Adjunct Faculty for AY 24 (Fall '23, Spring '24 & Summer '24)

Butte, MT
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Adjunct Faculty – All Departments

Job Type:  Adjunct Faculty Pool

Academic YearFall 2023, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024 of  AY2024

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)
    • CTS of Behavioral Health
      • The following must have 5 years recent experience in the last 20 years of direct or related mental health clinical care. Masters preferred
        • Mental Health and Addiction 
        • Elements of counseling and treatment 
        • Behavioral Crisis Management 
  •   Information Technology and Information Technology & Design
  •   Material Science
  •   Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  •  Mining Engineering
  •   Nursing
  •  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
  • Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences
  • 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  


For full consideration application materials must be complete.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check.

Montana Tech 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 race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. 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 Tech 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. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, Montana Tech provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans.

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To request an accommodation for the application or interview, please contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380;

Why Work at Tech?

Help meet the changing needs of society by providing a transformative student experience by helping develop leaders for tomorrow by advancing science, engineering and technology.

In addition, Montana Tech offers an attractive benefits package* which includes:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance with low deductibles and comprehensive coverage.
  • Generous employer contribution toward monthly health care benefits worth $6.08 per hour.
  • 5.9% retirement employer contribution for eligible employees
  • 11 Holidays per year
  • 3 weeks of Annual Leave to start
  • Generous sick leave policy that can be used for sick children, doctor and dentist appointments as well as bereavement.
  • 6 credits of coursework free per year (fees not included)
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Reduced tuition for dependents after 4 months of employment for eligible employees
  • Employee Assistance and a Wellness Program
  • Optional Retirement Plan for eligible employees
  • Possible remote work days with supervisor approval and eligible positions.

* Benefits are dependent on position type and terms and conditions of eligibility.

Montana Technological University, Butte Montana, is nestled in the Heart of the Rocky Mountains along the Continental Divide, where I-15 and I-90 intersect. We are home to the largest National Historic District in the country. Montana Tech is a special focus institution with a reputation for excellence and value. Montana Tech is ranked #1 in the nation by CollegeNET.


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