Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biology (Ecology) Position Starting August 2018

Denver, Colorado
Salary negotiated with Dean at time of hire, typically $54,000 to $59,000/year
August 07 2017
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biology, Ecology


POSITION SUMMARY: The Biology Department is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology with quantitative expertise in Ecology.  This tenure-track Assistant Professor will have yearly teaching responsibilities of Introductory Biology, an undergraduate laboratory in biological data analysis using R, and a contribution to the M.S. in Environmental Biology program in the area of biostatistics and/or ecological statistical modeling. This position also will have rotating teaching responsibilities including an undergraduate ecology course, an interdisciplinary writing-intensive course in the Regis College Core Curriculum, and an M.S. in Environmental Biology course with a focus on M.S. project development. Regis College is primarily an undergraduate teaching institution whose faculty members are expected to advise students and participate in the academic governance of the department, college, and university. This position also will contribute to the M.S. in Environmental Biology program by participating in program meetings, coordinating with other faculty members teaching in the program, reviewing student non-thesis projects, and advising students.  The successful candidate must include inquiry in any laboratories taught; participate in pedagogical and curricular development in the program, department, and college; and maintain active research that involves undergraduate students.  Regis College is a Jesuit, Catholic liberal-arts college in Denver, CO.  Position offered pending final administrative approval.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS & PREFERENCES: A Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, or equivalent field awarded by August 1, 2018 and research experience in a field relevant to ecology. The candidate should be enthusiastic about teaching and working with faculty, staff, and students.  Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in disease ecology, microbial ecology, or wildlife biology and demonstrated teaching excellence. Some preference may be given to candidates with the ability to teach in Spanish to possibly allow involvement in a future course or courses to be taught in Spanish.

APPLICATION: Electronically submit (1) a letter of application (cover letter) summarizing your interest and qualifications, (2) a curriculum vitae with the names and contact information for three references, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and (4) a statement of research interests including how undergraduate students could be involved in the faculty member's research to: http://jobs.regis.edu/postings/2985 (select create application).  Letters of reference will be requested of semifinalists and should not be submitted with the initial application. 

Review of received applications will begin September 24, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

In accordance with its Jesuit Catholic mission, Regis University is committed to maintaining a humane atmosphere in which the civil rights of every individual are recognized and respected. At Regis the word diversity conveys our commitment to create and maintain an inclusive community where people of different religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, socioeconomic class, and any other social distinctions can thrive in a learning environment characterized by mutual respect and the pursuit of justice. Within this context, we encourage application from historically underrepresented groups and seek applicants who demonstrate a commitment to the university's mission.

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