Instructor in Arts and Sciences Honors Program

University of Colorado Boulder
Information about the Honors Program can be found at
Commensurate with experience.
February 01 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Honors Program at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a 75% - 100% Instructor position to begin August 2019. Preference will be given to those with the ability to teach courses in the Natural and Social Sciences. Teaching responsibilities include 3-4 courses per semester depending on the level of appointment. Service responsibilities include service to the unit and the university.

Successful candidates will possess a record of superior classroom teaching in introductory and higher-level classes in their discipline and a willingness to engage with Honors students through co-curricular and enrichment activities. Requirements include a Ph.D. in either a Natural Science or Social Science discipline and two years of university teaching experience as instructor of record.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in either a Natural Science or Social Science discipline
  • Two years of university teaching experience as an instructor of record

Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Excellence in leading Honors level classes

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin on March 10, 2019; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please submit the materials listed below in PDF format to this posting at with the following naming convention “LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument”, i.e., Smith_John_CV: 

  1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf).
  3. Copies of syllabi of courses taught (two or three) (LastName_FirstName_Syllabi.pdf).
  4. Course Evaluations (LastName_FirstName_Evaluations.pdf).
  5. Statement of Teaching Philosophy (LastName_FirstName_Teaching.pdf).

You will be asked by our system to provide three (3) professional references, who will be asked to submit a confidential letter of recommendation immediately upon application submission. 

The University of Colorado Boulder is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. This offer is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a criminal background check as required by the University.