Adjunct Faculty, Biology

Job description

About AIC 

American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy. 

AIC strives to create a diverse and inclusive campus community that is representative, at all job levels, of the students we serve. We are an EEO employer and we welcome applications from individuals for positions where they are underrepresented. 

Essential Functions 

    Teach the 3-credit course, "Principles of Microbiology"Develop a course syllabus and lectures, in alignment with college standards Regularly check AIC email for timely correspondence with Dean, Department/Division Chair, students and other members of the AIC community Be available to meet with students, as needed, before or after class time or at other scheduled times throughout the week 


    Required Degree(s): Master's degree in Biology or a related field Required Field of Expertise: Biology or related field 

    Strong commitment to high-quality instruction in a diverse, student-centered environment and the ability to work with students with various learning styles and backgrounds Interest in active and collaborative learning and enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment Experience using Microsoft Office Suite, Blackboard, and the instructional use of technology to teach traditional, hybrid or on-line courses, as needed Ability to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty Expertise that complements and expands that of the department 

Work Schedule 

This is a part-time adjunct, non-benefited position for the fall semester. The class schedule for this position will be: 

    Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays: 9:00 am – 9:50 am 
To Apply 

Qualified applicants should save and submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and contact information for three professional references (one of which must be a current or prior supervisor) as one document. Upload the saved document into the online application. 


AIC is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  




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Posted: 9/30/2019
Application Due: 12/27/2019
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