

Posting date 07/24/2015
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,

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: Tara Hoffman
Subject: Nutrition Part-time Instructor Transcripts

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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  1. * What is your current salary?

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  3. * Do you have a master’s degree in one of the following areas? Dietetics Foods & Nutrition Food Science/Technology Public Health Nutrition Exercise Science, with Nutrition emphasis Education, with Nutrition emphasis Nutritional Biochemistry Other nutrition-related fields
    • Yes, Dietetics
    • Yes, Foods & Nutrition
    • Yes, Food Science/Technology
    • Yes, Public Health Nutrition
    • Yes, Exercise Science, with Nutrition emphasis
    • Yes, Education, with Nutrition emphasis
    • Yes, Nutritional Biochemistry
    • Yes, Other nutrition-related fields
    • No.