Part Time Assistant Adjunct Professor of Pre-Nursing - Essential
Locations:: Oakland, CA
Posted:: Dec 3, 2020
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Position ID:: 126797
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Located in Oakland, California, in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area, Mills College is a liberal arts college for women and gender non-binary students, with graduate programs for all genders. Consistently ranked one of the top master's universities and one of the best value colleges in the West by U.S. News & World Report, Mills also has been named one of the Best Colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The Mills experience is distinguished by small, interactive classes, one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty, a culture of creative experimentation, and cutting-edge interdisciplinary learning opportunities which empower students to make a statement in their careers and communities. As one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, we have a strong record of academic success with first-generation students, students of color, Latinx students, LGBTQ students, and other underrepresented students. Mills College has recently become a Hispanic Serving Institution. Applicants with expertise and experience in supporting and promoting success for Latina/o students are encouraged to apply.
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Position Title: Part Time Assistant Adjunct Professor of Pre-Nursing
Course Title: BIO 010N: Biology for Health Sciences with Lab
The Pre-Nursing Program at Mills College is pleased to announce an opportunity for an instructor to teach BIO 010N: Biology for Health Sciences with Lab for SPRING 2021. Our Pre-Nursing Program is distinguished by the rich diversity of backgrounds and experiences our students bring, and by our small size, which fosters a sense of community among students, faculty and staff.
Course Description: Introduces the fundamental concepts of cell chemistry and structure, biochemistry, genetics, evolution, and transformations of energy and matter central to understanding health sciences. Students will be exposed to scientific thinking and conduct their own experiments in the laboratory. This course will give students the tools to understand biology in the context of human health, and current events.
Compensation: For faculty new to Mills, compensation is $6,000 per course without a terminal degree and $6,500 per course with a terminal degree. Adjunct compensation is governed by a collective bargaining agreement and increases with seniority at Mills College.
Terminal degree in Biology or an associated field desirable. Minimum Qualifications are a Master's Degree in Biology or an associated field. Terminal degree in Biology or an associated field preferred.
This is an exempt, part-time position. The compensation includes state-mandated benefits including Social Security, State Disability Insurance, Workers' Compensation Insurance, Unemployment Insurance and Sick Day accrual. Employees also receive free admission to campus events, use of the pool, fitness center, and tennis courts.
Mills College does not permit discrimination based on pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religious creed, color, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or gender identity. For more information on Mills' non-discrimination policy, please go to https://www.mills.edu/policies/ada-policies/nondiscrimination-statement.php.
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