Instructor - Biology
The Department of Biology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs invites applications for a non-tenure track instructor position to teach introductory biology lecture and labs and other biology courses as needed. The position starts in August of 2017. Applicants must have at least a Master's degree in biology or a closely-related discipline. Highest consideration will be given to candidates with prior teaching experience in biology lectures and/or labs. 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 (www.uccs.edu/~biology).
Beginning salary ~ $40,280. Funding for this position is approved for the 2017-18 academic year and is not guaranteed for future academic years. The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.
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Master's degree or higher in biology or a closely related science discipline
At least one year of teaching experience in introductory biology labs and/or lectures
Special Instructions to Applicants:Position is open until filled. Applications received by April 14th will receive full consideration. Applications received by email or hard copy 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 email@example.com
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, Unofficial transcript(s), Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Department: C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus - 40062 - LAS-Biology
Posting Date: Mar 28, 2017
Closing Date: Ongoing
Posting Contact Name: Search committee
Posting Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Number: 00732343