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Biomedical Sciences Faculty of Immunology/ Microbiology

Rocky Vista University
8401 S. Chambers Road
Location, Job Title, Benefits

Rocky Vista University in Englewood, CO has an opening for a

Biomedical Sciences Faculty of Immunology/ Microbiology (Full-Time)


To be considered for this position applicants should submit a resume/cover letter and salary requirements.




$83,000 to $119,000+ per year depending on rank. The posted salary range represents the minimum to the midpoint within RVU’s compensation plan. RVU’s full compensation structure provides a minimum to a maximum range.  The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to skill, knowledge, experience, education, and credentials. Specifically, Faculty salary is determined by these factors as well as Faculty Rank which will be determined by the RVU Rank and Promotion committee.




RVU offers a full benefits package that includes 401(k), Health, Dental and Vision insurance, along with 2 weeks (minimum) accrued paid vacation days per year, 12 accrued sick days per year, personal days, 13 ½ paid holidays and 401(K) match up to 7% based on employee’s contribution. Join us in an environment where in-office work is the primary focus, complemented by hybrid work flexibility for eligible positions.


Commitment to Inclusive Excellence: We are Rocky Vista University (RVU), a diverse, equitable, and inclusive healthcare education university that recognizes, values, and respects the commonalities and differences reflected in our students, staff, faculty, and alumni. We strive to be compassionate healthcare educators and practitioners who embrace and champion diversity, equity, and inclusion.


RVU is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Primary Purpose

Serve as a faculty expert in the department delivering content in the field of Biomedical Immunology and Microbiology to students in the Masters of Science in Biomedical Sciences (MSBS) and Osteopathic medicine programs, provide service to the university, and engage in innovative scholarship and research to advance medical and scientific knowledge.

Essential Job Functions
  • Direct the education and instruction of students in the designated programs while providing mentorship and motivation for learning, research and scholarly activity in classroom environments, active learning groups, and research opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain scheduled office hours for student advising, tutoring, remediation and consultation.
  • Provide service to the university community through service on MSBS and College of Osteopathic (COM) committees.
  • Participate in curriculum development, assessment and modification as a part of the programs ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  • Participate in the assessment and evaluation of students, provide feedback and remedial assistance to ensure that the students meet the standards established by the faculty and university and obtain the knowledge, skills and competency established.
  • Participate in the assessment or evaluation of and provide feedback to other members of the faculty as a portion of the college’s ongoing quality improvement and assessment program.
  • Maintain a personal and professional development plan and portfolio, including documentation of teaching, professional development activities and plans, service provided to college and communities, scholarly activity and research to assure personal growth and continued competency with specialty field.
  • Demonstrate the highest standard of professionalism and ethical behavior in all aspects of personal and professional actions and performance.
  • Demonstrate and role model an ongoing ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, supervisors and support staff.
  • Demonstrate adaptability and the willingness to assist the university and college in fulfilling its mission and vision though teaching, academic administrative duties (course/system coordinator), community service, and/or perform special duties as assigned.
  • Advance the prestige of the University and College through advancement of it mission and vision and advancement of your personal career while striving to embrace the core values of the university.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Dean, Chair, or Vice Chair.
Marginal Job Functions
  • Assist administration, faculty and staff in special projects as required.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the delivery of medical education.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the area of studied expertise.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of varied curriculum templates.
  • Demonstrate ability to mentor and motivate students and peers.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing equality, diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Terminal degree (Ph.D., D.O., M.D.) from an accredited institution in Microbiology or related field.
  • A record of scholarly activity, student mentoring, and academic service is essential.
Preferred Qualifications
  • One (1) year of academic experience as a full time faculty member at a medical school, or two (2) years of experience teaching at the graduate level or academic experience as a full time faculty member teaching at the undergraduate level in an institution of higher education.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in professional or educational settings.
  • Demonstrations of post-doctoral experience and published works of scholarly activity.


Final applicant will be required to pass background check and drug screening.


Qualified applicants will be contacted. There may be an additional video interview for you to complete. Please watch your email including spam and promotions folder.



Rocky Vista University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary. The following are essential abilities and physical requirements for all positions at the University.


  • Ability to orally communicate effectively with others;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing, using the English language;
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staffs at all levels;
  • May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties;
  • May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies to include, but not limited to, pens, pencils, calculators, computer keyboards, telephone, etc.;
  • May be required to transport oneself to other campus offices, conference rooms, and on occasion, to off-campus sites to attend meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, etc.

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