The Department of Biology at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, CO is hiring a tenure track Assistant Professor with a specialty in Zoology/Animal Biology. Below is a summary of the job posting. For more information, please see the complete job posting: https://coloradomesa.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=194&site=2
Assistant Professor of Biology
Colorado Mesa University
The Biological Sciences Department at Colorado Mesa University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Zoology beginning August, 2019. The successful applicant will join a dynamic department that includes field, cellular, molecular and organismal biologists, focused on excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentorship of undergraduate research. Preference will be given to applicants with research interests in an area of animal biology that are complementary to the strengths already present in the department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include teaching 12 credits/semester, offering research opportunities to undergraduate students, advising, and service to the department and university. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses in biology and zoology for majors and non-majors. Upper-division courses will include courses related to the candidate’s specialty that complement the existing curriculum. Other duties may be assigned
The standard teaching load is 12 credit hours per semester; some assigned courses may be taught on-line, hybrid, or via distance delivery modalities. Scholarship in the discipline, involvement with advising and service to the department and profession are expected.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
REQUIRED EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Required Degree. A Ph.D. in Biology or a related field from an accredited institution is required.
ABD candidates considered if the doctorate expected to be completed by August 15, 2019.
Some Teaching Experience preferred.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in undergraduate teaching and mentorship in addition to postdoctoral training.
Colorado Mesa University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and who have a demonstrated commitment to improving the levels of access and success for underrepresented students within higher education.
APPLICATION: Submit a cover letter, resume or CV, Statement of teaching philosophy (including a description of teaching experience and interests), statement of research interests including plan to involve undergraduate students, and three letters of recommendation statement of teaching and research interests, three letters of recommendation and a copy of transcripts for all degrees completed (If your transcripts include a social security number or birthdate, please redact this information before uploading the documents. Official transcripts will be required upon hire). Letters of recommendation submitted on behalf of the applicant may be sent to CMUJobs@coloradomesa.edu.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 1/10/2019.