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[Met-jobs] Senior Instructor Position at the University of Colorado, Denver (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <r.brugge@reading.ac.uk>
To "met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk" <met-jobs@lists.reading.ac.uk>
Date Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:53:34 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Department of Geography & Environmental Sciences (GES) at the
University of Colorado Denver invites applications for a full-time,
non-tenure-track 9-month appointment as a Senior Instructor. GES
(clas.ucdenver.edu/ges <http://clas.ucdenver.edu/ges>) seeks an
instructor who can enhance the curriculum in environmental science,
human-environment interaction, and/or environmental geography. Desired
teaching concentration areas include: water-atmosphere interactions,
hydro-climatology with linkages to contemporary water systems/
management, biogeochemistry, water quality within a context of the
land-water system and its management, and possibly field methods in
physical geography. The position is primarily dedicated to the
educational mission of GES with 70% of the job devoted to teaching. This
70% effort equated to teaching seven (7) courses each academic year,
with the additional 30% devoted to service activities. Twenty percent
(20%) of the service component of the position will support the graduate
programs, including graduate student services, and 10% will include
participation in general department and college functions. The
successful person will principally support the GES teaching
mission/needs, including delivering high quality introductory, upper
division and graduate courses related to the applicants’ areas of
specialization, and complementing GES offerings. Commitment to
excellence in teaching is expected.



Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.jobsatcu.com
<http://www.jobsatcu.com/>, refer to job posting F02968. Please include:
1) A cover letter, 2) A current curriculum vitae, 3) The names,
addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three
professional references, and 4) A 1-page statement highlighting teaching
philosophy and where applicable, evidence supporting excellence in
teaching. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2015, and will
continue until the position is filled. For more information, please
contact the Search Chair Gregory Simon at gregory.simon@ucdenver.edu
<mailto:gregory.simon@ucdenver.edu>.



Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of
Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University
benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at
<http://www.cu.edu/es/>. The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to
ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students
and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background
investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado
strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications
from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all
veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and
equality in education and employment.



NOTE: Effective Nov. 5, 2015, the University of Colorado will be
transitioning to a new and improved career site. Due to this change, it
is important that your application be submitted by the closing date
listed in the posting, or by Nov. 4, whichever date comes first. Please
note: Beginning Nov. 5, you will lose access to application materials
stored in Jobs at CU and must use the new CU Careers search career
opportunities and submit applications.





Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Geography or related field



Required Compentencies/Skills/Abilities: Experience in teaching and
student advising at the university-level.



Desired Qualifications: Experience working with graduate programs.




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