Technical Communications Writing Affiliate Faculty

Position Summary

Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time instructors of technical writing and editing needs beginning Spring 2016.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position Title
Technical Communications Writing Affiliate Faculty

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Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category
Affiliate Faculty

JTC - Technical Communications

EClass Code
Part-Time Affiliate Faculty


Teach 3-9 credit hours. Be available for consultation with students. Areas to be taught are courses in technical writing and editing at the 2000-level or above. Such courses may include, but are not limited to: Introduction to Technical Writing, Hardware and Software Documentation, Writing for Translation, Senior Seminar in Technical Communications and others. 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.

Candidates need to be sensitive to the educational needs of students from a diverse population, conduct student assessments as prescribed by the curriculum, and must be willing to adhere to policies and procedures regarding students and faculty as established by the University and Department. 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

A Bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication or a related field with 8 years of experience in technical writing or editing.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Technical Communication or a related field and six years of professional, full-time experience in technical writing.

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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 vioa the online application system,

If you have been previously been em,ployed by this department you will only need to submit a revised CV.

If you have anot previously been employed by this department you will need to attach all the requested documentation.


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