Modern Languages Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Colorado, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 19, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time

Modern Languages Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Position Number: PTMDL1
Salary for Announcement: Commensurate with experience and education.
Employee Category: Affiliate Faculty
Department: Modern Languages

Position Summary:
Establishment of Department Pool Affiliate/Part-Time Instructors of Modern Languages. 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.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Teach assigned credit hours, and be available for consultation with students. Areas to be taught are: undergraduate courses in American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, and Less Commonly Taught Languages. Courses may also be assigned within the candidate’s area of expertise.

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 (day, evening, or weekend as needed) and\or delivering on-line content consistent with University, 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.

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:
Masters Degree in the target language with concentration in one or more of the following areas: Language Acquisition, Linguistics, Literature, Cultural Studies, Translation or related fields

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate in the target language with concentration in one or more of the following areas: Language Acquisition, Linguistics, Literature, Cultural Studies, Translation or related fields

Experience in working with first generation and students of color

Teaching experience in the target language

Posting Date: 08/12/2019
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must fill out the application at

Applicants who have not been employed by the specific department to which they are applying must submit additional application materials in order to be considered as an Affiliate/Part-time Instructor. Additional application materials required: 1) cover letter; 2) unofficial copies of transcripts; and 3) a list of three professional references with contact information. Whenever possible please attach these materials to your application in the online system. If the requested materials are not available electronically, please submit them directly to the department using the contact information listed above. Selected candidate(s) will be required to provide Official Transcripts the colleges and universities where degrees were awarded prior to a contract being finalized.

If you are unable to attach copies of your transcripts at the time of application please contact the department at 303-556-2908 for alternate submission instructions.

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