Nutrition Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Pool

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

Nutrition Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Pool

Position Number: PTNUT1
Salary for Announcement: Commensurate with experience and education
Employee Category: Affiliate Faculty
Department: Nutrition

Position Summary:
MSU Denver invites applications for temporary Affiliate/Part-Time faculty to teach in the Department of Nutrition. This position is setup to create a pool of applicants who may be contacted on a temporary as needed basis. This does not necessarily imply there are immediate openings. We will be accepting applications for this position Fall 2019 through Spring of 2022.
Qualified applications will be contacted for an interview as needs arise. Otherwise you will not receive communication regarding your application.

The Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

The primary duty is to teach one or more credit hours as determined by the department. Faculty are required to provide instruction in accordance with established curriculum and course outlines. In addition, Faculty must be available for consultation with students outside of class either in person or electronically. Faculty will 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. Areas of teaching include: UNDERGRADUATE NUTRITION: Introduction to Nutrition, Cultural Aspects of Nutrition, Nutrition Concepts and Controversies, Concepts of Lifecycle Nutrition, Nutrition & Weight Management, Nutrition & Sports Performance, Advanced Human Nutrition-Macronutrients, Advanced Human Nutrition - Micronutrients, Community Nutrition, Medical Nutrition Therapy and Lifecycle Nutrition; and GRADUATE NUTRITION: Macronutrients in Health and Disease; Vitamins, Minerals, and Bioactive Compounds in Health and Disease; Maternal and Child Nutrition; Programmatic and Systematic Prevention Approaches; Nutrition Research Practicum and others.

Affiliate faculty are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach at the graduate and/or undergraduate level 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.

Required Qualifications:
Minimum of a Master’s degree in Nutrition or related field to teach undergraduate level courses. Doctorate in Nutrition or related field is required to teach graduate level courses.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Two years of teaching experience relevant to one or more of the content areas.
2. Previous experience in teaching in an online environment.
3. Experience with diverse, historically underrepresented and/or first generation college students.

Posting Date: 07/30/2019
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:
Applicants must complete an online application at and must submit a resume, cover letter, transcripts, and three professional references.

Note: If transcripts cannot be attached, submit them to the department at:

Department of Nutrition
P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 33N
Denver, CO 80217-3362

To apply, visit