Africana Studies 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 Africana Studies. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Spring 2016.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

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Position Title
Africana Studies Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Position Number

Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education.

Employee Category
Affiliate Faculty

AAS - African American Studies

EClass Code
Part-Time Affiliate Faculty


Teach one or more courses during the day, evening, and/or weekend as needed. Courses to be offered: AAS 1010 Intro. to Africana Studies, AAS 2000, Social Movements and the Black Experience, AAS 2200 Politics and Black People, AAS 3300 The Black Community, AAS 3920, Hip-Hop Culture and Rap Music, and AAS 3400, Contemporary Africa.

Applicants will be available for consultation with students and expected to participate in normal departmental and community activities. 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, which may include day, evening, off-campus, online and weekend classes 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

Minimum of a Master’s degree in Africana Studies or a related Social Science or Humanities field.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Africana Studies. Teaching experience is desirable. Ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a culturally diverse urban population.

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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,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

If you have been previously employed by the department you will only need to submit a revised CV.

If you have not been previously employed by the department you will need to attach all of the requested documentation.

If you are unable to attach copies of your transcripts at the time of application please email documents to:
Attn: Douglas Mpondi
email: [email protected]
phone: 303-55-3119.
Subject: Affiliate Faculty Materials


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