Adjunct Faculty in Biotechnology

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Position Title:

Adjunct Faculty in Biotechnology

Regular (PIN) or Long Term Contractual Faculty:

Long Term

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Open Until Filled:


Duties and Responsibilities :

Applicant will be responsible for teaching undergraduate level coursework and the associated lab components in the field of Biotechnology. This introductory class will cover the definitions and scope of Biotechnology; principles and applications of Biotechnology in medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, industrial, and environmental fields; molecular biology and application of molecular techniques in various field; forensic applications of Biotechnology; future roles of Biotechnology in human welfare; biosafety and ethical issues in the study and applications of Biotechnology. Students will be introduced to nucleic acids and basic information provided on their extraction and manipulation through laboratory experiences. This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.


Master’s Degree or higher with at least 15 graduate credits in Biology, Applied Biology, or related fields with specialization in Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering, Biotechnology, or related field; Completion of 30 hours in an accredited doctoral program is acceptable.


Teaching experience at the college level in area of concentration preferred. Describe the extent of teaching experience.

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