Adjunct Instructor - Biology (Genetics, Micro)

St. Louis, MO
Dec 30, 2018
Position Type
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number20100687Job TitleAdjunct Instructor - Biology (Genetics, Micro)Working TitlePosition TypeFaculty Posting Text

Job Summary/Basic Function

In keeping with our mission and vision statement, Maryville actively seeks adjunct faculty members who are experts in their fields and have a passion for teaching. Adjunct faculty are an integral part of the University’s learning community and teach courses on-campus or online.

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically/professionally qualified adjunct faculty member to teach Biology – (Genetics, Micro) undergraduate courses.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:
•Teach assigned course as specified in the schedule and course contract.
•Participate in welcome orientation to become familiar with the University’s mission, academic policies and procedures, expectations, and Canvas (Learning Management System).
•Prepare essential learning objectives, lesson plans, and assignments. Develop course syllabus.
•Clearly communicate course objectives and learning outcomes, teaching methodology, and assignments and deadlines.
•Employ a variety of teaching styles in order to effectively deliver course content demonstrating both academic and real-world applications of concepts covered.
•Encourage active learning through discussion topics, class assignments, group projects, etc.
•Provide feedback and grade assignments in a timely and thorough manner (with 24-36 hrs.).
•Establish office hours to provide additional assistance with student questions/concerns.
•Report early alerts for students who are not actively engaging in the course.
•Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Biology or related field from a regionally accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

Doctorate with at least 15 graduate hours in Biology from a regionally accredited institution. Teaching experience and relevant experience in the field.

Physical DemandsWork Hours Posting Detail Information

Posting Date08/28/2018Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

The Department is using this position announcement to build a qualified pool of instructors to fill teaching needs as they arise. This position is not designated for a specific course or semester.

Graduate transcripts are required to complete the application. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for application purposes.

An offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background screening.

Applicants requiring University sponsorship to obtain employment authorization will not be considered for this position.

Maryville University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and prohibiting discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race/color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. This extends to all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruiting, hiring, training, on-the-job treatment, promotion, layoff, and termination.

Quicklink Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Maryville website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • LinkedIn
    • Diversity Awareness Partnership
    • Personal referral
    • Other
  2. * If you answered "Other" please elaborate on where you learned of this opening:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Master's Degree in Biology or a related field from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Transcript 1
Optional Documents
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