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Montana State University Gen Ed - Natural Sciences Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Gallatin College (Applicant Pool) in Bozeman, Montana

Position Details

Announcement Number FAC - VA - 18089

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Dayna Klopp

dayna.klopp@montana.edu

Classification Title Instructor

Working Title Gen Ed - Natural Sciences Non-Tenure Track Faculty - Gallatin College (Applicant Pool)

Brief Position Overview

Gallatin College seeks Natural Science non-tenure track faculty for the AA/AS program.

Faculty Tenure Track No

Faculty Rank Non-Tenure Track

Position Number 4A8000

Department Gallatin College

Division Gallatin College

Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)

Contract Term Semester

Semester Fall & Spring

If other, specify From date

If other, specify End date

Union Affiliation Contact HR for Determination

FTE Dependent on work load units.

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

Salary Salary rate is $1000 per credit for core courses.

Contract Type LOA

If other, please specify

Recruitment Type Open

General Statement

Gallatin College seeks qualified individuals to provide non-tenurable level instruction and/or related functions.

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.

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

Duties and Responsibilities

Gallatin College seeks instructors to teach Natural Science courses in Bozeman at either our MSU or East Frontage Rd locations in one or more of the following specialty areas: Physics, Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Ecology or related disciplines.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • Master’s degree in relevant area

  • Demonstrated experience working with and engaging diverse students and colleagues within and outside the department

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • College level teaching experience

  • Demonstrated commitment to student, faculty, and staff diversity

The Successful Candidate Will

  • Work professionally and effectively with diverse individuals.

  • Possess effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Have the ability to contribute positively to the academic success of the students and the mission of Gallatin College 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.

  • Faculty – Gallatin College – Any position more than .5 FTE MAY BE eligible for benefits as outlined in the policies of the Montana Two-Year College Faculty Association (MTYCFA), Montana State University, the Montana University System or the AFMSU Non Tenure Track Collective Bargaining Agreements.

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

Normal classroom environment.

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

Gallatin College’s transfer and general education degrees are designed to meet the needs of students who are:

  • undecided about their educational goals

  • prefer small class sizes

  • are concerned about affordability

  • need academic support

  • desire a more gradual entrance into the university

Gallatin College offers two degree programs for transfer and general education: The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree

Provides a foundation of general education studies with a concentration of coursework in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The Associate of Science (A.S.) degree

Provides a foundation of general education studies with a concentration of coursework in mathematics and natural sciences.

The Department

To enhance educational opportunity, Gallatin College offers developmental coursework, transfer degrees and workforce certificates.

High quality instruction, small class sizes, and out-of-class academic support are hallmarks of Gallatin College MSU.

The College

Gallatin College MSU is Southwest Montana’s two-year college, offering associate degrees and one- and two- year professional certificates. Gallatin College complements the four-year programs at Montana State University and ensures access to workforce development that promotes a vibrant local economy.

Number of Vacancies Multiple

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

When course is available

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.

Appointments may be 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 or program. Salary is dependent on the number of courses taught and duration.

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 an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran’s status, sex, age, political ideas, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation. 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: http://www.montana.edu/hr/disabilityaccommodation/complaintsgrievances.html .

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