Sociology Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Colorado, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Sociology Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Position Number: PTSOC1
Salary for Announcement: Commensurate with experience and education
Employee Category: Affiliate Faculty
Department: Sociology and Anthropology - Sociology

Position Summary:
Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate Instructors of Sociology. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate departmental needs beginning Fall 2019 through Spring 2022.

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.

Teach Introduction to Sociology as well as other courses in the discipline needed by the department. Other courses may be assigned within the candidate’s area of expertise. Morning, afternoon evening, or online classes may be assigned if available.

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

Required Qualifications:
Master’s in Sociology or related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Sociology (or related field) and teaching experience is desirable.

Posting Date: 06/21/2019
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered an applicant you must complete the online application via

In order to be considered an applicant you must attach CV, cover letters, copies of transcripts, and list of references. If you are unable to attach copies of transcripts to your application please submit to:

Ms. Vonda Knox
Program Coordinator
Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Behavioral Science
Metropolitan State College of Denver
P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 28
Denver, CO 80217-3362
Fax: 303-556-5360

*Continuing PT faculty should already have the additional items on file, and do not need to re-submit them.

**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.

Applicants who are interviewed must have copies of all transcripts at the time of the interview. Official transcripts must be submitted once hired.

Inquiries should be directed to Vonda Knox, Program Coordinator, at or 303-615-0702.

Applicants who have not been employed by the specific department that they are applying to must submit the following Additional Application materials in order to be considered as an Affiliate/Part-time Instructor. Additional Application materials required: 1) cover letter; 2) copies of transcripts; and 3) a list of three professional references with contact information: (Professional References-some departments request Letters of Reference here). Whenever possible please attach these materials to your application in the Online System. If the requested materials are not available electronically submit them directly to the department.

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