English Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

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

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Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Number F00635 Position Title English Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Position Number PTENG1 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 English EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate/Part-Time Instructors of English. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Fall 2019 to Spring 2022.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Teach one to nine credit hours. Teaching area is First Year Writing. Ability to teach day, evening, weekend, or off-campus classes as needed. Classes my be face-to-face or online. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with 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 members 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, 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 to meet students in assigned classes, and participating in required professional development opportunities and program assessment activities; 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

Master’s degree in English or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s or Doctorate in Rhetoric and Composition.

Posting date 06/21/2019 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 FILL OUT THE APPLICATION at www.msudenverjobs.com.

If you have been previously employed by the department, you will only need to submit a revised CV.

Applicants who have not been employed by the specific department that they are applying to must submit the following additional application materials in order to be considered as an Affiliate/Part-time Instructor. Additional application materials required:

1) cover letter;
2) copies of transcripts; and
3) a list of three professional references with contact information: (Professional References-some departments request Letters of Reference here).

Whenever possible, please attach these materials to your application in the online system. If the requested materials are not available electronically submit them directly to the department at:

Dr. Jessica Parker, Director of First Year Writing
Department of English
Metropolitan State University of Denver
P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 32
Denver, CO 80217-3362
E-Mail: parkejes@msudenver.edu
Phone: 303-615-1254

The selected candidate(s) will be required to provide Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities where degrees were awarded prior to a contract being finalized. Finalists/candidates may be subject to background checks; including financial and criminal history.

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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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