Instructor - Biology

Colorado Springs, CO
Mar 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Biology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor position to teach anatomy and physiology classes to start in August of 2017. Applicants must have at least a master's degree in a closely related science discipline (e.g. anatomy, physiology, biology), or a master's degree in another field of study (e.g. education, chemistry, geography) with at least 18 credit hours of graduate work in anatomy and/or physiology. Those given the highest level of consideration are those with experience in teaching anatomy and physiology lectures, labs with human cadavers, and willingness to participate in dissecting human cadavers. Standard load is 24 contact hours per academic year (fall and spring) in a 95% teaching 5% service proportion.

The University enrolls ~ 12,000 students with ~ 750 undergraduate Biology majors. The Department of Biology is dedicated to outstanding teaching and research at the undergraduate and Master's levels (

Beginning salary ~ $40,280. The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

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Master's degree in a closely related science discipline (e.g. anatomy, physiology, biology)


Master's degree in another field of study (e.g. education, chemistry, geography) with at least 18 credit hours of graduate work in anatomy and/or physiology

Special Instructions to Applicants:Position is open until filled. Applications received by April 1, 2017 will receive full consideration. Applications received by email or surface mail will not be considered. Upon request, please be prepared to provide five references (at least two previous/current supervisors), including their email contact information. Official transcripts will be required upon hire. Specific questions may be directed to the search committee at

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript(s), Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must submit 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) teaching philosophy, 4) unofficial transcripts for consideration.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40062 - LAS-Biology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 28, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Search commmittee

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00480509


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