Denver, CO
May 25, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences


The Department of Geography & Environmental Sciences (GES) at the University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a temporary, full-time, non-tenure-track 9-month appointment as a physical geographer/physical scientist instructor.

The position will include teaching 8 courses in the academic year in support of the GES teaching mission/needs, including introductory, upper division and graduate courses related to the physical geography components of the program. Commitment to excellence in teaching is expected. GES ( seeks an instructor who can enhance the curriculum in physical geography, environmental science, human-environment interaction, and/or environmental geography. The position will also support the lab management of two teaching labs.


Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Geography or related field.

Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Experience in teaching at the university-level.

Desired Qualifications:

Familiarity with lab management.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin June 25, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants that apply after June 25, 2017, may not be considered.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Statement of Teaching Philosophy

Application Materials Instructions:When applying at CU Careers, applicants must include: 1. A cover letter 2. A current curriculum vitae 3 The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references 4. A 1-page statement highlighting teaching philosophy and where applicable, evidence supporting excellence in teaching.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30102 - CLAS-Geography

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: May 24, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Frederick Chambers

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00623547


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