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Minimum USD Salary: 46,000
Maximum USD Salary: 48,000


Company: Colorado State University

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Working Title
Adjunct Faculty Languages, Literatures & Cultures – Open Pool 2024

Position Location
Fort Collins, CO

Work Location
Position is fully in-office/in-person

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Proposed Annual Salary Range
$46,000 – $48,000

Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas: and

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Description of Work Unit

The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures is comprised of teachers and scholars of language, linguistics, literature and culture including specialists of second language acquisition, poetry, theater, cinema, and translation. Faculty represent over twenty different countries of origin. This work unit exists to educate, counsel, and support the undergraduate and graduate students in the department, maintain their records, and support the teaching, research and creative activity, and service of its faculty.

Founded in 1870, Colorado State University is among the nation’s leading research universities and enrolls approximately 32,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Located an hour north of the Denver metro area, Fort Collins is a vibrant community of approximately 157,000 residents that offers the convenience of a small town with all the amenities of a large city. Fort Collins is situated on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with views of 14,000 foot peaks, and offers access to numerous cultural, recreational, and outdoor opportunities.

Tenure/Tenure Track?

% Research

% Teaching

% Service

% Administration

To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on

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Position Summary

When a position becomes available, the Department of Languages, Literatures & Cultures hires adjunct faculty from this applicant pool. Such faculty may be hired for the fall, spring, and/or summer term in a given academic year. They are hired to teach courses in language acquisition, linguistics, literature and culture in one or more of the following languages:

  • American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Hebrew, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Russian, and Spanish.

Applicants are added to the pool list throughout the calendar year. Hiring decisions are typically made during the late spring and early summer for fall semester, during the early fall semester for spring and during the spring semester for the summer term.

Conditions of Employment
Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires), Special Requirements/Other

Required Job Qualifications

Requirements for these positions are:

  • M.A.
  • Experience teaching a specific subject area and demonstrated teaching excellence;
  • Advanced proficiency in the target language and proficiency in English;
  • Experience teaching the language or literature.

Preferred Job Qualifications

Preferred job qualifications for these positions are:

  • Ph.D.
  • Willingness to work together with LLC faculty as a team on curriculum building, assessment, student outreach and recruitment;
  • Experience/expertise in curriculum development;
  • Experience/expertise in assessment;
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusion through teaching and outreach.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications in the announcement to be hired. For a complete application, please upload a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching Philosophy, Statement of Teaching Interests and the names and contact information for three professional references. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.

To document teaching excellence, applicants must also submit Course Materials and Sample Syllabus or Syllabi. Class or Student Evaluations are optional but encouraged.

This pool expires December 31, 2024. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or pregnancy in its employment, programs, services and activities, and admissions, and, in certain circumstances, marriage to a co-worker. The University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity and equal access institution and affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Title IX Programs and Gender Equity, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715,

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

The Coordinator for any other forms of misconduct prohibited by the University’s Policy on Discrimination and Harassment is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, Co. 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836,

Any person may report sex discrimination under Title IX to the Office of Civil Rights, Department of Education.

Diversity Statement

Personal and professional commitment to diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession and/or diversity/inclusion activities.

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Jonathan Carlyon

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