Journalism Affiliate/Part-Time Faculty

Location
Denver, CO
Posted
Oct 03, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting NumberF00625Position TitleJournalism Affiliate/Part-Time FacultyPosition NumberPTJRN1Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with education and experience.

Employee CategoryAffiliate FacultyDepartmentJTC - Journalism & Techl CommunicationsEClass CodePart-Time Affiliate FacultyPosition Summary

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 3-9 credit hours. Be available for consultation with students. Areas to be taught are courses in Broadcast Journalism, Journalism or Public Relations at the 1000-level or above. Such courses may include, but are not limited to: Introduction to Journalism and Mass Media, Journalism Fundamentals, Reporting, Fundamentals of Public Relations, Beginning Photojournalism, Beginning Layout and Design 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.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or a related field plus at least six years of professional, full-time experience in journalism.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in Journalism or a related field plus at least six years of professional, full-time experience in journalism or a Doctorate in Journalism or a related field.

Posting date06/10/2019Closing 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, www.msudenverjobs.com.

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

BenefitsDiversity Statement

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:
Employee Benefits Offerings
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.

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Unofficial Transcripts
  3. References
  4. Resume
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