Instructor (Full-Time)

Boulder, CO
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world's most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university's Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university's four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation's leading research institutions.

Description of Department:

The Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for one or more full-time instructors to begin as early as fall semester, 2018. The Department has a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate education. We seek an individual with a proven record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, who will also serve as a leader in helping the department achieve its educational mission more broadly.

Overview of Job Duties:

This position includes teaching 3-4 courses each semester as well as active engagement in pedagogical initiatives within the department and across campus. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach a variety of courses in psychology or neuroscience. Department priorities include the teaching of General Psychology, Psychological Methods and Statistics, Biological Psychology, Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, Principles of Neuroscience, and Neurobiology of Learning and Memory.


Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Psychology, Neuroscience or a related discipline.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin on March 2, 2018 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

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If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 5 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

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

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV:

1. Cover Letter which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).

2. Resume/CV (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf).

3. List of References. Contact information for three references who may be asked to provide letters of recommendation upon invitation.

5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy that includes samples of syllabi, other course materials, and assessments of teaching quality. (LastName_FirstName_Teaching).

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10190 - Psych-Psychology

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 6, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Jerry Rudy

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00743593


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