Social Work Affiliate/Part-time Instructor: All Content Areas

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

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English & Literature, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Geography, Other Social & Behavioral Sciences, Sociology
Employment Type
Part Time

Posting Number F00562 Position Title Social Work Affiliate/Part-time Instructor: All Content Areas Position Number PTSWK1 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 Social Work EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty Position Summary

The successful applicant will teach at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels in the content areas across the curriculum, which include but not limited to the following: Human Behavior in the Social Environment; Environmental Social Work; Generalist Social Work Practice; Advanced direct clinical social work practice with individuals and families; Behavioral/ Mental Health Client Engagement and Assessment; Behavioral/ Mental Health Interventions; Health related social work practice with individuals and/or families; Policy; Power, Privilege, and Oppression; Research Methods; Program and Practice Evaluation; Group Work; Family Work; Social Work Supervision; Organizational Leadership; Community Organizing; Field Seminar; Philosophy and ethics of social work; and social work with various populations including LGBTQ ; Children/Youth, Adults, Older People, Late Life; Criminal Justice; Veterans; people faced with Severe Mental Illness.

Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time instructors beginning Spring 2019 through Spring 2022.

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 (dependent on delivery methods of assigned class) 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

Master of Social Work ( MSW ) degree from a Council on Social Work Education ( CSWE ) accredited institution.

Two years of relevant post MSW Social Work Practice Experience.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Five years relevant post- MSW practice experience in the related content area
2. PhD or ABD
3. Doctoral level course work in one or more of content areas
4. Two years of teaching experience relevant to one or more of content areas
5. Previous experience in teaching in an online environment
6. Experience with diverse, historically underrepresented and/or first generation college students.

Posting date 10/03/2018 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,

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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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:
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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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