SASC Biology Instructor will teach core curriculum and
supplemental courses in biology; serve as an Academic Coordinator
to a caseload of SASC students; supervise a cohort of undergraduate
STEM Instructional Assistants; and develop curriculum to support
SASC students preparing for students in health fields. This is a
9-month academic year position beginning August, 2021.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The Student Academic Success Center (SASC) delivers programming
designed to guide and support students from all backgrounds to
perform successfully at the university level, especially those from
communities historically under-served in higher education. SASC
programming includes credit-bearing courses, supplemental
instruction, academic guidance, and co-curricular student
development activities. The SASC STEM Program supports student
success in classes, majors, and professional fields rooted in
science, engineering, and technology. In addition, the program
works closely with SASC support programs to develop
extra-curricular offerings to support pre-health students as well
as those working to transfer from the Program in Exploratory
Studies to the Leeds School of Business or the College of
Engineering and Applied Science.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- Teach core curriculum and supplemental courses in biology
- Serve as an Academic Coordinator to a caseload of SASC students
- Supervise a cohort of undergraduate STEM Instructional
- Develop curriculum to support SASC students preparing for
students in health fields (10%).
What You Should Know
This is a full-time, 9-month academic year appointment beginning
What We Can Offer
We can offer an academic year salary of $52,000.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including
medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO
Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest
employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher
education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado
What We Require
- Master's Degree in biology or a related field.
- Three (3) years of experience teaching biology at the college
or secondary level.
What You Will Need
- Demonstrated commitment to supporting students from
What We Would Like You To Have
- PhD in biology or a related field.
- Graduate of a SASC program (McNair, McNeill, TRiO Student
Support Services, WAMS/ First Nations) or a similar student support
- Experience teaching or advising students from under-resourced
urban and/or rural public schools.
- Experience advising students who are pre-health and/or
- Supervisory experience.
- Involvement in STEM curricular reform.
To apply, please submit the following materials listed below in
- Cover Letter.
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy.
During the application process, you will need to enter contacts
information for three references and we will request letters of
recommendations and additional materials if needed as the search
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Review of applications will begin as they are received, and will
continue until the position is filled. Applications received by
March 12, 2021 will receive full consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder
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