The Department of Biology at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor to start in August of 2017. Applicants must have a PhD (postdoctoral research experience preferred), a strong commitment to teaching, and a fundable research agenda focusing on human subjects that can be integrated into a new Sports Medicine and Performance Center (planned to open in 2019). Teaching load (3-2) will be comprised of core lecture and lab classes within the biology and exercise science degree programs.

Special consideration will be given to individuals who can bridge at least two areas of emphasis within the department, including anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, genetics, or cell/molecular biology. This emphasis must serve to increase the department’s research capacity in exercise science-related fields. The department does not have animal facilities
The University enrolls ~12,000 students, with ~750 undergraduate Biology majors. The Biology Department is dedicated to outstanding teaching and research at the undergraduate and Master’s levels (

Additional information and online application are available at (Job Number 07680).

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Please address queries to the Search Committee Chair:

James Pearson, PhD
Biology Department, UCCS
1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy
Colorado Springs, CO USA 80918

Phone: 719-255-3806