Adjunct Instructor - Bioinformatics

Killeen, TX
Sep 29, 2017
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Texas A&M University-Central Texas was born in the spirit of community cooperation on May 27, 2009 as a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. A&M-Central Texas is a military friendly, upper-level institution offering bachelor's and master's degrees for life's next chapter.

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Position Details

Posting Number 038F

Position Title Adjunct Instructor - Bioinformatics

Work Site Location Killeen

Duration of Position Other

Salary Minimum $2,500.00 per class/$2000 lab

Physical Demands

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Science and Mathematics Department at Texas A&M University - Central Texas is seeking applicants for a Bioinformatics adjunct instructor position for the Spring 2018 semester. The successful candidate will be expected to teach an upper level course in Bioinformatics and an associated laboratory. Experience and enthusiasm for teaching and working with undergraduate students is essential.

Primarily responsible for the teaching/learning process. Adjunct instructors are hired to teach on a temporary and part-time basis. Adjunct instructors teaching courses for credit must meet the same requirements for professional and scholarly preparation as their full-time counterparts teaching in the same discipline.

Minimum Education/Experience/Skills

Master's degree in biology or related field and undergraduate teaching experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience in teaching in bioinformatics.
Show an expertise in and commitment to undergraduate biology education.
Exhibit enthusiasm for undergraduate teaching and employing innovative teaching methods.

Preferred Education/Experience/Skills

Ph.D. in biology or related field.

Work Hours

Faculty hours

Posting Date 09/28/2017

Closing Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Letter of references may be emailed to to be uploaded with your application.

Please upload a copy of your transcripts.

Thank you.

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Proposed Job Duties

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Job Duties

Percent of total time 100 Responsibility / Duty

Teaches an undergraduate level class in Bioinformatics as needed. Writes syllabi for the courses to be taught using the approved format of the College of Arts and Sciences. Meets with students enrolled in their classes when students need additional assistance with class material and assignments.

Supplemental Questions for Posting

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a master's degree or higher in biology or closely related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience teaching undergraduate biology courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have experience teaching Bioinformatics?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Document
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts 1
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  3. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  4. Letter of Reference 1
  5. Letter of Reference 2
  6. Letter of Reference 3