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


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
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
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