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3 May 2023

Full-Time Teaching track assistant or associate professor

Colorado State University – Posted by ljjones Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

Job Description

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, within the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, is inviting applications for a 9-month, assistant, or associate professor appointment. The position is a full time, tenure-track, teaching faculty position. Advancement in this series requires excellence in teaching and service, as well as making recognized contributions to the development of one’s specific discipline and/or pedagogy. The successful candidate will substantially participate in the undergraduate teaching mission of the department, as well as play a leadership role in microbiology education research, working with other faculty to develop, implement and assess innovative, equitable, and inclusive pedagogical initiatives. We are seeking a candidate who is a strong team player and dedicated to providing evidence-based teaching in our undergraduate program, with demonstrated awareness of best-practices in teaching including expertise in student-centered instructional methods to teach large (>150 students) undergraduate courses. The position will include teaching virology, cell culture, general microbiology, and other higher-level courses that use high-impact, active learning strategies and where instructors work as a team to ensure consistency across sections.


Required Job Qualifications

Assistant Professor:

PhD (or equivalent degree) in microbiology or related field with research focus on virology. Experience as a postdoctoral fellow or assistant professor.


Associate Professor:

PhD (or equivalent degree) in microbiology or related field with research focus on virology. Currently at the rank of associate professor or 3+ years of experience at the assistant level.


For each level, required credentials must include:

  • 2+ years of experience teaching undergraduate lecture courses such as virology, microbiology, or related field
  • Evidence of conducting and publishing research and/or authorship of scholarly works such as manuscripts, reviews, or book chapters
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Demonstrated use of innovative, evidence-based teaching strategies


Preferred Qualifications

  • Evidence of conducting and/or publishing discipline-based education research
  • Evidence of applying for and/or securing internal funding, and/or contributing to collaborative proposals for external funding, with a focus on education research
  • Evidence of collecting metrics of teaching methodologies
  • Evidence of engaging students in high-impact learning activities, such as service-learning, community outreach, learning assistant training, mentoring, bench science research, education research, etc.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment


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How to Apply

For full consideration, Please apply on or before May 21, 2023 by 11:59 MST via https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/124798

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 80,000 - 100,000.

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