Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biology (Ecology) Position Starting August 2020

Denver, Colorado
Salary negotiated with Dean at time of hire based on experience, typically $56,000 to $60,000/year
August 14 2019
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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biology, Ecology


POSITION SUMMARY: This tenure-track Assistant Professor will teach Introductory Biology, Ecology, and Introduction to Environmental Science to undergraduates; and courses focused on biostatistics, ecological statistical modeling, project development, and ecology to graduate students in a non-thesis M.S. program. This position’s rotating teaching responsibilities will include an interdisciplinary writing-intensive course in the Regis College Core Curriculum, and may include an upper-division course in the successful applicant’s area of expertise based on existing departmental offerings. In addition, 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 in the program, reviewing student non-thesis projects, and advising students preparing for careers in environmental biology.  The successful candidate should include inquiry in any laboratories taught; participate in pedagogical and curricular development in the program, department, and college; and maintain active research that could involve undergraduate students.  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, 2020 and research experience in a field relevant to ecology with sufficient expertise to teach ecological statistics and modeling in R to M.S. students. The candidate should be enthusiastic about collaborative teaching and working with faculty, staff, and students.  Preference will be given to candidates with relevant collegiate-teaching experience and demonstrated teaching excellence.

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 teaching statement that articulates your ability to teach the listed courses and overall teaching philosophy, and (4) a statement of research interests including how undergraduate students could be involved in your research  to: http://jobs.regis.edu  (position number R000544). Letters of reference will be requested of semifinalists and should not be submitted with the initial application

Review of received applications will begin September 17, 2019 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.

THE UNIVERSITY: Since 1877, Regis University has been using our Jesuit background to provide an education for men and women of all ages and faiths and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission:  A Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Inspired by St. Ignatius Loyola, the mission of Regis University is to educate men and women of all ages to make a positive impact in a rapidly-changing global society. We encourage our students to seek truth, live purposeful lives, and continually examine and attempt to answer the question: "How ought we to live?" Regis University's Northwest Campus (where this position will work) is the main campus and administrative hub, located in Denver, Colorado. 

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