Physics Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Metropolitan State University Of Denver Denver , CO 80208

Posted 2 months ago

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00651 Position Title Physics Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Position Number PTPHY1 Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category Administrators Department PHY - Physics EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty 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.


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 To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) Special Instructions to Applicants

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


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

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.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application

  • Unofficial Transcripts

  • References

  • Resume

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Physics Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

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