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Instructor - Open Pool

Company: Colorado State University
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Working Title Instructor -- Open Pool Position Location Fort Collins, CO Posting Number 202000287F Proposed Annual Salary Range $5,500-$6,000/section, dependent on experience/education; 1 section = .25 FTE; full-time = 4 sections/semester; positions available depending on enrollments/funding Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) and the State of Colorado are committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU's Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time classified employees in the following University benefit areas.

Position Type Faculty Work Hours/Week Description of Work Unit

The focus of the Department of Communication Studies is how people use messages to generate meanings within and across various contexts, cultures, channels, and media. We believe the study of communication leads to personal development, career success, and responsible citizenship.

Tenure/Tenure Track? No % Research % Teaching % Service % Administration To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 12/31/2021 Number of Vacancies varies Desired Start Date Position End Date Position Summary

$5,500-$6,000 per section, dependent on CSU teaching experience and/or education

1 section equals .25 FTE

The Department of Communication Studies hires continuing, contract, or adjunct instructors from an applicant pool. Instructors are hired to teach a variety of courses in three focus areas: 1) Relational and Organizational Communication; 2) Media and Visual Culture; and 3) Rhetoric and Civic Engagement. Course assignments include public speaking, popular culture, public argumentation, group communication, interpersonal communication, nonverbal communication, evaluating contemporary television, critical media studies, evaluating contemporary film, film history, and organizational communication. Candidates with demonstrated specialization(s) in one of the three focus areas may be eligible to teach upper-division courses. A full-time instructor teaches four (4) sections per semester. Appointees at .5 FTE or more are eligible for benefits. Positions are available depending on enrollments/funding.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications

Master's degree and evidence of teaching experience.

Preferred Job Qualifications Special Instructions to Applicants

A complete application will include a CV, cover letter, list of professional references, unofficial transcripts, course materials (a graded assignment including an A, B, and C outcome including instructor comments), sample syllabus or syllabi, and a statement teaching philosophy. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

This is an open pool which closes on December 31, 2021. All applicants wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department's commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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