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Montana State University HDCH Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool) in Bozeman, Montana

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Announcement Number FAC - VA - 24093

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Michelle Grocke, PhD

406-994- 4711


Classification Title Instructor

Working Title HDCH Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool)

Brief Position Overview

The Department of Human Development and Community Health seeks course instructors in the following areas:

  • Community Health

  • Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Human Development and Family Science

  • Early Childhood Education (Preschool – Age 3)

  • Variable content courses

    Faculty Tenure Track No

    Faculty Rank Non-Tenure Track

    Position Number 4A6121

    Department Human Development &Community Health

    Division College of Education, Health & Human Development

    Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)

    Contract Term Other

    Semester Fall or Spring

    If other, specify From date

    If other, specify End date

    Union Affiliation Contact HR for Determination

    FTE Varies

    Benefits Eligible Depends on FTE (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)

    Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications

    Contract Type LOA

    If other, please specify

    Recruitment Type Open

    Position Details

    General Statement

Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable level instruction and/or related functions. Instructors are needed to teach classes depending upon need and available funding.

Applications are accepted on a continual basis (unless otherwise indicated) and will be maintained in pool for two years. After two years, candidates will be notified to re-submit materials for continued consideration.

The department or program search committees or hiring authority will review and evaluate the submitted application materials. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the non-tenure track faculty hiring pool.

Appointments are on a part-time basis and vary in duration, a couple weeks, a semester or an academic year, depending on the specific needs of the department/program. Salary is dependent on number of courses taught and duration.

We seek individuals who work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals, possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University.

Duties and Responsibilities

We hope to attract applicants who can teach in a diverse University community and have demonstrated ability in helping students from diverse backgrounds succeed. Responsibilities may include:

  • Teaching on-campus or online courses

  • Advising, evaluating and assisting students and/or

  • Curriculum and/or course development

    Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Master’s degree or terminal degree in appropriate field with an academic background commensurate with teaching one or more of the specialty areas listed above.

    Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Academic/professional experience.

  • Demonstrated experience teaching interdisciplinary courses

  • Demonstrated knowledge of college student development

  • Demonstrated commitment to student, faculty, and staff diversity.

    The Successful Candidate Will

  • Possess effective interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

  • Contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Montana State University.

  • Have an appreciation of diverse constituencies and add intellectual diversity to the department

    Position Special Requirements/Additional Information

The position for which you have applied MAY BE a Union position. Union affiliation is determined by job duties and the collective bargaining unit.

  • Non-Tenure Track Faculty – Any position that is .5 FTE or more is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State University ( AFMSU ). Faculty covered by AFMSU may choose to pay membership dues. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at AFMSU (http://afmsu4ntt.org/) or by emailing AFSMU (afmsu4ntt@gmail.com) .

  • Any position less than .5 FTE is not represented by the Union and is not required to pay dues.

  • If the FTE changes during employment, the representational status of this position could be impacted.

** Exceptions: Anyone having successfully completed a PEI exam or any faculty working in Extension are exempt from the Union

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

The Program

The Department

The department of Human Development and Community Health at Montana State University is located in the College of Education, Health and Human Development ( EHHD ). The departmental mission is to enrich human well-being through teaching, research, and outreach. The department strategic efforts are outlined on the departmental website www.montana.edu/wwwhhd/ (https://www.montana.edu/hhd/)

Highlights for the Department of Human Development and Community Health include:

  • Undergraduate programs incorporate hands-on learning in the form of internships with community partners, practicum in local classrooms and/or research experiences with faculty that work in collaboration with local communities.

  • Faculty foster community partnerships like the Kinship Navigator Program (with MT DPHHS ) and Messengers for Health (in partnership with the Crow People) to improve health outcomes of local communities.

  • The FCS Master’s Program as well as the Indigenous Rural Health PhD Program can be completed entirely online to facilitate advanced degree attainment for working professionals.

    The College

The College of Education, Health and Human Development ( EHHD ) (https://www.montana.edu/ehhd/) , the third largest college at Montana State University (https://www.montana.edu/) , serves over 2000 students and employs over 50 full time tenure track faculty. EHHD consists of four academic units: Counseling; Education; Food Systems, Nutrition & Kinesiology; and Human Development & Community Health. (https://www.montana.edu/hhd/index.html)

The College of Education, Health and Human Development is home to a wide variety of programs that fulfill Montana’s land grant mission of providing services to the people of Montana and beyond.

  • We train teachers for elementary and secondary classrooms.

  • We support grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.

  • We help soldiers and other professionals become teachers.

  • We partner with leaders on Native American reservations to develop ways to lead healthy lifestyles and improve education for children and adults.

  • We educate families on how to make healthy nutrition and physical activities choices.

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies Multiple Positions

    Desired Start Date Multiple Positions Desired Start Date Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.

    Position End Date (if temporary)

    Open Date

    Close Date

    Applications will be:

Applications will be accepted and screened for the duration of this pool.

Special Instructions

Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants are retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Montana State University is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged.

Montana State University makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. To request an accommodation, contact the Human Resources Office, PO Box 172520, Montana State University, Bozeman MT 59717-2520; 406-994-3651; recruitment@montana.edu .

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: https://www.montana.edu/hr/recruitment-guidelines/affirmative_action_plan.html