Jobs at the University of Colorado Boulder
Position: Lecturer under the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EBIO)
The University of Colorado Boulder is a public research university in Boulder, Colorado, United States. In overall, the university currently approximately 3,400 courses in over 150 disciplines comprising 85 majors ranging from Accounting to Women’s Studies. U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Colorado Boulder tied for 90th best among all national universities, tied for 39th among public universities in the U.S., and tied for 32nd best among all universities globally in 2017. Above all, the university alumni include twelve Nobel Laureates, nine MacArthur Fellows, and 20 astronauts.
The university is looking for someone to lecturer under the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
In particular, s/he will perform the following specifications at the faculty
- Teach 3 undergraduate courses each semester. The courses may include but are not limited to EBIO 1100 Biology and Society, EBIO 1010 Quantitative Thinking, and EBIO 1250 Introduction to Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Research.
- Develop and teach curricula primarily in introductory courses with special consideration toward building a first-year experience program for majors.
- Collaborate with the EBIO Curriculum committee for continuous improvement of course content, delivery, and related support.
- Similarly, coordinate the development, administration, collection, and analysis of assessment data at the course and first-year experience program level in collaboration with the curriculum committee and appropriate faculty.
- In addition to that, serve on the EBIO Diversity and Inclusion Committee as well as complete other tasks as assigned.
- Ph.D. in a relevant field of study that enhances the individual’s ability to support EBIO students’ transition to academic life at CU. In addition to that, at least 3 years of experience working with undergraduates.
- Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Similarly, excellent intercultural skills and knowledge of diversity and inclusion in undergraduate education.
- Knowledge of first-year initiatives, their purpose, and approaches.
- Appropriate technical capabilities to support building foundational skills in EBIO as a discipline.
- Experience successfully managing and training others, especially college-age students.