Chemistry Tenure-Track Faculty- Deadline Extended 2/14/14 - 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

The deadline on the Chemistry, Tenure Track Faculty, F 215, has been extended to 2/14/2014.  go to for full position announcement and to apply.

Looking for a candidate with post-secondary teaching experience in the field of Biochemistry. This position places a strong focus on excellence in both teaching and mentoring through research. The position will include teaching introductory biological chemistry and forensic DNA/biology courses, as well as biochemistry lecture and lab courses. The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women and minorities to apply.


A successful candidate shall teach 24 credit hours per academic year – summer semester not included. The candidate will be expected to teach Introductory Biological Chemistry, Forensic DNA/biology, and Biochemistry courses and labs. Beyond the classroom, teaching involves activities that impart knowledge and critical thinking skills to students, and includes preparing for courses assigned, assessing student progress, conducting curricular review, curricular development, and program review, and evaluating the use of new technology. The candidate will also be expected to contribute to the collegial environment of the department, collaborating and helping the department to establish preeminence. The candidate will also support the university through internal and external service activities and advising, and conduct professional development that leads to publishable works in a candidate’s field of expertise or in post-secondary education. The candidate will also be expected to develop and mentor an active undergraduate research program. The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population especially students within racially diversified communities.

Required Qualifications

Ph.D. conferred by January 1, 2014 in Biochemistry or closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated dedication to excellence in teaching biochemistry; demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; post-secondary teaching experience; forensic science laboratory or teaching experience; record of peer-reviewed publication; experience working collegially with multi-disciplinary teams and diverse populations; record of extramural funding; postdoctoral experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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

In order for your file to be considered complete and forwarded to the search committee, you MUST submit the following items: curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy, research statement, unofficial copy of transcripts, and three letters of reference.

Letters of reference should be sent directly to the screening committee chair. If you are unable to attach copies of transcripts at the time of application please submit them using the same information below.

Mailing Address:
Dr. Andrew Bonham
Campus Box 52
PO Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362

The candidate selected for hire will be required to provide official transcripts.

Keyword Phrases

  • CHE - Chemistry
  • Chemistry Tenure-Track Faculty
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Chemistry
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter