Biology Adjunct Faculty

Employer
University of La Verne
Location
La Verne Central Campus

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Position Title:

Biology Adjunct Faculty

Division:

Provost

Major Department:

College of Arts and Sciences

Department:

Biology Department

Location:

La Verne Central Campus

Job Description:

The University of La Verne is a private not-for-profit university founded in 1891 located in La Verne, California. The core values that we live by are Ethical Reasoning, Diversity and Inclusivity, Lifelong Learning and Community and Civic Engagement.

If you’re passionate about these values, join us at the University of La Verne!


The Biology Department accepts applications on an ongoing basis from individuals interested in assignments teaching part-time for the undergraduate biology program.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide instruction in a full range of biology courses including, but not limited to: General Biology, Animal Biology & Environmental Biology or Microbiology and Human Anatomy/Physiology, and the associated laboratories.

Further information regarding the department curriculum and its faculty may be obtained from the departmental website at: https://artsci.laverne.edu/biology/

Required Qualifications:

Adjunct faculty candidates must have a Master’s degree in Biology or related field from a regionally-accredited institution with at least one year experience as a teaching assistant at the collegiate-level (full course responsibility preferred).

or

Doctorate Degree in Biology or related field from a regionally-accredited institution with at least one year experience as a teaching assistant at the collegiate-level (full course responsibility preferred).

or

The Equivalent. Certain combinations of education, experience, and other accomplishments in the field may be judged as equal to the stated minimum qualifications for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who have prior teaching experience at the college or university level and who can furnish evidence of strong teaching.

Benefits Summary:

Below is a list of benefits and perks offered to Adjunct Faculty:

  • Benefit Hub (discount perks)
  • Free Parking
  • Adjunct Faculty Development Funds
  • Staff discounted lunches at the Spot
  • 10% off discount at the University of La Verne Bookstore and Graphics
  • Tuition Remission (Senior Adjuncts)
  • Contribution Retirement Plan (must meet hours) for Mandatory – Voluntary Contribution at anytime
  • Medical (must meet hours)
  • Utilize services offered at CTL and the wellness center.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion and clearance of a background check and employment verification.

U.S. News & World Report rates La Verne Online No. 1 in California for the third consecutive year and 24th best in the country. Washington Monthly’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners” rankings place La Verne No. 3 among private, 4-year institutions in California.
La Verne is Tier 1 in U.S. News 2017 “America’s Best Colleges” National University rankings for the seventh straight year, and again made Forbes “America’s Top Colleges” rating (WASC Accredited).

Posting Number:

AF040P

Job Open Date:

08/01/2020

Open Until Filled:

No

Company

The University of La Verne is a 124 year old, independent, comprehensive, doctoral granting institution in southern California with an emphasis on research and publication. Classified by Carnegie as a Community-Engaged University, La Verne offers high quality, liberal arts and professional degree programs at the undergraduate to doctoral levels to traditional-age and adult learners. The main campus is located in La Verne, 35 miles from downtown Los Angeles, along the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.

The University is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution with 40% of the student population identifying itself as “Hispanic/Latino,” 55% students of color, 10% international students, and a large proportion first-generation. All programs have high retention and graduation rates for underrepresented minorities.  The University has a strong commitment to diversity and places a high priority on creating an environment that supports the growth and success of underrepresented and underserved populations.

The La Verne Experience is at the center of a strategic plan that is focused on serving an ethnically and economically diverse student population, one that is representative of the demographics of California.  The La Verne Experience pedagogical features include learning communities, theory-to-practice, experiential learning, community engagement and reflective practice.  Two prominent annual rankings of America’s Best Colleges - U.S. News & World Report, and Forbes Magazine recognize the University of La Verne as one of the nation’s top national universities. 

For more information regarding the University of La Verne, visit our website at http://www.laverne.edu.

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