Adjunct Instructor: Global Studies

Colorado School of Mines
  • Location
    Golden, Colorado
  • Sector
    Education
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jul 29

Position description

The Department of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences at the Colorado School of Mines invites applications for a part-time position as an instructor for Global Studies during the Fall 2022 semester. The Global Studies course offers instructors with flexibility to develop content based on their own expertise, but generally covers topics in political science, international relations, sociology, cultural studies, and/or environmental studies. The course will be offered in a face-to-face format on the Mines campus in Golden. Contact Dr. Joseph Horan, course coordinator, at [email protected] for more information.

Responsibilities

  • Provide instruction, practice, and guidance
  • Employ relevant teaching strategies and foster a supportive learning environment that encourages student success
  • Assess student progress toward mastery of learning outcomes with timely feedback
  • Hold weekly office hours
  • Utilize the class technologies to help with course management, course delivery, and student communication, including the LMS Canvas
  • Develop, assess, and improve course materials, assignments, and delivery as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in political science, international relations, sociology, cultural studies, environmental studies, or related fields.
  • Broad knowledge of business topics included in the class
  • Effective oral and written communication

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in in political science, international relations, sociology, cultural studies, environmental studies, or related fields.
  • Experience teaching college-level courses
  • Experience with learning management and student engagement systems

 

About Mines & Golden, CO

Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver. The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. An arid climate and an average 300 days of sunshine per year make the area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience.

Application instructions

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