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Thank you for your interest in employment at Colorado College where our mission is to provide the finest liberal arts education in the country. Our employees make significant contributions to this goal, so we welcome your interest and look forward to hearing from you!

Colorado College is committed to diversity and inclusion and is intentional about creating a learning and working environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome and encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Colorado College does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, age, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, or national origin in employment or in our educational programs and activities.

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Assistant Professor of History

Colorado College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level beginning in September 2016. The department seeks a gifted teacher/scholar who can encourage historical interests in students majoring in other disciplines, inspire potential historians in research problems, and maintain energy for scholarly productivity. For more information, consult the departmental web page at http://www.coloradocollege.edu/academics/dept/history . A successful candidate must exhibit the potential for excellence in teaching and for vigorous scholarship. Candidates will be required to provide: a letter of application including a statement of teaching philosophy and research program; a curriculum vita, graduate school transcripts, contact information (email addresses are sufficient) for a minimum of 3 references. Applications should be submitted on the Colorado College Employment Career Site.

All application materials should be received by November 15, 2015. The department intends to have representatives at the American Historical Association meetings in Atlanta, GA in January 2016 for the purpose of meeting candidates.

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates should be able to teach the US survey, as well as other courses focusing on nineteenth-century, such as Civil War and Reconstruction.

Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate will be expected to teach nineteenth-century North American history with an emphasis on the changing West (frontiers, borderlands, and the history of conquest from the Appalachian Mountains to the Pacific Rim).

Assistant Professor of Southwest Studies

Colorado College invites applications for a tenure-track position in our interdisciplinary Southwest Studies Program, to begin in fall 2016. We seek a broadly-trained humanist with expertise in the Greater Southwest (American Southwest and/or Northern Mexico), who is enthusiastic about working in a liberal arts college setting and taking advantage of the experiential learning opportunities offered by Colorado College’s Block Plan. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following: community-based teaching and learning, museum studies, Indigenous theory and methodology, expressive culture, critical media studies, and/or field-based research approaches with undergraduate students. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a commitment to and potential for excellence in innovative undergraduate teaching and scholarly research. The Colorado College Block Plan is an intensive academic schedule in which professors teach and students take only one course at a time for 3.5 weeks. The Block Plan lends itself to field and project-based teaching, and support for field trips and community-based learning projects is available. Normal teaching load is six blocks a year, including a block for senior capstone project supervision. The ideal candidate will teach a variety of courses for the program, including a first-year experience course in Southwest Studies, participating in junior research seminar, offering courses in their areas of specialization, and advising senior capstone projects for Southwest Studies majors. Southwest Studies Program faculty are affiliated with the Hulbert Center for Southwest Studies, which supports academic and outreach programs, as well as faculty scholarship, concerning the Southwest. We are committed to increasing the diversity of the Colorado College community. Candidates who contribute to that goal, including women and minorities, are particularly encouraged to apply, and encouraged to identify relevant strengths or experiences. A PhD in a relevant field is required by the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three references electronically on the Colorado College Employment Career Site.

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Application materials should be received by October 2, 2015. Phone interviews will take place in late October 2015, with campus interviews to follow.

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology: Genomics/ Bio-Informatics

Colorado College seeks a tenure-track assistant professor for the Department of Molecular Biology to start in the fall of 2016. Commitment to undergraduate education and research is required. Primary teaching responsibilities will include MB131 Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology, MB 201 Laboratory in Cellular Biology and Genetics, and/or MB231 Genetics, and one or more elective courses that complement and add variety to the current course offerings. We are interested in broadening the research interests of the Department, which currently include developmental biology, immunology/virology, molecular microbiology, and human genetics. Examples of desired specialties include, but are not limited to, systems biology, comparative genomics and metagenomics, or other specialties that involve RNA-Seq, ChIP-Seq, or massively parallel sequencing technologies used to examine genome-scale (or metagenome-scale) hypotheses. 
Applicants’ cover letters must address directly how their expertise complements and does not duplicate existing faculty expertise, and how their research program is amenable to undergraduate involvement and the resources at a liberal arts college. Preference will be given to interdisciplinary research.

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Application materials should be received by September 1, 2015. Applications should be submitted on the Colorado College Employment Career Site.

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology

Colorado College seeks a tenure-track assistant professor for the Department of Molecular Biology to start in the fall of 2016. Commitment to undergraduate education and research is required. Primary teaching responsibilities will include MB131 Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology, MB 201 Laboratory in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Genetics, and/or MB231 Genetics, and one or more elective courses that complement and add variety to the current course offerings. We are interested in broadening the research interests of the Department, which currently include developmental biology, immunology/virology, molecular microbiology, and human genetics. Examples of desired specialties include, but are not limited to, molecular parasitology, molecular (experimental) biology of Archaea, cancer biology, plant or photosynthetic microbe cell biology, yeast cell biology, noncoding RNAs, or interdisciplinary expertise in molecular biology and biophysics, computational biology, animal behavior (in simple models such as invertebrates or zebrafish), or other disciplines. Applicants’ cover letters must address directly how their expertise complements and does not duplicate existing faculty expertise, and how their research program is amenable to undergraduate involvement and the resources at a liberal arts college. Preference will be given to interdisciplinary research.

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Application materials should be received by September 21, 2015. Applications should be submitted on the Colorado College Employment Career Site.

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Business

•A PhD (or equivalent) in a business or management discipline. AnAACSB-accredited MBA strongly preferred. A PhD in other fields may be considered.
•Willingness to teach one or two sections of introductory financial accounting each year.
•Focus in a quantitative discipline of management or business, to include but not limited to accounting, finance or operations research/management science. Prior experience teaching courses related to any of these disciplines is a plus.

Preference may be given to those with an ability to teach in and contribute to one or more of the College’s interdisciplinary or international programs. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. For maximum consideration in the initial round of reviews, please submit materials by July 15, 2015. The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply. The academic year is divided into eight 3-1/2 week blocks and department faculty teach five courses per year plus supervision of senior thesis students.

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, disability, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Applications should be submitted on the Colorado College Employment Career Site.

Assistant Professor in Sociology

The Department of Sociology at Colorado College invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin in the fall of 2016.

Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements (including sample syllabi and evaluations if available), and three references.

Materials may be addressed to Wade Roberts, Chair, Department of Sociology, Colorado College. Review of all applications will begin October 1, 2015.

Colorado College is a private, undergraduate, highly selective liberal arts institution that stresses excellence in teaching and scholarship. The College uses a modular calendar where faculty teach and students take the equivalent of semester-long courses one at a time for a period of three and one-half weeks, allowing for a uniquely intensive and immersive academic experience.

The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths or experiences in this area.

Colorado College is an equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the diversity of its community. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, religion, gender identity or expression, disability, or sexual orientation in our educational programs and activities or our employment practices.

Application materials should be received by October 1, 2015. Applications should be submitted on the Colorado College Employment Career Site.