Physics Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Denver, CO
Feb 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool Affiliate/Part-time Instructors of Physics or Astronomy PT PHY Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Spring 2013.

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Position Title
Physics Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Position Number

Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category
Affiliate Faculty

PHY - Physics

EClass Code
Part-Time Affiliate Faculty


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, 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.

EO STATEMENT: MSU Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Required Qualifications

Master’s Degree in the discipline.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate and teaching experience.

Posting date

Closing Instructions
Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant YOU MUST FILL OUT THE APPLICATION at

Required Documents 1. Curriculum Vitae only
Optional Documents Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Special Instructions to Applicants
Dr. Richard J. Krantz, Professor and Chairman
Department of Physics CB 69/NC3123C
Metropolitan State University of Denver
1201 5th Street
Denver, CO 80204
Tel: 303-556-8560 (direct) or 2454 (dept.)

*Continuing PT faculty should already have these 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.