Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Colorado
Department Name: 
Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
Street Line 1: 
2000 Colorado Ave (Duane Physics bldg)
Street Line 2: 
Room E226
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences (APS) Department at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) is conducting a search for an academic year, non-tenure–track, instructor with a three-year renewable contract. We seek applications from candidates with a record of teaching excellence and a commitment to science education. Nominal teaching expectations are three courses per semester (six per academic year). Significant contributions to the departmental educational mission may be substituted for some classroom teaching. APS offers a wide range of classes in astronomy and planetary sciences, and opportunities exist for teaching at all levels, with an emphasis on introductory astronomy. Instructors are faculty in APS, contribute to all departmental activities, and engage in departmental service. Instructors are permitted to supplement their salary through external grants or additional teaching duties. The position requires a commitment to supporting the diverse student populations in our department. The APS Department recognizes that the effectiveness and creativity of a group is strengthened by contributions from a broad range of perspectives. As such, we particularly welcome candidates from groups that are historically underrepresented in our field and/or have demonstrated leadership toward building an equitable and inclusive scholarly environment.

To apply, please submit the following materials:

Cover Letter
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Please visit the below website for specific details about what the department is wanting to collect for the above application materials

During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses. 

Review of applications will begin on Monday, December 16th. 

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

Included Benefits: 

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.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, May 8, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Erica Ellingson
Instructor Position #21523