Psychology Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberF00305Position TitlePsychology Affiliate/Part-Time InstructorPosition NumberPSYPT1Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education.

Employee CategoryAffiliate FacultyDepartmentPSY - PsychologyEClass CodePart-Time Affiliate FacultyPosition Summary

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


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, teaching days, evenings, or weekends as needed, 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.

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

Required Qualifications

Masters in psychology, a related field, or a doctoral program in psychology.

Preferred Qualifications

A doctoral candidate in psychology; a dissertation complete/defense pending in appropriate field of psychology or a Ph.D. in psychology. Teaching experience, and demonstrated success, in undergraduate psychology course areas, including clinical/counseling, developmental, experimental, and social.

Posting date08/18/2015Closing dateClosing InstructionsOpen Until FilledTo ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system:

The Teaching Experience in Psychology Form must be completed as part of the application process. Specifically, you will be asked to identify the undergraduate psychology courses that you have taught within the past five years at Metropolitan State University of Denver and/or other institutions.

Please have your teaching records easily accessible before accessing the following link:

Failure to complete the form will result in your application being considered incomplete.

References refer to the names of three professional references along with their contact information (i.e., a current phone number, email address, and physical address).

Application materials listed under Required Documents (i.e., Curriculum Vitae) and Optional Documents (i.e., Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy, References) must be submitted for the application to be considered complete.

Continuing PT faculty only need to submit an updated vitae and complete the required Teaching Experience in Psychology Form; the other application materials should already be on file and do not need to be resubmitted.

Official Transcripts and a successful background check are required of the candidates selected for hire. For the application process, transcripts are not required. Applicants have the option to upload unofficial transcripts directly into the online application system.

All application documents should be sent electronically via the online application system. If you are unable to submit the required application materials online you may submit them by fax 303-556-2169 or post to the search committee chair at the address below. Applicants with incomplete application files will be disqualified.

E-mail: [email protected]

Mailing Address:
Dr. Bridget Murphy-Kelsey, Assistant Chair
Department of Psychology
Metropolitan State University of Denver
P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 54
Denver, CO 80217-3362

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Teaching Philosophy
  3. References
  4. Unofficial Transcripts
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you completed an earned Master’s or Doctoral Degree (i.e., M.A. or Ph.D.) in Psychology or a closely related field (e.g., Counseling, Human Development)?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  2. * Have you completed the required Teaching Experience in Psychology form by accessing the Qualtrics address provided under Special Instructions? (Please do so before submitting this application or your application will be incomplete).
    • Yes.
    • No.
  3. * Can you provide evidence to support teaching each course that you indicated you have taught?
    • Yes
    • No

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