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
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 &
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 &
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
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 must begin paying
either membership dues or representation fees within thirty (30)
days of hire. This is a condition of employment. Additional
information can be found at AFMSU or by emailing AFSMU .
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
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
The Program Optional
The Department The department of Health and Human Development 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/). Highlights for the Department of
Health and Human Development include:
The Sustainable Foods program, a collaboration with the College
of Agriculture, was named one of the 10 best environmental programs
in the U.S. by Mother Nature Network
The Food and Nutrition program was named one of 10 programs to
watch by Allied Health World website.
The first time pass rate for community health majors on the
Certified Health Education Specialist Exam (CHES) is 100% and the
first time pass rate on the exam for Registered Dieticians is 86%.
National averages for these examination pass rates are
significantly lower than those at MSU.
Ski researchers at Montana State recently won awards at national
and international competitions.
The Child Development Center, part of the Early Childhood
program, is accredited by the National Association for the
Education of Young Children. Other departmental accreditations
include ASCEND for Food and Nutrition and CACREP for
Human Development Clinic/Clinical Supervision..
The College The College of Education, Health and Human
Development (EHHD), the third largest college at Montana State
University, serves over 2000 students and employs over 50 full time
tenure track faculty. EHHD consists of two academic units:
Education and Health and Human Development.
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
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 life styles and improve education for children and adults.
We educate families on how to make healthy nutrition and physical