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Assistant Teaching Professor

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Boulder, Colorado





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Job Summary

The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor position.  The individual who fills this position will also interact with the Department of Chemistry, as part of the shared teaching mission between the two departments.  This is a full-time (100%) academic year appointment, which will start in August 2024.  

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Department of Biochemistry (BCHM) at the University of Colorado Boulder offers a world-class interdisciplinary research and educational environment focused on the understanding mechanisms of biological systems.  To learn more about BCHM please see The Department of Chemistry (CHEM) at the University of Colorado Boulder is internationally recognized for its specialized research and education into the study of matter, energy, and the interaction between them. To learn more about CHEM and the courses offered by the department, please see

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Duties will include teaching general chemistry and organic chemistry courses.

What You Should Know

This is a non-tenure track appointment and may be reappointed for periods of up three years. Position will be required to perform limited-service activities.

What We Can Offer



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.

Be Statements

Be impactful. Be collaborative. Be Boulder.

What We Require

A Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Chemistry or a related field is required at the time of appointment.

What We Would Like You to Have

Experience as the instructor of record for a university-level biochemistry or chemistry course with an enrollment of over 100 students.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for two references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation, as the search progresses.
For full consideration, please apply by July 24, 2024.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

In compliance with the Colorado Job Application Fairness Act, in any materials you submit, you may redact or remove age-identifying information such as age, date of birth, or dates of school attendance or graduation. You will not be penalized for redacting or removing this information.

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Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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