Instructor - University Honors Program Open Pool
Position Location Fort Collins, CO Posting Number: 202000132F Position Type: Faculty Description of Work Unit The goal of the University Honors Program (UHP) is to provide an enriched educational program of study for academically talented and motivated students at Colorado State University. Honors students benefit from small, discussion-based seminars taught by some of the University's finest faculty members, personalized academic advising, priority enrollment, opportunities for leadership, research and community service, and special scholarships. Many Honors students choose to live in one of our Residential Learning Communities. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 07/01/2021 Position Summary The Honors Program at Colorado State University seeks applications throughout the year from individuals who are interested in a non-tenure track assignment. Applications will be reviewed when a vacancy occurs. Instructors are hired on a part-time basis each semester which is determined by departmental instructor need, student enrollment numbers. CSU Honors instructors teach interdisciplinary Honors seminars as part of the Honors core curriculum. The Honors seminar sections range between 19 and 22 students and the small class size creates an optimal learning environment for students and faculty alike. Each Honors seminar integrates several All-University Core Curriculum requirements such as Written Communication, Historical Perspectives, Arts/Humanities, Social/Behavioral Sciences, and Global and Cultural Awareness. Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires) Required Job Qualifications A Masters and evidence of excellence in teaching are required. Candidates are expected to have a personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities. Preferred Job Qualifications Experience in teaching interdisciplinary seminars and/or Honors seminars, is preferred. Special Instructions to Applicants A complete application includes the on-line application, CV, cover letter, and a list of three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. 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.