Art Appreciation, History and Theory Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor
Commensurate with experience and educationEmployee CategoryAffiliate FacultyDepartmentART - ArtEClass CodePart-Time Affiliate FacultyPosition Summary
The NASAD-accredited Art Department at Metropolitan State University of Denver invites applications for the department pool for affiliate/part-time instructors of Art Appreciation, History and Theory. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate/part-time departmental needs beginning Fall 2019 through Spring 2022.
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.
Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.Duties/Responsibilities
Teach one to three classes in Art Appreciation, Art History, or Art Theory and Criticism.
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.Required Qualifications
Master’s degree in Art History or closely related field.Preferred Qualifications
Doctorate in Art History or related field.
Experience working with and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse urban student population including (but not limited to) students of color, LBGTQIA students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and English language learners.Posting date05/31/2019Closing dateClosing InstructionsOpen Until FilledTo ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT)Special Instructions to Applicants
IMPORTANT: Candidates selected to teach one or more courses will be required to submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities where degrees were awarded prior to a contract being finalized. Continuing part-time faculty who already have official transcripts on file do not need to re-submit them, but are encouraged to upload copies for consideration as part of the application.
Important: In order to be considered as an applicant YOU MUST FILL OUT THE APPLICATION at www.msudenverjobs.com and include a current curriculum vitae including prior courses taught (if applicable).
Applicants who have not been employed by the specific department that they are applying to must submit the following Additional Application materials in order to be considered as an Affiliate/Part-time Instructor. Additional Application materials required: 1) cover letter, which should include any fields of specialization; 2) copies of transcripts; and 3) a list of three professional references with contact information: Whenever possible please attach these materials to your application in the Online System. Materials not submitted in this manner will not be available to members of the screening committee during consideration of applications. For more information please contact:
Program Assistant, Department of Art
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Campus Box 59, P. O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362
MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:
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Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color.
We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a foundation for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.
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