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Instructor of Biology

Job description

The Natural Sciences Department at Tusculum College invites applicants for a teaching position in Biology. Candidates should be passionate educators who can facilitate the needs of diverse learners. Candidates should demonstrate a mastery of their specific discipline; a deep commitment to the College mission of providing a liberal arts education with pathways for career preparation, personal development, and civic engagement; technological competencies; teaching/advising skills and strategies that facilitate 21st century literacies; effective usages of resources that prepare students for productive lives; and using various educational technological mediums (experience with online teaching and the development of online courses preferred). Additional responsibilities for this position are likely to include advising students, committee work, and departmental duties. Tusculum College places special importance on helping under-prepared students achieve academic success. All schedules require office hours and some may require evening and/or weekend hours. Salary is negotiable and dependent upon education and experience.

The anticipated start date will be Fall 2018.


Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Biology, or a related discipline in hand by the time of appointment and experience teaching undergraduate general biology courses.  The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with other members of the Natural Sciences Department to ensure student success. Preferably, candidates will be credentialed to teach General Biology, Cellular and Molecular Biology and have experience in the facilitation of online courses.


Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references to Tusculum College, Human Resources, Attn: Assistant Professor of Biology Search, P.O. Box 5093, Greeneville, TN 37743 or email [email protected] EOE/E-Verify

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States.






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Posted: 2/2/2018
Application Due: 3/22/2018
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