Post-Doctoral Fellow, Bioeducation
University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO

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Job Summary/Basic Functions
The position is for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Biological Education. It is a full-time (nine-month) appointment renewable for a second year. We seek a candidate with a Doctorate, with research experience in teaching and learning at the postsecondary level, and expertise in at least one biology content area sufficient to add to and collaborate with current expertise in the school. The fellow will collaborate with the Director and faculty within the school to design, collect, and analyze assessments to gauge the impact of research-based pedagogical practices on the learning outcomes in the introductory biology classrooms. The fellow will teach 3-6 credit hours per semester (fall, spring) with optional additional teaching in the summer. This position will enable a fellow to enhance his/her pedagogical expertise as mentoring will be provided for both teaching and research components.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed.D) biology education or related life-science education
  • Strengths in research methods and experience with classroom-based research
  • Commitment to excellence in teaching
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience teaching at the University level
Search Committee Chair: Susan Keenan

Search Committee Chair Phone/Extension: 970-351-2510

Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include health, life, and dental insurance, as well as a selection of several defined contribution retirement programs. Dependents and spouses of UNC Employees who are employed as 0.5FTE or above are entitled to and eligible for Dependent Tuition Grants. These tuition grants will cover in-state tuition charges. Further requirements may exist. Other benefits may be available based on position.

Application Materials
Screening of applications will begin on April 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Interested persons should apply online at https://careers.unco.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=51692 . Application documents to be submitted online are a letter of application/cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of courses you would like to teach and the names and contact information of at least three references. In addition please upload unofficial or official copies of all undergraduate and graduate school transcripts. Transcripts may also be mailed to: Cynthia Budde, School of Biological Sciences, Ross Hall, Box 92, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO 80639. Tel: 970-351-2921. email: cynthia.budde@unco.edu

Additional Requirements
Satisfactory completion of a background check, educational check, and authorization to work in the United States is required after a conditional offer of employment has been made. The successful candidate must submit original transcripts within one (1) month of hire.

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