Adjunct Lecturer, Economic Botany

Bentley University

Posting Details
Position Information

Natural and Applied Sciences

Job Description

Bentley University's Natural and Applied Sciences Department invites applications for an Adjunct Lecturer to teach Economic Botany.

This introductory level course discusses basic plant structure and function as it relates to economically important products, agriculture from its earliest beginnings to promising plants of the future, and the importance of plant breeding, propagation, and conservation to modern economy. Examples of plants and plant products used around the world will be illustrated through the use of fresh material, purchased products, videos, slides, internet links, and field trips.

The course is a natural science elective that serves the general education curriculum and our Earth, Environment, & Global Sustainability Liberal Studies Major.

For more information about the Department of Natural & Applied Sciences, please visit: See the university website ( for information about the school, its faculty, its students, and its programs.

Required Qualifications

Must be available Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30am to 11:00am during fall 2017 semester.
Ph.D. in related field of biology or environmental science preferred. Individuals with industry experience in related fields are particularly encouraged to apply. Ph.D. candidates in late stages of training will be considered.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applications should include curriculum vitae, cover letter, statements of teaching philosophy and experience, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (optional). Names and contact information for references are required upon application. Bentley will contact these confidential references for those candidates moving forward in the process.

Bentley University requires reference checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Evaluations

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