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Adjunct Faculty - Introductory Biology

Colorado School of Mines
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 15, 2023

Position Title

Adjunct Faculty - Introductory Biology I CBEN110

The Opportunity

The Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines invites applications for a part-time Adjunct Faculty position to co-teach introductory biology course and two lab sections for the Fall 2023 semester. We are seeking candidates with a strong background in molecular and cellular biology who are passionate about education and committed to providing students with an exceptional learning experience.

  • Co-teach our introductory biology course and two lab sections, with a focus on molecular and cellular biology, to undergraduate students at the Colorado School of Mines.
  • Prepare course materials, including lectures, assignments, exams, and lab activities, as required.
  • Maintain regularly scheduled office hours to assist and mentor students.
  • Assess and provide timely feedback on student performance, including grading assignments and exams
  • Collaborate with other faculty members to continuously improve course content and teaching methodologies.

  • Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, or a closely related field (preferred).
  • Prior teaching experience, especially at the college or university level (preferred).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a diverse group of students and faculty.
  • Commitment to promoting an inclusive and supportive learning environment.
About Mines & Golden, CO

Mines is consistently ranked among the top engineering colleges in the United States and ranks number one as the best public school in the state for best value colleges. Mines is located in the heart of Golden, Colorado, a western suburb of Denver. The campus location offers a small-town ambiance with close proximity to all that the Denver metropolitan area has to offer with an abundance of cultural events, museums, theaters and sporting venues. A sunny, high-altitude climate with outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities make the Denver area an ideal place to live, work and play. We seek individuals who value a diverse and inclusive community – offering different perspectives, experiences, and cultures that enrich the educational and work experience.

Equal Opportunity

Colorado School of Mines is committed to equal opportunity for all persons. Mines does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), ancestry, creed, marital status, race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or current military service. Further, Mines does not retaliate against community members for filing complaints regarding or implicating any of these protected statuses.

Mines’ commitment to nondiscrimination, affirmative action, equal opportunity and equal access is reflected in the administration of its policies, procedures, programs and activities and in its efforts to achieve a diverse student body and workforce.

Through its policies, procedures and resources, Mines complies with federal law, Colorado state law, administrative regulations, executive orders and other legal requirements to prevent discrimination (including harassment or retaliation) within the Mines campus community and to address potential allegations of inequity or concerns for safety.

Pay Range

Mines is offering $10,000-$12,000

Mines takes into consideration a combination of candidate’s education, training and experience as well as the position’s scope and complexity, the discretion and latitude required in the role, work location, and external market and internal value when determining a salary level for potential new employees.

How to Apply

Applicants will be asked to complete an online application (personal information, demographic information, references, veteran status) and upload a resume and cover letter (required). References will not be collected or contacted until later in the selection process and you will be informed before that contact is made.

Please submit the following application materials as a single PDF file.

1 Cover letter detailing your interest in the position, qualifications, and teaching philosophy.
2 Current curriculum vitae.
3 List of three professional references with contact information.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This announcement may be used to fill multiple openings. Contact Kathleen Feighny, Human Resources, at with questions.

Background Investigation Required

Advertised: May 15, 2023 Mountain Daylight Time
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