Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

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

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Geology & Earth Sciences, Physics & Space Sciences, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Geography, Political Science & International Relations
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Number F00670 Position Title Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Position Number PTEAS1 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 Earth and Atmospheric Sciences EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty 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 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) Special Instructions to Applicants

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:


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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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