Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

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

Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Position Number: PTEAS1
Salary for Announcement: Affiliate Faculty - Commensurate with skills and experience
Employee Category: Affiliate Faculty
Department: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

Position Summary:
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at the Metropolitan State University of Denver is seeking affiliate faculty (Category III) to teach courses in Geography, Geology, Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Science, Integrated Science, or Meteorology. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time 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.

Successful candidates will be able to teach lower and/or upper division courses in Geography (GEG), Geology (GEL), Environmental Science (ENV), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Integrated Science (SCI), or Meteorology (MTR). For a list of EAS course, please visit: Additional EAS course information can found by searching the University catalog.

The successful candidate will work and interact with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population.

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 affiliate teaching assignments are dependent upon budget and enrollment. An affiliate faculty member’s duties include: meeting assigned classes or delivering on-line content consistent with University, College and Departmental 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.

Special Instructions:

If you have previously worked for the EAS Department, you are required to attach a revised Curriculum Vitae.

If you have not previously worked for the EAS Department, you are required to attach the following:

1) Cover Letter/Letter of Application
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Unofficial Transcripts
4) References
5) Other Document: A list of EAS courses you are qualified to teach

Required Qualifications:
Master’s degree in a field related to EAS disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate and teaching experience.

Posting Date: 07/26/2019
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system at

If you have previously worked for the department you will only need to attach a revised CV.

If you have not previously worked for the department you will need to attach all the requested documentation.

In order for your application to be considered completed you must click on the link below to take a teaching preferences survey:


To apply, visit