Montana State University

Non-Tenure Track Faculty Position
Vacancy Announcement

Instructor (Applicant Pool)
Gallatin College

Search Number     13-292

Montana State University seeks qualified individuals to provide non tenurable level instruction and/or related functions. Applications are accepted on a continual basis (unless otherwise indicated) and may be maintained in a pool for two years. After two years, candidates need 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.

Responsibilities are most likely to include teaching on-campus or online courses, but there may also be opportunities for positions involving advising, evaluating and assisting students and/or curriculum and course development.

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 Gallatin College Montana State University.

As a non tenurable employee, you may be eligible for benefits as outlined in the policies of Montana State University, the Montana University System and the AFMSU Non Tenure Track Collective Bargaining Agreement at


Gallatin College seeks course instructors to teach in Bozeman in the following specialty areas:

  • Developmental Math
  • Developmental Writing
  • General Education coursework (Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities)
  • Aviation
  • Bookkeeping
  • Design Drafting Technology
  • Interior Design
  • Medical Assistant
  • CNC Machining Technology
  • Welding Technology
  • Business
  • Computer Applications
  • Communications
  • Human Development
  • Medical Coding
  • For General Education coursework: minimum master's degree required in the discipline or a related academic field.

    For Developmental Math and Developmental Writing courses: a Bachelor’s degree in the discipline is required, although a Master’s degree is preferred.

    For all Workforce programs: occupational experience in the field is required, while academic degrees or industry certifications may be required and are preferred.

    1.   In accordance with MSU policy, hiring will be conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

    2.   This position MAY BE a Union position. Union membership is determined by the amount of work being contracted.
    • Any position working 50% or more is represented by the Associated Faculty of Montana State University (AFMSU). Faculty covered by AFMSU must begin paying either membership dues or representation fees within thirty (30) days of hire. This is a condition of employment. Additional information can be found at
    • Any position working less than 50% is not represented by the Union, and is not required to pay dues. If the terms and conditions of the hire contracts change, the representational status of this position could be impacted.

    Screening of applications will begin when a position becomes available and will continue until the position(s) are filled.


    Electronic submissions in PDF format are preferred, and must have the applicant's signature on the letter of application. For electronic submittals, please indicate "Applicant - Search #13-292” in the subject line of the email.

    Send cover letter and resume, identifying area of interest, and contact information to: Dayna Klopp, Gallatin College MSU, PO Box 170515, Bozeman MT 59717-0515, email or fax 406-994-5577.

    It is highly encouraged to submit an application packet addressing all the above requirements and qualifications. Missing materials and information may not be requested and may result in your application not being considered for the position.

    In order to receive Veterans Preference during the application review process, it is highly recommended that the required forms are included at the time you submit your application materials. Click here for the forms and information regarding Veterans Preference. Important note: Your preference form is submitted to a different location than your application materials. A DD214 is not a required document.

    Posted ses 4/24/2013