Social Work Affiliate/Part-time Instructor: All Content Areas

Denver, CO
Aug 09, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberF00562Position TitleSocial Work Affiliate/Part-time Instructor: All Content AreasPosition NumberPTSWK1Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee CategoryAffiliate FacultyDepartmentSWK - Social WorkEClass CodePart-Time Affiliate FacultyPosition Summary

The successful applicant will teach at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels in the content areas across the curriculum, which include but not limited to the following: Human Behavior in the Social Environment; Environmental Social Work; Generalist Social Work Practice; Advanced direct clinical social work practice with individuals and families; Behavioral/ Mental Health Client Engagement and Assessment; Behavioral/ Mental Health Interventions; Health related social work practice with individuals and/or families; Policy; Power, Privilege, and Oppression; Research Methods; Program and Practice Evaluation; Group Work; Family Work; Social Work Supervision; Organizational Leadership; Community Organizing; Field Seminar; Philosophy and ethics of social work; and social work with various populations including LGBTQ; Children/Youth, Adults, Older People, Late Life; Criminal Justice; Veterans; people faced with Severe Mental Illness.

Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time instructors beginning Spring 2019 through Spring 2022.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Affiliate/Part-time 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 (day, evening or weekend as needed) for delivery of on campus, hybrid, and/or on-line content (dependent on delivery methods of assigned class) and comply with all University, College, School, and/or 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.

Occasional meetings with faculty teaching in the same content area may be required before, during, and after semesters. The instructor is required to provide feedback on student’s assignments and assessments (including writing and critical thinking abilities) on a timely basis.

Required Qualifications

Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from a Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) accredited institution.

Two years of relevant post MSW Social Work Practice Experience.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Five years relevant post-MSW practice experience in the related content area
2. PhD or ABD
3. Doctoral level course work in one or more of content areas
4. Two years of teaching experience relevant to one or more of content areas
5. Previous experience in teaching in an online environment
6. Experience with diverse, historically underrepresented and/or first generation college students.

Posting date10/03/2018Closing 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,

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.

In order for your application to be considered completed you must click on the link below to take a teaching preferences survey:


Diversity StatementApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. References
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