Instructor / Senior Instructor

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Department of Integrative Physiology (IPHY) at the University of Colorado Boulder is pleased to encourage applications for an instructor position to begin fall 2021. This instructor will contribute approximately 50% instructional time to the IPHY curriculum and approximately 50% to the curriculum offered through the Public Health Certificate.

The initial appointment is a 100% position that corresponds to a “4/4” teaching load (4 courses per semester) for a term of three years and is renewable contingent upon satisfactory performance. The successful candidate will contribute to the public health certificate program using evidence-based innovative approaches; will assist in the development of new public health courses (e.g., Introduction to Public Health); and will be involved in the broad mission of enhancing health-focused curricula on the CU Boulder campus. Depending on expertise, the instructor will potentially teach more advanced courses, such as Introduction to Global Public Health and/or Introduction to Epidemiology. Examples of courses in IPHY’s curriculum that could be taught include to Introduction to Public Health; Biostatistics; Nutrition and/or Clinical Nutrition; Pathophysiology; Immunology; or developing a new Infectious Disease course.

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 Department of Integrative Physiology encourages equity, diversity and inclusion and seeks applicants with a strong record in working with diverse populations. The Department of Integrative Physiology is composed of faculty engaged in robust and highly successful research programs spanning molecules to populations. The research mission is matched by a strong commitment to innovative teaching across a broad range of disciplines to one of the largest undergraduate majors on the CU Boulder campus. The undergraduate Public Health Certificate is a highly interdisciplinary program spanning multiple academic departments and units across campus. The two core courses for the Certificate are offered through the Department of Integrative Physiology (Introduction to Epidemiology) and the Department of Geography (Introduction to Global Public Health). The Certificate is among the most popular and successful on campus with an enrollment of approximately 500 undergraduate students.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Depending upon academic background and qualifications, teach public health and health-related courses including (but not limited to) Introduction to Global Public Health, Introduction to Epidemiology, or Introduction to Public Health.
  • Collaborate with department and campus partners on broader health-focused initiatives including the Public Health Certificate
  • Support students with an interest in public health as they navigate coursework, internships and public health opportunities outside the classroom.
  • Contribute to the curriculum of the Department of Integrative Physiology by teaching courses potentially including Biostatistics; Nutrition and/or Clinical Nutrition; Pathophysiology; Immunology; or Introduction to Infectious Disease (new course).

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this 100% position (4/4 teaching load) academic year (9 month) position is $58,000 - $62,000. There may be opportunities during summer sessions to teach additional courses on a per diem basis.


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 Boulder .

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What We Require

  • A conferred Doctorate degree (or international equivalent) in physiological sciences, public health, or a health-related field, or a Master’s degree in public health (MPH) and teaching experience in public health or a health-related field.

What We Would Like You To Have
  • Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience in biological / physiological sciences and public health.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy

During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for three references (including at least one familiar with your teaching experience) and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials if needed, as the search progresses.

Review of applications will begin as they are received, and will continue until the position is filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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