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Part-time Biology Faculty

Southern Wesleyan University
Greenville, SC

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Part-time Biology Faculty
Job type
Part TimeLocation
Science DivisionSalary
$0.00 per year

Part-time Biology Faculty

Accepting applications

About this position

Southern Wesleyan University’s (SWU) School of Science, Technology, and Mathematics invites applications for part-time, adjunct faculty positions in Biology. We are currently seeking adjunct faculty to teach courses in microbiology, nutrition, pathophysiology, and medical terminology. Candidates with other areas of specialization may be considered for future teaching opportunities. Teaching opportunities are available January 2023.

The School of Science, Technology, and Mathematics is a place where the scope of learning involves evidence-based and applied learning opportunities integrated in the classroom and extra-curricular activities, all of which focus on the Christian faith within our disciplines.

Primary Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities will be teaching a variety of biology courses in SWU’s on campus and online undergraduate general education curriculum and biology programs.

About our ideal candidate


  1. Academic. A master’s degree or earned doctorate in an area of biological science or a related area with at least 18 graduate credits in a biological science. Preference will be given to applicants with previous college teaching experience. Desire and/or experience in integrating the Christian faith with the teaching and practice of the discipline of biology are essential.
  2. Mission and Lifestyle Expectations. The university is a Christian liberal arts institution in the Wesleyan-Holiness theological tradition. In light of SWU’s unapologetically Christ-centered mission, all employees are expected to embrace the university’s Statement of Faith, respect its Wesleyan heritage, and adhere to its lifestyle expectations.
  3. Technology. SWU is committed to maximizing the use of technology in its daily operations and in achieving its strategic goals. The ideal candidate will be comfortable and familiar with the use of technology within the academic environment, including distance learning and learning management systems, web-based, and PC applications, including all Microsoft Office 365 applications.
  4. Pre-employment Screening. Employment is contingent on the completion a criminal background screening.

Before You Apply

Applicants should be prepared to provide written responses, as follows:

  • Personal Christian testimony
  • Personal ministry, church involvement or spiritual growth
  • Approach to teaching
  • Integration of faith and learning in your teaching

In addition to completion of the online application, be prepared to provide the following digital documents

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vita
  • Unofficial transcripts
  • Letters of reference (2 professional)

About us Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is the policy of Southern Wesleyan University to provide and maintain equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions (including but not limited to lactation), disability, genetic information, veteran-status, age, or any other classification protected by state, federal, or local law, unless a bona fide occupational qualification applies. The University reserves its right to operate as a church-related institution and to develop policies consistent with the religious tenets of its sponsoring denomination, The Wesleyan Church, and is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees on the basis of religion (Title VII, Section 702-703, United States Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended).

University Mission

Southern Wesleyan University is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant-leaders who impact the world for Christ. In addition to specific academic requirements, SWU provides quality undergraduate and graduate programs in a distinctively Christian environment that fosters the integration of faith, learning, and living. Candidates for employment must support the Christian mission of the university and give evidence of successful professional experience, mature faith, and consistent Christian lifestyle.

To view the university's profile, visit About SWU. To learn more about The Wesleyan Church--it's history, beliefs, and position on current issues--visit Applicants for employment are encouraged to view the following links providing additional information about how our campus community lives out these beliefs and practices.

Statement of Purpose

Doctrinal Statement

Community Expectations

University Core Values

Christ Centered: Purpose, Scholarship, Community, Transformation

  • Purpose: A specific calling for a unique role in our world.
  • Scholarship: Academic excellence in an innovative faith-centered environment.
  • Community: Belonging to a connected and compassionate body of learners.
  • Transformation: Christ’s redemptive work in individual and corporate life.

We believe that every individual has a God given purpose, brought to fruition by the sanctifying power of the Holy Spirit and the challenge of scholarship. As we participate in a consecrated community of learners we are continuously transformed into the image of Christ both individually and corporately.


Located in the beautiful upstate region of South Carolina, Southern Wesleyan University (SWU) is a Christ-centered, student-focused learning community devoted to transforming lives by challenging students to be dedicated scholars and servant leaders who impact the world for Christ. Along with a vibrant, undergraduate on campus program, SWU offers online programs of study for undergraduate and graduate degrees, including doctoral programs.

Company info
PO Box 1020
907 Wesleyan Drive
South Carolina

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