Teaching Assistant Professor - Chemical and Biological Engineering

Colorado School of Mines
Golden, Colorado, United States 80401
Oct 12, 2017
Nov 11, 2017
Field of specialization
Work Function
Job Type
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Colorado School of Mines

Mines is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator that recognizes that diversity is crucial to its pursuit of excellence in learning and research. Mines is committed to developing student, faculty, and staff populations with differing perspectives, backgrounds, talents, and needs and to creating a richer mix of ideas, energizing and enlightening debates, deeper commitments, and a host of educational, research, and service outcomes. As such, Mines values candidates who have experience working in settings with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job no: 492877
Work type Non-Tenure Track Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Job Description:    This position has an emphasis in biology and bioengineering and will begin work in Fall 2018.

Responsibilities:    The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in biology and bioengineering and to work effectively in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment within the Department and across the Mines campus. We have particular interest in candidates with expertise in biology including direct experience with larger introductory courses, undergraduate laboratory instruction, pedagogical research and working at the interface of biology and engineering.

Minimum Qualifications:    Applicants must possess a Ph.D. degree in Molecular or Cellular Biology, Bioengineering, or a closely related field. Applicants must demonstrate, or show evidence of, potential for success in teaching and excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:    
•    Experience teaching in active classroom settings
•    Pedagogical research
•    Linking undergraduate teaching and undergraduate research

Department Description:    From its inception in 1952, the Chemical and Biological Engineering (CBE) Department has focused on education and basic and applied research that addresses problems of national interest. We now have ~800 undergraduate students majoring in either Chemical Engineering or Chemical and Biological Engineering, ~80 graduate students/postdocs, and 24 active faculty members. The CBE department is committed to the Mines’ mission of providing a quality experience for students through excellence in pedagogy, and we have eight teaching track professors each serving as an integral part of our department faculty.

How to Apply:    Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veterans status) and upload a curriculum vitae, letter of interest and a statement on teaching philosophy (required). Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Review of applications will begin by October 15, 2017. To ensure full consideration, please submit your application by that date.

Compensation:    Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit: family.mines.edu

Background Investigation Required:    Yes

Advertised: 05 Sep 2017 Mountain Daylight Time

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