Assistant Professor of Biology

Location
St. Louis, MO
Posted
Apr 29, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job no: 492503
Work type: Full-time Faculty
Location: St. Louis, MO
Categories: College of Arts & Sciences

Posting Details

Job Summary/Basic Function

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

The College of Arts and Sciences is accepting applications for an academically qualified faculty member to teach on-ground introductory or upper division biology lectures or laboratories. Specific areas of interest are genetics, microbiology and molecular biology.

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

• Relevant Master’s degree
• Commitment to undergraduate chemistry instruction

Preferred Qualifications

• Undergraduate teaching experience
• Ph.D. in relevant field

Physical Demands

Open Until Filled

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants

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 prohibits 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.

Advertised: April 27, 2021
Applications close: Open until filled

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