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Community (Adjunct) Faculty

at Metropolitan State University of Denver

Posted: 7/4/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1283239
Keywords: teaching, instructor

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Community (Adjunct) Faculty
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:See Position Description
Job Type:Part-Time, Adjunct Appointment, CF
Location: 700 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul, MN 55106, Minnesota
METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY a vibrant and growing public, urban university, occasionally needs community (adjunct) faculty to teach courses that cannot be staffed by regular faculty or graduate students.  These positions are temporary and part-time. We are currently seeking a community faculty (part-time) instructor to teach NSCQ 201 Minnesota Ecology and Conservation Biology in Spring 2016.
Faculty members are expected to demonstrate ability to teach NSCI 201 Minnesota Ecology and Conservation Biology in Spring 2016.  NSCI 201 is an introduction to the science of conservation biology applied to the ecology of Minnesota, focusing on Minnesota's natural ecosystems and the connections between humans and the environment. Lab activities vary with the season and the instructor's expertise. Field trips to forest, prairie and/or wetland ecosystems are a required part of class. 
  • When:          8:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. on Saturdays
  • Duration:     16 January to 30 April
  • Location:     St. Paul campus, 700 East Seventh Street, St. Paul
  • Enrollment:  24 students.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in biology or related field.
  • Demonstrated biology field coursework content competence.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach at the post-secondary level effectively.
  • Communication skills (written & verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in an institution with a culturally, economically and linguistically diverse workforce.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Any other area of knowledge or expertise that could be an asset, but is not required for this position.
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Outstanding/Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
  • Understanding of and willingness to learn policy, process and procedures for individual study abroad and academic internship opportunities.

 Supplemental Information:

Please note: Filling of this position is dependent upon budget. 

The University:  Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, serves approximately 11,000 students in the greater Twin Cities Metropolitan area.  We are the most diverse university in the system, with approximately 41% of our students coming from communities of color.  The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees.  We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adults and communities of color.  Recognized in 2008 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.

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The School/Academic Department: Natural Sciences Department

Salary:  Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the salary placement process as outlined in the Inter Faculty Organization (IFO) Master Agreement

* Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Inter Faculty Organization which can be found at:

For the most current information on the IFO, go to

Closing Date:  Open until the position is filled.

Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to the email:
  • Cover letter;
  • Current curriculum vita or resume;
  • Names of two (2) references including contact information;
  • Additional materials may be requested at a later date.
Please send the above documents to Dr. Ramin Daghigh, Chair of the Natural Sciences Department at

If you have other questions related to this job announcement, please contact Dr. Ramin Daghigh, Chair of the Natural Sciences Department at 651-793-1447 or

For TTY, call Minnesota Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) at 7-1-1 or 1-800-627-3529.

Notice: In accordance with the MnSCU Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU's vehicle use criteria and consent to a motor vehicle records check.

Metropolitan State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.