Social Work Affiliate Instructor Position / Content Area: Legal

Colorado, United States
Salary Not specified
Aug 19, 2020
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Social Work Affiliate Instructor Position / Content Area: Legal

Position Number: PTSWK2
Salary for Announcement: Affiliate faculty - dependent on degree(s) held and number of credit hours taught. Salary is based on current MSU Denver Affiliate pay per credit hour.
Employee Category: Affiliate Faculty
Department: Social Work

Position Summary:
The successful applicant will teach at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels in the research content area, which includes: legal issues relevant to social work practice.

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.

Affiliate/Part-time 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) for delivery of on campus, hybrid, and/or on-line content and comply with all University, College, School, and/or 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. Occasional meetings with faculty teaching in the same content area may be required before, during, and after semesters. The instructor is required to provide feedback on student’s assignments and assessments (including writing and critical thinking abilities) on a timely basis.

Required Qualifications:
Juris Doctor degree and two years of experience relevant to social work practice


MSW from a CSWE Accredited Program and two years relevant post MSW experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. Master’s of Social Work (MSW) degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) - accredited institution.
2. Five years relevant post MSW experience
3. PhD or ABD
4. Doctoral level course work in one or more of content areas
5. Two years of teaching experience relevant to one or more of content areas
6. Previous experience in teaching in an online environment
7. Experience with diverse, historically underrepresented and/or first generation college students.

Posting Date: 10/03/2018
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,

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.

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


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