Instructor, Biology

Job description

The College of Science and Humanities at Husson University invites applications for a full-time instructor of Biology to begin in fall 2019 on our Bangor campus. Teaching responsibilities include a non-majors biology course and may include other biology courses, and/or laboratory courses in General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Microbiology. Specific teaching assignments are determined by the department; the teaching load is 12 credits per semester. The College of Science and Humanities offers undergraduate degrees in Health Sciences, Biology, and Exercise Science. Science faculty also teach foundational courses for students enrolled in the pre-professional phases of the Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Pharmacy programs at the university, as well a science courses for the General Education curriculum. The successful candidate is expected to advise students enrolled in undergraduate science degree programs.Husson University is a private institution of approximately 3700 undergraduate and graduate students located in Bangor, Maine. The University is dedicated to offering premier professional programs designed to maximize experiential learning opportunities and student success. Bangor has been ranked as one of the top 50 small cities in the U.S. It offers a safe, affordable community with excellent education and healthcare, easy access to major urban centers, and a wealth of outdoor recreation opportunities. Year round activities can be enjoyed on the numerous lakes, trails, and ski areas. The University is approximately 50 minutes from the Maine coast and the nearby mountains of Acadia National Park.Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities include a non-majors biology course and may include other biology courses and/or laboratory courses in General Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and Microbiology. Specific teaching assignments are determined by the department; the teaching load is 12 credits per semester. The successful candidate is expected to advise students enrolled in undergraduate science degree programs.

Education and Experience

Requirements for the position include a minimum of M.S. in a field of biological sciences with both teaching and laboratory experience. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching and student learning, as well as the ability to collaborate across disciplines to develop outstanding educational opportunities for students.

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Posted: 2/12/2019
Application Due: 4/13/2019
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