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Job Type:  Adjunct Faculty Pool

Closing:  Continuous

Reviewed:  Applications will be reviewed by departments on an as needed basis only.  


Montana Tech is establishing a pool of adjunct instructors to plan and teach courses in degree and certificate program areas such as: 

  •   Biology
  •   Business Information & Technology
  •   Chemistry & Geochemistry
  •   Bachelor of Applied Science courses
  •   Computer Science
  •   Business & Computer Technology (Accounting,  Associate in Business, Computer                  Networking, Health Information Technology)
  •   Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Geological, Geophysical, Petroleum)
  •   Health (Radiologic, CNA, Nursing and Medical Assistant)
  •   Information Technology and Information Technology & Design
  •   Material Science
  •   Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  •   Mining Engineering
  •   Nursing
  •   Professional & Technical Communications
  •   Safety, Health & Industrial Hygiene
  •   Statistics
  •   Trades & Technical {(Automotive, Construction, Drafting, Aerospace Welding, Machining &       Welding Technology,) Carpentry, Historic Preservation, Metals Fabrication, Lineman}

Other General Education courses such as:

  • English
  • Liberal Studies
  • History
  • Math
  • Writing

Adjunct positions are part-time. Employment is contingent upon adequate enrollment.  Class load is generally between one and three classes each Semester (fall, spring, summer) and contingent on need.  


Position Duties & Responsibilities

Under the direction and supervision of the Deans, Associate Deans, and/or Department Heads or Program leads, adjunct faculty will engage in a variety of learning support activities to:

  • Prepare and teach courses during the times and dates specified by the academic schedule;
  • Design, develop and assess curriculum;
  • Provide a course syllabus for each class, every semester
  • Provide timely and accurate assessment feedback to students;
  • Plan, supervise, and evaluate students' progress;
  • Maintain related student records, evaluations, and progress reports;
  • Consult with other college faculty and staff on issues relevant to students success and retention;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of institutional effectiveness and learning outcome measures related to courses;
  • Follow disciplinary procedures as prescribed and deal consistently and fairly with all students;
  •  Adapt to changing teaching schedules and situations (on campus, online, hybrid, etc.) as required by program;
  • Effectively use computer applications where appropriate, including learning management systems;
  • Incorporate pedagogies that support best learning practices;
  • Work with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences;
  • Demonstrate respect for others;
  • Other related duties as assigned and required.

Essential Attributes:

  • Collaborative work skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Commitment to interdisciplinary learning;
  • Commitment to pluralism and the ability to work effectively in a diverse workplace and   educational environment;
  • High level of energy, creativity, and motivation to design and implement effective teaching and learning practices;
  • Tolerance for ambiguity and change;
  • Experience in facilitating the success of individuals representing a broad range of academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and ability backgrounds;
  • Experience with non-traditional teaching methods.


Minimum Required Qualification:

Generally a Master's degree in subject area is required.  For some disciplines, alternate credentials may be accepted. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years teaching at the post-secondary level
  • Experience with course design;
  • Experience with online and/or hybrid instruction;
  • Experience or interest in the development of new STEM curriculum;
  • Experience or interest in working closely with instructors from various technical fields to contextualize instruction.      


Application Procedures and Deadline:
Required application materials must be completed and submitted online.   Applications will be reviewed on an as needed basis by departments and your application will serve as an adjunct faculty pool. You will be contacted if selected for an interview.

Required Online Application Materials: (Prefer Word or PDF file for attachments)       

  •  Completed Online Employment Application, 3 professional references & Supplemental Questions which are included as part of the online application.
  •   Attach current resume or Vitae; 
  •   Attach unofficial transcripts that document qualifications for area of interest; 


NOTE:  All offers are contingent on a satisfactory background check and Education Verification  


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