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Montana State University Health & Human Development Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool) in Bozeman, Montana

Position Details

Position Information

Announcement Number FAC - VA - 22066

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Rebecca Koltz at 406-994-3299 or

Classification Title Instructor

Working Title Health & Human Development Non-Tenure Track Faculty (Applicant Pool)

Brief Position Overview

The Department of Health and Human Development seeks course instructors in the following areas:

  • Community health

  • Dietetics

  • Exercise Science

  • Early Childhood Education and Child Services

  • Family and Consumer Sciences

  • Health and Human Performance

  • Nutrition Science

  • Sustainable Food and Bioenergy Systems

  • Mental Health Counseling

  • Marriage and Family Counseling

  • School CounselingHospitality, Tourism, and Recreation

    Faculty Tenure Track No

    Faculty Rank Non-Tenure Track

    Position Number 4A6121

    Department Health & Human Development

    Division College of Education, Health & Human Development

    Appointment Type Non-Tenure Track (Pooled)

    Contract Term Other

    Semester Fall or Spring

    If other, specify From date

    If other, specify End date

    Union Affiliation Contact HR for Determination

    FTE Depends on FTE (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)

    Benefits Eligible Depends on FTE (please contact Human Resources - 406-994-3651)

    Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications

    Contract Type LOA

    If other, please specify

    Recruitment Type Open

    Position Details

    General Statement

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 State University.

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 & Skills

  • 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 & Skills

  • Academic/professional experience.

  • Demonstrated experience teaching interdisciplinary courses

  • Demonstrated knowledge of college student development

  • Promote the advancement of diversity. OR Demonstrated commitment to student, faculty, and staff diversity.

    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 bargaining unit.

  • 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 may choose to pay membership dues. 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 Union

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 required.

The Program

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 (

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 Counseling.

  • 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 beyond.

  • 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 lifestyles and improve education for children and adults.

  • We educate families on how to make healthy nutrition and physical activities choices.

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies Multiple Positions

    Desired Start Date Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants will be notified if their application is being retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.

    Position End Date (if temporary)

    Open Date

    Close Date

    Applications will be:

Applications will be accepted and screened for the duration of this pool.

Special Instructions

Review of applications will be on a continual basis and will continue until the position(s) are filled. Applicants are retained in the hiring pool for up to two years.

Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

MSU’s Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website: