Instructors - Open Pool

Updated: about 4 hours ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 30 Apr 2022

Posting Details
Working Title Instructors - Open Pool
Position Location Fort Collins, CO
Posting Number 202100095F
Proposed Annual Salary Range $46,000-$50,000; Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Employee Benefits

Colorado State University (CSU) is committed to providing employees with a strong and competitive benefits package that supports you, your health, and your family. Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for permanent full-time and part-time faculty and administrative professional employees in the following University benefit areas. https://hr.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2021/01/benefits-summary-afap.pdf .

Position Type Faculty
Work Hours/Week
Description of Work Unit

The Department of Chemistry has an international reputation for excellence in research across a broad array of disciplines, including analytical, biological, inorganic, organic, materials and physical chemistry. Ph.D. graduates receive world-class training, participate in cutting-edge (and often interdisciplinary) research projects, and are employed at all levels of academia and industry around the globe. The faculty also enjoy an award-winning reputation for teaching excellence. Undergraduate students benefit both from access to this classroom expertise and from a long tradition of substantive undergraduate participation in research. The Department’s research efforts are supported by a state-of-the-art Analytical Resources Core that provides 24/7 student access to shared instrumentation.

Tenure/Tenure Track?
% Research
% Teaching
% Service
% Administration
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on 04/30/2022
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Position Summary

The Department of Chemistry seeks applications from chemistry instructors who are interested in adjunct (temporary), contract (special), or continuing (special) assignments at Colorado State University.

The instructor in chemistry will contribute to the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University through a range of activities. The major commitment will be teaching undergraduate courses or supervising laboratory instruction as appropriate to the instructor’s background and the needs of the department. In addition, the instructor is expected to demonstrate interest in improving teaching and learning in the department through other activities. These can include but are not limited to activities such as improving methods for chemistry instruction; mentoring undergraduate students in outreach activities; developing new lecture demonstrations; developing and revising peer evaluation tools. In general, the instructor is expected to interact with other members of the department including faculty, staff, and students, enriching and enhancing the undergraduate education program offered by the Department of Chemistry at Colorado State University. The department provides instruction of both undergraduate and graduate students. A detailed description of the department is available on the department website at: http://www.chem.colostate.edu/.

Conditions of Employment Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)
Required Job Qualifications

A master’s degree in an appropriate discipline is required.

Applicant must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.A. by the proposed start date. The Department of Chemistry will not sponsor a visa for hires from this pool.

Preferred Job Qualifications

A Ph.D. degree in an appropriate discipline is strongly preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Interested individuals should submit in pdf format 1) a current resume; and 2) a statement of teaching interests.

A minimum of three professional references, including email addresses, are to be included within your application. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates.
Instructor open pool positions may be an adjunct (temporary), contract (special), or continuing (special) assignment. Annual terms and reappointment may depend on performance and/or the continued availability of funding. Please indicate in your application materials your interest in being considered for adjunct and/or continuing assignment openings.

The pool will expire 04-30-2022. Individuals wishing to be considered beyond this date must reapply.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.


The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu .

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Search Contact Cindy Ungerman, 970-491-1090, cindy.ungerman@colostate.edu

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