Biology/Science Methods - 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

Metropolitan State College of Denver seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in the Department of Biology.
Teach 12 hours per semester, including a course in Methods of Science Teaching for secondary education, General Biology, upper-division biology courses in area of expertise, and all required laboratories. Establish a research program involving undergraduates. Engage in scholarly activities and professional development; advise students, including those seeking secondary licensure; provide service to the Department, the School of Letters, Arts and Sciences, the College, and the community. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the education needs of a diverse urban population.

Required Qualifications

Earned doctorate in biology or closely related field by July 1, 2012.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Biology. At least one year of full-time experience teaching science in a secondary school setting. At least one year of successful college-level teaching in biology. Experience teaching a course in Methods of Science Teaching for secondary education or demonstrable expertise to develop such a course. Experience teaching and advising a diverse student population; experience in recruiting and retaining diverse students including students of color; experience in community engagement (e.g. programs in K-12, community partnerships, service learning).

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

Applicants are encouraged to explicitly address preferred qualifications in the cover letter.

Copies of Transcripts and three letters of recommendation are required of all applicants. Please send any materials that cannot be uploaded through the application system via mail, fax or e-mail. Address all correspondence to the attention of:
Dr. Ford Lux
Department of Biology
Metropolitan State College of Denver
P.O. Box 173362, Campus Box 53
Denver CO. 80217-3362

Keyword Phrases

  • Biology/Science Methods
  • Biology
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelor's and master's degrees
  • Biology
  • Sciences (nowhere else listed)
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Type of Faculty:Not Specified
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 12/5/2011