One-Year (2015-2016) Faculty Position in Biology (USA) ~

6 de mayo de 2015

One-Year (2015-2016) Faculty Position in Biology (USA)

The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Northern Colorado has a one-year opening for a full-time Lecturer in Biology.  We seek a candidate with a Doctorate who is able to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in biology. The primary teaching responsibilities will include Ecology (Bio 360), Biology for non-majors (Bio 100) and Scientific Writing (Sci 291) and an additional upper division course depending on the expertise of the applicant.   The teaching load will be 12 credits per semester.  In addition the candidate will be expected to provide service for the school, college, university, and community; and be active in student advising.

Minimum Qualifications:
-- Doctorate in Biology or related field
                                 -- Commitment to excellence in teaching
                                -- Evidence or potential for excellence in teaching
                                -- Ability to teach other courses in molecular/cell biology and anatomy and physiology

Preferred Qualifications:
-- Teaching experience at the university level

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs.  Dependents and spouses of UNC employees who are employed as 0.5 FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants.  These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges.   Further requirements may exist.  Other benefits may be available based on position.  Opportunities for summer instruction may be available.

Requested Start Date:
August 1, 2015

Application Materials, Contact, and Application Deadline:
Screening of applications will begin on May 18, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should apply online at and select "View/Apply for Faculty Positions" then choose "Hiring Pool - School of Biological Sciences - Full-time Term and Part-Time Instructors"  Application documents to be submitted online are a letter of application/cover letter describing teaching and related experience, a curriculum vitae or resume, and a list of courses that the candidate is qualified to teach with an indication of preferences,  unofficial or official copies of undergraduate and graduate school transcripts and three letters of recommendation.   For difficulties with uploading information please contact Cynthia Budde

970-351-2921 (phone)
970-351-2335 (fax)

Additional Requirements:
Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made.  Original transcripts must be submitted at least one (1) month before the start date.

Location and Environment:
The University of Northern Colorado is a Doctoral/Research University enrolling 13,000+ graduate and undergraduate students.  The university, founded in 1889, is located in Greeley, Colorado, which has a growing population of 80,000 and is situated an hour north of Denver and 30 miles east of the Rocky Mountains.  Further information about UNC and the City of Greeley is available at

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