Nutrition Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Pool

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Health & Medicine, Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology & Physical Education, Nutrition, Other Health & Medicine, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Number F00675 Position Title Nutrition Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Pool Position Number PTNUT1 Salary for Announcement

The final salary is based on the number of credit hours assigned at a rate determined by University policy.

Employee Category Affiliate Faculty Department Nutrition EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty 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 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) Special Instructions to Applicants

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

Talent Team Representative Talent Team Representative E-mail Benefits

MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:
Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

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