Visiting Assistant Professor - Human Physiology

Job description

The Department of Biology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs invites applications for a nine-month appointment as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Human Physiology to start in August of 2018. This is a temporary position with the possibility of extension for one additional year. Applicants must have a PhD in human physiology or a closely related science discipline and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Specifically, the department is seeking an individual with the ability and desire to teach BIOL 3060 Human Physiology, an introductory physiology course. Teaching load (4-3) will include lecture and laboratory sections. Course assignments will be based on departmental needs and the qualifications and experience of the person hired.

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 ( The Biology Department offers a B.S. degree in biology, with an option in biomedical science. Details of these programs can be found at The graduate program offers an MSc in Biology, with several options. Details of the graduate program can be found at

The University of Colorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefits programs can be found at:

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in human physiology or a closely related area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous college lecture teaching experience
  • Previous college laboratory teaching experience using human data acquisition systems, such as ADInstruments PowerLab or Biopac.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Full consideration will be given to completed applications received by April 30th, 2018. Applications received by email or hard copy will not be considered. Specific questions may be directed to the search committee at [email protected] Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

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

Application Materials Instructions:In order for an application to be considered, applicants must label each required attachment with the relevant title, attach the required documents for this position announcement to the submission and check the Job Specific Attachments box next to each document in the submission. When applying, applicants must include: 1. Cover letter 2. CV 3. Unofficial transcripts 4. Statement of teaching philosophy that specifically addresses lecture and laboratory curriculum in human physiology. 5. Names and contact information of five professional references willing to provide a confidential letter of recommendation If you have technical difficulties with your application, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200 #5 or [email protected] Job related inquiries should be directed to the Search Committee.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Colorado Springs

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

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 9, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Search Committee

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00480513





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Posted: 4/10/2018
Application Due: 6/2/2018
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