Posting Details

Posting Number F00604
Position Title Theatre Affiliate faculty
Position Number PTTHE1
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 Theater
EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty
Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate Instructors of Theatre. Positions are considered part-time. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for departmental needs beginning Fall 2019-Spring 2022. OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply online at
If you have previously been 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 upload all required documentation.
Official Transcripts will be required of all candidates selected for hire.

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.


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.
Potential courses taught may include but not limited to: Introduction to Theatre; Theatre History; Stage Movement; Stage Combat; Acting I; Acting II: Acting for the Camera; Musical Theatre History & Performance; History of Black Theatre; and other courses as determined by the needs of the department.

Required Qualifications

– A Bachelor of Arts plus eight (8) years experience; or,
– A Bachelor of Fine Arts plus eight (8) years of experience; or,
– A Bachelor’s of Science in Theatre (or related field) plus eight (8) years of experience.
Required Documents:
1) Cover Letter / Letter of Application
2) Curriculum Vitae

Preferred Qualifications

– An MFA in Theatre or related discipline plus 3 years relevant work experience; or
– A Master’s Degree in Theatre plus 4 years relevant work experience; or
– A Doctorate in Theatre plus 2 years relevant work experience.
Note: in Theatre, relevant work experience must be professional. Teaching experience is desirable.
Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population including (but not limited to) students of color, LBGTQIA students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and English-language learners.

Posting date 05/10/2019
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,

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

If you have not been previously employed by the department you will need to attach all of the requested documentation.

Official Transcripts will be required of all candidates selected for hire.

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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.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. References
  3. Unofficial Transcripts

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