Current Job Opportunities

Adjunct Faculty, Nature and Human Values, Department of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences

Apply now Job no: 494957
Work type: Adjunct Faculty Part Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching), Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences

Position Title: Adjunct Faculty, Nature and Human Values, Department of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
Pay Range:

Salary range: $5,500-6,500 per section.

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

The Opportunity:

The Department of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) invites applicants for a part-time position as instructors for Nature and Human Values (NHV). The course combines composition and professional ethics. Topics include writing instruction, ethical philosophy, science and engineering ethics, and environmental justice. More information on the course can be found at this link. Opportunities are available for fall 2021 for up to two sections of the course. Position open until filled. Review of applications will be ongoing. 


Primary responsibilities:

  • Instruct students in composition and professional ethics
  • Measure student progress toward learning outcomes by grading written and oral assignments
  • Facilitate discussions around moral and ethical issues

Additional responsibilities

  • Hold regular office hours
  • Engage students on Canvas
  • Participate in occasional meetings for course instructors
Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters in a field related to composition or ethics
  • Ability to provide meaningful feedback on student writing
  • Ability to lead inclusive conversations about ethics and morality
  • Ability to navigate online learning management systems (Canvas)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ph.D. or terminal degree in a field related to composition or ethics
  • Skill with online learning management systems such as Canvas
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. 
Equal Opportunity:

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons.  Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

How to Apply: Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, veterans status) and upload a CV and a cover letter (required). References will not be contacted until later in the selection process and you will be informed before that contact is made.
Background Investigation Required: Yes
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement  Effective December 18, 2021, this position will require documented proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. New employees will be required to provide attestation to their status with proof of vaccination upon hire.
Religious and medical exemptions and reasonable accommodation shall be addressed as required by law pursuant to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s vaccination guidance.

Advertised: Mountain Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More


Update your details, view your application and progress


e.g., "Administrator"

Refine Search

Work type


Job Type
Major Area

Keep informed about job opportunities at the Colorado School of Mines