Biology – Neurobiology, Anatomy and Physiology – Tenure Track Faculty (Category I)

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number F00504
Position Title Biology – Neurobiology, Anatomy and Physiology – Tenure Track Faculty (Category I)
Position Number F 447
Salary for Announcement

Commensurate with experience and education

Employee Category Faculty
Department BIO - Biology
EClass Code FT Faculty-10 mo with benes
Position Summary

This position exists to serve as a full-time tenure-track member of the biology faculty teaching 12 credits per semester, mentoring undergraduate research, and providing academic advising to students.

The University is particularly interested in applicants who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups.

Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.


Teach 12 credit hours per semester, including all required laboratories. Teach Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II, Advanced Human Physiology, and Neurobiology. Establish a research program and direct undergraduate research projects. Provide academic advising, engage in scholarly activities, and participate in university and community service.

Required Qualifications

Earned Doctorate Biology or closely related field with an emphasis or postdoctoral expertise in Neurobiology or Physiology by July 1, 2018.

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in Neurobiology, Neuroscience, or Physiology or Biology with an emphasis in Neurobiology. Demonstrated ability to teach Human Anatomy and Physiology and upper division courses in Neurobiology and Advanced Human Physiology as evidenced by teaching experience, research experience, graduate training, and/or professional expertise. Experience conducting research with undergraduate student involvement. Experience working with diverse populations as described below.

The successful candidate must have the ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of a diverse urban population including (but not limited to) students of color, LBGTQIA students, students from low-income backgrounds, first-generation students, students with disabilities, undocumented students, non-traditional students, student veterans, and English-language learners.

Posting date 11/17/2017
Closing date 12/18/2017
Closing Instructions Close on Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

The required applicant documents for this position are listed below. Please note that ALL of these documents must be submitted in order for your file to be considered complete.

1) a cover letter of application explicitly relating education and experience to the qualifications and responsibilities listed above;
2) a current curriculum vitae;
3) names and contact information for three references;
4) copies of all transcripts (please note these will need to be combined into one document if being attached in the msudenverjobs application system);
5) statement of teaching philosophy; and
6) statement of research interests including proposed undergraduate projects.
Submission of transcripts or any documents that cannot be uploaded into the application system should be sent to: Anatomy and Physiology Search, Attn: Liz Moore, Campus Box 53, P.O. Box 173362, Denver, CO 80217-3362. Fax: 303-556-6426. E-mail:

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

This posting will close at midnight MST on the closing date.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other Document
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you have an earned doctorate in Biology or closely related field with an emphasis or postdoctoral expertise in Neurobiology or Physiology by July 1, 2018?
    • Yes.
    • No.
  2. * What is your current salary?

    (Open Ended Question)

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