Biology (Microbiology) Tenure-Track Faculty (Category I) - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This position exists to serve as a full-time member of the biology facutly teaching 12 credits per semester, providing academic advising to students, engaging in professional development and service to the university community.


Teach 12 credit hours per semester, including all required
laboratories. Teach lower division introductory biology,
General Microbiology w/lab and upper division courses in
discipline, including Microbial Ecology. Develop additional
upper division courses in area of specialty. Establish and
direct undergraduate research projects. Responsibilities will
also include academic advising, conducting professional
development, and performing university and community
service. The successful candidate must have ability to work
with and be sensitive to the education needs of a diverse
urban population.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate in microbiology or closely related
discipline no later than July 1st, 2013.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to teach introductory-level
biology courses and lower division General Microbiology.
Ability to establish and direct undergraduate research
Expertise in some combination of the following: microbial
ecology, environmental microbiology, mycology.
Demonstration of at least one year of full time
college/university teaching, with experience teaching and
advising a diverse student population.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit: 1) a cover letter of application explicitly relating education and experience to the
qualifications and responsibilities listed above; 2) a current
curriculum vitae; 3) names and contact information for three
references; 4) copies of all transcripts; 5) Statement of
teaching philosophy; and 6) Statement of research interests
including proposed undergraduate projects. Submit any
materials that cannot be uploaded through the online
application system to:
Microbiology Search
Department of Biology, Campus Box 53
Metropolitan State University of Denver
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362
Fax: 303-556-6426

Keyword Phrases

  • Biology
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Chemistry
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter