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Anthropology Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor

Metropolitan State University of Denver
Glendale, Colorado
Closing date
Jul 2, 2023

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Part Time
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Posting Number F00637 Position Title Anthropology Affiliate/Part-Time Instructor Position Number PTANT1 Salary for Announcement

The final salary is based on the number of credit hours assigned at a rate determined by University policy.

Please visit this link for additional information: AF-2022-Pay-Dates-and-Rates.docx (

Employee Category Affiliate Faculty Department Sociology and Anthropology - Anthropology EClass Code Part-Time Affiliate Faculty Position Summary

Establishment of Department Pool for Affiliate Instructors of Anthropology. Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered for affiliate departmental needs.

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.


Teach introductory courses in Anthropology as well as other areas needed by the department and according to applicant's field of study. Morning, afternoon, evening, or online classes may be assigned if available.

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 in Anthropology or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Anthropology or related field and teaching experience is desirable.

Posting date 06/21/2019 Closing date Closing Instructions Open Until Filled To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered an applicant you must complete the online application via

In order to be considered an applicant you must attach CV, cover letters, copies of transcripts, and list of references. If you are unable to attach copies of transcripts to your application please submit to:

Ms. Vonda Knox

Program Coordinator

Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Behavioral Science

Metropolitan State College of Denver

P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 28

Denver, CO 80217-3362


Fax: 303-556-5360

Continuing PT faculty should already have the additional items on file, and do not need to re-submit them.
  • The selected candidate(s) will be required to provide Official Transcripts from all colleges and universities where degrees were awarded prior to a contract being finalized.

Applicants who are interviewed must have copies of all transcripts at the time of the interview. Official transcripts must be submitted once hired.

Inquiries should be directed to Vonda Knox, Program Coordinator, at or 303-615-0702.

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Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 50% first generation students and over 45% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly 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 culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

MSU Denver is committed to creating and fostering a work environment and culture of belonging; we are proud of the work our employee affinity groups contribute to our culture. For more information on our employee affinity groups please visit this link.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • References
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae

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