Biology Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

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

Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate/Part-time Instructors of Biology PT BIO. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for Affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Spring 2016.

EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position Title
Biology Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Position Number

Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category
Affiliate Faculty

BIO - Biology

EClass Code
Part-Time Affiliate Faculty


Teach 1 to 9 credit hours. Courses taught may include one or more of the following: Human Biology for Non-Majors (BIO 1000); General Biology Lecture and/or Laboratory (BIO 1080 1090 1081, 1091); Human Anatomy and Physiology (BIO 2310 and 2320); General Microbiology (BIO 2400); General Genetics (BIO 3600) and other upper division Biology courses as needed by the Department. Normal duties will be those associated with preparation and teaching lectures and/or laboratories, keeping complete and accurate grade records, adequately evaluating student performance, and appropriately using class time. Completion of the university student/faculty evaluation process and a classroom observation by the Department Chair or a Chair-designated full-time faculty member are required. Will work and interact with diverse groups of individuals. 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, College, 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 Biology or related field

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate in Biology or related field. Relevant teaching experience.

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Closing Instructions
Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,
If you have been employed by the department in the last two years you will only need to submit an updated CV.
If you have not been previously employed by the department you will need to attach all of the requested application materials.
If you are unable to attach copies of your transcripts at the time of application please email documents to:
Attn: Samantha Daniel
email: sda[email protected]
Subject: Affiliate Faculty Application Materials


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