History Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Detroit DIME
Metropolitan State University of Denver
10h ago

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Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate Part-time Instructors of History for the DETROIT campus DIME program. .

Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate / part-time departmental needs in Detroit beginning Spring 2018 to Fall 2021.

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.

Duties / Responsibilities

Areas to be taught may include a variety of courses offered by the History Department, especially US History since 1865.

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.

    Required Qualifications

    Master’s degree in History or related field.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Doctorate in History or related field.

    Teaching experience.

    Assignments to particular courses will be based on departmental needs, and on the applicant’s education and / or experience in the areas to be taught.

    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.

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