Adjunct Faculty

Job description

The University of Connecticut, Waterbury Campus seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in the department of Molecular and Cell Biology in a variety of undergraduate courses and labs. Courses are taught at the Waterbury campus. Adjunct faculty typically teach one to two courses, per semester and are paid by the course. Please visit for more information about the campus and for information on course offerings in the Molecular and Cell Biology department.

We are looking for qualified, experienced instructors for one or more of the following courses, though there may be opportunities for other courses not listed here as well:

  • Biochemistry (2000)
  • Fundamentals of Microbiology (2610)


  • PhD in related field with some teaching experience including lecture and laboratory.


  • Two or more years teaching experience at the college level.


Positions will be filled on an as needed basis. Start dates will vary by course and semester. Qualified applicants will be contacted by the campus for an interview when an opening is anticipated.  


Please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts verifying course work completed and degree(s) received, and three professional references.   These items and any other relevant materials (e.g., sample syllabi, teaching evaluations) should be submitted to Associate Waterbury Campus Director, Angela Brightly, [email protected].

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and divers community of students, faculty and staff.  The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice.  More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities.  UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community.  As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.




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Job No: HR21-14
Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
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