Instructor - Biology

Colorado Springs, CO
May 03, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
DescriptionThe Department of Biology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs seeksa half-time, non-tenure track instructor to begin in August of 2019. Thesuccessful candidate will teach 12 credit/contact hours per 9-month academicyear and coordinate respective laboratory sections. Teaching assignments mayinclude, but are not limited to, Biol 1000, 1060, 1300, 1310, 1350 and 1360. Course descriptions can be found here. 

 The University enrolls ~11,000 students with ~800 undergraduate Biology majors.  Thedepartment is dedicated to outstanding teaching and research at theundergraduate and Master’s levels (

 Applicants must submit 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae,3) teaching philosophy, and

4) unofficial transcripts for consideration. Applications received through May 31, 2019 will receive fullconsideration. Specific questions may be directed to search committee chair Lisa Hines at [email protected]  

 Academic year salary will be $22,875. The University ofColorado offers a comprehensive benefits package. Information on benefitsprograms can be found at:

 The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safeand productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achievingthis goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicantsbeing considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminalhistory record check and, when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehiclehistory check.

 UCCS is an equal opportunity and affirmative actionemployer. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of itscommitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity,the University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,creed, religion, national origin, gender, disability, age, veteran status,sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information,political affiliation or political philosophy in its programs or activities,including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Alternative formatsof this ad can be provided upon request for with disabilities by contacting theOffice of Human Resources at (719) 255-3372.

 The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires thatverification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees bythe end of the third day of work.

QualificationsMinimum Requirements:

Master’s degree in Biology or closely related field, or aMaster’s degree in another field with a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours inbiology.

 Preferred: PhD in Biology or closely related field; 1 year of undergraduatebiology teaching experience in lecture and/or lab settings.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Colorado Springs
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: May 1, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing