Psychology Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

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, Curriculum & Instruction, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Criminal Justice & Criminology, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Sociology
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Number F00663 Position Title Psychology Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Position Number PTPSY1 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 Psychological Sciences EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate/Part-time Instructors of Psychology PT PSY . 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.


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 or delivering on-line content consistent with university, college/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 in psychology, a related field, or a doctoral program in psychology.

Preferred Qualifications

A doctoral candidate in psychology; a dissertation complete/defense pending in appropriate field of psychology or a Ph.D. in psychology. Teaching experience, and demonstrated success, in undergraduate psychology course areas, including clinical/counseling, developmental/family studies, cognitive/biological/experimental, and social.

Posting date 07/18/2019 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:
The Teaching Experience in Psychology Form must be completed as part of the application process. Specifically, you will be asked to identify the undergraduate psychology courses that you have taught within the past five years at Metropolitan State University of Denver and/or other institutions. Please have your teaching records easily accessible before accessing the link. Failure to complete the form will result in your application being considered incomplete. Copy/paste the following link into your browser to access, complete, and submit the required form:

Application materials listed under Required Documents (i.e., Curriculum Vitae) and Optional Documents (i.e., Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy, References) as well as the Teaching Experience in Psychology Form must be submitted for the application to be considered complete.

References refer to the names of three professional references along with their contact information (i.e., a current phone number, email address, and physical address).

Continuing PT faculty only need to submit an updated vitae and complete the required Teaching Experience in Psychology Form; the other application materials should already be on file and do not need to be resubmitted.
Official Transcripts and a successful background check are required of the candidates selected for hire. For the application process, transcripts are not required. Applicants have the option to upload unofficial transcripts directly into the online application system.
All application documents should be sent electronically via the online application system. If you are unable to submit the required application materials online you may submit them by fax 720-778-5691 or post to the search committee chair at the address below. Applicants with incomplete application files will be disqualified.
Mailing Address:
Dr. Bridget Murphy-Kelsey, Professor & Assistant Chair
Department of Psychological Sciences
Metropolitan State University of Denver
P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 54
Denver, CO 80217-3362

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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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