Physics Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

 

Position Number: PTPHY1
Salary for Announcement: Commensurate with experience and education
Employee Category: Administrators
Department: PHY – Physics

Position Summary:
Establishment of Department Pool Affiliate/Part-time Instructors of Physics or Astronomy. 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.

Duties/Responsibilities:
Teach 1 to 8 credit hours. Areas to be taught are introductory university level physics and astronomy courses. Both lecture and/or laboratory assignments may be assigned. Instructors must be available for consultation with students outside of class time.

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:
Master’s Degree in the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications:
Doctorate and teaching experience.

Posting Date: 07/08/2019
Closing Date:
Closing Instructions: Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicant:
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered an applicant you must submit a cover letter*, copies of transcripts* and three letters of reference* to:
Dr. Richard Krantz, Chair
Department of Physics
Metropolitan State University of Denver
P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 69
Denver, CO 80217-3362
E-mail: krantzr@msudenver.edu
Phone: 303-615-0693 Fax: (303) 556-6475

*Continuing PT faculty should already have the additional items on file, and do not need to re-submit them.

**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.

Important: In order to be considered as an applicant YOU MUST FILL OUT THE APPLICATION at www.msudenverjobs.com.

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 using the contact information listed above.

To apply, visit https://www.msudenverjobs.com/postings/12535


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