Chemical and Biological Engineering - Teaching Assistant Professor

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Work type: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Position Title: Teaching Assistant Professor - Chemical and Biological Engineering
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:
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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